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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 440 kg (970 lb; 69 st 4 lb). As a comparison, one of the lightest automobiles on the road, the Suzuki Alto or Maruti Alto weighs a full 100 kg less than the heaviest human ever.

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 lb; 100 st 0 lb) 185.5 His weight loss of approximately 419 kg (923 lb; 65 st 13 lb) 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 lb; 96 st 1 lb) 204 Lost 150 kg (330 lb; 23 st 8 lb) 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 lb; 94 st 0 lb) 174.5 After worldwide media attention in January 2006, with help from doctors and nutritionists he lost over 225 kg (496 lb; 35 st 6 lb) over a two-year period. He regained some weight in the following years and died on 26 May 2014 weighing 394 kg (869 lb; 62 st 0 lb).[5]
Carol Yager[6] United States F 1960 1994 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 544 kg (1,200 lb; 85 st 9 lb) 188 Peak weight of 727 kg (1,603 lb; 114 st 6 lb) not confirmed. Documented weight loss of 236 kg (520 lb; 37 st 2 lb ) in three months by natural means: a 5,000 kJ (1,200 kcal) per day diet. Weight at death was 544 kg (1,200 lb; 85 st 9 lb).
Robert Butler[7] United States M 1971/1972 2015[8] 544 kg (1,200 lbs; 85 stones 9 lbs) In 2006 he had 408 kg (900 lbs; 64 stones 3 lbs). As of 2015, he weighs 544 kg (1,200 lbs; 85 stones 9 lbs).
Walter Hudson United States M 1944 1991 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 543 kg (1,197 lbs; 85 stones 7 lbs) 171 Had the largest waist ever in circumference at 9 ft 11 in (3.02 m).
Francis John Lang (Michael Walker)[9][10] United States M 1934 unknown 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 538 kg (1,187 lbs; 84 stones 10 lbs) 152 As of 1980, he weighs 167 kg (369 lbs; 26 stones 4 lbs).[11]
Michael Hebranko United States M 1953 2013 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 499 kg (1,100 lbs; 78 stones 8 lbs) 149
Patrick Deuel United States M 1962 living 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 486 kg (1,072 lbs; 76 stones 7 lbs) 168
Robert Earl Hughes United States M 1926 1958 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 485 kg (1,069 lbs; 76 stones 5 lbs) 143
Rosalie Bradford United States F 1943 2006 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 477 kg (1,053 lbs; 75 stones 1 lb) 169 Holds the Guinness World Record for most weight lost by a woman, 349 kg (770 lbs; 54 stones 13 lbs).
Mayra Rosales United States F 1980 living 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 470 kg (1,036 lbs; 74 stones 0 lbs) 183.5 [12][13] As of 2013 Rosales had lost an estimated 363 kg (800 lbs; 57 stones 2 lbs).[14]
Kenneth Brumley United States M 1968 living 468 kg (1,033 lbs; 73 stones 9 lbs) [15]
Andre Nasr[16][17][18] Australia M living 468 kg (1,033 lbs; 73 stones 9 lbs)
Mike Parteleno[10] United States M 1957 2003 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 464 kg (1,023 lbs; 73 stones 1 lb) 128.5
Mills Darden United States M 1799 1857 2.29 m (7 ft 6 in) 463 kg (1,021 lbs; 72 stones 12 lbs) 88
Sylvanus Smith[19][10] United States M 1941 1995[20] 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 454 kg (1,000 lbs; 71 stones 7 lbs) 127
David Ron High[21] United States M 1953 1996 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 454 kg (1,000 lbs; 71 stones 7 lbs) 143 [10]
Michael Edelman[22] United States M 1964 1992 451 kg (994 lbs; 71 stones 0 lbs) [10]
José Luis Garza Mexico M 1961 2008 449 kg (990 lbs; 70 stones 10 lbs)
Paul Mason[23][24]

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United Kingdom M 1960/1961 living 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 444 kg (980 lbs; 69 stones 13 lbs) 119 As of 2014, he weighs 140 kg (308 lbs; 22 stones 0 lbs), a total weight loss of 304 kg (672 lbs; 47 stones 12 lbs).[26] Mason had a further amount of between 22 and 27 kg of loose skin removed in New York in May 2015.[27]
Keith Martin United Kingdom M 1969/1970 2014 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 444 kg (980 lbs; 69 stones 13 lbs) 155 [28][29]
Denny Welch[10][30] United States M 1960 1998 444 kg (980 lbs; 69 stones 13 lbs)

See also

References

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