Snooki from Jersey Shore is technically a dwarf.

Standing at a height of 4’9″, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi just barely passes the standard definition of dwarfism, which is an adult height at or below 4’10”. The advocacy group Little People of America also marks this as the standard cutoff. 

Just don’t call her a midget! “Dwarf” or “little person” are terms that are typically deemed to be acceptable; “midget” is widely regarded to be quite offensive. Learn more about the causes of dwarfism and other dwarfism facts in Kids Health. 

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