Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com I didn't even know that grown adults could get this small, he is super short. At least he's smiling he seems to be enjoying himself as the shortest man in existence (so far as we know). Worlds apart: The moment the tallest man met the shortest | Mail Online wow. I guess that it'd be cool to have the shortest and tallest men in existence shake hands. Tallest man 7.9ft shortest man 2.4 ft I can't even imagine being 2.4 ft tall, that's way less than even half my current height, and being 7.9ft tall is slightly less than 2 ft towering over me, that's a lot of height.