Male Celebrities Who Are 7'1" (216 cm) Tall

The list of male celebrities who are 7'1" (216 cm) tall includes Wilt Chamberlain, Pau Gasol, The Great Khali, Shaquille O’ Neal, Robert Parish. Famous personalities featured on this list, include basketball players, actors, coaches, wwe wrestlers and from other domains of life. This list of male celebrities who are 7 feet 1 inches includes people from United States, Senegal, Germany, Slovenia and many more countries.
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Shaquille O’ Neal
(Basketball player)
Shaquille O’ Neal
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Shaquille O'Neal is an American former basketball player who currently works as a sports analyst. Considered one of the greatest basketballers ever, O'Neal was also one of the heaviest and tallest players of all time. One of the most important players in the history of LA Lakers, O'Neal helped the team win three consecutive NBA championships between 2000 and 2002.

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Wilt Chamberlain
(One of the Greatest Basketball Players Who Played as a Center)
Wilt Chamberlain
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1999
One of the greatest basketball players of all time, Wilt Chamberlain created numerous records and won two championships during his fourteen years career. The legendary player, first drafted by Philadelphia Warriors, later played for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers. After retirement, he ventured into business, played volleyball, appeared in commercials and movie and even published his autobiography.
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Pau Gasol
(One of the Greatest Basketball Power Forwards of All Time)
Pau Gasol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Four-time All-Star NBA power-forward/center Pau Gasol left medical school to join FC Barcelona. He won two NBA championships with the LA Lakers. The Spanish footballer and the 2002 NBA Rookie of the Year is an all-time EuroBasket top-scorer, reads historical novels, is a polyglot, and loves concerts and operas. 
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The Great Khali
(Indian Professional Wrestler and Actor)
The Great Khali
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dhiraina, Himachal Pradesh, India
The Great Khali, with a towering height of 7’ 1”, was named the 8th-tallest professional wrestler in history, in 2014. He was earlier a Punjab Police officer. He became the first Indian-born winner of the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and has also appeared in several Hollywood and Bollywood films.
 5 
David Robinson
(Basketball player)
David Robinson
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Key West, Florida, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 6 
Robert Parish
(Basketball Player)
Robert Parish
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 7 
Vlade Divac
(Serbian Former Basketball Player Who Played as a Center)
Vlade Divac
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prijepolje, Serbia

Vlade Divac is a Serbian former basketball player and one of only seven players in the history of NBA to record 13,000 points, 3,000 assists, 9,000 rebounds, and 1,500 blocked shots. In 2010, he was made an inductee of the FIBA Hall of Fame. In 2019, Vlade Divac was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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Rudy Gobert
(Basketball player)
Rudy Gobert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Quentin, France
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 9 
Bill Cartwright
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Bill Cartwright
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lodi, California, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 10 
Ian Whyte
(actor)
Ian Whyte
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Birthdate: September 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bangor
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 11 
Wang Zhizhi
(basketball player)
Wang Zhizhi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Beijing

Born to basketball player parents, Wang Zhizhi had begun playing the game at age 8. He later created history by becoming the first Chinese-born to compete in the NBA. Known for his successful stint with teams such as the Dallas Mavericks, he was also in the news for his 7-foot frame.

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Tiny Ron Taylor
(Actor, Basketball player)
Tiny Ron Taylor
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
Died: November 28, 2019
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 13 
Tree Rollins
(Basketball player)
Tree Rollins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winter Haven, Florida, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Michael Ojo
(Basketball player)
Michael Ojo
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lagos, Nigeria
Died: August 7, 2020
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 15 
James Edwards
(Basketball player)
James Edwards
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Hunter Dickinson
(Basketball player)
Hunter Dickinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Brian Zoubek
(Basketball player)
Brian Zoubek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Giorgi Shermadini
(Basketball player)
Giorgi Shermadini
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mtskheta, Georgia
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 19 
Przemek Karnowski
(Basketball player)
Przemek Karnowski
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bydgoszcz, Poland
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Jon Teske
(Basketball player)
Jon Teske
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Joel Przybilla
(Basketball player)
Joel Przybilla
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monticello, Minnesota, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Mohammad Irfan
(Pakistani Cricketer and Tallest Player Known for His Height of 7'1")
Mohammad Irfan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pakistan

With his towering 7’1” frame, Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Irfan has scripted history as the tallest player to ever play first-class or international cricket. While he initially worked in a plastic pipe factory to support his family, he was soon scouted by former cricketer Aaqib Javed. He was later suspended for corruption.

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Ibou Dianko Badji
(Basketball player)
Ibou Dianko Badji
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 2002
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Pier Gerlofs Donia
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1480 AD
Birthplace: Kimswerd, Frisia, Netherlands
Died: October 28, 1520

Pier Gerlofs Donia was a Frisian rebel leader and pirate, whose life is shrouded in mystery. He was said to be a big, strong man with a dark complexion. He led an armed band, known as the Arumer Zwarte Hoop, against the Hollanders and Burgundians at sea and targeted ships that traveled the Zuiderzee. He died in 1520. 

