Oldest Woman In The World

Misao Okawa, who is recognized as the world's oldest woman, reacts during her 115th birthday celebrations at Kurenai Nursing Home on March 5, 2013 in Osaka, Japan. Misao Okawa, was born in Tenma, Osaka, on March 5, 1898.  (credit: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images)

New Oldest Man In The World Is 112; Oldest Woman 115

Guinness World Records used census reports, immigration papers, marriage records and news reports to confirm the ages of the oldest man and woman in the world.