Mark Kuto (born December 10, 1979), also known as Mark the Giant and the Giant of El Kadsre is an El Kadsreian businessman who holds the Guinness World Record of the tallest person in recorded history and the tallest living person, standing at 3.15m (10ft 4.0 in). Due to his condition, he either uses leg braces or crutches in order to walk.
Mark was born in Glonisla, El Kadsre (then the Vlokozu Union) in 1979. His father, Hikaru is from Japan while his mother, Zawadi is from Kenya. He was at his normal size and weight during his infancy and then he suddenly begin to grow at a rapid rate while he was still a toddler. In 1982 when he was three, he was diagnosed with gigantism and he was measured 1.49 m. He became taller than his father in 1988, who stood at 1.92 m, when he was nine and his local primary school built a special desk for him. He stood at 2.51 m by the time he graduated from high school in 1997. In 2001, Mark passed Robert Wadlow as the tallest person.