Celebrities You Had No Idea Were So Tall

The list of celebrities who are really tall include Saint Christopher, Yao Ming, Matthew McGrory, André the Giant, Ralph Sampson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, football players, basketball players, american football players and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who are taller than 6 feet includes people from United States, England, Germany, Canada and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Alexander Sizonenko

Alexander Sizonenko
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Died: January 5, 2012
Height: 7'11" (241 cm)

 2 Sun Mingming

Sun Mingming
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harbin
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)

 3 Robert Bobroczky

Robert Bobroczky
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arad, Romania
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)

 4 Yao Defen

Yao Defen
Birthdate: July 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shucheng County
Died: November 13, 2012
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)

 5 Jóhann K. Pétursson

Jóhann K. Pétursson
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dalvík, Iceland
Died: November 26, 1984
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)

 6 Manute Bol

Manute Bol
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gogrial, Sudan
Died: June 19, 2010
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)

 7 Samuel Deguara

Samuel Deguara
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pietà, Malta
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
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 8 Saint Christopher

Saint Christopher
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Patron Saint of Travellers
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Canaan
Died: 0251 AD
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)

 9 Yao Ming

Yao Ming
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)

 10 Shawn Bradley

Shawn Bradley
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Landstuhl, West Germany
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)

 11 Matthew McGrory

Matthew McGrory
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania
Died: August 8, 2005
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)

 12 Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)

 13 Pavel Podkolzin

Pavel Podkolzin
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Novosibirsk, Russia
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)

 14 André the Giant

André the Giant
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coulommiers, Seine-et-Marne
Died: January 27, 1993
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 15 Ralph Sampson

Ralph Sampson
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 16 Rik Smits

Rik Smits
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eindhoven
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 17 Priest Lauderdale

Priest Lauderdale
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 18 Boban Marjanović

Boban Marjanović
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boljevac, Serbia
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 19 Youssoupha Fall

Youssoupha Fall
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 20 Kristian Wåhlin

Kristian Wåhlin
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Musician, Graphic designer
Birthdate: December 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)

 21 Kristaps Porzingis

Kristaps Porzingis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liepāja
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 22 Gheorghe Mureșan

Gheorghe Mureșan
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tritenii de Jos, Romania
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 23 Matt Haarms

Matt Haarms
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 22, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 24 Žydrūnas Ilgauskas

Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaunas, Russian
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 25 Tibor Pleiß

Tibor Pleiß
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 26 Vladimir Tkachenko

Vladimir Tkachenko
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sochi, Russia
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 27 Aleksandar Radojević

Aleksandar Radojević
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herceg Novi, Montenegro
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 28 Gunther Behnke

Gunther Behnke
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leverkusen, Germany
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 29 Jānis Krūmiņš

Jānis Krūmiņš
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Raiskums Parish, Latvia
Died: November 20, 1994
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 30 Kevin Peter Hall

Kevin Peter Hall
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 31 Georgios Papagiannis

Georgios Papagiannis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 3, 1997
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marousi, Greece
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 32 Dikembe Mutombo

Dikembe Mutombo
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kinshasa
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 33 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player, Basketball Coach
Birthdate: April 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 34 Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: September 10, 2014
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 35 Choi Hong-man

Choi Hong-man
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: October 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jeju, South Korea
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 36 Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew
Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: May 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnes
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 37 Margo Dydek

Margo Dydek
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 27, 2011
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 38 Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 39 Satnam Singh Bhamara

Satnam Singh Bhamara
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: December 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 40 Artis Gilmore

Artis Gilmore
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chipley, Florida, United States
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 41 Giant Silva

Giant Silva
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: São Paulo
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 42 Hamed Haddadi

Hamed Haddadi
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ahvaz
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 43 Frederic Weis

Frederic Weis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Thionville, France
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 44 Dmitry Muserskiy

Dmitry Muserskiy
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Volleyball player
Birthdate: October 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Makiivka, Soviet Union, Ukraine
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 45 Anžejs Pasečņiks

Anžejs Pasečņiks
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 46 Ante Tomić

Ante Tomić
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 47 Alexis Ajinca

Alexis Ajinca
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne, France
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 48 Stojko Vranković

Stojko Vranković
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Drniš, Croatia
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 49 Moustapha Fall

Moustapha Fall
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)

 50 Jake Tsakalidis

Jake Tsakalidis
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rustavi, Georgia
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)