AJ Michalka is an American actress, voice actress, singer-songwriter, rapper, and former model. AJ Michalka is famous as part of the musical duo “Aly and AJ”. Alyson Michalka, an American actress, singer, and guitarist, is the other half of “Aly and AJ.”
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
AJ Michalka was born in Torrance, California, on April 10, 1991. Amanda Joy (AJ) Michalka is her given name. As of the year 2021, her age is 30 years old. She is a citizen of the United States and her zodiac sign is Aries. Similarly, she is a devout Christian. She is of German ancestry. Mark Michalka (father) and Carrie Michalka (mother) had AJ as their youngest child (mother). Her father owns a construction company, and her mother is a guitarist who has toured with the Christian rock band “JC Band.” Her parents later divorced.
Alyson Michalka, her elder sister, is an American actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist. She is well known for her role as Keely Teslow in the Disney Channel series “Phil of the Future.” Similarly, she also has a sibling named Ricky. They were raised in Seattle, Washington, and South California. For several years, each of the girls was homeschooled. They then attended Mack Elementary School. She was always interested in singing and acting since she was a child.
Moreover, her mother, who is a self-taught guitarist, has both helped and inspired both of her daughters to pursue careers in the music industry. AJ began playing piano at the age of six, and he also began playing guitar at a young age. She has also performed in church play productions since she was five years old. She participated in many theatrical performances in high school. Furthermore, she was also a cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL).
AJ Michalka began her professional acting career in 2002 when she played Sheridan’s Daughter in an episode of the American television soap opera “Passions.” She also appeared as a guest star in several TV shows, including “Birds of Prey,” “General Hospital,” and “Six Feet Under.” From 2002 to 2004, she also played Shannon Gressler in the American drama television series “The Guardian.” Similarly, in 2006, she made her Disney Channel debut as Courtney Callum in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Cow Belles,” co-starring with her niece, Aly.
AJ and her sister have appeared in a number of projects created by the Disney Channel and MTV, including “Super Sweet 16: The Movie” and “Aly & AJ: Sister Act.” In 2009, she made her feature film debut as Clarissa in the supernatural thriller “The Lovely Bones.” The movie was a commercial hit. She has also appeared in many films, including “Slow Moe,” “Secretariat,” “Super 8,” “Apple of My Eye,” “Angels in Stardust,” and “Dirty Lies.” She made her acting debut in 2013 when she took on the part of Lainey Lewis in the American period comedy “The Goldbergs.” Her performance in the series has received a lot of praise.
More about her career
Likewise, she has been a member of the series’ core cast since the third season. She starred as Lainey Lewis in The Goldberg’s spin-off series “Schooled” from 2019 to 2020. Moreover, in 2015, AJ co-starred with her niece, Aly, in the American independent comedy-drama film “Weepah Way for Now.” Her sister, Aly’s partner, Stephen Ringer, wrote and directed the film. In 2013, she played Grace Trey in the Christian drama film “Grace Unplugged.” Her performance was widely praised, and she received a Movieguide Award for Most Inspiring Performance in a Film.
Similarly, she and her sister have appeared in a variety of Disney Channel and MTV productions, including “Super Sweet 16: The Movie” and “Aly & AJ: Sister Act.” In 2009, she made her feature film debut as Clarissa in “The Lovely Bones,” a horror thriller. The film was a critical success. She has also starred in several films such as “Slow Moe,” “Secretariat,” “Super 8,” “Apple of My Eye,” “Angels in Stardust,” and “Dirty Lies.” In 2013, she made her acting debut in the American period comedy “The Goldbergs,” as Lainey Lewis. Her success in the series has gained widespread acclaim.
Career in Music
AJ Michalka began her professional music career in 2004 when she and her girlfriend, Aly, formed the musical duo “Aly & AJ.” On August 16, 2005, Hollywood Records released the duo’s debut album “Into the Rush.” The album was a major hit, selling over a million copies worldwide. The album also won them a nomination for “Contemporary Inspirational Artists of the Year” at the 2006 American Music Awards. Likewise, the pair then followed up with their second record, “Acoustic Hearts of Winter,” which was also a critical hit. They released their third album, “Insomniatic,” on July 10, 2007. And it peaked at number 15 on the US Billboard 200.
Since charting at 17th on the US Billboard 100, their third album’s track “Potential Breakup Song”. It became their biggest single to date. Many promotional singles have been posted, including “Jingle Bell Rock,” “No One,” “On the Ride,” “Walking on Sunshine,” and “Never Far Behind.” To date, the couple has produced ten music videos, six promotional songs, two extended plays, and one video album. The pair recently released an overt version of their best track “Potential Breakup Song” on December 29, 2020. They previously released another song, “Slow Dancing,” on December 17, 2020.
AJ Michalka’s professional work as an actor, singer-songwriter, and guitarist has earned her a decent living. AJ began her professional singing and acting career in the early 2000s and has since risen to become one of the most well-known singers and actresses in the Hollywood film industry.
Similarly, her albums, films, series, and shows are undoubtedly her source of revenue. Her net worth is about $700,000. She also made money from sponsorship deals with well-known brands.
AJ Michalka seems to be currently dating Josh spence. However, they were dating since 2017. They keep on sharing their photos on Instagram. She seems to be more concerned about her professional life than with her personal life. Similarly, she is now enjoying happily her life in Los Angeles, California. She adores puppies and has three of them.
Moreover, in 2005, she was also in a relationship with singer Joe Jonas. Ryan Sheckler, Ryan Blair, Harrison Mead, and Hunter Parrish are some of the other guys she has met. She was also in a long-term friendship with actor/singer Keenan Tracey.
Body measurement and Social Media
AJ Michalka is a stunning woman in her late twenties with a well-kept athletic body. She has a height of 5ft 6inches (1.68m) and a body weight of about 55kg (121 lbs). Her body measurements are about 35-26-34 inches, with a bra size of 34B and a dress size of 4(US). She has light skin, blonde locks, and bright blue eyes.
Similarly, she is active only on Instagram and has gained more than 495k followers under the username @iamaj. Besides this, she is not active on Facebook and Twitter.