Since making his debut back in 2016, Rowoon has always gained attention for being one of the tallest male idols, officially being listed at 189cm (6ft 3), but many netizens think he is taller.
Rowoon | @ewsbdi/Instagram | @ewsbdi/Instagram | @ewsbdi/Instagram
While Rowoon’s height has always been magnificent, it’s the comparison between those he is with that surprises fans. Next to female idols and even some of the tallest male idols, Rowoon towers over them and showcases his unreal proportions.
Rowoon and Nako Rowoon with SEVENTEEN’s Mingyu, who is also known for being extremely tall
In his acting projects, netizens have also loved the height difference between him and his female co-stars, including the likes of Kim Hye Yoon, Jo Bo Ah, and Park Eun Bin.
Rowoon with “Extraordinary You” co-star Kim Hye Yoon Rowoon and “Destined With You” co-star Jo Bo Ah Rowoon and “King’s Affection” co-star Park Eun Bin
Rowoon is set to star the upcoming K-Drama The Matchmakers (English title), starring alongside rising star Cho Yi Hyun.
On September 22, new photos were released from the script reading of the show.
Rowoon at the script reading | KBS Actress Cho Yi Hyun | KBS
In particular, two photos caught the attention of fans as they showcased the unreal height difference between Rowoon and Cho Yi Hyun, who stands at 160cm.
| KBS | KBS
When the photos were shared, netizens couldn’t get over the adorable height difference between the two.
— ƒαrαн (@twinkyxstar) September 22, 2023
YIHYUN AND ROWOON OMG….look at that height difference pic.twitter.com/5yTEGo0G69
— pras (@hyovrse) September 22, 2023
THE HEIGHT DIFFERENCE pic.twitter.com/q79ZHCsX4x
— liy 🪄 (@kimyoungdaes) September 22, 2023
Praying for her neck though pic.twitter.com/I3zdSYSA5J
— daisy han (@kdramadaisy) September 22, 2023
Of course, it also led to fans looking back at the height differences between Rowoon and his other female leads, and they’re all as shocking as each other.
Rowoon and his female leads’ height differences pic.twitter.com/BrqdUMZ21v
— (@kdramatreats) September 22, 2023
For every role Rowoon has, he will undoubtedly tower over his female co-stars or those he works with. Yet, the idol continues to showcase his professionalism by never making it look awkward.
There’s basically a 30cm difference!