“I stopped growing at the age of 5” – Meet Jyoti Amge, the shortest woman in the world (Photos)

“I stopped growing at the age of 5” – Meet Jyoti Amge, the shortest woman in the world (Photos)

Who is Jyoti Amge?

Jyoti Kishanji Amge is an Indian actress well known for being the world’s shortest living woman according to the Guinness World. She has been maintaining this record since 2011, before which she was the “World’s Smallest Teenager”. She made her debut as an actress in the famous American TV show, “American Horror Story.”

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Jyoti Amge was born on Thursday, 16 December 1993 (age 30 years; as of 2023) in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She obtained her primary education from a local school in Nagpur.

Amge grew up together with three of his sisters named Archana Amge, Rupali Amge, and Vaishali Amge, and also a brother Satish Amge.

Jyoti Amge With World’s Tallest Man, Sultan Kosen

Jyoti Amge was later diagnosed with achondroplasia, which is a growth abnormality that results in height limitation in people. She has a height of 62.8 centimeters which is only 2 feet 6 inches. Amge was in the 2009 documentary titled Body Shock: Two-Foot-Tall Teenager. 

Amge and her brother

Jyoti Amge officially became the shortest living woman on her 18th birthday by Guinness World Records. Furthermore, Amge also appeared in the Indian TV show Bigg Boss 6 which is a popular Indian TV series. Later, Jyoti was lucky enough to get a role in the popular thriller series. American Horror Story: Freak Show. On the show, she appeared in 12 episodes as Ma Petite.


Jyoti Amge & her parents

Kyoto Amge comes from 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.

Amge and her sisters


Amge always wanted to be an actress. When she got the title of “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.

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


Jyoti Amge’s husband is the subject of curiosity for many people around the world who know her. However, Ella Amge is not married yet and does not have a husband or boyfriend. There have been some controversies in recent months when a photo of the two of them went viral on the internet.

The user used the photo with a caption saying that Jyoti would soon marry the man in the photo. However, the Amge family denied all the rumors and filed a case against the user who used the photo to make the fake news go viral.

Net Worth

Jyoti Amge became prominent after becoming the Guinness World Record holder which attracted attention from all over India and other countries as well. Amge’s life completely changed for the better after which she met celebrities in India and even some international celebrities. 

Although much of her life is relatively simple, her estimated net worth is not yet public. In addition to being the Guinness World Record holder, she is also an actress. So, we can say that she has an estimated net worth of about $600,000.

Social Media

Jyoti Amge is also active on social media platforms. She is active on Twitter and Instagram where she is most active and shares posts quite frequently. 

Twitter: @JyotiAmge

Instagram: @jyoti_amge


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