Celebrities can appear larger than life at times, but they aren't much bigger than your ordinary high schooler.

It's no secret that the camera can make people appear taller than they are,

which is why some fans are surprised when they meet their favourite celebs in person and discover how little and petite they really are.

Reese Witherspoon

Scarlett Johansson

Natalie Portman

Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke

Kristen Bell

Eva Longoria

Lady Gaga

Nick Jonas