Former pro wrestler and actor Andre The Giant (1946 — 1993) was known globally as The Eighth Wonder of the World, because he was just such an incredible sight. In his prime he reached a height of 7’4” and weighed a massive 520lbs (240kg) – the result of a condition he had known as gigantism.
He was already 6’3” and 240lbs (110kg) by the time he was 12 years old, and by 17 understood he was a natural fit for the pro wrestling world.
Here are 20 photos demonstrating just how humongous he really was:
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