Human body has its limitations. So what is the limitation of human body in terms of the weight it can reach? In this article we are going to discuss about the top 5 heaviest man on earth ever lived according to the weight they achieved during their life stages which were recorded. These people made it to the Guinness world records with the weight they achieved.
When a person is overweight or has more than 20% body weight beyond which is considered normal is known as obesity. A normal person has a body mass index of between 18.5 to 24.9. When a person has BMI of less than 18.5 then the person is considered underweight and malnourished. And when the BMI is greater than 30 the person is considered obesed. The reasons for obesity includes
Consuming diets higher in carbohydrates
Increased frequency of eating
Diseases such as hypothyroidism, insulin resistance, polycystic ovary syndrome and Cushing’s syndrome contributes to obesity
Here all these heaviest man are obesed and has a BMI of lot more than 30. Obesity is increasing everyday in the world because of sedentary lifestyle which is what everyone is after.
Let’s start our Epic Top 5 Countdown of Heaviest Man on Earth Ever Lived!
5. Walter Hudson
Walter Hudson from the United States is the fifth Heaviest man on earth ever lived. He had an incredible weight of 543 kg which is 1,197 lb. He had a height of 5 ft 10 inches which is 1.78 meters. He had a high Body Mass Index (BMI) of 171. He is known for having the largest waist in circumference which reached 109 inches which is 2.77 meters!
He was born in June 5, 1944 on Brooklyn, New York, US and died in December 24, 1991 at the age of 47. His daily diet included two boxes of sausages, 1 pound of bacon, a loaf of bread, four hamburgers, 12 eggs, four double cheeseburgers, five large plate of fries, 3 ham steaks, 2 chickens, four baked potatoes, four sweet potatoes, a large cake and other snacks too. He died because of the severe heart attack. He was 410 kg at the time of his death. His bedroom wall was broken after his death to take his body out!
4. Robert Butler
Robert Butler from the United States is the fourth Heaviest man on earth ever lived. He had an incredible weight of 544 kg which is 1,200 lb. He had a height of 5 ft 8 inches. He was 408 kg in 2006 and then gradually reached 544 kg at the time of his death in 2015.
He was born in 1972 in United States and passed away on July 6, 2015 at aged 43. He died due to sepsis infection at Eleanor State hospital. It took 7 long hours to transport his dead body and was carried using a crane, shipping container and a flatbed truck.
3. Manuel Uribe
Manuel Uribe from the Mexico is the third Heaviest man on earth ever lived. He had an incredible weight of 597 kg which is 1,316 lb. He had a great height of 6 ft 5 inches which is 1.96 meters. He had a high Body Mass Index (BMI) of 174.5. He received worldwide attention in 2006 and within 2 years he lost 225 kg taking help from the doctors and the nutritionists.
He was born on 11th June 1965 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He died on 11th June 2014 aged 49 due to liver failure. He was a computer repairman by profession. During his death he weighed 394 kg. He had two wives. He was suffering from morbid obesity.
2. Khalid Bin Mohsen Shaari
Khalid Bin Mohsen Shaari from the Saudi Arabia is the second Heaviest man on earth ever lived. He is the heaviest living man in the world at present but he is not the heaviest anymore! He had an incredible weight of 610 kg which is 1,345 lb. He had a height of 5 ft 8 inches which is 1.73 meters. He had a highest BMI of 204 which is the highest Body Mass Index(BMI) ever Recorded!
He was born on february 28, 1991 in Saudi Arabia. He lost a total of 320 kg at first in six months after King Abdullah transferred him from his home to the hospital. In 2016 he was reported to be walking with the help of the walker by Fox News. In 2017, Al Arabiya reported that he weighs now only 68 kg losing 542 kg which is the highest weight lost by a human being in the world!
1. Jon Brower Minnoch
Jon Brower Minnoch from the United States is the Heaviest man on earth ever lived. He had the incredible largest weight of 635 kg which is 1,400 lb. He had a height of 6 ft 1 inches which is 1.85 meters. He had a high Body Mass Index (BMI) of 185.5. He lost a weight of 419 kg which is the highest that has been documented in the past.
He was born on September 29, 1941 in Bainbridge island, Washington, United States. He died on September 10, 1983 in Seattle, Washington, U.S aged 41 because of edema which is an abnormal accumulation of body fluid. He weighed 362 kg at the time of his death. He married a woman weighing 50 kg named jeanette and was a father of two children. He is the heaviest father in the world history!
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