Tallest men in the world are rare to find in our local communities and are something curious we all want to find one day. The feeling of someone looking at you as a child and you look up to behold this giant that’s times two of your size. We all have tall people around us who are above 6 feet like Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, the popular actor with a height of 6feet 9inches but here I have decided to compile a list of all the total tallest people in the world today who are above 7 feet tall. Most of them suffered from Gigantism and different ailments that affected them so much that they lost their lives. Take a seat as we present to you list of tallest men in the world.
List of Tallest Men in the World
1. Gheorghe Mureșan
Starting our list of tallest men in the world is Gheorghe Mureșan, a retired professional basketball player who is popularly known as “Ghiță. Born on 14 February 1971 this giant weighs 325 lb (147 kg) and has a height of 7 feet 7 inches (2.31 m) which automatically makes him the tallest person ever alongside Manute BOI to ever play NBA. His height was due to pituitary gland disorder.
2. Manute BOI
Manute will always be remembered for his height tied at the same height with Gheorghe Mureșan, the Sudanese-born American basketball player was born on 16 October 1962 and grew to a height of 7 ft 7 inches before his death on June 19, 2010. He weighed 200 lb (91 kg) and according to him all his family members were all tall, his mother was 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) while his father was 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m).
3. Sun Mingming
Having a list without Sun Mingming won’t make a comprehensive list. He was born on 23 August 1983, the Chinese professional basketball player weighs 168kg and a height of 7 ft 9, according to Guinness world records Sun and his wife Xu Yan from China also are the world’s tallest married couple. His height makes him the tallest basketball player ever.
4. Zhang Juncai
From Shanxi Province, China, Zhang was born on March 31, 1966, and has a whopping height of 2.42 meters (7 ft 11 in).
5. Asadulla Khan
Known as the tallest man in India stands at 7 feet 10 inches. He’s a laborer by profession and hails from Kendrapada, West Bengal but no sign of same height from his parents.
6. Angus Macaskill
There’s something special about this man, he’s the only giant without abnormalities in his growth. Angus has the biggest chest ever of a non-obese person measuring 80 inches. He was born in Scotland in 1825 and had 12 siblings. His growth was normal until he reached the adolescent stage and then his rapid growth began. When he turned 22 he was already 7ft 9in (2.36m) with a weight of 425 lb (193 kg). Angus Macaskill also grew in strength, he could lift a ship’s anchor weighing over 2,800 pounds to his chest as well as carry two big 350 pounds barrels under his arms.