Being tall is one of the features many ladies would desire. But when you are too tall this might become a source of attraction some persons might not really want. However, there are women who are exceptionally and have become very famous for their height. It may have been embarrassing while they were growing up but once they became famous for it the height didn’t matter any more. Here is a list of Top 10 tallest women in the world right now. NOTE that the person who was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records ad the World’s Tallest Woman, Yao Dafen (7ft 8 inches) died on the 13th of November 2012 at he age of 40. Another popular name on the list of top 10 tallest women in the world was Sandy Allen (7ft 7.5 inches). She died on August 13, 2008 at the age of 53. Malgorzata Dydek was also prominent on the list standing at 7ft 2 inches tall. She died on May 11, 2011 at the age of 37.
Currently, the Top 10 tallest women in the world are;
Zainab Bibi (7 ft 2 in)
Zainab Bibi stands 7 feet 2 inches tall. She is from Pakistan but now lives and works in Britain. Reports have it that she is afraid to go back to her country because people were hurting her and even got injured in one attack. She is considered to be one of the top 10 tallest women in the world right now.
Svetlana Singh (7 ft 2 in)
Svetlana Singh comes from India and is believed to be the tallest woman in India. She stands at 7 feet 2 inches tall and married a guy who is also tall. Singh’s son, who is only 5 years old, is already 4 feet 5 inches tall. Svetlana is a doctor of naturopathy and holistic medicine. Svetlana’s son was 4’5″ tall at the age of 2,5 years old and is believed to be the world’s tallest toddler. Though she claims to be 7ft 2 tall, some other reports say she was measured actually measured at 6’8″ tall. For now she is still seen as one of the tallest women in the world.
Uljana Semjonova (7 ft)
Uljana Semjonova was born on March 9, 1952. She is a retired basketball player from Latvia. She made a mark in the basket ball world while she played. During her time in the 70s and 80s, she was the leading women’s basketball player in the world and wore a size 21 shoe. She played for TTT Riga and joined the Olympics for team USSR. She received multiple awards for her talents, including Order of the Red Banner of Labour, enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame, FIBA Hall of Fame, and Lifetime Contribution to Sport (Via listabuzz).
Gitika Srivastava (6ft 11 in)
Gitika Srivastava is 6ft 11 inches. Her height is attributed to family genes. Gitika’s father was 7ft and 4 inches tall; he was a basket-baller. And just like her dad, Gitika has used her height to make a living by playing basket ball. She is among the tallest women in the world today.
Marvadene Anderson (6ft 11 in)
Marvadene Anderson is 6 feet 11 inches tall. She is from Jamaica but studied in the United States of America. She is the tallest woman from Jamaica. She played in her school basketball team where she was nicknamed ‘Bubbles’ by her team-mates because of her tall sense of humour.
Malee Duangdee (6 ft 10 in)
Malee Duangdee is considered the tallest woman in Thailand and the second tallest woman in Asia. She stands at 6 feet 10 inches. Malee never got formal education because her brother was too embarrassed to be seen with her. Her gigantism was due to a tumour in her pituitary gland and had several surgical attempts to remove the tumour.
Caroline Welz (6 ft 9 in)
Casoline Welz was born on July 6, 1986 in Potsdam, Germany. She stands at 6 feet 9 inches tall. Welz is a model and a tailor. She got good looks and sexy figure at her young age of 20. She can be described as the tallest sexy-looking woman in the world.
Elisany da Cruz Silva (6ft 9in)
Elisany da Cruz Siva is from Brazilian. She stands at 6.9 ft tall. At a point she was the tallest teenager in the World. Most fascinating part about the 20-year-old is that she has a boyfriend whose height is only 5ft 4inch, and she always looks like a giant human by his side.
Rita Miniva (6 ft 8 in)
Rita Miniva is from Zambia but now lives in the United States where she makes her living. Standing at 6 feet 8 inches tall, she is a perfect candidate for a basketball career in the country. She is among the top 10 tallest living women in the world currently.
Svetlana Pankratova (6ft 5in)
Svetlana Pankratova is from Russia. She stands 6ft 5inches tall. Her legs are, according to Guinness, almost 4 feet, 4 inches long. She featured in the Guinness book of Records as the woman with the longest legs in the world.