We have compiled the list of the 10 tallest men in the world, who are still alive. Read on to find the name of the tallest man in the world living.
Have you ever wondered what could make those men grow that tall deviating from the normal heights? Ranging from the tallest man in the world ever(who is dead) Robert Wadlow to the current tallest man alive, they are all suffering from the same condition.
Acromegaly is the condition they are suffering from. It’s a medical condition in which there is excessive production of growth hormone in the pituitary gland. It can be caused by a tumor or even other unrelated factors. Enough of the reasons for their abnormal growth, below is the list of the World tallest men in the world, 2021 who are still alive
List of the World Tallest Man With Their Heights
1. Sultan Kösen -(8ft,2.8 inches)
Sultan is from Turkey, a Kurdish farmer with a height of 251cm making him 8ft and 2 inches tall.
Sultan Kosen is currently the tallest man alive in the world, 2021. He’s currently the tallest man in the world with the longest hand and second-largest feet.
2. Brahim Takioullah -(8ft, 1 inch)
Brahim is one of the tallest people in the world with a height of 246cm, making him 8ft and an inch tall. He has the largest fleet in the world based on the World Guinness Record.
Brahim who is from Morocco was born on January 26th, 1982 in Gulemin. He was reported to have grown normally like other kids until the age of 13 when he started getting taller. As a result of his large feet, he was unable to find shoes to wear. Until his doctor made one especially for him.
3. Morteza Mehrzad -(8ft, 1 inch)
This is the tallest man in the world with a height of 246 cm. Like Brahim, he was also growing normally like other kids before the unusual growth at age of 16. He was 190cm tall when he was reported to have fallen from a bicycle. This makes one of his legs to stop growing while the other one continues. One of his legs is 15cm longer than the other
4. Dharmendra Pratap Singh -(8ft, 0.7 inches)
Dharmendra is currently the tallest man alive in India with a height of 246cm. He’s actually a poor man. Despite his height of 246cm, he only has a bodyweight of 70kg. He’s also reported to have suffered from poor eyesight due to the tumor in his pituitary gland, which is compressing his optic nerve.
5. Zhang Juncai -(7ft, 11¹/4 inches)
This is the tallest man alive in China with a height of 242cm. Juncai who is from China was declared as China’s tallest man on November, 23rd. He’s currently shorter than the tallest man on earth(Sultan Kosen) by 10cm. Also, 6cm taller than the second tallest man in China(Bao Xishun).
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6. Asadullah Khan -(7ft, 11 inches)
This is another tallest man in the world who is from India. His height is about 241cm and about 7ft, 11 inches tall. Asadullah is also a poor man as he was reported to always indulge in laborious work.
7. Naseer Soomro -(7ft, 11 inches)
This is another tallest man in the world from Pakistan, with a height of 233cm and about 7ft, 11 inches tall. Soomro, unlike others, is quite popular and educated. He’s a popular poet and an author of 5 books containing his song verse both in Sindi and Urdu languages. He’s also an Engineer as he has a Bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from Mehram University in Sindh.
8. Bao Xishun
Xishun is the tallest man in China who get married. He once held the title of the tallest man in the world based on the Guinness World Records. Until 2009 when it was hijacked from him. Despite his height, he has worked with a hospital for months and even served in the people’s liberation army for 3 years. Even though he has Rheumatism, he got married in 2007 when he was 56 years old. He currently has a son from the marriage.
9. Sun Mingming -(7ft, 9 inches)
Mingming is also from China and has also held the title of the tallest man in the world. Mingming is an athlete; a professional basketball player from a town known as Habin in Halong Jang Province in China.
He was said to have started playing basketball since he was 15. He had 2 siblings; a brother and a sister. He’s also married to a tall woman. Xu Yuan is a handball player and about 6ft and an inch. Together, they are often referred to as the tallest married couples in the world.
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10. Radhouane Charbib -( 7ft, 9 inches)
Charbib is one of the tallest men in the world from Tunisia. He’s about 7ft, 9 inches, and was once referred to as the tallest man alive in the world. Until 2005, when Bao Xishun, the second tallest man in China took over from him.
The above listed top 10 tallest man in the world is for those who are currently living. Even though there are many dead ones taller than them.