Tallest Men (Millenials) born in 1980-1999
This list tracks the tallest men born between 1980 and 1999. The tallest men on the list, at the height of 251 cm (8 ft 3in) is Sultan Kösen of Turkey. Born in 1982, Sultan Kösen is a Turkish-Kurdish farmer who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male.
Sultan Kösen born 1982
The tallest living person since 2009, when he overtook Bao Xi Shun of China in height.
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Second in this list, was Vikas Uppal of India who measured 249cm and third on this list, is Brahim Takioullah at 246cm. Also born in 1982, Brahim Takioullah possesses the world's largest feet at 1 ft 3 in (38 cm).
Brahim Takioullah born 1982
At 246cm, Brahim Takioullah of Morocco is the tallest man in Africa. This clip introduces Brahim Takioullah and some of the world's tallest men in Paris in 2016 (Credit: AFP)
Morteza Mehrzad born 1987
Tallest man in Iran and the tallest volleyball player ever (height: 246cm). Gold medalist of Iran sitting volleyball national team in Summer Paralympic games Rio 2016
Asadulla Khan born 1988
The second tallest man in India (height 241cm)
Sun Ming Ming born 1983
The world's tallest professional basketball player (height 236cm). On 4 August 2013, he married Xu Yan. They are recognized by Guinness World Records as the tallest living married couple with their combined height of 423.47cm.
Igor Vovkovinskiy born 1982
Currently the tallest person living in the United States at 235cm (7' 8"). Igor was originally from Ukraine. In this video below, we received a pair of hi-tech shoes from Reebok, worth about $25K (source: Youtube/CBS News)
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The tallest men by continents:
- Robert Wadlow (272cm) and the list of tallest men ever in North America
- Leonid Stadnyk (257cm) and the list of tallest men ever in Europe
- Vikas Uppal (249cm) and the list of tallest men ever in Asia
- Brahim Takioullah (246cm) and the list of tallest men ever in Africa
The tallest men by birth period: