World's Shortest Woman Visits Empire State Building

Jyoti Amge visited the Empire State Building Thursday and plans to visit Times Square and the Statue of Liberty

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013  |  Updated 5:34 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
The world's shortest woman visited New York on Wednesday, making a stop at the Empire State Building. Jyoti Amge, who stands just two and a half feet tall, says she'd like to become a Hollywood movie star after she finishes college.

AP

The world's shortest woman visited New York on Wednesday, making a stop at the Empire State Building. Jyoti Amge, who stands just two and a half feet tall, says she'd like to become a Hollywood movie star after she finishes college.

advertisement

A woman Guinness World Records says is the shortest in the world made a visit to one of Manhattan's tallest buildings for the launch of the latest edition of the records book.

Jyoti Amge visited the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building Thursday. The 19-year-old from Nagpur, India, measures at just over 2 feet, 1/2 inch tall.

She's making her first visit to the United States. Through a translator, Amge said Guinness had given her the opportunity to travel the world and made her "very popular and very famous."

Her trip to New York also included a visit to Times Square and the Statue of Liberty.

Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytimeiPhone/iPad App | SMS AlertsTwitter | Facebook | Google+ | Instagram | RSS

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out