It's about as tall as Danny DeVito
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 4.90 feet tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Matt Roloff
In other words, 4.90 feet is 1.1 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 0.91 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 4.30 feet. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Gary Coleman
In other words, 4.90 feet is 1.1 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 0.91 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 4.60 feet tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Napoleon
In other words, 4.90 feet is 0.88 times the height of Napoleon, and the height of Napoleon is 1.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 5.60 feet. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about four-fifths as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 4.90 feet is 0.834 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.2 times that amount.(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 5.870 feet in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, 4.90 feet is 1.2 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.83 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 3.90 feet. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about four-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed
In other words, 4.90 feet is 0.784 times the length of a Full Size Bed, and the length of a Full Size Bed is 1.276 times that amount.(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 6.250 feet from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.