The world is full of diversity and surprises as might have heard a story of 10 feet tall creatures. As we all know the average height of people around us, 5 feet 7 inch, 5 feet 11 inches, but there are some gigantic skeletons who can be even compared to HULK.

They don’t seem real and doesn’t look like they exist in real life and we are often confused either they are animated or photoshopped. Here are 20 Real Life Male Giants You won’t believe Exist.


10. Romario Dos Santos Alves (Brazil)

Romario Dos Santos Alves 'often renowned as real life hulk' is a Brazilian bodybuilder. He started bodybuilding at the age of 15.

He has a keen passion for bodybuilding and he always wanted to figure himself as HULK. Despite his efforts for several years, he didn’t see any increments in his muscles so he used harmful injections in order to grow his muscles.

He continuously injected 4 ml mineral oil for around 9 months which increased his muscles swelling by 20 percent. At first, It was looking attractive but later he suffered from breathing problem, kidney failure, an almost his both arms amputated. But, thank god, his arms were saved and slowly he recovered.

Romario Dos Santos Alves is a married man and has a wife named Marisangela Marinho. Also, he has a son named Asaffe Oliveira dos Santos.

9. Arlindo De Souza (Brazil)

Arlindo De Souza aka The Mountain is a bodybuilder from Olinda, Brazil. He has the biceps measuring 29 inches and is the biggest biceps in Brazil.

Arlindo regularly used the lethal cocktail of oil and alcohol in order to enhance his body muscles. It is very dangerous because the arms will be amputated with the regular use of such injections and sometimes a person can even die.

Arlindo De Souza is currently 47 in age and it is unknown either he is married or not.

8. Denis Cyplenkov (Ukraine)

Denis Cyplenkov (born March 10, 1982) is a Ukrainian body bodybuilder and arm wrestler. He was born and raised in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine.

He started weight sports career since his school days and has successfully won several tournaments and championships. He is best known for winning the Nemiroff World Cup in 2010 & 2011. Similarly, he has won several Russian arms wresting title.

Denis Cyplenkov has 62 cm biceps and the circumference of the wrist is 24 cm whereas his current weight is 140 kg, height 6 feet and 1 inches.

Denis Cyplenkov is rumored to be dating a girlfriend and probably not married. Denis is spotted with his lovely girl in Poland, media speculates.


7. Hafthor Bjornsson (Iceland)

Hafthor Bjornsson aka Ser Gregor “The Mountain” is an Icelandic strongman, actor, & former basketball player. He became more popular through his role of Gregor Clegane in the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones”.

Hafthor Bjornsson was born on November 26, 1988 (age 29) in a place called Reykjavík, Iceland. He has a height of 6 feet and 9 inches, where his weight is 180 kg.

Hafthor Bjornsson is currently dating girlfriend Kelsey Henson and has one children name Theresa Líf.

6. Shaquille O’Neal (United States)

Shaquille O'Neal aka ‘Shaq’ is a former professional basketball player. He was born (March 6, 1972) and raised in Newark New Jersey.

Shaquille O’Neal was once married to wife Shaunie O'Neal in 2002. However, the couple got divorced in 2011. Shaquille is tall with the height of 7 feet and 1 inches and weighs around 147 kg.

5. Yao Ming (China)

Yao Ming (born September 12, 1980) is a retired Chinese basketball player. Prior to his retirement, he used to play for Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association & Houston Rockets of the NBA.

Yao Ming has the height of 7 feet and 6 inches and weighs 141 kg.


4. Vikas Uppal (India)

Vikas Uppal was the tallest Indian man until his death on 30 June 2007. The main reason behind his death was a brain tumor. Though he died so early still he has a record of eighth-tallest man in history.

Vikas Uppal also called Vicky had a height of 8 feet and 2 inches.

3. Sajad Gharibi (Iran)

Sajad Gharibi is an Iranian Weightlifter with the height of 6 feet 10 inches. He is most popularly known as ‘Persian Hercules’ and ‘Iranian Hulk’.

Gharibi was born on December 19, 1991, and is currently 29 in age who seems to have a good career in WWE.

2. Brahim Takioullah (Morocco)

Brahim Takioullah is a Moroccan born '2nd tallest man in the world'. He was born on 26th January 1982 and is currently 36 years of age.

Brahim Takioullah has the height of 8 feet and 1 inch (246 cm) and is the Guinness world record holder for the largest feet (over 38 cm or 15 inches).


1. Sultan Kosen (Turkey)

Sultan Kosen is the tallest man in the world with the height of 8 feet and 2.82 inches. Sultan was born on December 10, 1982, and is currently 35 in age. He weighs 137 kg and wears a shoe size of 22.

Sultan Kosen married Merve Dibo in the year of 2013. One of the interesting facts about sultan is, he is the fifth tallest man in the history. Like other giants, he had a tumor affecting his pituitary gland which was later removed and that stopped his growth.