Best Gaming Chairs for Big and Tall Gamers

Check out the stats for some affordable and high-end gaming chairs for big and tall gamers.

Whether it's the lumbar support falling short or the armrests digging in, you know when a gaming chair is uncomfortable. Get your seat sorted out with this list of the best chairs for big and tall gamers.

Chairs for Tall Guys

Merax High Back Racing Style Gaming Chair

This model is more of the traditional racing style gaming chair. However, with a high back, padded arms, a footrest and a tilt lock mechanism, this Merax chair provides extra support for taller folk.

Seat width: 21 in

Seat depth: 20.5 in

Backrest height: 26 in

Weight capacity: 225 lbs

DXRacer King Series DOH/KS06/NW

DX is known for its high quality gaming chairs. The DXRacer King series steps it up with a deeper seat, a higher back and a wider seat. Currently on sale for $469.00 from $599.00.

Seat width: 17 in

Seat depth: 20 in

Backrest height: 34 in

Distance between armrests: 19.5 in

Weight capacity:

Height recommendation: <6’3”

Chairs for Big Guys

Boss B991-CP Heavy Duty Double Plush

This chair from Boss has double plush cushions and has an accommodating seat that's extra wide and deep. Currently on sale for $192.00 from $500.00.

Seat width: 22.5 in

Seat depth: 18.5 in

Backrest height: 20.5-23 in

Weight capacity: 350 lbs

Serta Executive Office Chair

Yes, the same Serta that makes your mattress also makes office chairs. Ergonomically layered pillows provide extra comfort, and the adjustable lumbar support will keep you sitting pretty.

Seat width: 21.5 in

Seat depth: 19 in

Backrest height: 24.25 in

Weight capacity: 350 lbs

Chairs for Big and Tall Guys

Merax Big and Tall Back Ergonomic Racing Style Adjustable Chair

The Merax Big and Tall chairs are made for comfort, with thick padding, a 180 degree lie down, a footrest, ergonomic support and a tilt function. A high back and wider seat make it ideal for big and tall people.

Seat width: 20.8 in

Seat depth: 19.7 in

Backrest height: 33.8 in

Distance between armrests: 21.65 in

Weight capacity: 300 lbs

Alera Merix450 Series Mesh Big/Tall Mid-Back Swivel/Tilt Chair

This chair from Alera has breathable fabric, lumbar support, and an extra wide and deep seat, yet still looks like a normal office chair. A great chair if you prefer a subdued elegance from your furniture.

Seat width: 23.25 in

Seat depth: 20.88 in

Backrest height: 26.75 in

Distance between armrests: 20.63 in

Weight capacity: 450 lbs

Alera Ravino Big and Tall Series

If you want a cozier version of the above Alera chair, the Ravino will give you that. The Ravino has a pillow-top seat and back, padded armrests, and a higher back for when you need to sit back a minute.

Seat width: 22.88 in

Seat depth: 21.75 in

Backrest height: 31 in

Weight capacity: 450 lbs

Leap Plus Chair by Steelcase

This is basically Odin, the Allfather of chairs. If you really want the ultimate adjustable chair that will accommodate height, width and weight without affecting its performance, this is the chair for you. 

Seat width: 22.75 in

Seat depth: 24.75 in

Backrest height: 23 in

Distance between armrests: 24.75 in

Weight capacity: 500 lbs

If you missed them, check out our articles on the best computer gaming chairs for under $300 and the best rocker gaming chairs for under $300.

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Published Aug. 26th 2016
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