It might be difficult to stand out in a world of 8 billion individuals. These people, however, have become famous thanks to their unique body features. some of them are born with extraordinary abilities, while others have to put in a lot of hard work to achieve their goals. Check out these 14 Guinness World Record holders with incredible bodies!
1. The most elastic skin
Garry Turner is the man with the most elastic skin in the world. He can stretch his skin up to 18.5 cm (5 in) and snap it back into place without any damage. Turner was born with this talent, which he discovered at a young age. He started exhibiting his skills at fairs and circuses, where he would pull his skin until it was stretched to its limit.
2. The world’s longest tongue
The world’s longest tongue belongs to a man named Nick Stoeberl. His tongue measures out at 10 cm (3.94 in) from the tip to the middle of his closed lips. Stoeberl was born with a long tongue and started to realize its potential when he was just 6 years old. He can lick the inside of his mouth and nose without any trouble.
3. The woman with the longest hair
The world’s longest hair belongs to a woman named Xie Qiuping from China. Her hair measures out at 5.627 meters (18 ft, 11 in) long. Qiuping has been growing her hair since she was just 13 years old and has no plans of cutting it anytime soon.
4. The man with the widest mouth
The man with the widest mouth is Francisco Domingo Joaquim known as “Chiquinho” from Angola. His mouth measures 17 cm wide. Joaquim’s unique feature allows him to eat big portions of food, which comes in handy since he loves to eat.
5. The Smallest waist ever
The smallest waist ever is held by Cathie Jung. Her waist measures just 15 inches (38 cm). Jung’s tiny waist is the result of wearing a tightly-laced corset for many years. She first started cinching her waist when she was just 18 years old and hasn’t stopped since.
6. The tallest man ever
The tallest man ever is a man named Sultan Kosen from Turkey. He measures in at 8 feet, 3 inches (2.51 m). Kosen was born with a genetic disorder that caused him to grow abnormally tall. He started to tower over his classmates when he was in elementary school and continued to grow until he reached his current height.
7. The shortest woman ever
The shortest woman ever is a woman named Jyoti Amge from India. She measures in at 2 feet, 0.6 inches (0.626 m). Amge was born with a genetic disorder called achondroplasia, which caused her to stay very small throughout her life. She has worked as an actress and model and has appeared in several TV shows and movies.
8. Squirting milk from the eyes
The ability to squirt milk from the eyes is a talent that belongs to a man named Ilker Yilmaz from Turkey. He can squirt milk from his eyes up to a distance of 9 feet (2.7 m). Yilmaz discovered his talent at a young age and started practicing by squirting milk at his family and friends.
9. Flexible feet
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Believe it or not, there is a youngman called Maxwell from the UK who can turn his feet 157° degrees. This means that he can rotate his feet so that his toes are pointing backwards. Maxwell’s extreme flexibility is the result of many years of practicing yoga and martial arts.
10. The person with the longest fingernails
The person with the longest fingernails is a woman named Ayanna Williams from the US. Her nails measure out at 18 feet, 6 inches (5.64 m) long. Williams started growing her nails in 1992 and has been maintaining them ever since. She often uses her nails to play the piano and the harp.
11. Tallest Mohawk
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The tallest mohawk in the world belongs to a man named Eric Hahn from the US. His mohawk measures out at 3 feet, 6 inches (1.07 m). LeRoy started growing his hair out in high school and has been styling it into a mohawk since then.
12. The longest eyelashes
A Chinese woman named Zhang Yuan has the world’s longest eyelashes, according to Guinness World Records. Her lashes are 10.2 cm (4 in) long.. Yuan started growing her lashes out when she was just 16 years old and has since become known as “the woman with the longest eyelashes.”
13. A teenager with the longest female legs
Maci Currin, a 17-year-old girl from America, has the world’s longest legs. Her legs measure out at 132.8 cm (52.2 in), making her the tallest teenage girl in the world. Currin’s long legs are the result of a growth disorder called Marfan Syndrome.
14. The world’s highest top fade
Benny Harlem is easily recognized in a crowd. It’s not just about his sense of style, but also his outstanding hair-breaking record. In 2018, Benny became the Guinness World Records titleholder for Longest High Top Fade after joining them as an entry under the category “Best Haircuts.” His hair-style, which is a mix of an Afro and a fade, reaches all the way up to his temples. Harlem’s top fade haircut requires a lot of maintenance but is definitely worth the look.