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Jyoti Amge

Jyoti Amge
Amge in 2012
Born (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993
Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Known for World's smallest living woman
Height 2 ft 0.6 in (0.62 m)

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

On 1 February 2011, Amge's 19th 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 abnormality 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 13 August 2014, she was cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story: Freak Show as Ma Petite.

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

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 8 October 2014.

Wax statue of Jyoti Amge. She is world's smallest living woman, according to Guinness World Records.

Her wax statue is also present in Celebrity Wax Museum, Lonavala.


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


  1. ^ American Horror Story: Freak Show - Extra-Ordinary Artist: Jyoti Amege interview. January 2015, around minute 0:40.
  2. ^
  3. ^ Guinness World Records
  4. ^
  5. ^

External links

  • Jyoti Amge at the Internet Movie Database
  • World's Smallest Woman, Jyoti Amge, releases the World's Biggest Book in Jaipur City
  • Rediff Slide Show
  • news article about JyotiSun
Preceded by
Madge Bester
Shortest Recognized Woman
Current holder
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