Having a slim physique is not only considered a form of beauty, but also a sign of activeness and energy. Most overweight people make every effort to lose weight through dieting or physical activities such as running and going to the gym. Some take green coffee, while some undergo complicated surgeries to remove extra mass to get a slim body structure.
Being slim in the present era is as difficult as anything else. This is because of the wide availability of fast food with high sugar and fat content. Most people cannot maintain a diet. So extra intake of sugars and fats causes weight gain results in obesity.
People fond of slim body physiques try their best to lose weight, but some do it without proper planning and guidance and consequently lose extra weight. Some are born with below-average weight due to genetic disorders or metabolism problems.
In this article, we will discuss the top five skinniest person in the world.
Skinniest Person Alive
Lizzie Velasquez is an American activist, motivational speaker, anti-bullying activist, and author. She was born with a rare genital disease called Marfanoid-progeroid-lipodystrophy Syndrome. Because of this, her body cannot store the fat and prevent her from gaining weight.
She is 32 years old, weighing 29 kg (64 lbs.) and has a height of 1.5 m. She is an American citizen.
In her childhood, she was bullied because of her extremely thin body shape. However, having a strong brain in a weak body distinguishes her because she does not allow anyone to weaken her, but rather she has emerged as a star. She became an anti-bullying activist and motivational speaker.
Loana Spangenberg is a Romanian model who weighs 38 kg (84 lbs.) and is very famous as she has an extremely thin waist of just 20 inches.
She is 39 years old, stands at 1.7 m, and is a citizen of Romania.
A newspaper in the United Kingdom dubbed her “the human hourglass.” She proclaimed that her body shape is natural and is not the result of any dieting or intentional weight loss. The exact cause of her anorexic condition is not known yet, but some medical experts suggest that it may be due to her fast metabolism.
Skinniest Person Ever
Valeria Levitin was a normal teenage girl. She wanted to be a famous model. At 23, Valeria started to lose weight by dieting when she was already considerably thin. She restricted her food intake as much as she could, which led her toward excessive weight loss.
She was a Russian citizen with a height of 1.5 m and a weight of 25 kg (56 lbs.).She won the title of “world’s thinnest woman” and rose to prominence in early 2012.
Her excessive weight loss and dieting led her towards an eating disorder called anorexia nervosa. She battled her disease, anorexia nervosa, for most of her life and eventually lost her battle with life in 2013, when Valeria was 40 years old.
Cathie Jung is an American citizen born in 1937. She stands at 1.72 m. She is very famous for her very thin waist. Cathie Jung holds the Guinness world record for the thinnest waist at 38.1 cm. She is a Victorian dress and corset enthusiast. Her magical thinnest waist was not the result of dieting or any disease. She has totally natural waist. Cathie is known as the “Queen of Hearts.”
Tom Staniford is an English para-cyclist born on July 1st, 1989 in England. He was the champion of the National Para-cycling Circuit Race in 2011. He stands at 1.9 m and weighs 65 kg (143 lbs.). He is suffering from a rare genetic mutation called MDP (mandibular hypoplasia, deafness, and progeroid features). It is a rare disease that prevents the storage of fat underneath the skin.
I will Guide, Make a Table, and Mention Important Points.
|Lizzie Velasquez||29 kg (64 lbs.)||1.5 m||32||American|
|Loana Spangenberg||38 kg 84 lbs.||1.7 m||39||Romanian|
|Valeria Levitin||25 kg 56 lbs.||1.5 m||40||Russian|
|Cathie Jung||61 135 lbs.||1.72 m||84||American|
|Tom Staniford||65 kg 143 lbs.||1.9 m||32||England|