|AJ Michalka Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||April 10, 1991|
AJ Michalka is an American actress, voice actress, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musician who is the one half of the musical duo Aly & AJ, alongside her sister Aly. The duo has released a wide range of discography which includes multiple tracks, albums, and extended plays including Into the Rush, A Touch of the Beat Gets You Up on Your Feet Gets You Out and Then Into the Sun, Insomniatic, Acoustic Hearts of Winter, Ten Years, Potential Breakup Song, Joan of Arc on the Dance Floor, and Take Me. In addition to that, AJ has gained popularity with her roles like Lainey Lewis in Schooled, Stevonnie in Steven Universe, Lainey Lewis in The Goldbergs, Joy in Weepah Way for Now, Bonnie in Oliver Beene, Catra in She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, Chloe in All My Friends Are Getting Married, Vallie Sue in Angels in Stardust, Shannon Gressler in The Guardian, and Krista in Support the Girls.
Amanda Joy Michalka
Torrance, California, United States
Los Angeles, California, United States
Like her older sister, she was also homeschooled.
Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Musician, Voice Actress, Guitarist
- Father – Mark Michalka (Runs a contracting company)
- Mother – Carrie Michalka (Musician)
- Siblings – Ricky Michalka (Brother), Aly Michalka (Older Sister) (Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Recording Artist, Musician, Guitarist, Model)
- Others – James I. Michalka (Paternal Grandfather), Betty Anne Martin (Paternal Grandmother), Charles Malcolm Begley (Maternal Grandfather), Carmen Louise Wetzel (Maternal Grandmother)
Aly and AJ signed with Red Light Management in 2013.
AJ has also been repped by Innovative Artists, Talent Agency, Santa Monica, California, United States.
Acoustic rock, electropop, pop, pop-rock
Vocals, guitar (acoustic and electric), piano, bongos
Hollywood (2004-2010), Independent
5 ft 6 in or 168 cm
53 kg or 117 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
AJ Michalka has dated –
- Joe Jonas (2006) – AJ dated singer Joe Jonas for a couple of months in 2006. She even blogged about this on her MySpace account.
- Ryan Sheckler (2008) – American skateboarder Ryan Sheckler dated AJ in 2008. They were seen getting cozy multiple times, went on several dates. But, they didn’t agree with the fact that they are dating.
- Bennett Heimple (2008-2009) – Bennett and AJ dated for quite some time from August 2008 until 2009.
- Hunter Parrish (2009-2010) – The actors met on the premiere of 17 Again and started dating thereafter. From April 2009 until July 2010, the two were an item.
- Ryan Blair (2010-2011) – She started dating American author Ryan Blair in August 2010. The couple dated for about six months until March 2011.
- Harrison Mead (2011-2012) – For about a year (from March 2011 to January 2012), AJ was romantically linked to musician Harrison Mead.
- Patrick Schwarzenegger (2012) – In late 2012, she dated another actor Patrick Schwarzenegger.
- Colton Haynes (2012) – AJ was RUMORed to have a fling with bisexual actor Colton Haynes nearing November 2012.
- Keenan Tracey (2014-2015) – She went out with actor and musician Keenan Tracey from 2014 to 2015.
- Josh Pence (2017-Present) – In the year 2017, she started dating actor Josh Pence.
- Troy Gentile (2018) – It was RUMORed that she had a fling with actor Troy Gentile in 2018.
Race / Ethnicity
AJ is of German descent on her father’s side and has German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh roots on her mother’s side.
- Piercing green eyes
- Raspy voice
35-26-34 in or 89-61-87 cm
6 (US) or 38 (EU)
8 (US) or 5.5 (UK) or 38.5 (EU)
Best Known For
Being a member of the girl duo 78violet
The singer released the debut album Into The Rush with her older sister Aly on August 16, 2005, via Hollywood Records.
The album charted at #36 in the U.S. They were able to sell 800,000 copies of the album and got certified as Gold in the country.
She starred in her first film (alongside her sister) Cow Belles, which was a teen romantic comedy film. She played the role of Courtney Callum in this Disney Channel Original Movie, which was released in 2006.
First TV Show
In 2002, Amanda appeared in NBC’s soap opera Passions for her role as Sheridan’s daughter in just a single episode.
She works out in the gym and does cardio with the help of her personal trainer Larry Crystal.
AJ Michalka Favorite Things
- Food – Burger
- TV Show – America’s Next Top Model, Dexter, The Office (2005-2013)
- Restaurant – In-N-Out Burger joint
- Bands – Aqualung, POD, Coldplay, Jack’s Mannequin, Switchfoot, Heart
- Cartoon – PowerPuff Girls
- TV Channel – MTV
Source – Seventeen.com, IMDb
AJ Michalka Facts
- She is shorter than her sister Aly.
- Her mom has worked with JC Band in the past.
- She is playing the piano since she was 4 years old.
- AJ also started taking an interest in acting at 5.
- Porsche convertible is her dream car.
- She cannot fly without her iPod.
- Mitchel Musso is her best friend.
- She would like to have an autograph of Jack Black or Johnny Depp.
- Her first financial splurge was a necklace, which was worth $4,000.
- She is a member of the girl band 78violet, which she formed with her older sister.
- In December 2020, with her sister Aly, she released the explicit version of the hit song Potential Breakup Song.
- The sister duo Aly and AJ released their first song of 2021 in January titled Listen!!!
- Her dad Mark was hospitalized in December 2021 as he was suffering a serious case of COVID-19 and pneumonia.
- In January 2023, Aly & AJ released a new song titled Baby Lay Your Head Down. The track is from their album, With Love From, which was later released in March 2023.