Jyoti Amge, Wiki, Height, Weight, Family, Biography & More

Jyoti Amge

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Jyoti Amge is an Indian girl who holds the Guinness World Record for being the “World’s Shortest Woman” alive. She has been holding on to this record since 2011, before which she was the “World’s Smallest Teenager”. She made her debut as an actor in the famous American TV show, “American Horror Story”.

Wiki/Biography

Jyoti Amge was born on Thursday, 16 December 1993 (age 25 years; as in 2018) in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She received her primary education from a local school in Nagpur.

Jyoti Amge In School

Jyoti Amge In School

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 2′ 06″

Weight (approx.): 5 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Jyoti Amge Using An iPad

Jyoti Amge Using An iPad

Family

Jyoti belongs to a Hindu Family. Her father’s name is Kishanji Amge, and her mother’s name is Ranjana Amge. She has 3 elder sisters, Vaishali Amge, Rupali Amge, and Archana Amge. Jyoti also has an older brother, Satish Amge.

Jyoti Amge With Her Father, Kishanji Ambe, and mother, Ranjana Ambe

Jyoti Amge With Her Parents

 

Jyoti Amge With Sisters Rupali And Vaishali

Jyoti Amge With Sisters Rupali And Vaishali

 

Jyoti Amge With Her Brother Satish Amge

Jyoti Amge With Her Brother Satish Amge

Career

Jyoti always wanted to be an actress. When she got the title of the “World’s Shortest Woman” in 2011, many news channels from around the world made a documentary about her. In 2013, she appeared in the famous reality TV show, Bigg Boss, in which she was a guest participant. In the same year, she also got a chance to host an Italian TV show along with Italian actor, Teo Mammucari.

Jyoti Amge In Bigg Boss

Jyoti Amge In Bigg Boss

In 2014, she was selected for the season 4 of the American TV show, American Horror Story, which premiered in 2015. She was honoured by the Russian International Horror Film Awards for her role in “American Horror Story: Freak Show” for the character of “Ma Petite”.

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Jyoti Amge Starring In American Horror Story

Jyoti Amge Starring In American Horror Story

Facts

  • She claimed the record for the “World’s Smallest Teenager” in 2009. In 2011, when she turned 18, her height was measured again and thereafter, she was declared as the “World’s Smallest Woman” by The Guinness World Records.

    Jyoti Amge Being Awarded The World's Smallest Woman Title

    Jyoti Amge Being Awarded The World’s Smallest Woman Title

  • Jyoti stopped growing after her second birthday. After consulting a lot of doctors, her parents came to know that she has a form of dwarfism, known as achondroplasia. It is a genetic disorder which stops hormones from producing in the body. Jyoti will remain of the same height and weight, as she was when she was 5 years old, for the rest of her life.
  • When Jyoti was new in school, she was afraid of her classmates; as they looked huge to her. Eventually, she got over this fear when she made friends; as she realized that they were all just like her.

    Jyoti Amge With Her School Friends

    Jyoti Amge With Her School Friends

  • She has a custom-made bed, table, chair, cutlery, and other things, which are specially ordered for her; so that she can live a normal life.
  • She has visited many countries and has been invited by many news channels from around the world.

    Jyoti Amge In New York

    Jyoti Amge In New York

  • She often travels to different countries to meet other Guinness Record holders. These trips are organized by the Guinness team. She has met other record-holders such as The Tallest Man, the Shortest Man, and the Tallest Woman, among many more.

    Jyoti Amge With World's Tallest Man, Sultan Kosen

    Jyoti Amge With World’s Tallest Man, Sultan Kosen

  • Due to her part in American Horror Story, she has a lot of friends in Hollywood such as Lady Gaga, Sarah Paulson, Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, among many more.

    Jyoti Amge With Sarah Paulson

    Jyoti Amge With Sarah Paulson

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