Jyoti Kisange Amge is an Indian actress notable for being the world's smallest living woman according to Guinness World Records. Following Amge's 18th birthday on 16 December 2011, she was officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness World Records with a height of 62.8 centimetres. Her restricted height is due to a genetic disorder called achondroplasia. 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.
|Born:||December 16, 1993, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Known for:||World's smallest living woman|
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About Jyoti Amge
Certified by Guinness Records as The World's Shortest Woman, she stood 23 inches on her 18th birthday. She played Ma Petite on the FX series American Horror Story: Freak Show.
Her extraordinarily short stature is due to Achlasia, a sporadic mutation that causes dwarfism.
She appeared on a UK Channel 4 documentary and also on the Indian reality show Bigg Boss 6.
She was born in Nagpur, India to Kishanji and Ranjana Amge. She has four siblings. She got married in 2017.
The world's shortest man, according to Guinness was the Chinese He Pingping, who stood a good six inches taller than her.
Information related to Jyoti Amge
- Achondroplasia - Achondroplasia is a genetic disorder whose primary feature is dwarfism. In those with the condition, the arms and legs are short, while the torso is typically of normal length. Those affected have an average adult height of 131 centimetres for males and 123 centimetres for females.
- Dwarfism - Dwarfism, also known as short stature, occurs when an organism is extremely small. In humans, it is sometimes defined as an adult height of less than 147 centimetres, regardless of sex, although some individuals with dwarfism are slightly taller.
- Primordial dwarfism - Primordial dwarfism is a form of dwarfism that results in a smaller body size in all stages of life beginning from before birth.
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- World record holders
- Actors with dwarfism
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