Jyoti Amge

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Jyoti Amge
World's Smallest Girl - Jyoti Amge at Jaipur with Paavan Solanki.JPG
Amge in 2013
Born (1993-12-22) 22 December 1993 (age 21)
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Known for World's shortest living woman
Height 2 ft 0.6 in (0.62 m)

Jyoti Kisange Amge[1] (born 22 December 1993) is an Indian actress notable for being the world's smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records.[2]

On December 22, 2011 ‒ Amge's 18th birthday, she was officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness World 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 Tall Teen. She was also a guest participant on Bigg Boss 6, an Indian television show. On August 13, 2014, she was cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story: Freak Show.

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.[4]

Media appearances[edit]

Amge, together with Teo Mammucari, co-hosted Lo show dei record in 2012 on the Italian channel Canale 5.

In August 2014 Amge was cast in American Horror Story: Freak Show,[5] which premiered October 8, 2014.


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 Guest appearance
2014–2015 American Horror Story: Freak Show Ma Petite 12 episodes

See also[edit]


  1. ^ American Horror Story: Freak Show - Extra-Ordinary Artist: Jyoti Amege interview. January 2015, around minute 0:40.
  2. ^ "Tiny Teenager Stands Tall Despite Her Height of 23 Inches". foxnews.com (Fox News Channel). 9 April 2008. Retrieved 20 July 2008. 
  3. ^ Guinness World Records
  4. ^ "World's shortest man, woman meet for first time". foxnews.com. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  5. ^ 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
Current holder