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 Top 10 Tallest Men In The World In 2022


When Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, who plays 'The Mountain' on 'Game of Thrones' and is 6 feet 9 inches tall, began dating his current fiancée, who is just 5 feet 2 inches tall, we couldn't help but notice the height disparity in their Instagram photos. And, most likely, sort out other crucial logistics. If you believed 'The Mountain' was one of the world's tallest people, let us assure you that he isn't even close. In fact, if we were to compile a list of the world's tallest men and women, Sir Gregor Clegane would be dwarfed. Here are some of the world's tallest people.

1. Sultan Kösen – 8 ft 2.8 in

Sultan Kösen

Sultan Kösen, a Kurdish farmer, is the world's tallest living male, standing at 8 feet 2.8 inches, according to Guinness World Records. His extremely large stature is caused by a disorder known as acromegaly, which disrupts the pituitary gland's synthesis of growth hormone.

2. Brahim Takioullah – 8 ft 1 in

Brahim Takioullah

Brahim Takioullah of Morocco, the world's second tallest living person, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest foot. Brahmin, who suffers from the acromegaly ailment, had problems finding shoes that suited him until his doctor had a pair manufactured especially for him.

3. Morteza Mehrzad – 8 ft 1 in 

Morteza Mehrzad

Morteza Mehrzad is a paralympic sitting volleyball player for Iran's men's national squad. He is not only the tallest guy in Iran, but also the tallest paralympian in history.

4. Dharmendra Pratap Singh – 8 ft 0.7 in

Dharmendra Pratap Singh

Dharmendra Pratap Singh, an MA in Hindi literature from Uttar Pradesh, stands at 8 feet 1 inch tall and has struggled to find love due of his height. For the same reason, he hasn't been able to get a normal career and has had to accept a position at an amusement park where he was paid to let others take photographs with him.

5. Zhang Juncai – 7 ft 11 ¼ in

Zhang Juncai

Zhang Juncai, a Shanxi Province native, was China's tallest man until 2004.

6. Asadulla Khan – 7 ft 11 in

Asadulla Khan

Asadulla Khan is India's tallest man, standing at 7 feet 11 inches. His family members, including his father, brother, and mother, are all under 5 feet tall. Asadulla is from the West Bengal town of Kendrapada.

7. Naseer Soomro – 7 ft 10 in 

Naseer Soomro

Naseer Ahmed Soomro is from Shikarpur, Pakistan, and is thought to be the country's second tallest man. He once said that the police in Shikarpur and Karachi told him not to leave his residence on weekends since his presence drew large crowds and caused law and order issues.

8. Bao Xishun – 7 ft 9 in 

Bao Xishun

Interestingly, until the age of 16, Xishun Bao, a herdsman from Inner Mongolia, China, was of ordinary height. It wasn't until later that he began to quickly grow in size. He married in 2007, when he was 56 years old, and they have a son together.

9. Sun Mingming – 7 ft 9 in 

Sun Mingming

Sun Mingming is a Chinese professional basketball player who is thought to be the world's tallest basketball player. He is married to Xu Yan, a handball player who is 6 feet 1 inch tall. They met at the Chinese National Games and afterwards fell in love. They are noted for being the world's tallest married couple. Sun Mingming has also starred in movies such as 'Rush Hour 3' and 'Funny Soccer.'

10. Radhouane Charbib – 7 ft 9 in 

Radhouane Charbib

Charbib was the world's tallest man until 2005, when he was dethroned by Bao Xishun, who was 2 millimetres taller.