Igor Vovkovinskiy was a Ukrainian-American actor and the tallest man in the United States has died at the age of 38 on Friday, August 20 in Minnesota, he was died due to heart disease at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. His mother Svetlana Vovkovinska was the first one to announce the death news of her son on Facebook. She wrote “Igor Vovkovinskiy Igor died on August 20 at 22:17 pm in hospital from heart disease. He and his older brother Oleh were with him until the end. His last dinner was: a piece of Kyiv cake and Fanta. A few hours before his death, he was accompanied by Oleh’s wife Alla and children. Igor was glad to see them, and although it was difficult for him to speak, he tried to joke about his nephew Andriy, whether he had learned the Ukrainian language in a month in Ukraine.” Following the news of Igor Vovkovinskiy’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the tallest man, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user wrote “So sorry for your loss. I lost My daughter and it’s awful losing a child. You are not alone. Thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless.” Another commented “I’m soo sorry for your loss. I only spoke to Igor a few times, but he was an amazing guy, with the best sense of humor. He told me that his favorite food was your/his Mom’s homemade pierogis. Gone too soon, may he rest in eternal peace.”
What was Igor Vovkovinskiy Net Worth?
Igor Vovkovinskiy Net Worth
$1 Million to $2 Million USD
Igor Vovkovinskiy was a Ukrainian-American actor and the tallest man in the United States. He was born on September 18, 1982, in Bar, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union, he was 38 years old at the time of his demise. He was a Ukrainian-American law student, Vovkovinskiy was 7 feet 8 inches tall. He appeared on ‘The Dr. Oz Show. In 2009, he was called out by President Barack Obama during a campaign rally by wearing a T-shirt that read, “World’s Biggest Obama Supporter”. In 2007 he was featured on the show ‘Inside Extraordinary Humans: The Science of Gigantism’. He wore a worth of $16,000 specially-made shoes after he made a plea on Facebook to cover the massive cost. When he appeared in ’60 Minutes Australia’ he said “I always have to think about: Am I endangering my life? Nothing is built for my size so everything is a challenge.” He is survived by his brother, nephew, niece mother, and step-sister.
The estimated Net Worth of Igor Vovkovinskiy is between $1 Million to $2 Million USD.
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