• Jyoti Amge is an Indian actress, cook, and entertainer known as the world’s smallest living woman, as confirmed by Guinness World Records
• Suffers from a genetic disorder called achondroplasia and is just 2ft 0.6ins tall
• Began her entertainment career in 2009, appearing in the documentary film “Body Shock: Two Foot Tall Teen”
• Appeared in the TV series “American Horror Story: Freak Show” in 2014 and returned in 2018 in the short film “Maatharam”
• Has amassed a net worth of $500,000 and is popular on social media with over 40,000 Facebook followers, over 30,000 Instagram followers, and over 18,500 Twitter followers

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FactHas attended regular school since she was 4 and, other than a small desk and chair, she is treated like any other.

Who is Jyoti Amge?

Jyoti Amge is an Indian actress, cook, and entertainer, who achieved stardom as the world’s smallest living woman, as confirmed by the Guinness World Records. Her popularity opened new doors for her, and she launched an acting career, making her debut in the TV mystery series “American Horror Story” (2014-2015).

So, do you want to find out more about Jyoti Amge, from her childhood years to most recent career endeavors, including her personal life as well? If yes, then stay with us for the length of the article, as we bring you closer to this worlds’ sensation.

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Jyoti Amge Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Jyoti Kisange Amge on the 16th December 1993, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, she is the daughter of Kishanji Amge, and his wife Ranjana. She is one of five children and has three sisters, Rupali, Archana and Vaishali, and a brother named Satish. From her birth, Jyoti had health problems and her parents became worried about her not growing much in her first few months. After a thorough check-up, it was discovered that Jyoti suffered from a genetic disorder called achondroplasia. Although discovered that Jyoti won’t grow like her siblings and other people without health problems, she never backed out and has lived the life of a normal teenager, including being interested in fashion, make-up and other normal ‘girly’ things.

Jyoti Amge World Guinness Recorder, Rise to Stardom

Due to her genetic disorder, Jyoti has remained short, and is now known as the world’s shortest women, being just 2ft 0.6ins tall, which is equal to 62.8cm. This required custom made clothes, but also other things she required on a daily basis, such as kitchen utensils.

Jyoti Amge

Although she is a bit different, Jyoti has never despaired, and instead has used all the benefits of being different to become a global star. Her career in the entertainment world started in 2009, when she was the star of the documentary film “Body Shock: Two Foot Tall Teen”.

Three years later, she entered the reality show “Bigg Boss” (2012-2013), and gradually became more popular, so also in 2012 she served as the co-host of the show “Lo Show Dei Record”, next to Teo Mammucari, on Italian television’s Canale 5. Her career reached a new high when in 2014 she was chosen for the part of Ma Petite, in the TV series “American Horror Story: Freak Show”. She featured in 12 episodes of the critically-acclaimed series, which launched her to stardom. Since then, she has been somewhat away from the entertainment world, but in 2018 returned to appear in the short film “Maatharam”.


Jyoti Amge Net Worth

Since her first appearance in front of the camera, Jyoti has become a world sensation, and her success has increased her wealth by a large degree. So, have you ever wondered how rich Jyoti Amge is, as of mid- 2019? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Amge’s net worth is as high as $500,000, which is quite impressive, don’t you agree? Undoubtedly, her wealth will increase in the upcoming years, assuming that she successfully continues her career.

Jyoti Amge Personal Life, Dating, Marriage

What do you know about Jyoti’s personal life? Well, she hasn’t been very open when it comes to sharing such details, but we have still found out some interesting facts about this two feet tall sensation. Jyoti back in 2017 experienced an unpleasantness when a person from the US of Indian heritage made images of himself and Jyoti claiming that the two were married. Once she saw this, Jyoti, filed a suit against the person to the Cyber Crime Wing of Nagpur police. Jyoti is currently single and enjoying her newfound world fame – her wax statue has been put in Celebrity Wax Museum, in Lonavala.

Jyoti Amge Internet Fame

Over the years, Jyoti has become quite popular on social media platforms, and has used her popularity to promote her work, and also some events from her personal life. Her official Facebook page has over 40,000 followers, with whom she has shared some of her recent endeavors, both professional and personal. Jyoti is also quite popular on Instagram, with over 30,000 followers, while on Twitter, Jyoti is followed by more than 18,500 loyal fans.

So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent actress and TV personality, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official pages, and see what she is up to next, both personally and professionally.

General Info

Full NameJyoti Amge
Height63 cm


ParentsRanjana Amge, Kishanji Amge
SiblingsRupali Amge, Satish Amge, Archana Amge, Vaishali Amge

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1Has attended regular school since she was 4 and, other than a small desk and chair, she is treated like any other.
2Due to her size, all of Jyoti's clothes and jewelry are custom made. Even plates and utensils are specially made, as normal-sized silverware is too big.
3Has a form of dwarfism called achondroplasia and will not grow any taller than her current height. She weighs 11lb (5 kg).
4She is 6.2 cm shorter than the former world's Shortest woman, 22-year old American Bridgette Jordan who stands at 69cm (2 ft 3 in). But despite her tiny stature, Jyoti is not the shortest woman in history. This title continues to be held by Pauline Musters (Netherlands, 1876-1895) who measured just 61cm (24in).




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Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself - American Horror Story
American Horror Story FreakShow: Extra-Ordinary-Artists2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
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Bigg Boss2012TV SeriesHerself - Contestant

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