The largest foot was a foot and a half or 18.5 inches to be exact. It, well, they as there were two of them, belonged to Robert Wadlow of Alton, Ill., who is the tallest man in recorded history at 8 feet, 11 inches. Wadlow’s shoe size was 37AA. The living record holder is Jeison Orlando Rodríguez Hernández who takes a size 26 to contain his 15.9 inch feet. Rodriguez height is but a mere 7-3.