Arya Premana weighs 30 stone – and he’s just 11-year-old.He’s the world’s heaviest child, and has had to have life-saving surgery
New Channel 5 documentary, World’s Heaviest Child: Extraordinary People, is taking a closer look at his life.
Travelling to the Omni hospital in Jakarta, Arya was the youngest person to ever undergo a five-hour gastric sleeve operation.
Daily Mirror reports in a trailer for the show, it’s revealed that Arya weighs the same as six boys his age.
As he sits by the side of a pool eating an ice cream, his mother tells the cameras: “Arya is very famous, so I feel very happy.”
His father adds: “We came from a village, and then we were considered celebrities in the media and on TV,” as clips of him appearing on various TV shows are shown.
So far, a team of medical experts have failed to find a reason for his weight gain.
A doctor says: “If this situation is not controlled it could be fatal and he’ll die.