Top 10 Tallest Persons of the World

Having an advantage of being taller than your peers is sometimes a benefit and other times not. People who looks different because of a physical characteristic might tell you stories of motivated actions or some miserable circumstances in which they were trying to make it up. One such physical characteristic or feature is being tall. It is not the kind of tall you would expect, however, it is what some people might call a giant. Check it out yourself and see how tall they are.

10 George Bell

An American, George Bell got his name listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. He used to be a very good basketball player, as for now he is the sheriff of the state of Virginia. With 7 feet and 8 inches, Bell is the tenth tallest man in the whole world.

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9 Igor Vovkovinskiy

As tallest man born in Ukrain, Igor Vovkovinskiy is living in the United States. With 7 feet and 8.33 inches, Igor is having difficult time and it is sometimes difficult for him to enjoy his life. His problem is his extra weight and length originated in his childhood as he was 6 feet in primary school.

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8 Radhouane Charbib

Taking number 8 in our list, Charbib used to be number one, namely the tallest man on earth as he got his name inducted in the Guinness Book of World Records. Living in Tunisia, Charbib takes pride in his height and consider it a point in his favor.


7 Ri Myung Hun

In North Korea, Ri ages 48 years old and enjoys 7 feet and 8.5 inches of height. Why enjoy? Because he works as a basketball player in the National Korean basketball Team and as you expect he is doing great. He is doing fine in his home at Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.

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6 Sun Ming Ming

Another extremely tall man making good use of it is born and lived in China, Sun Ming Ming. With 7 feet and 9 inches, Sun is the tallest basket ball player living. What is more, Sun is an ambitious professional who dreams of joining the NBA, like every basketball player. He has not been accepted yet.


5 Bao Xishun

The Chinese Bao Xishum occupies the 5th place in our list. He was not always such a giant person as he was just taller than his peers in his teenage. As he grows older and taller he started to look for diagnosing his case. After a while, Bao was on Guinness list for the tallest people ever existed.


4 Alexander Sizonenko

Alexander Sizonenko is a man in his 50s who used to be one of the best Russian basketball players. Unfortunately, Alexander could not continue playing because of chronic pains in the bone as a result of his continuous height! This height of his, however, stopped at 7 feet and 10 inches to make him the 4th man in our list.


3 Suparwono

The tallest man in Indonesia, Suparwono, is 32 years old. This man has some problem in his diet that will put yiu in shock. As for rice he eats eight pounds and the eggs? 16. Suparwono is so much respected in his village that people as him for pictures whenever he walks in the streets.

Indonesia's tallest man Suparwono walks with a relative at a shopping mall in Jakarta

2 Zhang Juncai

The same age as Suparwono, Juncai is the second man in the list with a height of 7 feet and 9 inches. Zhang is a very friendly persona who loves to contact with people a lot.


1 Sultan Kosen

The tallest man alive in the modern time and number one in our list is Sultan Kosen who is based in Turkey. He is recorded in the Guinness Book as the tallest man in the world, with 8 feet and 3 inches. Although all the men we counted above are wither married or have girlfriends, Kosen’s dream is to find a partner.


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