AJ Michalka | Biography

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  • Full Name Amanda Joy Michalka
  • Nickname AJ Michalka
  • Occupation Actress, Musician, Singer
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Torrance, CA, USA
  • Birth Date Apr 10, 1991
  • Age 33 Years, 2 Months
American Singer & Musician, One Half of the Musical Duo Aly & AJ

AJ Michalka | Biography

Cast of ABC sitcom 'The Goldbergs'

Previously, Michalka was in a relationship with Joe Jonas, a member of the popular boy band Jonas Brothers, in 2005. The two dated for a year before parting ways in 2006.

Amanda Joy Michalka is a musician best known as the other half of the musical duo Aly & AJ, formerly known as 78violet. She formed the band with her sister Aly Michalka.

Who is AJ Michalka?

Amanda Joy Michalka is an American actress, voice actress, singer-songwriter, and musician. Michalka and her elder sister Aly performed as the musical duo 78violet from 2009 to 2013. In 2015, the duo renamed the band Aly and AJ. 

In 2006, Michalka made her Disney Channel debut as Courtney Calum in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles, alongside sister Aly as Taylor Callum. She later appeared on TV shows like Oliver BeeneSix Feet Under, The Guardian, and General Hospital.

Michalka also appeared as a recurring character on The CW's Hellcats, alongside Ashley Tisdale and Aly Michalka. The series aired for one season before being canceled in May 2011. Besides, Michalka has had a recurring role as Lainey Lewis, the girlfriend of one of the main characters, on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs since 2014. She was announced as a series regular for the show's third season in May 2015. She also appeared in its spinoff series Schooled as this character. In addition, in the Netflix animated adventure series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018–2020), she played the lead role of Catra.

In addition, Michalka and her sister starred in the MTV film Super Sweet 16: The Movie. She was also cast in other several films, including Support the Girls (2018), Weepah Way for Now (2015), Grace Unplugged (2013), Super 8 (2011), Secretariat (2010), and The Lovely Bones (2008).

Age & Early Bio

Amanda Joy Michalka was born in Torrance, CA, on 10 April 1991. As of November 2021, she is 30 years old. She was raised as a Christian and was homeschooled for a time during her childhood. Michalka is the younger sister of American actress and musician Aly Michalka.

She has been playing the piano since she was six years old. Michalka also started playing the guitar at a young age. Subsequently, she began acting when she was five years old, mostly in church play productions. 

Her father, Mark, is a contractor, and her mother, Carrie, is a musician who has performed with the Christian rock band JC Band. However, her parents are no longer together. 

Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Michalka has a net worth of $700 thousand as of November 2021. Her primary source of earning is through her nearly two-decade-long career as an actress and musician.


Michalka has been dating Josh Pence since 2017. In August 2021, she shared a post on her Instagram account on her 4th anniversary with Spence.

Previously, Michalka was in a relationship with Joe Jonas, a member of the popular boy band Jonas Brothers, in 2005. The two dated for a year before parting ways in 2006.


Michalka stands at the height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.

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