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Top 10 Tallest Women in the World – 2023 Update

Top 10 tallest women in the world

Height is just one of those characteristics that are capable of separating us all. There are a lot of people out there who are self-conscious about their height, however, it may be the problem when you talk about clothes, footwear, health issues and other things they may bother not being able to enjoy due to their heights. But others who are happy with their amazing heights. For the women who love sports and modelling, tallness is the pleasure.

Here are the list of Top 10 Tallest Women in The World in 2023

10. Heather Greene – 6’5.5-

the height of 6 feet, 5.5 inches tall Heather is the top 10 tallest women in the world, she was born in American and is very popular in the USA.  In the age of 15, Heather reached her  height 6’5.5. She’s very respected in the USA because of her height. Clothes and health maybe a problem to maintain, but it’s just okay when she got fame and respect in return!

9. Rita Miniva Besa- 6’8 –


Rita is currently lives in America but basically she is from Zimbabwe where she plays basketball. Her height is 6ft, 8 inches and she is a member of a basketball team in US because of her great height. Being extraordinarily tall is a blessing for some people, she is one of those. A great basketball player, what else would a girl dream of!

8. Caroline Welz – 6’9 – As tallest women,

Caroline Welz is well-known person in Germany. In many ways, she is seen as an inspiration to all women across the world because she isn’t ashamed of how she looks or who she is Even though there are so many people that are very tall in height living in this country, Caroline is unique because she is actually the highest out of all of them.

7. Malee Duangdee – 6’10 –

Malee was and no. 1 tallest women Asia and top 7 tallest women in world. A height of 6ft, 10inches due to an abnormality in growth because of the tumor makes her the 7th tallest woman in the world. She died of a heart attack in her village. She had been being affected by her wellness for most of her lifetime. Malee was 24 years of age.

6. Gitika Srivastava- 6’11 –

The next woman on this list is Gitika from India, who measures in at 6’11”, Gitika used to play basketball. Outside of these things, She is also a very successful businesswoman.  Being the 6th tallest woman in the world, she’s an inspiration for many people in India. Gitika ‘s father was also a part of basket ball team and was 7ft, 4inches tall.

5. Uljana Semjonova – 7’1-

5th in the list, the best basketball woman player in the world in 1970-80’s, Uljana is from Latvian and has a height of 7 feet. She was also known as a basket ball player with the largest feet. She was a winner of European Champions Cup about 15 times and  15 championships in the Soviet Union, She was an excellent player making records at international levels too.

4. Zainab Bibi – 7’2 –

The fourth tallest woman in the world, She is 7 ft, 2inches tall.  Zainab is from Pakistan who moved to Britain because her family was annoyed with her tall height. She tried to get a place to stay but, in two thousand and nine for staying at the asylum. But after that, she got the opportunity to stay in a council flat that was rent free in Greater Manchester.

3. Malgorzata Dydek – 7’2 –

Malgorzata 3rd tallest women in the world and was Born on 28th April 1974 in the US, She plays basketball in the United States They allowed her to be on the team because she was so tall. She played in Poland for the Colorado Xplosion. She later got married to a guy named David is originally and they moved to Brisbane after that. Two kids later names David and Alexander. She is seven foot two inches.

2. Sandy Allen – 7’7 –

The 2nd tallest women in the world is Sandy Allen. She was the tallest of the world till nineteen seventy-six. Sandy’s book, Cast a giant shadow is included in Guinness book of world record since 1976. She faced many health problems due to her height. She went to a surgery too but in vain. Sandy used a wheelchair to support herself in later years. She was bedridden and spent the last years of her life Indiana.

1. Yao Defen – 7’8 –

Yao Defen is No. 1 spot in our list of Top 10 Tallest Women in the World. she was Born in China, this woman rules the list due to a medical disorder, weighing 200kg and having of 7ft, 8 inches height makes her the tallest woman on earth alive. She died at the age of 40 years, on November 13, 2012.  It’s unfortunate, but people like Yao Defen are a reminder that sometimes a natural gift can become a physical deformity.

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