Xie Qiuping from China, holds the record for the women’s longest hair in the world. When it was measured on 8 May 2004, it recorded a length of 5.627 m (18 ft 5.54 in). She has been growing her hair for more than 30 years, since she was 13 years old.
Tran Van Hay from Vietnam is the record holder of the longest hair in the world for men. The 73 year old man has a hair that measures 6.3 m (20 ft 7 in). He has been growing his hair for over 40 years.