Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

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Updated On November 27, 2021
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English actor, best remembered for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars series of films. He once claimed “I’m 7’3″, but who’s counting?” and joked that “Incognito doesn’t really apply once you pass the seven foot mark.”

Peter Mayhew Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Peter Mayhew stands 7 feet tall and he weighs around 98 kg right now. He has a pair of blue eye color and black hair color. His body measurements  are unknown.

Peter Mayhew Net Worth

Peter Mayhew earns a net worth of $5 million as of 2021.


  • Peter William Mayhew (May 19, 1944 – April 30, 2019) was an English-American actor, best known for portraying Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series.
  • He played the character in all of his live-action appearances from the 1977 original to 2015’s The Force Awakens before his retirement from the role.
  • Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, Surrey.
  • His peak height was 7 feet 3 inches (2.21 m).Mayhew gained his first acting job when the producers of Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977) discovered him from a photograph in a newspaper article about men with large feet, and cast him in the role of the minotaur.
  • The 7-foot-3-inch (2.21 m) tall actor was immediately cast as Chewbacca after he stood up to greet Lucas.
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