Jyoti Amge

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Jyoti Amge
Chandra bahadur dangi with jyoti amge(right) , thaneswar Guragai(middle).jpg
Jyoti Amge (left) with Chandra Bahadur Dangi (right)
Born(1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 20)
Nagpur, India
Known forWorld's smallest living woman
Height2 ft 0.6 in (0.62 m)
 
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Jyoti Amge
Chandra bahadur dangi with jyoti amge(right) , thaneswar Guragai(middle).jpg
Jyoti Amge (left) with Chandra Bahadur Dangi (right)
Born(1993-12-16) December 16, 1993 (age 20)
Nagpur, India
Known forWorld's smallest living woman
Height2 ft 0.6 in (0.62 m)

Jyoti Amge (born 16 December 1993), a resident of Nagpur, India, is the world's smallest living woman according to the Limca Book of Records and Guinness Book of Records.[1][2] On December 16, 2011 ‒ Amge's 18th birthday, she was officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness Book of Records with a height of 62.8 cm (2 ft 0.6 in). Her restricted height is due to a growth anomaly called achondroplasia.[3]

Amge was featured in the 2009 documentary entitled Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen. She was also a guest participant on Bigg Boss 6, a winner-take-all television show in India where participants are required to live together in a large house engaging in a variety of tasks as part of the game show.

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 2013.[4]

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  1. ^ "Tiny Teenager Stands Tall Despite Her Height of 23 Inches". foxnews.com (Fox News Channel). 9 April 2008. Retrieved 20 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Limca Book of Records, The Human Story". Limca Book Of Records. The Coca-Cola Company. Archived from the original on 15 March 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2008. 
  3. ^ Guinness Book Of World Records
  4. ^ "World's shortest man, woman meet for first time". foxnews.com. 29 August 2012. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 

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Preceded by
Madge Bester
Shortest Recognized Woman
2011-present
Succeeded by
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