At 6 feet, 5 inches, Rag 'n' Bone Man is close to being a giant himself, while Calvin Harris is also the same height. However neither are anywhere near being the tallest man of all time in the world. Robert Wadlow (1918-1940), who was 8 feet, eleven inches tall (2.72 meters), holds that record. Here are a few more giant fun facts from The Encyclopedia of Trivia
Frederick William I (1688 – 1740), the father of Frederick the Great, had a famous private guard company called the Potsdam Grenadiers. He would bribe, buy or even kidnap any man close to seven feet high to get them for the Grenadiers. Frederick made the giant men marry giant woman so he could “raise” his own giants.
William Bradley known more commonly as Giant Bradley or the Yorkshire Giant, was born on February 10, 1787. By 18, he had shot up to 7 feet, 8 inches. His teachers punished naughty boys by making Bradley lift them up and put them on high ceiling beams in the classroom until they learned their lesson.
The tallest woman ever, Zeng Jinlian, was born on June 26, 1964. Jinlian was from the Yujiang village in the Bright Moon Commune, Hunan Province, China. She measured 246.3 cm (8 feet, 1 inch) and suffered from both scoliosis and diabetes.
7-foot-tall people are so rare that if you know an American man between 20 and 40 who is 7 feet tall, there's a 17% chance he's in the NBA.