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Verne Troyer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Verne Troyer Quick Info
Height 2 ft 8 in
Weight 25 kg
Date of Birth January 1, 1969
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Eye Color Blue

Verne Troyer was an American actor, comedian, YouTube star, and stunt performer who rose to fame for his portrayal of Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series of films (1997–2002).

Born Name

Verne Jay Troyer

Nick Name

Mini Me, Mini-V

Verne Troyer as seen in a picture that was taken in October 2017
Verne Troyer as seen in a picture that was taken in October 2017 (Rob DiCaterino / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Age

Verne was born on January 1, 1969.

Died

He died on April 21, 2018, at the age of 49, in Los Angeles, California, due to suicide by alcohol poisoning.

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

Sturgis, Michigan, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

In 1987, Troyer graduated from Centreville High School.

Occupation

Actor, YouTube Star, Comedian, Stunt Performer

Family

  • Father – Reuben Troyer (Repair Technician)
  • Mother – Susan Troyer (Factory Worker)
  • Siblings – Davon Troyer (Older Brother), Deborah Troyer (Younger Sister)

Build

Slim

Height

2 ft 8 in or 81 cm

Weight

25 kg or 55 lbs

At the time of his death, Troyer weighed 55 lbs.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Verne has dated –

  1. Genevieve Gallen (2004) – He got married to his yoga instructor Genevieve Gallen in January 2004. However, the couple legally parted ways a month later.
  2. Brittney Powell (2007–2018)
  3. Ranae Shrider – While in a relationship with his then live-in girlfriend Ranae Shrider, a private adult film of them was leaked in public by Shrider and TMZ on June 25, 2008.

Verne Troyer as seen in a picture with vlogger Amanda Cerny in Los Angeles, California in December 2016
Verne Troyer as seen in a picture with vlogger Amanda Cerny in Los Angeles, California in December 2016 (Verne Troyer / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He had German and distant Swiss-German ancestry.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

His protruding eyes, clean shaved head, and small height

Brand Endorsements

Troyer had appeared in the commercials for various brands such as –

  • Sony PlayStation (1999)
  • Sunny Delight (2001)
  • 1-800-COLLECT (2001)
  • Taco Bell (2002)
  • Apple.com (2003)
  • Cadbury Chocettes (2004)
  • DirecTV (2006)
  • Geico (2006)
  • World of Warcraft (2008)
  • Bgo.com (2014)
  • Bgo.com – The Boss (2015, 2016)

Verne Troyer as seen in a picture that was taken at the White Rose Shopping Centre in March 2018
Verne Troyer as seen in a picture that was taken at the White Rose Shopping Centre in March 2018 (Verne Troyer / Instagram)

Verne Troyer Facts

  1. He was brought up in Centreville, Michigan in a family that was not financially strong.
  2. Troyer was still a child when his parents stopped the practice of the Amish religion.
  3. As a baby, Verne had a near-death experience as he had contracted an infection that left him lifeless. Nevertheless, his father’s unwillingness to lose Verne ultimately saved his life as he was put in an “oxygen tent”, where he steadily recovered.
  4. Growing up, Verne played football and enjoyed running around with his siblings. He even took care of the farm animals and carried wood like his average-sized siblings.
  5. In the year 2003, a plaque on the school wall of Centreville High School was dedicated to Verne.
  6. It was a former president of the Little People of America organization that helped him get into the film industry. He was given a role in the all-time classic cult film Baby’s Day Out (1994) as a stunt double for “Baby Bink”.
  7. On April 29, 2015, Verne joined the YouTube community where he uploaded food and vlog related videos. By the end of 2020, Troyer had close to 1.5 million subscribers.
  8. He suffered from a rare genetic disorder called cartilage–hair hypoplasia.
  9. Prior to his death, he had been to rehab on several occasions due to his alcohol addiction. However, his lost battle to the abuse of alcohol led to his death on April 21, 2018.
  10. His autopsy report revealed fatally high levels of alcohol that eventually brought on alcohol poisoning. Later, his death was ruled out as suicide by alcohol poisoning.
  11. He was considered to be one of the smallest men in the world.

Featured Image By Verne Troyer / Instagram

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