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Meet the woman with the world’s biggest hips

If you thought Kim Kardeshian has the biggest hips in the world, then think again. That honour belongs Mikel Ruffinelli, 42, is currently who measures in at a well-rounded eight foot.

The mother of four, from Los Angeles, who is a psychology student, loves her womanly shape and husband Reggie is said to worship her statuesque form.

“I’m extreme, I have an extreme physique. I love my curves, I love my hips and I love my assets,” Mikel said.

But with the visual perks come the physical drawbacks and Mikel is forced to side-shuffle around her house to avoid getting stuck in corridors and even struggles to fit in the shower.

Mikel Ruffinelli who has what has been described as the world’s biggest hips.

She is forced to drive a wide truck which she accesses using a step ladder as she doesn’t fit into a standard size car.


Ruffinelli’s hips measure record 8.25 feet around and she appears in a documentary series on TLC entitled World’s Biggest Hips

“I love my curves, I love my hips,” she says on the show. Ruffinelli also says that she gets all kinds of attention, both good and bad.

“While some people point, stare, and take pictures, men seem to love the shape. Men don’t fancy skinny girls, they like an hourglass figure,” she says.

Mikel Ruffinelli shows off her super-sized hips while sitted.
Mikel Ruffinelli shows off her super-sized hips while sitted.

Ruffinelli appears on the show with three other women, a 56-year-old with a waist six feet around who strips under the name Sweet Cheeks, an Austrian model, and Marlena Plummer, who has the world’s second largest hips after Ruffinelli.