John Wooden’s Body Measurements, Including Height

John Wooden Height


John Wooden’s body measurements are all here! Check out his height, weight, shoe size and more!

Legendary basketball coach who led UCLA to ten national titles from 1964 to 1975. He was a 6-time NCAA College Basketball Coach of the Year and he was inducted into both the Basketball Hall of Fame and College Basketball Hall of Fame.

He went to the state championship finals three straight years during his playing days at Martinsville High School. He then went on to play college basketball at Purdue from 1929 to 1932.

He was dubbed the Wizard of Westwood, for his constant ability to combine positive thinking with winning strategy.

He was married to Nellie Riley from 1932 until her death in 1985.

He was loved by many of the players he coached, one of those being Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, then known as Lew Alcindor.

Body Measurements Table

All body measurements you might be interested in can be found in the table below. For example height, weight and dress size.

Height178 cm, 5′10″ (feet & inches)
Shoe Size (US)N/A
Body ShapeN/A


I think you have to be what you are. Don’t try to be somebody else. You have to be yourself at all times.

Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming.

Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.

I was built up from my dad more than anyone else.

I think that in any group activity – whether it be business, sports, or family – there has to be leadership or it won’t be successful.

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