Jyoti Amge was crowned this title three years ago in 2012 by the Guinness Book of Records at the age of 18.
India is proud to be the country of origin of the world’s shortest woman, Jyoti Amge. Born on December 16, Amge, who measures 2ft and 0.6 inches and weighs 5 kg, was crowned this title three years ago by the Guinness Book of Records, just a few days before her 19th birthday
schooling: Jyoti Amge is one of the few who does not look at her uniqueness as a negative and therefore has been schooled in a public school right from the age of four. The only privilege Amge, who suffers from achondroplasia, was given was a special sized desk and seat.
Body Shock: In 2009, Amge was a part of the UK based documentary series, Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen, which focused on the lives and conditions of extraordinary people like her.
Bigg Boss: In the sixth season of Bigg Boss, Jyoti entered the house as one of the guest members. She agreed to be a part of the show so as to get exposure into the world of show biz.
American Horror Story: In 2014, Jyoti was features in a key role in the fourth season of the popular series, American Horror Stories. Her character, Ma Petit, was features in 12 episodes of that season.
Jyoti Amge who has embraced her uniqueness with open heart enjoys celebrity status. The 22-year-old has her wax statue present in Celebrity Wax Museum, Lonavala.