Who is or was the heaviest woman in the world and what was her weight?
The world's heaviest woman was Rosalie Bradford. (1200 pounds).
The world's heaviest woman was Ashlee Gonzalez Segovia. (1600 pounds).
The world's heaviest woman was Renee Teresa Scarfa who weighed a staggering 1,800 pounds at the time of her death. She died November 28, 2008 at the age of 49. Cause of death was cardiac complications stemming from severe obesity. At this time her weight has not been officially confirmed or verified but sources close to the family claim that it accurately reflects her weight close to the time of her demise.
An unidentified 44 year old woman from the USA was admitted to a hospital on August 3rd, 2004 weighing at least 2,000 pounds but was estimated to weigh as much as 2,500 pounds. A crane and heavy flat bed truck were required to move her. Though her name was not released, one family member admitted that she had been gaining weight steadily for the past 10 years.
The 'heaviest woman' with a confirmed weight record was Carol Yager (1960-1994). She weighed at least 1200 lbs. (545 kg) and had an unconfirmed peak weight of 1600 lbs. (727 kg). She is reported to have lost 521 lb. (236 kg) through non-surgical means, although most of this would have typically been fluids from edema.
The main thorax, with abdomen and pelvic bones, is the heaviest part of the human body, comprising about 60% of the total weight. Related Information: The skin is the heaviest organ of the human body comprising about 16% of the total weight. Weight of other human body parts: One leg = about 10% One arm = about 6% Head = about 8% Brain = about 2%