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“Love Always Wins”: The World’s Shortest Spouses Set a World Record!

 “Love Always Wins”: The World’s Shortest Spouses Set a World Record!

Paulo, aged 31 and standing at only 90 cm tall, and his wife, 28-year-old Katyusia, who is just 1 cm taller, met on social media. Initially corresponding for a while, they eventually married a few years later. Brazilian natives Paulo Gabriel da Silva Barros and Katusia li Hoshino hold the Guinness World Record for being the world’s shortest married couple. Their love story has captivated social media users.

The couple’s combined height is merely 181.41 cm, with Paulo measuring 90.28 cm and Katusia at 91.13 cm. They began their relationship online in 2006 and have enjoyed many years of happiness since. They are officially the shortest couple to marry since records began. “We may be short, but we have big hearts and a lot of love for each other and everyone in our lives. Our lives are not without challenges, but we feel blessed to overcome them together,” the couple expressed.

Commenters on the Guinness World Records’ Instagram post were more focused on the couple’s love than their height. One user remarked, “Love wins.” Another commented, “Very sweet. Congratulations to you both!” However, some did point out the couple’s short stature. One noted, “They are both as tall as me,” while another added, “They are shorter than most people put together.”

Paulo and Katusia tied the knot on September 17, 2016, and have been in the public eye for seven years since receiving their record certificate. They also appeared in a YouTube video after their award was first presented. Reflecting on their relationship, Paulo shared, “I was immediately captivated by her beauty when I first saw her.” Initially, the feelings were not mutual.

Katusia blocked Paulo on Orkut, the now-defunct messaging platform where they met. Paulo had to put in considerable effort to win her over. They continued chatting until they met in person on December 20, 2008. After maintaining a long-distance relationship for four years, Katusia moved from her hometown of Londrina to join Paulo in Itapewa in 2012. Shortly after, they decided they wanted to be together forever.

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