Sun Mingming (Chinese: 孙明明; pinyin: Sūn Míngmíng, born August 23, 1983) is a former Chinese professional basketball player and actor. He is the tallest professional basketball player in the world, and was measured by the Guinness World Records as 7 ft 9 in (2.36 m) tall.
In the summer of 2005, Sun discovered that he had a benign tumor attached to his pituitary gland. Because he had neither health insurance nor enough money to pay for the more than $100,000 in medical bills, his sports agent, Avery Loi, started a fundraiser to raise the necessary money. The tumor was successfully removed on September 26, 2005.On 4 August 2013, he married Xu Yan. They are recognized by Guinness World Records as the tallest living married couple with their combined height of 13 ft 10.72 in (423.47 cm).
He was born in a small town near Bayan County, Harbin in Heilongjiang Province, China. He has two siblings: a brother and a sister. He did not start playing basketball until he was 15 years old.
Movies & TV shows
Puff, grew up as a child spoilt by her parents. During the party celebrating her return from overseas studies, she had a romantic encounter with a young university student, it was love at first sight....
The Incredible Monk - Dragon Return
General Gao Renjie (Xie Yihong) is a prominent official of the royal court. He has been in countless battles and has been hailed as a decorated war hero. He has a childhood sweetheart named Feng Yi (H...
The Bravest Escort Group
The story follows a band of bodyguards who were tasked by General Ma Bao to protect the last hope of the Ming Dynasty, the daughter of a concubine to a recently deceased emperor, and her son. They hav...
The Thousand Faces of Dunjia
The world is on the verge of catastrophe because evil demons are roaming. The pugilist world created an organization to fight evil. A young girl with a mysterious past is drawn into a group of people ...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Candle in the Tomb
When archaeologist Shirley Yang learns of her father's disappearance, she returns to China and enlists the help of tomb raiders to track him down.
The team members of the near-bankrupt Chinese Football Victory Club try anything to raise money they need in order to save their club.
Rush Hour 3
Inspector Lee and Detective Carter are back in action as they head to Paris to protect a French woman with knowledge of the Triads' secret leaders after a failed assassination attempt on Ambassador Ha...
This article uses material from the Wikipedia article "Sun_Mingming", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.