A piece of shocking news is coming is hitting the headlines that the tallest man of the US whose name is Igor Vovkovinskiy passed away on Friday following some heart disease. He was only 38 at the time of his death. Igor was best known as the tallest man in the United States. He was also a famous and renowned actor who had earned huge respect and reputation in his career. His death has come out as a huge loss to everyone. Since his family members have got the news, they are in grief and extremely sad about his sudden and untimely death.
How did Igor Vovkovinskiy Die?
Igor’s family announced this news stating that Ukrainian-born Vovkovinskiy died of heart disease at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester on 20 August 2021. The tallest man’s mother, Svetlana Vovkovinska who is an ICU nurse at the same clinic shared this news on her Facebook account. After getting the news of his demise, several people and well-known personalities are paying soulful tributes to him. His friends are also sending their thoughts to his family. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends.
Igor Vovkovinskiy Cause Of Death
Talking about Igor Vovkovinskiy who was born on 18 September 1982 in Bar, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union. He was a Ukrainian-American law student and actor. He was the tallest person in the US with seven feet eight and one-third inches. He shifted to Rochester, Minnesota in the year 1989 for his treatment at Mayo clinic. At that time, he was 6 years old and already six feet tall. When he started his treatment, the doctors said that a tumor forcing against his pituitary gland caused it to an unknown abnormal level of growth hormone. Due to his treatment, she shifted permanently to Rochester.
Igor worked in several films and commercials as an actor for which he got recognition. In 2011, he appeared in a comedy film titled “Hall Pass”. He was well-known for wearing a T-shirt to Barack Obama’s rally on which it was written that he was the Biggest Supporter of Obama. In 2013, he joined hands with the singer Zlata Ogenvich to represent Ukraine in the Eurovision Song Contest. At the age of 27, he was announced America’s tallest living person in New York City by A Guinness World Records adjudicator on a show. He revealed on his Youtube that he had an undergone treatment for some heart disease in 2019. He died on 20 August 2021 at the Mayo Clinic. May his soul Rest in Peace.