How much does a Leather Chair Weigh? With 32 Real Examples

We all love leather chairs. They look and feel premium. There are various types of leather chairs in the market. I have researched hundreds of leather chairs to collect data on their weight. If you have ever wondered about how much a leather chair weighs, this article is for you.

How much does a Leather Chair Weigh? The average weight of a leather chair is 20 to 40 pounds. There are outliers, such as the SUPER DEAL PU Leather Dining Chair, which weighs 12 pounds, or the Amazon Brand – Stone & Beam Lauren Genuine Leather Accent chair, which is 84.7 pounds.

In this article, I will provide lots of real-life examples of different leather chair weights to give you an idea of what’s there in the market. I will also discuss elaborately how much leather chairs can hold and as well as why you must abide by your leather chair’s maximum weight capacity.

The Average Weight of a Leather Chair

I picked some of the most popular leather chairs in the market to determine the average weight of a leather chair. 

After collecting item weight data of many real leather chairs in the market, I have seen that most leather chairs weigh around 20 to 40 pounds. That’s why we can come to the conclusion that the average weight of a leather chair would be 20-40 pounds.

The range is big because there are different types of leather chairs in the market. If you buy a bulky executive-type leather chair with a big and tall back, they will definitely weigh more, and the possibility of that chair’s weight will be on the upper end of the range. 

On the other hand, if you buy a smaller and simple leather chair, then you can expect the chair’s weight will be on the lower side of this range.

To give you a better idea, I have prepared a list of the 32 most popular leather chairs in the market. Let’s look at the list without further ado!

32 Real Examples of Leather Chair Weights

  • Pulaski DS-D030003-329 Wood Frame Faux Leather Accent Chair: 23 pounds
  • BELLEZE Modern Upholstered Arm Club Faux Leather Chair: 27.3 pounds
  • Yaheetech Faux Leather Leisure Chair: 21.4 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Rivet Julie Mid-Century Modern Faux Leather Chair: 25.4 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Puresoft PU-Padded Desk Chair: 28.2 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Faux Leather Office Chair: 24.7 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Brown Bonded Leather Office Desk Chair: 26.5 pounds
  • AmazonCommercial Ergonomic High-Back Bonded Leather Executive Chair: 42 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Rivet Jamie Leather Accent Chair: 43.7 pounds
  • BOSMILLER High Back PU Leather Office Chair: 48 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Stone & Beam Lauren Genuine Leather Accent chair: 84.7 pounds
  • Roundhill Furniture Blended Leather Tufted Accent Chair: 22 pounds
  • Merakii Wood Frame Accent Leather Chair: 28 pounds
  • Studio Designs Mid Century Modern Bonded Leather Lounge Chair: 38 pounds
  • Roundhill Furniture Lotusville PU Leather Dining Chairs: 14 pounds
  • AmazonCommercial Ergonomic High-Back Rhombus-Stitched Leather Executive Chair: 42.8 pounds
  • NOUHAUS +Posture Ergonomic PU Leather Office Chair: 40.8 pounds
  • Versanora Divano Stylish Arm Accent Chair: 24.25 pounds
  • ALPHA HOME Living Room Accent Chair: 25 pounds
  • Furmax Office Desk Leather Task Chair: 28.7 pounds
  • OffiClever with Wheels Ergonomic Office PU Leather Computer Chair: 29 pounds
  • ANNJOE Faux Leather Accent Chair: 25 pounds
  • Baxton Studio BBT8013-Black Leather Chair: 30 pounds
  • SUPER DEAL PU Leather Dining Chair: 12.13 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Puresoft PU-Padded Desk Chair: 28.2 pounds
  • Sauder Boulevard Café Leather Lounge Chair: 32.7 pounds
  • AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Leather Chair: 32.7 pounds
  • MH London Butterfly Genuine Leather Lounge Chair: 15.18 pounds
  • Meco STAKMORE Parson’s Bonded Leather Folding Chair: 14 pounds
  • Furmax Mid Back PU Leather Desk Conference Chair: 14.5 pounds
  • OFIKA Home Office Chair High Back Leather Chair: 30 pounds
  • YAHEETECH Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair with Leather Seat: 24.2 pounds

The Factors That Increase Your Leather chair’s Weight

Frame Size and Padding:

The frame size greatly contributes to the weight of a leather chair. If you notice carefully on the leather chairs of my list, you will notice that the chairs with greater weight have a bigger frame in general.

