Jyoti Amge

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Jyoti Amge
Chandra bahadur dangi with jyoti amge(right) , thaneswar Guragai(middle).jpg
Jyoti Amge (left) with Chandra Bahadur Dangi (right)
Born (1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 20)
Nagpur, India
Known for World's smallest living woman
Height 2 ft 0.6 in (0.62 m)

Jyoti Amge (born 16 December 1993), a resident of Nagpur, India, is the world's smallest living woman according to the Limca Book of Records and Guinness Book of Records.[1][2] On December 16, 2011 ‒ Amge's 18th birthday, she was officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness Book of Records with a height of 62.8 cm (2 ft 0.6 in). Her restricted height is due to a growth anomaly called achondroplasia.[3]

Amge was featured in the 2009 documentary entitled Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen. She was also a guest participant on Bigg Boss 6, an Indian television show. On August 13th, 2014, she was cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story: Freak Show.[4]

In 2012, she met the world’s shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi of Nepal. The pair posed together for the 57th edition of the Guinness World Records 2013.[5]

Media appearances[edit]

In August 2014, Amge was cast for the fourth season of American horror television series American Horror Story.[6]


List of Films and Television Appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2009 Body Shock Herself Episode- Two feet high teen
2012-2013 Bigg Boss 6 Herself Contestant
2014 American Horror Story: Freak Show Ma Petite

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Tiny Teenager Stands Tall Despite Her Height of 23 Inches". foxnews.com (Fox News Channel). 9 April 2008. Retrieved 20 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Limca Book of Records, The Human Story". Limca Book Of Records. The Coca-Cola Company. Archived from the original on 15 March 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Guinness Book Of World Records
  4. ^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Horror_Story:_Freak_Show
  5. ^ "World's shortest man, woman meet for first time". foxnews.com. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Bucksbaum, Sydney (13 August 2014). "Meet American Horror Story: Freak Show's Newest Addition: Jyoti Amge, the World's Smallest Woman!". E!. Retrieved 14 August 2014. 

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Preceded by
Madge Bester
Shortest Recognized Woman
Succeeded by