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Tanor Ngom
(Basketball player)
Tanor Ngom
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Cheikh Samb
(Basketball player)
Cheikh Samb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Sam Bowie
(Basketball player)
Sam Bowie
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Timofey Mozgov
(Basketball player who won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics)
Timofey Mozgov
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Isaiah Austin
(Basketball player)
Isaiah Austin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Ryan Doherty
(American Professional Beach Volleyball Player)
Ryan Doherty
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Dragan Bender
(Croatian Basketball Player Who Has Played for the NBA)
Dragan Bender
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Čapljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Croatian basketball player Dragan Bender is best known for his association with the Spanish club Monbus Obradoiro. Starting his career with Split, he later played for the NBA teams Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns. He was also part of the 2014 European U-18 Championship bronze-winning Croatian squad.

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Bamba Fall
(Basketball player)
Bamba Fall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Louis, Senegal
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Justin Patton
(Basketball player)
Justin Patton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Riverdale, Georgia, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Jay Huff
(Basketball player)
Jay Huff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Ioannis Bourousis
(Greek Professional Basketball Player)
Ioannis Bourousis
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karditsa, Greece

Ioannis Bourousis is a Greek basketball player who helped his national team win the gold medal at the 2005 FIBA European Championship. He also played an important role in Greece's bronze medal-winning performance at EuroBasket 2009. A six-time Greek League All-Star, Ioannis Bourousis has won several league titles like EuroLeague Championship, Greek League Championship, Greek Cup, and Spanish League Championship.

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Spencer Hawes
(Basketball Player)
Spencer Hawes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Robert Swift
(Basketball player)
Robert Swift
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bakersfield, California, United States
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Patrick Femerling
(Former German Basketball Player Who Played Center )
Patrick Femerling
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Alen Omić
(Slovenian Basketball Player)
Alen Omić
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Alen Omić is a Slovenia basketball player who is currently playing for Cedevita Olimpija. Over the years, he has represented various clubs, winning the EuroCup in 2017, the Basketball League of Serbia in 2018, and the Premier A Slovenian Basketball League in 2022. Alen Omić has also won two Slovenian Cups and two Slovenian Supercups.

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Balša Koprivica
(Basketball player - Center)
Balša Koprivica
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Nick Vanos
(Basketball player)
Nick Vanos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Died: August 16, 1987
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Gregor Fučka
(Retired Basketball Player)
Gregor Fučka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 7, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kranj, Slovenia

Gregor Fučka is a Slovenian-Italian former basketball player who won the gold medal at the 1999 FIBA EuroBasket where he represented Italy; he was named the MVP of the tournament. Over the course of his career, Gregor Fučka also won the 2003 EuroLeague title, two Italian League titles, and two Spanish League titles among other prestigious championship titles.

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Tryggvi Hlinason
(Icelandic Basketball Player Who Plays for the Spanish Team Basket Zaragoza)
Tryggvi Hlinason
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Þingeyjarsveit, Iceland

Known as much for his football skills as for his 7’ 1” frame, Icelandic basketball player Tryggvi Hlinason represents the Spanish team Basket Zaragoza. Born and raised on an isolated farm, he later began his basketball career with Þór Akureyri. He is a GSSE bronze winner and has also won the Spanish Supercup.

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Kyrylo Fesenko
(Ukrainian Professional Basketball Player)
Kyrylo Fesenko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
 45 
Robert Maras
(German Retired Basketball Player and Coach)
Robert Maras
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Freiburg, Germany

Robert Maras is a German retired basketball player and coach. He was an important member of the German national team that won the bronze medal at the 2002 FIBA World Cup in the USA and the silver medal at the 2005 EuroBasket. Robert Maras also played for popular clubs like Caja San Fernando, Bayern Munich, and Skyliners Frankfurt.

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Mirza Begić
(Slovenian Retired Basketball Player)
Mirza Begić
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mirza Begić is a Bosnian-born Slovenian retired basketball player who played for popular clubs like Real Madrid and Olympiacos. Over the course of his career, Begić won a FIBA Intercontinental Cup, three Slovenian League titles, and two Slovenian Cups among other important tournaments. Mirza Begić also represented Slovenia national team at prestigious tournaments, including EuroBasket 2011. 

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Daniel Santiago
(Retired Puerto Rican Basketball Player and Coach)
Daniel Santiago
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Dalibor Bagarić
(Former Croatian German Basketball Player Who Played Center)
Dalibor Bagarić
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Munich, West Germany
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Artem Pustovyi
(Ukrainian Basketball Player Who Plays as a Center)
Artem Pustovyi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)
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Predrag Samardžiski
(Basketball player)
Predrag Samardžiski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)