It is not difficult to find a tale of some remarkable heavyweight in every age and culture. In fact, human beings have been getting so fat since prehistoric times. However, in old times, it wasn’t possible to calculate the exact weight because accurate weighing is basically a 20th century phenomenon, and that’s the reason why the fatted man or woman ever has always been a matter of conjecture. Do you want to find the fattest woman in the world? The following list covers some of the most popular fattest women in the world. See if you can image their weight or not.
9 Fattest Women in the World
There has always been people weighing a lot more than what’s called normal body weight, but here’s the list of fattest women in the world that is sure to leave you in awe.
1. Carol Yager
Peak Weight: More than 1600 pounds
Carol Yager of Flint, MI was born in 1960. She had been obese since childhood and was at 1189 pounds when she was 33 years old and got admitted to Hurley Center for treatment of cellulitis. She is definitely one of the fattest women in the word. After following a 1200-calorie diet, she lost about 500 pounds, but she regained it quickly after being discharged. She died in 1994 due to massive water retention and signs of incipient kidney failure. So, she must ever be the fattest woman in the world.
2. Rosalie Bradford
Peak Weight: 1053 pounds
Born in 1943, she started gaining weight in her twenties and tried a number of popular diets but couldn’t get any success. She went to the hospital due to a blood infection and this kept her immobile for 8 years. She became so depressed that she attempted to commit suicide – she took painkillers, but that didn’t affect her much due to her excessive weight. She died in 2006.
3. Mayra Rosales
Peak Weight: 1036 pounds
Born in 1980, she was the heaviest woman alive at 1036 pounds, but she has now lost some weight and weighs only 200 pounds now. She was arrested on suspicion of murder her nephew, but medical staff established that the kid died from massive blunt force trauma and Mayra was unable to move her arm at that time. She has now lost more than 800 pounds and appears on different programs to discuss the changes in her weight.
4. Susanne Eman
Peak Weight: 800 pounds
Susanne Eman is an obese model and weighs 800 pounds, but wants to reach 1,600 pounds. She lost about half her body weight ahead of her scheduled wedding, but her fiancé refused to marry her, because he was not happy with her weight loss. Susanne was also not happy with so much weight loss and started regaining weight. She’s now 600 pounds once again, and interestingly, she has found new love too.
5. Charity Pierce
Peak Weight: Almost 790 pounds
At 39, Charity Pierce has already hit 56.4-stone mark in the past and was one fattest woman in the world. She was completely housebound because the butterfly shaped fat deposits on her body wouldn’t let her move around at will. After undergoing a weight-loss surgery that was conducted by Dr. Nowzaradan, she lost 49 pounds. After four months of strenuous training and exercise, she managed to lose another 20 pounds and was at 709 pounds. She wanted to make it even better and kept working on her diet and lifestyle. After 12 months, she was at 587 pounds. She underwent another surgery that removed large masses from her leg, leaving her at 496 pounds. She believes she can continue with her weight loss and be in a position to walk down the aisle with her fiancé.
6. Teri Smith
Peak Weight: 700 Pounds
At age 49, Terri Smith set world record – she was the fattest girl with a total of 700 pounds of body weight. She was 252 pounds when she was only 20. Now, she’s trapped in her bedroom and couldn’t even go for an MRI scan to find out reason behind her severe headaches.
7. Pauline Potter
Peak Weight: 678 pounds
Pauline Potter, the 50-year-old Sacramento, CA, has to be on the list of the fattest woman in the world. She has a headline-grabbing resume that includes appearing on Dr. Phil, appearing on HLN with Dr. Drew, and being named the “World’s Heaviest Living Woman” by the Guinness World Records. What made her really popular was her statement that she lost weight by having sex more than seven times a day with her ex-husband, who has already mentioned how difficult it was for him to position her during sex.
8. Donna Simpson
Peak Weight: 630 pounds
Born in 1967, Donna Simpson wanted to be the world’s heaviest woman by achieving more than 1,000 pounds. She weighed 630 pounds in 2008, but moved down to 602 pounds in 2010. She already has the Guinness World Records for the “Heaviest Woman to Give Birth.”
9. Joan Thorpe
Peak Weight: 532 pounds
It all started in her teenage years when her eating spun out of control and she ended up with a whopping 532 pounds of body weight and was Britain’s fattest girl. Due to her obesity, she had to undergo a hip replacement surgery when she was only 13. At 18, her doctor told her that she’d live another two months if she wouldn’t lose weight. This started a lifelong fight against fluctuating pounds. She lost weight when she was young and reached 131.6 pounds, but it soon changed and she started gaining weight in a few years’ time. She received another warning from her doctors in 2013 because she was at 322 pounds. After 50-year weight battle, she has again shrunk to size 18.