List of the heaviest people

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This is a list of the heaviest people recorded. The table includes each person's name, peak weight, their birth date, and years of life. This list is limited to those individuals who weighed over 450 kg (990 lbs).

Name Country Sex B. D. Height Peak weight Peak BMI (kg/m2) Comments
Jon Brower Minnoch United States M 1941 1983 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 635 kg (1,400 lbs) 185.5 His weight loss of approximately 419 kg (923 lbs) is the largest ever documented.[1]
Khalid Bin Mohsen Shaari[2] Saudi Arabia M 1991 living 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 610 kg (1,345 lbs) 204 Lost 150 kg (330 lbs) as of November 11, 2013 after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ordered him hospitalized in August 2013.[3]
Manuel Uribe[4] Mexico M 1965 2014 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 597 kg (1,316 lbs) 174.5 After worldwide media attention in January 2006, with help from doctors and nutritionists he lost over 225 kg (496 lbs) over a two-year period. He regained some weight in the following years and died on 26 May 2014 weighing 394 kg (869 lbs).[5]
Carol Yager[6] United States F 1960 1994 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 544 kg (1,200 lbs) 188 Peak weight of 727 kg (1603 lbs) not confirmed. Documented weight loss of 236 kg (520 lbs) in three months by natural means: a 5,000 kJ (1,200 kcal) per day diet. Weight at death was 544 kg (1200 lbs).
Walter Hudson United States M 1944 1991 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 543 kg (1,197 lbs) 171 Had the largest waist ever in circumference at 9 ft 11 in (3.02 m).
Francis John Lang (Michael Walker) United States M 1934 living 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 538 kg (1,187 lbs) 152
Michael Hebranko United States M 1953 2013 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 499 kg (1,100 lbs) 149
Patrick Deuel United States M 1962 living 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 486 kg (1,072 lbs) 155
Robert Earl Hughes United States M 1926 1958 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 485 kg (1,069 lbs) 143
Rosalie Bradford United States F 1943 2006 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 477 kg (1,053 lbs) 169 Holds the Guinness World Record for most weight lost by a woman, 349 kg (770 lbs).
Mayra Rosales United States F 1980 living 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 470 kg (1,036 lbs) 183.5 [7][8] As of 2013 Rosales had lost an estimated 800 lbs.[9]
Kenneth Brumley United States M 1968 living 468 kg (1,033 lbs) [10]
Mike Parteleno United States M 1958 2001 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 464 kg (1,023 lbs) 128.5
Mills Darden United States M 1799 1857 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in) 463 kg (1,021 lbs) 88
David Ron High United States M 1953 1996 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 454 kg (1,000 lbs) 143
Michael Edelman United States M 1964 1992 451 kg (994 lbs)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Human Body/Extreme Bodies/Greatest Weight Loss". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2006-09-01. Retrieved 2008-10-28. 
  2. ^ "Obese Saudi Arabian man sheds more than 300 pounds". CNN (CNN). 11 November 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Brown, Victoria (19 August 2013). "Saudi King intervenes to help 1,345-pound man". CNN. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Half-ton Mexican man loses 200 pounds". Reuters. China Daily Information Co (CDIC). 27 June 2006. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Muere Manuel Uribe, quien fuera el hombre más obeso del mundo". Excélsior (in Spanish). 26 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  6. ^ The Flint Journal, Friday, June 17, 1994, page A1, "What next for 1,200-pound woman?"
  7. ^ "Mulher acusada de matar sobrinho se livra da prisão por ser muito gorda". Virgula (in Spanish). Virgula. 20 February 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Arthurs, Deborah (3 January 2012). "I never gave up hope': World's fattest woman reveals how she was accused of murdering her sister's son - but walked free after court heard she was 'too big to kill". Daily Mail (London). 
  9. ^ "Mayra Rosales la mujer que logró bajar 800 libras por amor". Univision. Retrieved October 2013. 
  10. ^ "Half Ton Dad". Bodyshock. Channel 4. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 

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