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Aja Volkman Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Children

Aja Volkman Quick Info
Height 5 ft 4 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth March 4, 1980
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Eye Color Dark Brown

Aja Volkman is an American singer, songwriter, and musician who is known as the lead singer of the indie rock band Nico Vega. Formed in 2005, Nico Vega‘s discography consists of several albums, extended plays, and songs such as Lead to Light, Nico VegaNo Child Left Behind, Beast, I Believe (Get Over Yourself), WarsChooseyourwordspoorly, Cocaine Cooked the BrainFury Oh Fury, and Little Operator. Along with her former husband Dan Reynolds, she has also been one-half of the indie rock duo band Egyptian and the duo released its eponymous extended play in 2011.

Born Name

Aja Volkman

Other Name

Aja Volkman Reynolds

Aja Volkman with Nico Vega at Sainte Rocke in 2011
Aja Volkman with Nico Vega at Sainte Rocke in 2011 (Ashley Webb / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Oregon, United States





Aja Volkman studied at South Eugene High School and graduated in the class of 1998 when she was 18 years old.


Singer, Songwriter, Musician


  • Father – James Volkman
  • Mother – Rogene Manas (Artist)
  • Others – William Edward Volkman (Paternal Grandfather), Anna Faye Barngrover (Paternal Grandmother), Pedro Garcia “Pete” Manas (Maternal Grandfather), Bruna Marie Riccomini (Maternal Grandmother), Ronald Reynolds (Ex Father-In-Law) (Lawyer, Author), Christene M. Reynolds (née Callister) (Ex Mother-In-Law), Mac Reynolds (Ex Brother-In-Law), Robert Reynolds (Ex Sister-In-Law), Sarah Reynolds (Ex Sister-In-Law)


Alternative Rock, Indie Rock




Five Seven Music



Aja Volkman with Nico Vega
Aja Volkman with Nico Vega (Alexandrafiveseven / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm


50 kg or 110 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Aja Volkman has dated –

  1. Dan Reynolds (2010-April 2017, November 2018-2022) – In 2010, she met Dan Reynolds (the lead vocalist of the pop rock band Imagine Dragons) after he was invited to perform an opening set for Nico Vega (the band Aja has served as the lead singer of). He subsequently asked for her help in order to finish some demos he was working on and they started dating soon after. The couple also formed its own indie band called the Egyptian. On March 5, 2011, they tied the knot in a romantic wedding ceremony and the duo was blessed with its first child together, a daughter named Arrow Eve Reynolds, on August 8, 2012. On March 28, 2017, she gave birth to twin girls named Gia James Reynolds and Coco Rae Reynolds. In April 2017, Aja and Dan announced that they were going to get divorced. However, the following year, with the release of the song Bad Liar, he revealed that he had gotten back together with Volkman and she had also assisted in writing the song. On October 1, 2019, they welcomed their 4th child together – a son named Valentine Reynolds. In September 2022, it was announced that the couple had separated and it was revealed in April 2023 that Aja had officially filed for divorce from Reynolds.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Hispanic)

Aja Volkman is of German and English descent on her father’s side and has Spanish and Italian roots on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Thin frame

Aja Volkman as seen while taking a mirror selfie in March 2023
Aja Volkman as seen while taking a mirror selfie in March 2023 (Aja Volkman / Instagram)

Aja Volkman Facts

  1. Aja uses she/her pronouns.
  2. Her fellow Nico Vega bandmates included Rich Koehler, Dan Epand, Michael Peña, and Jamila Weaver.
  3. With Nico Vega, Aja Volkman released the band’s debut self-titled full-length album via MySpace Records in 2009.
  4. Nico Vega released its 2nd full-length album Lead to Light on July 22, 2014, on iTunes and its tracklist included songs like Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)I’m On Fire, No Home, Dance, Back of My Hand, GoodWitchy Night, I Believe (Get Over Yourself), EasierLead To LightLucky OneFury Oh FurySimple, and Protest Song. The album peaked at #9 on the US Heatseekers Albums (Billboard) chart and at #46 on the US Independent Albums (Billboard) chart.
  5. In July 2020, Aja Volkman and Dan Epand formed a new band TWWO and released its first extended play titled Pull The Knife Out.

Featured Image by Ashley Webb / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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