We live in a strange world. We come across many things and people that amaze us, and we often can’t believe they are actually as they are. We have created a list of some truly amazing people from around the world. They have set world records for just being who they are!
But whatever it is, odd habits, genetic disorders or some physical deformity, these people will simply astonish you.
So let’s take a look at those people whose existence will surely surprise you:
1. The Tallest Man On The Planet
Sultan Kösen from Turkey is the tallest man alive measuring 8 feet 3 inches. His height is over 8 feet which makes him the first man with this height by Guinness World Record in over years. Sultan suffers from a condition known as pituitary gigantism which results to overproduction of the growth hormone.
2. Woman With Extremely Large Legs
Mandy Sellars, from Lancashire, UK, is the woman with extremely large legs. She was diagnosed with proteus syndrome—a condition which causes huge lumps to develop on the skin and the bones to deform and thicken. This syndrome is extremely rare and it’s estimated to affect only 120 people worldwide. Mandy suffered from this syndrome which brought her with extremely large legs.
3. Most Tattooed Woman On Earth
Known by the name “The Illustrated Lady,” this is Julia Gnuse. She had 95% of her body covered with tattoos, including her face. Born in the US in 1955, she developed a disease called porphyria in her mid-30s, which led to the formation of blisters on her body. To hide the scars, she took to tattooing, and it gradually turned into her passion. She passed away in 2016. However, her name is still intact in the Guinness World Records for being the most tattooed girl.
4. The Human Barbie Doll
Valeria Lukyanova is the world’s first human Barbie. Over the years she went under many breast implants and followed a special diet and hit the gym daily. Lukyaniva was born in Moldova and now she is living in Moscow. She claims that she never went through any plastic surgeries or body implantation other than her boobs.
5. World’s Tallest Woman
Elisany da Cruz Silva a Brazilian woman is the tallest woman on this planet with an average height of 6.9 ft. Elisany suffers from a tumor on her pituitary gland which is responsible for her gigantism.
6. World’s Shortest Woman
Jyoti Amge was declared as the world’s shortest woman according to Guinness World Records. She was officially declared the world’s smallest woman by Guinness World Records with a height of 62.8 centimeters (2 ft 0.6 in). She suffers from a growth abnormality called achondroplasia which is the basic reason of her restricted height.
7. The Man With Most Piercings
Rolf Buchholz, a German manager has over 453 piercing on his body. But this was not just enough for him, he went a step ahead and got horns implanted on his head. This freakish man entered Guinness Book of World Records two years ago for having the maximum number of piercings on body. He was not allowed in Dubai because the immigration thought him as a black magician.
8. African Hulk
By all means, you are never going to find such an amazing creation ever. This man’s identity has yet not been found. Some say it as a result of steroids while others say it is Photoshop usage.
9. The Dwarf
Chandra Dangi passed away, but his record is still intact for the shortest man ever. Hailing from Nepal, he was a primordial dwarf, a medical condition that leads to an early death. However, the strong-willed Chandra lived until the age of 75. He was 21.5″ (54.6 cm) tall and weighed just 31 lb 15.52 oz (14.5 kg).
10. Woman Who Can Pop Out Eyes
Kim Goodman can pop out her eyes out of her eye sockets by 12 millimeters (0.47 inches). Kim holds the world record for the farthest eyeball protrusion. Keeping the world record aside, this woman look can give you spine chilling experience.
11. Man With Zero Percent Fat
Tom Staniford is living with zero percent fat. Tom is suffering from Myelodysplastic Preleukemic syndrome, also knows as MDP syndrome. In this condition body is unable to store fat under the skin. MDP is an extremely rare metabolic disorder, which affects only a total of eight people in the entire world.
12. The Dirtiest Man Alive
Amoo Hadij, a unique man who lives in outskirts of Farashband, Iran is considered as the dirtiest human alive. He is 80 year old man who has not bathed once in 60 years. He has no regrets of his lifestyle and loves the way he is.
13. Tree Man
Dede Koswar, an Indonesian man suffers from an extremely rare fungal infection epidermal Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia.