World’s shortest couple gets married

EDITORIAL USE ONLY Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katyucia Lie Hoshino Barros from Brazil are presented with the Guinness World Record, which confirms they are The WorldÕs Shortest Married Couple, marking Guinness World Records Day, in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday November 17, 2016. The couple, who measure under 70 inches combines, have always suspected that they may be the shortest couple in the world, finally tied the knot eight years after meeting on social media. They are in London to have their record confirmed and to celebrate their honeymoon in the capital. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire

A Brazilian couple got married in September after having eight years of relationship, but on Thursday they got what they wanted for years official recognition from Guinness World Records that they are the world’s shortest married couple.

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Paulo who is 35.54 inches tall and Katyucia is 35.88 inches, have dwarfism. With a combined height of 71.42 inches, they beat out previous record holders, Douglas Maistre Breger da Silva and Claudia Pereira Rocha, who were 35.4 inches and 36.6 inches respectively.

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They both always wanted the shortest couple honour, but they have to get married for the registration in Guinness book of world records.


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