Manuel Uribe – the heaviest man on Earth – weighed 1,230 pounds (557 kg) in 2006 when he was included in Guinness World Record book. By 2014 he had dropped some 330 pounds (150 kg). He was bedridden for the last 12 years relying on his friends and mother to clean and feed him. He married Claudia Solis in 2008.
On May 2, 2014 he had to be taken to a hospital using a crane due to abnormal heartbeat. He also had problems with liver. He died 24 days later at the age of 48.