Tran Van Hay may have the world’s longest hair. At approximately 6.2 meters long the 73 year-old vietnamese man keeps it balanced on his head under a scarf and it looks like a giant turban.
He unravels it for visitors and his wife lays it out on the table to show them just how long it is.According to his wife, Tran hadn’t gotten a haircut in over 50 years, after getting seriously sick after cutting his hair, when he was 25 years old.
And, in half a century, he only washed it a few times, the last time being 11 years ago.Tran Van Hay died of natural causes, at the age of 79, at his home in Kien Giang province, after dedicating his life to curing people, for free.
At the time of his death, Tran Van Hay’s hair was over 6.8 meters long and weighed around 10.5 kilograms.