Ayanna Williams Holds The Guinness World Record For The Longest Fingernails (Video)
Guinness World Records

Ayanna Williams’ Fingernails Make Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records has announced their 2018 class of record holders and Ayanna Williams made the list for the longest fingernails!

The Houston, Texas native has been growing her nails for over 20 years!

Via Guinness:

When Guinness World Records measured them earlier this year, they had a combined total length of 576.4 cm (18 ft 10.9 in).

The nails on her left hand are longer than her right, measuring a total of 326.5 cm (10 ft 8.5 in) compared with 249.8 cm (8 ft 2.3 in).

It takes Ayanna up to 20 hours – and two bottles of nail polish – to paint her tremendous talons.

When she’s not painting her own fingernails, Ayanna is giving manicures to clients as she works as a nail technician.

In order to protect them, she avoids washing dishes and sleeps with them resting on a pillow.

Ayanna became the record holder for the Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) after Chris “The Dutchess” Walton (also USA) cut her own nails, which had grown to a total length of 731.4 cm (23 ft 11 in).

Asked whether she has any plans to cut her nails in the future, Ayanna says: “They’re a part of me so they’re here to stay!”

See video below:


Looks like her toenails are next!

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