Human body

From the longest fingernails to the tallest man, check out the incredible people whose unique talents and physical attributes have earned them a Guinness World Records title.

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Most cosmetic procedures

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Most cosmetic procedures

Cindy Jackson (USA) has spent $99,600 (£53,148) on 47 cosmetic procedures, including nine full-scale…

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Longest nose on a living person

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Longest nose on a living person

The longest nose on a living person measures 8.8 cm (3.46 in) from the bridge to the tip and belongs…

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Longest moustache (ever)

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Longest moustache (ever)

The longest moustache measures 4.29 m (14 ft) and belongs to Ram Singh Chauhan (India). It was…

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Stretchiest skin

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Stretchiest skin

Garry Turner (UK) is able to stretch the skin of his stomach to a distended length of 15.8 cm (6.25…

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Most teeth in a mouth

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Most teeth in a mouth

The most teeth in the mouth is 37, achieved by Vijay Kumar V.A (India), as verified in Bangalore,…

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Largest afro (male)

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Longest fingernails on a single hand - ever

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Longest fingernails on a single hand - ever

The longest fingernails on a single hand - ever measure an aggregate length of 909.6 cm (358.1 in)…

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Longest head hair (female)

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Longest head hair (female)

The world's longest documented hair belongs to Xie Qiuping (China) at 5.627 m (18 ft 5.54 in) when…

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Highest hairstyle

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Highest hairstyle

The highest hairstyle is 2.66 m (8.73 ft) and was achieved by several hairdressers in an event…

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Largest gape

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Largest gape

The largest gape measures 8.8 cm (3.5 in), and was achieved by Bernd Schmidt (Germany) in Wendlinger…

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Most flesh tunnels (face)

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Most flesh tunnels (face)

The most flesh tunnels in the face is 11 and was achieved by Joel Miggler (Germany) as verified in…

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Largest feet on a living person - male

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Largest feet on a living person - male

The largest feet on a living person are 40.55 cm (1 ft 3.96 in) right foot, and 40.47 cm (1 ft 3.93…

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Tallest man - living

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Tallest man - living

The tallest man living is Sultan Kösen (Turkey, b.10 December 1982) who measured 251 cm (8 ft 2.8…

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Heaviest birth - triplets (current)

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Heaviest birth - triplets (current)

The heaviest triplets at birth (current) are Evan Patrick, Aiden Cole and Lilly Kathryn (all USA),…

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Most albino siblings

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Most albino siblings

All four children of Mario and Angie Gaulin - Sarah (b. 15 September 1981), Christopher (b. 24…

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Longest tongue

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Longest tongue

The longest tongue measures 10.1 cm (3.97 in) from its tip to the middle of the closed top lip and…

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Largest foot rotation

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Largest foot rotation

The largest external foot rotation is 157 degrees and was achieved by Maxwell Day (UK), in London,…

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Tallest high top fade

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Tallest high top fade

The tallest high top fade is 52.0 cm (20.5 in) tall and belongs to Benny Harlem (USA) as measured in…

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Tallest professional model

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Tallest professional model

The tallest professional model is Ekaterina Lisina (Russia), who is 205.16 cm (6 ft 8.77 in) tall as…

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