Part of why we adore celebrities so much is that they play the captivating characters that we know and love in movies and television shows. On some level, we can’t help but wonder if these celebs will be even weirder and wilder than the characters they play.
But if we’re being honest, most celebs end up disappointing us. Most of the time, we fall in love with larger-than-life characters and then discover the actors behind them are depressingly plain human beings.
There are some exceptions, though, including Jyoti Amge. She is most famous for portraying Ma Petite in American Horror Story. And as fascinating and strange as that character was, the real story of Amge’s life is even wilder!
Don’t believe it? Let’s take a look at her life and discover what the 28-year-old has been up to since American Horror Story.
How tall is Jyoti Amge?
Jyoti Amge didn’t have to wait until she became a famous actress to make history. In fact, she made history as soon as she became an adult!
In December 2011, Amge turned 18. At that point, she was declared the world’s shortest woman at just two feet and 0.6 inches tall! To this day, she remains the world’s shortest woman in both the Limca Book of Records and the Guinness Book of Records. And at just over two feet tall, she weighs a mere 12 pounds!