More to Chew On: Presidential Looks

By The Chew Crew Feb 18, 2013

Apparently physical appearance has a lot to do with how the president is perceived by the public. Here are few recent studies based on presidential style in terms of looks, height, and facial hair:

1. Sex Appeal: Who was the sexiest president in history? Here are the Top 5 sexiest U.S. presidents in history, as conducted by

Theodore Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy 
Barack Obama
Thomas Jefferson
Franklin Pierce

2. Height: Abe Lincoln was the tallest president in history!

According to a new study, Abraham Lincoln was the happiest president in history. According to a study conducted by the National Bureau of Economic Research, both men and women who are above average height report higher levels of happiness than smaller people. The study defines average height as 5 feet 10 inches for males, and 5 foot 4 inches for females.

3. Facial Hair: There was a time when facial hair was considered a sign of influence and high status, but my how things have changed. There were 16 presidents who sported facial hair, but not a single one since 1916!