Bridgette Jordan

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Bridgette Jordan
Born (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 27)
Height 69 cm (2 ft 3 in)

Bridgette Jordan (born June 9, 1989) is the former smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records at 2 ft 3in (69 cm). She is also one of the shortest living siblings according to Guinness World Records as her younger brother Brad is 38 inches tall at 20 years old (in 2011). Bridgette and Brad were born with a rare genetic condition called Microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism type II. Bridgette is still the smallest woman in the USA. She lives in Sandoval, Illinois, having attended college at Kaskaskia College. Her hobbies are dancing and cheerleading. She was on the cheer squad for Kaskaskia. She wears an infant size 2 shoe.

Bridgette received the record from the previous Guinness record holder, Elif Kocaman of Kadirli, Turkey, who measured 2 feet, 4.5 inches on September 20, 2011 but then lost the record to Jyoti Amge of Nagpur, India, on December 16, 2011, when Jyoti turned 18.

Bridgette was born weighing in at 1 pound, 12 ounces and was 12.5 inches long. Her brother Brad was born weighing 2 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 13.5 inches long. Together today the two only reach 5 ft 5in.

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  • Associated Newspapers Limited, Worlds Shortest Woman, Retrieved on 2011-10-22.
  • Huffington Post By David Moye, Guinness Declares Illinois Resident Bridgette Jordan The World's Shortest Woman.
  • World Records Academy, Shortest woman: Bridgette Jordan breaks Guinness world record, Friday, October 14, 2011.
  • Daily Mail, 'It's great to be small': 2 ft tall cheerleader (who is dwarfed by the Guinness World Records' Book) is crowned shortest woman, By Lee Moran, 20 September 2011.
  • You Tune, Bridgette Jordan - The world's shortest living woman, Guinness world record.
  • Guinness World Records Video: Bridgette Jordan is new world’s shortest living woman.
  • Brad and Bridgette Face Book page.
  • Who Is the World’s Shortest Woman?, By Katie Kindelan, Sep 21, 2011
  • YouTube, The Shortest Siblings - Guinness World Record 2012.
  • Yuba Net, Nevada City, California, Guinness World Record: New Shortest Living Woman, Sep 20, 2011
  • The Sun, The Sun’s tallest reporter meets shortest woman in the world Little Bridgette Jordan visits UK, By DANIEL JONES, Published: 09 Dec 2011
  • NDJ World, An American Is Smallest Woman In The World, Sep 20 2011
  • About Brad and Bridgette.
  • Vimeo, LLC, Bridgette & Brad Jordan, the World's Smallest Siblings; World's Smallest Lady - EPISODE 1 by Gary Parker/Photographer