Again, most leather chairs are built to provide that extra bit of comfort and premium feeling for the users. That’s why leather chairs usually have more padding. This also increases the weight of a leather chair.

Used Materials:

Most leather chairs are heavier than chairs that are made of other materials like mesh chairs. [Source]

Also, the material of the frame contributes greatly to the weight of a leather chair. If heavier materials like steel or iron are used to build the frame, obviously, the chair will have more weight in comparison to a plastic-made frame chair.

That’s why the used material to build a leather chair is a great factor that increases the weight of a leather chair.

Why Abiding by Your Leather Chair Weight Capacity Is Important?

After looking at several different types of leather chairs and their maximum weight capacity, I have noticed that, On average, the weight capacity of a leather chair is around 250 to 300 pounds on average.

You must look at the weight capacity of a leather chair before buying one. If you get a leather chair that supports lower weight, it is possible to put excess load on that chair, and eventually, the chair may wear out prematurely.

Also, leather chairs that have higher weight capacity tend to have better build quality. That’s why abiding by your leather chair’s weight capacity is important.

There are some leather chairs with a lower weight capacity than the above-mentioned range, but you will see that most leather chairs have weight capacity within that range.

If you look at the real examples of leather chairs and their maximum weight capacities, then I think you will get a better idea.

What are the weight capacities for the Leather Chairs we discussed above? Here is a list to get you started:

  • Pulaski DS-D030003-329 Wood Frame Faux Leather Accent Chair: 250 pounds
  • BELLEZE Modern Upholstered Arm Club Faux Leather Chair: 300 pounds
  • Yaheetech Faux Leather Leisure Chair: 297.6 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Rivet Julie Mid-Century Modern Faux Leather Chair: 250 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Puresoft PU-Padded Desk Chair: 275 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Faux Leather Office Chair: 250 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Brown Bonded Leather Office Desk Chair: 250 pounds
  • AmazonCommercial Ergonomic High-Back Bonded Leather Executive Chair: 275 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Rivet Jamie Leather Accent Chair: 275 pounds
  • Great Deal Furniture Waldo Brown Leather Recliner Club Chair: 275 pounds
  • BOSMILLER High Back PU Leather Office Chair: 297 pounds
  • Amazon Brand – Stone & Beam Lauren Genuine Leather Accent chair: 280 pounds
  • Roundhill Furniture Blended Leather Tufted Accent Chair: 230 pounds
  • Merakii Wood Frame Accent Leather Chair: 250 pounds
  • Studio Designs Mid Century Modern Bonded Leather Lounge Chair: 250 pounds
  • Roundhill Furniture Lotusville PU Leather Dining Chairs: 220 pounds
  • AmazonCommercial Ergonomic High-Back Rhombus-Stitched Leather Executive Chair: 275 pounds
  • NOUHAUS +Posture Ergonomic PU Leather Office Chair: 275 pounds
  • Versanora Divano Stylish Arm Accent Chair: 250 pounds
  • ALPHA HOME Living Room Accent Chair: 350 pounds
  • Furmax Office Desk Leather Task Chair: 280 pounds
  • OffiClever with Wheels Ergonomic Office PU Leather Computer Chair: 250 pounds
  • ANNJOE Faux Leather Accent Chair: 300 pounds
  • Baxton Studio BBT8013-Black Leather Chair: 260 pounds
  • SUPER DEAL PU Leather Dining Chair: 255 pounds
  • AmazonBasics Classic Puresoft PU-Padded Desk Chair: 275 pounds
  • Sauder Boulevard Café Leather Lounge Chair: 300 pounds
  • AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Leather Chair: 275 pounds
  • MH London Butterfly Genuine Leather Lounge Chair: 220 pounds
  • Meco STAKMORE Parson’s Bonded Leather Folding Chair: 210 pounds
  • Furmax Mid Back PU Leather Desk Conference Chair: 210 pounds
  • OFIKA Home Office Chair High Back Leather Chair: 300 pounds
  • YAHEETECH Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair with Leather Seat: 245 pounds

Final Thoughts:

There you have it! On average, leather chairs weigh around 20-40 pounds. Most of the leather chairs in the market have a weight capacity of 250-300 pounds. There are also some with higher weight limits.

If you are in the market to buy a new leather chair, I think this information can be helpful.

Asif Iqbal

Hi, I’m the co-owner of officechairtrends.com. I had spend hundreds of hours researching on Office Chairs. This is the site where I share everything I’ve learned about office chairs.