World's Smallest Teen Crowned World's Smallest Woman

By Meera Dolasia on December 17, 2011

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Since 2009, Nagpur resident Jyoti Amge has enjoyed the fame that comes with being the World's Smallest Teen. On Friday December 16th, she happily relinquished that title for another one - The World's Smallest Woman.

That's because on that day, the tiny teen that measures just a tad over 2 feet, turned 18. And that was not the only big news this miniature woman with a larger than life smile and spirit shared with the hundreds of people who gathered to celebrate the day. She also announced the debut of her Bollywood career with not one, but two, Indian movies - Fulfilling a dream she has harbored ever since she can remember.

Looking radiant and happy in a beautiful pink sari, the young woman who weighs just 12lbs or 9lbs more than when she was born, blew out the candles off a yummy looking cake and joyfully embraced the cuddly teddy bear that appeared to be larger than life compared to her tiny stature.

Born with a form of dwarfism called Achondroplasia, Jyoti, the youngest of five children, stopped growing after her first birthday. However, her family, who are all of normal height, have never treated her any different. She went to the same schools as her siblings and was encouraged to fulfill all her dreams. If anything, thanks to her delicate 'porcelain doll-like' appearance, she is and continues to be spoilt rotten by her siblings.

And, while Bollywood is new to this amazing young woman, being in the limelight is not. She has already starred in a music video along with one of India's most famous singers and was also, the subject of a BBC documentary. Happy 18th birthday Jyoti! We sure hope all your wishes and dreams continue to be realized!

Resources: telegraph.co.uk, huffingtonpost.com

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  • Fis124/18/2014
    She looks cute
    • Arianna7034/17/2014
      LOL
      • Arianna7034/17/2014
        OMG
        • Arianna7034/17/2014
          thats soooooooooooooo cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
          • LOL peace4/9/2014
            I think this one cool thing, WORLD'S SMALLEST TEENAGER CROWNED WORLD'S SMALLEST WOMAN. I wish in some ways and do not wish I was her. That is amazing.
            • lolgirl1102
              lolgirl11023/14/2014
              amazing
              • cool one2/18/2014
                one word wow!!!!!111111
                • arianna7031/17/2014
                  that is so awsome how did she get so tiny!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
                  • speat
                    speat4/9/2014
                    I know right.
                  • braste
                    braste1/16/2014
                    wow
                    • braste
                      braste1/16/2014
                      she is so tiny
                    • headream100
                      headream10012/14/2013
                      She's so tiny! But it doesn't actually seem so weird.

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