Do shorter men prefer less intelligent women?
HOMEPAGE HOME SCIENCE Women often say they prefer taller men — but the reality is more complicated Hilary Brueck Apr 16, 2018, 12:46 PM Download the app nicole kidman keith urban height difference Nicole Kidman's one inch taller than her spouse, Keith Urban. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Turner Men are an average of about 5 inches taller than women. Scientific studies suggest that while women might say they have a preference for taller male partners, actual height differences in heterosexual couples aren't as wide as stated height preferences. Shorter men do tend to marry younger and lower-educated women, and psychologists think that might be because they're "compensating" for their shortness.