Britain's fattest man Barry Austin dies at 52 - MellonPost

Britain’s fattest man Barry Austin dies at 52

Barry Austin

Barry Austin from Chelmsley Wood, Birmingham who was once dubbed Britain’s fattest man and who topped the scales at 65 stone has died at the age of 52.

Barry gained notoriety for his excessive eating and once took part in a Sky One documentary ‘Inside Britain’s Fattest Man’ presented by Richard Hammond and also in a ITV comedy-drama ‘The Fattest Man in Britain’ starring Timothy Spall and Bobby Ball.


At one point he consumed up to 29,000 calories and was drinking up to 12 litres of fizzy drink in a day.

In recent years Barry was said to be struggling with breathing issues and infections.