Top 5 Thinnest People In The World: Men & Women (Pictures Included)

There are some people in this world that has little flesh or fat on their body. This article reveals the Top 5 thinnest people in the world. Read on!

For some of these extremely skinny people, their super slim body came as a result of a medical condition. For others, it’s just natural.

Are you interested in finding out the skinniest people on earth? Check out their full names and pictures below.

The Top 5 Thinnest People In The World


Tom studied law at the University of Exeter. He was born 1st of July 1989. He weighs 65kg and has a height of I.9m.

Tom was born with a rare genetic mutation, which causes the inability for him to grow body fat. His case has kept doctors wondering for years.

He is from Akrotiri in the United Kingdom. Though he has the shape of a normal person, his body is far thinner than anyone can ever expect.

Tom has type 2 diabetes and his hearing abilit y was reduced from 10 years.

He was born normal when growing up he lost his body fat most especially from his limbs and face.

He easily breaks his bone when he falls because of no fat around that part. His condition means he has no natural support.

He loves cycling and developed a keen interest in cycling. He won the British para-cycling circuit race champion in 2011.

Tom suffers from MDP syndrome, a condition where an amino acid is missing from a complete enzyme significant to DNA replication.


She is a Romanian model who weighs about 84 lbs and has a waist size of 20inch which gives her an hourglass body shape. To her, her physique is just perfect.

Ioana was born in 1982. She has dark eyes and is 5 feet 6 inches in height.

She has an attractive mole on her forehead which makes her look very different from others. A German, who grown normally but later discovered a change in her body size as she increases in age.

She is happily married to Jan, a German too who encourages her in her work.


Born in 1937, Cathie Jung holds the award of the person with the thinnest waist to ever live.

She is 5 ft 6 in tall with about 38.1cm or 15inch waist. Her tiny waist was a result of her constant wearing of a corset.

She resides in Manteo in the United States, was born in 1937, and weighs 48kg up to date. she is married to Bob Jung.


She has a record of one  of the thinnest women in the world. She was born on 13th March 1989.

Lizzie Velasquez weighs 26kg and needs to eat every 15 minutes. Despite her body size, it never stops her from being a motivational speaker and an author.

She was born tiny and kept the doctors wondering. While growing up, she could not develop body fat, except for her breast which grew normally. She takes up to 5000 to 8000 calories per day.

Her condition is known as neonatal progeroid syndrome(NPS). The syndrome is known for causing premature aging, which makes her look older in her twenties.


Valeria Levitin is the world’s skinniest woman. She is from Monaco and weighs 27kg while being 6 feet 8inches tall.

Valeria suffers from anorexia. This condition was due to her excess eating of different diets, because of her condition.

She has been touring around the world to warn girls of eating excess diets and hope she regains soon.

In Conclusion

These are the top 5 thinnest people in the world right now.

No matter your body structure you are important. And you matter. Don’t ever forget that.

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Photo credits: The Mirror UK & Twitter.

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