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Neil Fingleton was born on 18th December 1980, in Durham, England, and was an actor and former basketball player. With a height of 2.32 m he was the tallest human in the Europe, and played basketball professionally from 2004 to 2007. He passed away in 2017

How rich was Neil Fingleton? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth was as much as $2 million converted to the present day. Basketball and films were the major source of Fingleton’s net worth.

Neil Fingleton Net Worth $2 million

To begin with, the boy was raised in Durham, but matriculated from high school in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2000, after moving to the US to pursue a career as a basketball player. He won a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and later to the College of the Holy Cross at Worcester. He graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor’s degree in History.

Concerning his professional career, it eventually lasted only from 2003 to 2007, when an injury forced him to retire. He played for the teams Boston Freazy from the semi-professional ABA league, and CB Illescas from Spain in the position of the centre. Afterwards, he moved back to his native city, and pursued an acting career. So, he was the first to appear in some television documentaries regarding the problems that he encountered because of his size. His first acting role he assumed in the film “X-Men: First Class” (2011) as a Russian bodyguard. Other film appearances followed, in “47 Ronin” (2013) and “Jupiter Ascending” (2015). In 2014, he played the role of Giant Mag the Mighty in the noted television series “Game of Thrones”, then in 2015, he took a role in the film “Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Overall, all the above mentioned engagements have increased the net worth of Neil Fingleton.

Finally, in his personal life, Neil remained officially single. Fingleton died on 25th February 2017 in London, England at the age of only 36 years – the cause of death was heart failure.

Net Worth $2 million
Date Of Birth December 18, 1980
Died February 25, 2017, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Durham, England, United Kingdom
Height 2.33 m
Weight 168 kg
Profession Actor
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, College of the Holy Cross, Holy Name Central Catholic High School
Nationality British
Parents Christine Fingleton
Movies 47 Ronin, X-Men: First Class
1 Towering height
1 Played basketball at the University of North Carolina and at Holy Cross (Worcester, MA).
2 Believes his his height is a result of genetics. His brother is 6ft 8in.
3 Neil Fingleton (born 18 December 1980) is the United Kingdom’s tallest British-born man at 7 feet 7.5 inches (232.5 cm) in height. Neil Fingleton won a basketball scholarship to the United States first playing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and later at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was playing for the Ciudad Real club in Spain but has now returned to his home city of Durham while he pursues a career in showbusiness. On the Guinness World Records website, Neil Fingleton says in 2006: “I am one of three siblings – my sister who is 6 feet 3 inches is the eldest at 30, my brother is 6 feet 8 inches who is 29 and I am 7 feet 7 inches at 26. My mother is 6 feet tall and my father was also. My great grandfather was 6 feet 8 inches. I have always been taller than everyone since I can remember. My height really took off when I reached 11 and was touching 7 feet. By the time I was 16 I was 7 feet 5 inches and stopped growing at 18 when I was 7 feet 7.56 inhces. Two 2007 British TV documentaries, Britain’s Tallest Men on BBC Four and Superhuman: Giants on ITV, featured Neil Fingleton and covered the difficulties and constant attention, quite often considerable rudeness, that he faces day to day.


Title Year Status Character
Doctor Who 2015 TV Series Fisher King
Jupiter Ascending 2015 Sargorn Fight Sequence
Game of Thrones 2014 TV Series Mag the Mighty
47 Ronin 2013 Lovecraftian Samurai
X: First Class 2011 Russian General’s Bodyguard 1


Title Year Status Character
Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 stunt performer


Title Year Status Character
Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 motion capture actor: Ultron


Title Year Status Character
Pointless Celebrities 2013 TV Series Himself
Hole in the Wall 2008 TV Series Himself
Superhuman: Giants 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself

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Title Year Status Character
Hole in the Wall 2008 TV Series Himself