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Jyoti Amge
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Jyoti A. at age 26
Born 16 December 1993 (1993-12-16) (age 27)
Occupation model, actress
Known for World's shortest living woman
Height 63 cm (2 ft 34 in)
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Amge being measured by Guinness World Records

Jyoti Kisange Amge (born 16 December 1993) is an Indian actress notable for being the world's shortest living woman according to Guinness World Records.

Following Amge's 18th birthday on 16 December 2011, she was officially declared the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records with a height of 62.8 centimetres (2 ft 0.6 in). Her restricted height is due to a genetic disorder called primordial dwarfism.

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.

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 where she appeared as Ma Petite which premiered 8 October 2014.

Wax statues of world's smallest living woman
Wax statue of Jyoti Amge.

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
2018 Maatharam N/A Short film

Social service

Amge participated with the Nagpur police to urge Indian citizens to stay at home during the COVID-19 lockdown in India.

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