Kenneth Brumley is one of the heaviest people ever recorded, whose weight was confirmed. His story is featured on the documentary Half Ton Dad as a father of four, who weighed 1,033 pounds.
As a child, Brumley played basketball, baseball and American football which kept his weight average, but after a move to California at age 19, he stopped playing and the weight began to accumulate. At his heaviest, Brumley had a daily caloric intake of approximately 30,000 calories.
Bed-bound for four years, a fire crew had to hammer down a wall in Brumley’s house to get him out after he was finally accepted as a gastric bypass patient at the Renaissance Hospital in Houston.