Top 10 Tallest People on Earth Alive

Being tall is not a bad thing. In fact, it is good in many cases, especially from the professional point of view, as it enhances one personality and impression. Also when it comes to armed forces, taller people get some preference over short people.

However, there are few people in this world who have gained too much height, which has allowed them to list in the tallest people in this world. Many people in this world went over 8 feet. However, only one of them is still alive, and is included in this article, as this article will only talk about tallest people still alive on this planet earth.


  • 1

    Sultan Kosen

    Sultan Kоsen of Turkey, born on 10th December 1982, is the tallest man alive, according to the Guinness Book оf World Records. He is 8 feet 3 inches tall.

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  • 2

    Zhang Juncai

    Zhang Juncai is 7 feet and 11.3 inches tall, and is known as the second tallest man alive in present age.  He was born in 1983 and belongs to China. He loves to dedicate himself for social activities, and appears as special guest on different TV channels.

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  • 3


    Suparwono, an Indonesian citizen, was born on November 4, 1983, and is known as the third tallest man alive. He is 7 feet 11 inches tall, which is just 0.3 inches short than Juncai’s height.

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  • 4

    Alexander Sizonenko

    Alexander Sizonenko is 7 feet and 10.1 inches tall, which makes him fourth tallest man alive in the present age. He was born on July 20, 1959 in Russia.

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  • 5

    Bao Xishun

    Bao Xishun was born in 1951 in China, and is known as the fifth tallest man in the present age, due to his 7 feet and 9.5 inches height.

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  • 6

    Sun Ming Ming

    Sun Ming Ming, who was born on August 23, 1983, is 7 feet and 9 inches, which makes him the sixth tallest man alive. He is a professional basketball player, and known as one of the tallest players ever.

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  • 7

    Ri Myung Hun

    Ri Myung Hun is another professional basketball player, who lists in the top 10 tallest men alive. He is 7 feet and 8.5 inches tall and is the seventh tallest man. He plays for Koran National Basketball team.

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  • 8

    Radhouane Charbib

    Radhouane Charbib was born in October 27, 1968 in Tunisia. He was once the tallest man in the world, as recorded by Guinness Book of World Records. He is 7 feet and 8.3 inches tall, and is now the eighth tallest man alive, as some other people surpassed his height mark.

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  • 9

    Igor Vovkovinskiy

    Igor Vovkovinskiy 7 feet and 8.33 inches tall, and is the ninth tallest man alive. He was born in Ukraine, and was then moved to Rochester, Minnesota  to get himself treated for extra height he was gaining at his early age. He was more than 6 feet tall when he was just 7 years old.

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  • 10

    George Bell

    George Bell is the 10th tallest man alive in the world, and the tallest in the United States. He is 7 feet and 8 inches tall, and used to play basketball for different professional teams.

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