To have a good height is a wish of every individual on this earth. Some people are too short with their heights while others have very tall heights. However, there are few people on the face of the earth whose’ heights have earned them fame and popularity. These people have nothing to do in acquiring such unique physical feature; rather nature has gifted them with this attribute. However, it must also not be forgotten that these people usually have to face many difficulties and inconvenient situations in daily lives such as while traveling in public vehicles, getting a bed equal to their size in hotels and so on. Not only men, but there are many women in the world who possess extra ordinary heights. Following is the list of top 10 tallest women in the world, based on their height in feet and inches. Few of them are still alive in 2013.
10. Malgorzata Dydek
Malgorzata Dydek is one of the tallest women on this earth, with the height of 7’2”. She belongs to United States of America and is a basketball player. Her great height gives her a great advantage in basketball against other players. It is said that her family also has very tall heights, so it seems that the family ancestors of this lady had some particular genetic attributes which resulted in tall heights of their offspring.
9. Svetlana Singh
Svetlana Singh is an Indian woman with the height of 7’2”, equal to Dydek. She married a guy who also had tall height of more than 6 feet. After their marriage, Svetlana Singh gave birth to a baby who also had abnormal height. It is reported that her baby had the height of 5 feet just at the age of 3 years.
8. Zainab Bibi
Zainab Bibi also has same height equal to Malgorzata Dyde and Svetlana Singh, i.e. 7’2”. Zainab Bibi is a Pakistani born woman who has now settled down in England. It is reported that she claimed for residence in Britain on the account that her height has made her a source of victimization here in her homeland.
7. Maria Feliciana dos Santos
Maria Feliciana Santo is 2 inches taller to above mentioned three ladies. Her height is 7’4”. She belongs to Brazil and is a married woman. It is said that she experienced very abrupt increase in her height, as she was of normal height until the age of ten.
6. Sandy Allen
Sandy Allen belonged to United States of America. She died few years back in 2008. She had a height of 7’7”. It is argued that Sandy Allen, until her death, was the tallest woman in America.
5. Yao Defen
Yao Defen is a Chinese woman with height of 7’8”. She has a mighty physique as she weighs more than 200 kilogram. She has a tumor in her pituitary gland which has resulted in this abnormality.
4. Jane Bunford
Jane Bunford was a British lady by her nationality and has now died. She also had a huge height of 7’10”. It is reported that Jane Bunford met some accident at the age of 28 which resulted in abrupt increase in her height, before which she had a normal height.
3. Katia D’avila Rodrigues
Katia D’avila Rodrigues is a Brazilian lady with a gigantic height. She was not largely known or widely popular until a report was published about her in a newspaper. She has a height of 7’10” which gives her lead over most of the tallest women of the world. She was died in 2011, and a good number of people attended her funeral ceremony.
2. Zeng Jinlian
Zeng Jinlian belonged to China. Unconventionally, as Chinese people do not have much heights rather they usually have the heights of below average, this lady was of abnormal height of 8’2”. More interestingly, unlike most of the above mentioned women, she had acquired such a gigantic height during very early phase of her life. She died natural death when she was in her teen age.
1. Trijntje Keever
Trijntje Keever is believed to be the tallest woman of the world. She had a height of 8’4”. Therefore, being the tallest lady this planet has ever witnessed, Trijntje Keever leads the list of tallest women of the world. It is believed that she died during very early age of her life.