Have you ever questioned what might possibly cause those men to grow so tall and deviate from average heights? They all have the same ailment, ranging from Robert Wadlow, the tallest man to ever live, to the tallest man alive right now.
They are afflicted with a disorder called acromegaly. It is a medical disease when the pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone. A tumor or even unrelated things may be the cause. Let’s move on from the causes of their anomalous growth and look at the list of the tallest men in the world who are still living as of 2021.
1. Sultan Kösen -(8ft,2.8 inches)
Sultan is a Kurdish farmer from Turkey who stands at a height of 251 cm, or 8 feet and 2 inches.
Sultan Kosen, who was born in 2021, is currently the tallest man living. He has the longest hand and second-largest foot in the world right now, making him the tallest guy alive.
2. Brahim Takioullah -(8ft, 1 inch)
With a height of 246 cm, or 8 feet and 1 inch, Brahim is one of the world’s tallest individuals. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, he possesses the largest fleet on earth.
Brahim, a native of Morocco, was born in Gulemin on January 26, 1982. Up until the age of 13, when he reportedly started growing taller, he was said to have grown normally like other children.
He couldn’t find shoes to wear because of his big feet. Up until his doctor developed a custom one for him.
3. Morteza Mehrzad -(8ft, 1 inch)
With a height of 246 cm, he is the tallest man in the world. Prior to the remarkable growth at the age of 16, he was also growing normally like other children, just like Brahim. He reportedly fell off a bicycle when standing 190 centimeters tall. As a result, one one of his legs keeps developing while the other one does not. His longer leg is 15 centimeters than his shorter leg.
4. Dharmendra Pratap Singh -(8ft, 0.7 inches)
With a height of 246 cm, Dharmendra is currently the tallest man alive in India. He is in fact a poor man.
He stands 246 cm tall, however his body weight is only 70 kg. Additionally, it has been said that the tumor in his pituitary gland, which is pressing on his optic nerve, has caused him to have poor vision.
5. Zhang Juncai -(7ft, 11¹/4 inches)
With a height of 242 cm, he is the tallest man currently residing in China. On November 23, Juncai, a Chinese national, was recognized as the tallest man in the country. He is currently 10 centimeters shorter than Sultan Kosen, the tallest man on Earth. Additionally, 6 cm taller than China’s second-tallest man (Bao Xishun).
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