Top 10 Tallest Women in the World

Tallest Women in the WorldTo be tall is regarded as a boon and adds an extra point to personal beauty but when this crosses the limit it can become a curse. Having more than average of height is a symptom of some disease or some hormonal imbalance in the body. This may cause lots of problem and inconveniences in a person’s day to day life. Browse through the list of Top ten Tallest women in the world.

List of 10 Tallest Women in the World

1. Yao Defen

2. Sandy Allen

3. Malgorzata Dydek

4. Zainab Bibi

5. Uljana Semjonova

6. Gitika Srivastava

7. Malee Duangdee

8. Caroline Welz

9. Rita Miniva Besa

10. Heather Greene

Top Ten Tallest Women in the World

Have a peep through the given write up and know more about the Top ten tallest women in the world.

1. Yao Defen

Yao Defen is the tallest living women on earth with a height of 7ft. 8in. and was born on 15th July, 1972 in Liuan, China. A tumour in her pituitary gland is responsible for her gigantism with a weight of 200kg. She was born into a poor family of farmer and earns her living by travelling with her father and performing. Currently she is too weak since she is suffering from hypertension, heart disease, poor nutrition and osteoporosis.

2. Sandy Allen

With a height of 7ft. 7in., Sandy Allen was the tallest women during her life time from June 18, 1955 – August 13, 2008. A lump in her pituitary gland caused uncontrolled growth of hormone resulting in an abnormal height. Allen had appeared in the Academy Award winning film II Casanova di Federico Felline and TV show named Side Show since she was an actress by profession.

3. Malgorzata Dydek

Malgorzata Dydek was a Polish Basketball player who lived in United States from 28th April, 1974 till 27th May, 2011. Besides being one of the tallest women in the world, Dydek also had a name for being the tallest Basketball professional with 7ft. 2in. height. She played centre position for the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA and also a coach for the Northside Wizards in the Queensland Basketball League.

4. Zainab Bibi

Zainab Bibi is a Pakistani with a height of 7ft. 2in. and currently stays in Britain since her tallness has made her a target in her homeland. The 33 years old comes from an old family and had earned a lot of money by hard work. Along with supporting her family she had also worked a lot for the welfare of girls and their rights.

5. Uljana Semjonova

A retired Soviet Latvian basketball player, Uljana Semjonova was born on 9th March, 1952 and has a height of 7ft. During the period from 1970s to 1980s she was the leading women’s basketball player and was famous for having the biggest feet ever in the circle of woman players. She used to play for TTT Riga and was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1976.

6. Gitika Srivastava

Gitika Srivastava is a former Basketball player who retired few months back and is well known for a height of 6ft. 11in. she is also known as the third tallest Basketball player in the the world.

7. Malee Duangdee

Malee Duangdee from Eastern Thailand is the tallest female under the age group of 18 with her 6ft. 10 in. height. According to medical reports a tumour pressing one of her nerves is responsible for her abnormal growth which indicates that her growth will probably never stop. Her height brought the 19-year-old problems while she was at school and she suffered from bullies and has memories of a lifetime of loneliness.

8. Caroline Welz

Ranking eighth in the list of top ten tallest women in the world, Caroline Welz is the tallest female in Germany. She was born on 6th July, 1986 in Potsdam and currently her height is 6ft. 9in. Caroline is a tailor cum model by profession and wears a size 15 shoe!!!

9. Rita Miniva Besa

Rita Miniva Besa is 6ft. 8in. tall with Zambian roots but presently stays in United States for earning her living. She is a perfect Basketball player with all the necessary attributes.

10. Heather Greene

Heather Greene comes from Las Vegas who is 6ft. 5 ½ in. tall and weighs 320 pounds. Water sports, travelling, painting and skiing are her hobbies while she also has an interest in interior designing and foreign culture. Heather has a website of her own where she loves uploading photos of her in various poses and events.

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