Rumeysa Gelgi - Bio, Net Worth, Married, Husband, Parents, Siblings, Family, Nationality, Age, Birthday, Height, Weight, Wiki, Facts, Record, Daughter
Rumeysa Gelgi is the world's tallest woman. She was named the world's tallest living woman in the world by Guinness World Records who has a height of 215.16 cm i.e. 7 feet and 0.7 inches tall. Her towering height is caused by a condition called Weaver syndrome. Turkish Sultan Kosen holds the record for the world's tallest living man with a height of 251 cm i.e. 8 feet and 2.8 inches tall.
Rumeysa Gelgi is a researcher, advocate, and junior front-end developer. She works as a junior front-end developer at edX. She is a certified Front-End Developer. She advocates for the Weaver syndrome. She served at Kirik Kuyruk as a Strays Animal volunteer from 2016 to 2020.
What is Rumeysa Gelgi Famous For?
- World's tallest living woman.
Where is Rumeysa Gelgi From?
Rumesya Gelgi was born on 1 January 1997. She was born in Turkey. She holds Turkish nationality. Her mother is a lab technician, Safiye Gelgi. She has a sister named Hilal Gelgi. The detailed information about her parents and siblings is not available at present. Due to her physical condition, she was homeschooled.
She graduated from high school in 2016. She belongs to mixed ethnicity and her religion is Muslim. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
World's Tallest Woman
Guinness World Records announced Rumesya Gelgi as the world's tallest living woman in the world in 2021. Her official height is registered at 215.16 cm i.e. 7 feet and 0.7 inches tall. Her height is caused due to a condition called Weaver syndrome. It causes accelerated growth and other abnormalities. Due to her condition, she usually moves around in a wheelchair. She can move for short periods using a walker.
After being named the world's tallest living woman, she said in a statement, "Every disadvantage can be turned into an advantage for yourself so accept yourself for who you are, be aware of your potential and do your best."
The editor-in-chief of Guinness World Records said in a statement, "It's an honour to welcome Rumeysa back into the record books. Her indomitable spirit and pride at standing out from the crowd is an inspiration. The category of tallest living woman is not one that changes hands very often, so I'm excited to share this news with the world."
The last time the two holders shared the same nationality was in 2009 when China's Bao Xi Shun (236.1 cm; 7 ft 8.95 in) and Yao Defen (233.3 cm; 7 ft 7 in) held the tallest male and female records respectively.
Is Rumeysa Gelgi Married?
Rumeysa Gelgi is not married and does not have any children. More details about her personal life will be updated here.
How Tall is Rumeysa Gelgi?
Rumeysa Gelgi stands at the height of 215.16 cm i.e. 7 feet and 0.7 inches tall. She is the world's tallest living woman in the world at present. Information about her weight is not known. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is dark brown.
Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Rumeysa Gelgi Net Worth?
Rumeysa Gelgi earns from her professional career in the IT sector. She works developer in the tech industry. She currently works as a junior front-end developer at edX. She is paid a handsome salary for her job. Her net worth is estimated below $1 million at present.
Trivias About Rumeysa Gelgi You Need To Know.
- Her father is a retired doctor.
- She underwent open-heart sugery at the age of one due to ASD+PDA problems from birth.
- She underwent Umbilical Hernia surgery at the age of three.
- She was named the world's tallest living female teenager at 18 in 2014.
- Both the current tallest living man and woman are from the same country.