Jyoti Amge - World's Shortest Woman

Jyoti Amge – World’s Shortest Woman

Jyoti Amge, her full name is Jyoti Kisange Amge born on 16 December 1993, is an Indian actress awarded for being the world’s smallest living woman consistent with Guinness World Records.

Who Is She?

Jyoti Amge is 27 and hails from Nagpur, India. She weighs approximately 12 pounds and stands at 24 inches, according to Guinness World Records. She has a “form of dwarfism called achondroplasia,”
Guinness says,
Her restricted height is thanks to genetic disease called achondroplasia.

What Are Her Achievements?

Amge was featured within the 2009 documentary which entitled “Body Shock: Two Foot Tall Teen” .

She was once a guest participant on Bigg Boss 6, an Indian television show.

She also co-hosted Lo show dei record in 2012 on the Italian channel Canale 5 Television Program.

On 13 August 2014, she was cast in the fourth season of American Horror Story which name is “Freak Show as Ma Petite” Television Program.

What Jyoti’s Mother Said About Her?

She has been the topic of public fascination since she was three years old. Since 15 years from birth, she was shorter than her two-year-old cousin. “She used to look really small. So we decided to approach the Guinness World Records,” says her mother, Ranjana.

How She Appealed To Indians During COVID-19?

Jyoti Amge, encouraged people in the COVID-19 Pandemic Situation to scrub their hands and wear a mask and gloves when they leave their homes as she made appearances across Nagpur city in Maharashtra state.

“Our cops, doctors, military officers are on the battlefront battling the virus and saving lives, and I wanted to contribute in my very own way, however small,” the 26-year-old told AFP. “I asked people to take care of social distancing and stay home to chop the virus transmission chain,” she said

What Consequences That She Is Going Through?

For Jyoti Amge, the popularity helped smooth prejudice, as also malice, but not the rigors of everyday living. Affected by a genetic disease called achondroplasia, which causes dwarfism, Amge’s physical development stopped around a year after her birth.

The undersized growth and calcium deficiency left her bones brittle. Subject to injuries and already bearing fractures in both legs, Amge is heavily dependent on her family.

While she can walk, her movement is restricted to short distances and she must be carried around for the foremost part.

What Message Do She Want To Convey To All?

“People like me might be small in stature, but they can also act,” Jyoti Amge told ABC News later.

Regular people should not underestimate people who are small ” 

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