Photos: 10 of the world's heaviest people and their drastic weight loss

Oct 12, 2017, 16:22 IST
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    Eman Ahmed: Born in 1980, Eman weighed 500kgs at her highest weight. She was flown into Mumbai’s Saifee hospital for Bariatric surgery and lost 65 kgs, before she died in September 2017 due to health complications. All photos Youtube

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    Carol Yager was one of the most obese people ever recorded in history and was the heaviest woman ever recorded. At the age of 34, Yager weighed 540 kgs. She lost 236 kgs in three months and is known for having lost the most weight by non-surgical means in the shortest time

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    Francis John Lang: Born in 1934, Francis John Lang also known as Michael Walker, weighed 538 kg at his heaviest. A soldier in Korea, Lang used to live in a mobile home with observation windows that allowed him to travel around the country and used his obesity to his advantage by displaying himself at carnivals and fairs

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    Jon Brower Minnoch: Born in 1941, John died in 1983. At his heaviest he weighed 635 kg (1,400 lb; 100 st 0 lb). He lost approximately 419 kg (923 lb; 65 st 13 lb) and is documented as the largest weight loss ever documented

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    Khalid Bin Mohsen Shaari: Born in 1991, Khalid is still living. At his heaviest he weighed 610 kg (1,345 lb; 96 st 1 lb). He lost 150 kg (330 lb; 23 st 8 lb) after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia ordered him to be hospitalized in August 2013

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    Manuel Uribe: Born in 1965, Manuel Uribe weighed 597 kg (1,316 lb; 94 st 0 lb) at his heaviest. He received worldwide media attention in January 2006, which had a number of people reaching out to help him. He later got help from doctors and nutritionists and lost 225 kg (496 lb; 35 st 6 lb) over a two-year period. He later gained a few kilograms and died in May 2014 weighing 394 kg

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    Mayra Rosales: Born in 1980, Mayra Rosales is still alive and as of 2013 holds the Guiness World Record for most weight lost, when she lost 363kgs. She is still living

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    Paul Mason: Born in 1960, Paul Mason was once the heaviest man on earth, weighing 360.606 kg at his heaviest. Unable to move, Paul underwent bariatric surgery in the year 2010 and lost an estimated 295 kg after the surgery. Five years later Paul lost 272 kgs (600 pounds) and today weighs around 350 pounds. Incidentally he lost all this weight after 136 kgs of excess skin was removed from his body

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    Robert Butler: Born in 1971, Robert butler’s tryst with weight gain caught the international media’s attention, when he had to be moved out of his home in a truck using a crane. He weighed 544 kgs at his heaviest. Butler passed away in Jan 2015 from medical complications

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    Rosalie Bradford: Born in 1943, Rosalie Bradford Holds the Guinness World Record for most weight lost by a woman at 349 kgs. At her heaviest Rosalie weighed 477 kg and her weight loss journey started after she got a helping hand from Richard Simmons. She died of medical complications in the year 2006

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    Walter Hudson: Born in 1944, Walter Hudson held the Guiness Book of World record for the largest wait circumference at 9 ft 11 in (3.02 m). He died in the year 1991 and weighed 543 kg while at his heaviest

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Do you know who holds the Guinness World record for being the heaviest person in the world or who lost the most weight? Well, here's a list of the heaviest people in the world their weight loss journey