Shridhar Chillal – World’s Longest Fingernails – Male

Posted by admin on February 15th, 2008

Shridhar Chillal - Longest Fingernails
Shridhar Chillal holds the male world record for the longest fingernails on a single hand. His nails measured at 6.15 meters (20 feet 2.25 inches). Chillal’s longest nail is 4.25 feet. Before finally cutting all of his nails in 2000, he last used the fingernail clippers in 1952. That’s 48 years of never cutting his nails!

Total length
  6 m 15cm 20 ft 2.25 in

The nails on Chillal’s hand were getting increasing difficult to deal with. In addition to getting in the way with everyday activities, his long fingernails have caused permanant damage to his left hand.

The current record for the longest fingernails in the world now belongs to: Lee Redmond!