- Taisto Miettinen
- 6 total number
- Finland (Sonkajärvi)
The most Wife Carrying World Championships won by a man is six, by Taisto Miettinen (Finland), who with his "wife" Kristiina Haapanen (Finland) took gold in 2009–13 and 2017.
Taisto and Kristiina are not married, as competitors do not need to be for the competition.
Kristiina holds the female record, and together the duo have won the most wife-carrying golds as pair.