We have a powerhouse of seven extraordinary women in the world who made a mark for being different and distinctively unmatched. Find more about them below and their incredible feats that made us want to believe they’re not real.
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1. Julia Gnuse, Most Tattooed Woman in the World
The Illustrated Lady Julia Gnuse holds the Guinness Book of World Record as the most tattooed woman in the world. Julia has a skin disease called porphyria in her mid 30s. It was known that the only cure to this disease will cause blindness. To cover up the blisters, she was advised to tattoo her skin in pale skin tone color, but it didn’t work out. She decided instead to cover her body with colorful tattoos, which cost her over $80,000.000.
2. Jyoti Amge, World’s Smallest Living Woman
Standing only two feet tall, Jyoti Amge was diagnosed with Achondroplasia, a type of dwarfism that occurred to her since she was born. She became an Indian actress, and she was also featured in international films like Body Shock, a 2009 documentary, and in the fourth season of American Horror Story: Freak Show.
3. Asha Mandela, World’s Longest Dreadlocks
Rapunzel finally found her match in real life. Asha Mandela from Atlanta, Georgia, is declared to have the world’s longest dreadlocks by Guinness Book of World of Records with hers measuring 55 feet long. She was warned by the doctors that her hair could paralyze her due to its heavy weight, but Asha refused to cut them.
4. Abigail and Brittany Hensel, the Conjoined Twins
Abby and Brittany are twenty-two-year-old conjoined twins who have the same body but have different heads. Each also has a stomach, heart, spine, and spinal cord. They appeared in The Ophrah Winfrey Show, they were featured in various documentaries on The Discovery Channel, The Learning Channel, and in Time magazine. The twins also have an upcoming TV series.
5. Mikel Ruffinelli, World’s Widest Hips
Weighing more than 420 pounds with the hips of 8 feet in circumference, thirty nine year old Mikel Ruffinelli from Los Angeles is named the world’s widest hips. She was diagnosed with Lipedema which makes excessive fat tissue grows rapidly. The unusual growth of her hips started after she gave birth to her first child.
6. Aneta Florczyk, the World’s Strongest Woman
The strongest woman of the world is from Poland and goes by the name Aneta Florczyk. She started out as a power lifter when she was sixteen years old, and in 2000, she became the European champion. In 2004, she was declared as Europe’s Strongest Woman, and she was also named as the World’s Strongest Woman in 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2008 by Guinness.
7. Beshine, World’s Largest Breast Implants
Mayra Hills, commonly called as Beshine, is a German model who boasts to have the world’s largest fave boobs with a 32Z size and a staggering weight of 20 pounds each. It was also told that each breast contains 10 liters of saline solution.
Natural or technology-enhanced, these extraordinary women proved that they are real and that struggles are also real, but they conquered their weaknesses to become one of the greatest people who ever lived in this planet.