Celebrities You Had No Idea Were So Tall

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The list of celebrities who are really tall include Saint Christopher, Matthew McGrory, Yao Ming, André the Giant, Ralph Sampson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include actors, basketball players, football 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.
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Robert Wadlow
(Tallest Person Ever Known)
Robert Wadlow
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 22, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: July 15, 1940
Height: 8'11" (272 cm)
 2 
Jinnat Ali
(Tallest Bangladesh)
Jinnat Ali
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1996 AD
Birthplace: Ramu Upazila, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh
Died: April 28, 2020
Height: 8'2" (249 cm)
 3 
Julius Koch
(Tallest people)
Julius Koch
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1872 AD
Birthplace: Reutlingen, Germany
Died: March 30, 1902
Height: 8'1" (246 cm)
 4 
Gabriel Estêvão Monjane
(Circus performer)
Gabriel Estêvão Monjane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1944 AD
Birthplace: Manjacaze, Gaza Province, Mozambique
Died: January 15, 1990
Height: 8'1" (246 cm)
 5 
Suleiman Ali Nashnush
(Basketball player, Actor)
Suleiman Ali Nashnush
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Tripoli, Libya
Died: February 25, 1991
Height: 8'0" (244 cm)
 6 
Atahualpa
(Last Inca Emperor)
Atahualpa
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Birthdate: 1502 AD
Birthplace: Inca Empire
Died: July 26, 1533
Height: 8'0" (244 cm)
 7 
Anna Haining Bates
(Circus performer)
Anna Haining Bates
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 6, 1846
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Annan, Canada
Died: August 5, 1888
Height: 7'11" (241 cm)
 8 
Alexander Sizonenko
(Basketball Player)
Alexander Sizonenko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Died: January 5, 2012
Height: 7'11" (241 cm)
 9 
Colonel Routh Goshen
(Circus performer)
Colonel Routh Goshen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1824 AD
Birthplace: Lezayre
Died: February 12, 1889
Height: 7'11" (241 cm)
 10 
Bao Xishun
(herder)
Bao Xishun
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: Inner Mongolia
Height: 7'9" (236 cm)
 11 
Igor Vovkovinskiy
(First person to be declared the tallest man in two different countries)
Igor Vovkovinskiy
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Birthdate: September 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bar, Ukraine
Died: August 20, 2021
Height: 7'9" (236 cm)
 12 
Ri Myung-hun
(Basketball player)
Ri Myung-hun
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Korea
Height: 7'9" (236 cm)
 13 
Robert Bobroczky
(Romanian Basketball Player Known for His Striking 7'7" Frame)
Robert Bobroczky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Arad, Romania
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)
 14 
Sun Mingming
(Basketball player)
Sun Mingming
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harbin
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)
 15 
Yao Defen
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Birthdate: July 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shucheng County
Died: November 13, 2012
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)
Jóhann K. Pétursson
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Birthdate: February 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dalvík, Iceland
Died: November 26, 1984
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)
 17 
Alam Channa
(Tallest living people)
Alam Channa
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Sehwan Sharif
Died: July 2, 1998
Height: 7'8" (234 cm)
 18 
Manute Bol
(Former Professional Basketball Player and the Tallest Player in the History of the NBA)
Manute Bol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turalei, South Sudan
Died: June 19, 2010
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 19 
Kenny George
(Basketball player)
Kenny George
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: 1986 AD
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 20 
Samuel Deguara
(Basketball player)
Samuel Deguara
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pietà, Malta
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 21 
Saint Christopher
(Patron Saint of Travellers)
Saint Christopher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Canaan
Died: 0251 AD
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 22 
Yao Ming
(Basketball Player)
Yao Ming
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 23 
Matthew McGrory
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Birthdate: May 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 9, 2005
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 24 
Shawn Bradley
(Basketball player)
Shawn Bradley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Landstuhl, West Germany
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 25 
Slavko Vraneš
(Basketball player - Center)
Slavko Vraneš
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pljevlja, Montenegro
Height: 7'6" (229 cm)
 26 
Tacko Fall
(Basketball player)
Tacko Fall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)
 27 
Sim Bhullar
(Basketball player - Center)
Sim Bhullar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)
 28 
Chuck Nevitt
(Basketball Player)
Chuck Nevitt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cortez, Colorado, United States
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)
 29 
Pavel Podkolzin
(Basketball player)
Pavel Podkolzin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Novosibirsk, Russia
Height: 7'5" (226 cm)
 30 
André the Giant
(French Professional Wrestler Known for His Great Size)
André the Giant
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coulommiers, France
Died: January 27, 1993
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 31 
Boban Marjanović
(Basketball player)
Boban Marjanović
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Boljevac, Serbia
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
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Ralph Sampson
(Basketball Player)
Ralph Sampson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 33 
Mark Eaton
(Basketball player)
Mark Eaton
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: May 28, 2021
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
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Priest Lauderdale
(Retired American Basketball Player and One of the Tallest NBA Players Ever)
Priest Lauderdale
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 35 
Rik Smits
(Basketball player)
Rik Smits
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eindhoven, Netherlands
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 36 
Youssoupha Fall
(Basketball player)
Youssoupha Fall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
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Kristian Wåhlin
(Musician, Graphic designer)
Kristian Wåhlin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
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Kristaps Porzingis
(Basketball Player)
Kristaps Porzingis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liepāja, Latvia
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 39 
Arvydas Sabonis
(Basketball Player, center who was a two-time Mr. Europa Player of the Year and 6-time Euroscar Player of the Year)
Arvydas Sabonis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 40 
Gheorghe Mureșan
(One of the Two Tallest Basketball Players Who Have Played in the History of ‘NBA’)
Gheorghe Mureșan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tritenii de Jos, Romania
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 41 
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
(Basketball player)
Žydrūnas Ilgauskas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kaunas, Russian
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 42 
Edy Tavares
(Basketball player who was a second-round pick of the Atlanta Hawks in 2014)
Edy Tavares
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maio, Cape Verde
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 43 
Omos
(Professional wrestler and former college basketball player.)
Omos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 44 
Peter John Ramos
(Basketball player)
Peter John Ramos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 45 
Hasheem Thabeet
(Basketball player)
Hasheem Thabeet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
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Keith Closs
(Basketball Player)
Keith Closs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 47 
Tibor Pleiß
(Basketball player)
Tibor Pleiß
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach, West Germany
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
 48 
Aleksandar Radojević
(Basketball player)
Aleksandar Radojević
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Herceg Novi, Montenegro
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
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Gunther Behnke
(Basketball player)
Gunther Behnke
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leverkusen, Germany
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)
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Christ Koumadje
(Basketball Centers)
Christ Koumadje
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: N'Djamena, Chad
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)