2.Sultan Kosen he is 31 years old.He is a part-time farmer who measures. His height is 8 feet and 3 inches. He can reach a basketball hoop without jumping. He became the world’s tallest living man in 2009, overtaking China’s Xi Shun, who stood a mere 7 feet 9 inches. He is taller due to tumor affecting his pituitary gland. He cannot walk without cane or crutches.