The average height of a man is about 5' 9 or 1.8 meters and the average height of a woman is 5 feet 4 inches or about 1.65 meters.
I thought it would be interesting to see how Yao Ming, towering at 7' 6 (2.29 meters), would look standing next to people of average height.
Michael Jordan (6' 6) at the all-star game with Yao Ming.
Yao on a tour in Africa.
Yao standing next to a 4' 11 waitress.
Watching the game while injured sitting next to his translator.
Yao Ming, 5th from right.
This infographic shows how tall Yao Ming's children would be based on the heights of both he and his wife.
Awww...Yao has a groupie.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is 6' 2
Chinese movie stars
Yao Ming sitting at a political conference.
Muggsy Bogues at 5' 3 was the shortest basketball player in history.
Yao with other basketball greats.
Yao going for a morning jog.
Shaquille O'neal with Christina Aguilera and Yao Ming
Yao with Rocket's trainer.
In China, he's known as 黨的生命先生 which roughly translates to: "Mister life of the party"
Yao Ming and with his wife Ye Li who is 6' 3.
Yao Ming during an interview.
Yao Ming with his custom-made bicycle.
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