April 10, 1991
30 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm tall
35-26-34 in | 89-61-87 cm
53 kg | 117 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Amanda Joy "AJ" Michalka was born in Torrance, California, United States, on April 10, 1991, is an American actress.
Young AJ Michalka first started performing in church play productions, from the age of five.
She made her big screen debut in supernatural thriller drama film The Lovely Bones (2009) in role as Clarissa.
She got her television debut in NBC soap opera Passions (2002) in role as Sheridan's Daughter.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lainey Lewis in ABC sitcom The Goldbergs (2013- ).
She won the Movieguide Award for Most Inspiring Performance in Movies for her role as Grace Trey in Christian drama film Grace Unplugged (2013).
She won the Napa Film Festival Special Jury Award-Acting in a Lounge Feature Film (shared with Aly Michalka) for her role as Joy in comedy drama movie Weepah Way for Now (2015).
Secretariat (2010) biographical sports drama opposite Diane Lane, John Malkovich and Margo Martindale
Super 8 (2011) monster thriller with Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning and Kyle Chandler
Angels in Stardust (2013) coming-of-age comedy drama opposite Alicia Silverstone, Billy Burke and Michael Spears
Dirty Lies (2017) action drama with Mark L. Young, Scout Taylor-Compton and Tania Raymonde
Apple of My Eye (2017) family opposite Amy Smart and Burt Reynolds
Support the Girls (2018) comedy in role as Krista, opposite Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson and Brooklyn Decker
She won the Behind the Voice Actor Award for Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role for her recurring voice role as Stevonnie in animated television series Steven Universe (2015-2019).
General Hospital (2004) ABC soap opera in role as Ashley B.
Six Feet Under (2004) HBO drama series in role as Ashley
She had recurring role as Shannon Gressler in CBS drama television series The Guardian (2002-2004).
Oliver Beene (2003-2004) Fox sitcom in role as Bonnie
Hellcats (2011) The CW cheerleading comedy drama series in role as Deirdre Perkins
All My Friends Are Getting Married (2016) web series in role as Chloe
She voiced Catra in animated television series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (2018-2020).
Schooled (2019-2020) ABC sitcom in role as Lainey Lewis
She was homeschooled.
Has brother, Ricky and sister, Aly Michalka.
Has German, English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh ancestry.
She started playing piano at the age of 4, she also play acoustic & electric guitar.
Formed musical duo Aly & AJ (2004) with her sister Alyson Michalka, the duo released three studio albums: "Into the Rush" (2005), "Acoustic Hearts of Winter" (2006) and "Insomniatic" (2007).
Good friends with Mitchel Musso.
She was a model for catalogs.
Featured in music video for Slash featuring Adam Levine "Gotten" (2012).
She dated Keenan Tracey (2014-2015), Harrison Mead (2011-2012), Ryan Blair (2010-2011), Hunter Parrish (2009-2010), Bennet Heimple (2008-2009), Ryan Sheckler (2008) and Joe Jonas (2005-2006).
She started dating Josh Pence in 2017.