Jon Brower Minnoch () – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Jon Brower Minnoch was an American man who, at his peak weight, was the heaviest human being ever recorded, weighing 1,400 lb.

Born: September 29, 1941, Bainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.
Died: September 10, 1983, Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Cause of death: Edema
Known for: Heaviest person ever recorded
Spouse(s): Jeannette (1978–1983, his death)
Children: 2

About Jon Brower Minnoch

Washington-born man who became the heaviest man in recorded history, tipping the scales at approximately 1,400 lbs. He suffered from severe edema and died from the disease at age 41.

Before Fame

He weighed nearly 300 lbs. by age 12.


He and his 110 lb. wife set a world record for the greatest weight difference between a married couple.

Family Life

He was married to a woman named Jeannette from 1973 until his death. He had two children.


She and Christina Onassis both died as a result of edema.

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