Amanda Michalka

Amanda Michalka

American pop singer and actress
Date of Birth: 10.04.1991
Country: USA

  1. Amanda Michalka Biography
  2. Early Life
  3. Rise to Fame
  4. Recent Career

Amanda Michalka Biography

Amanda Joy Michalka, also known as AJ, is an American pop singer and actress. She was born on April 10, 1991, in Torrance, California. Before becoming an actress, she worked as a model. Amanda gained popularity as a member of the duo "78violet" (formerly known as "Aly & AJ"), which she formed with her sister, Alison Michalka.

Amanda Michalka

Early Life

Amanda and her sister grew up in Seattle, Washington, and Southern California. From the age of four, Amanda played the piano and began learning the guitar in her early teens. She started exploring acting at the age of seven, primarily performing in church plays. Raised in a Christian household, Amanda continues to practice her faith.

Amanda Michalka

Rise to Fame

In her youth, AJ actively participated in all the musical events at her school in Milwaukee, showcasing her talent as a mature star. She played multiple instruments, including the acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, and bongos.

In March 2006, Amanda appeared as Courtney Callum in the Disney Channel movie "Cow Belles," in which her sister, Alison, also had a role as Taylor Callum. The Michalka sisters released three albums together ("Into the Rush," "Insomniatic," and "Acoustic Hearts of Winter").

Amanda also made appearances in popular TV shows such as "The Oliver Beene Show," "Six Feet Under," "The Guardian," "General Hospital," and MTV's "Super Sweet 16: The Movie." In 2008, she landed the lead role in Peter Jackson's film "The Lovely Bones," while her sister starred in the lead role in the movie "Bandslam."

Recent Career

In the fall of 2009, Amanda and her sister are preparing to release their fourth joint album under the name of their duo, "78violet." They are currently experimenting with different sounds and writing new material. They recently released a single from the upcoming album called "Like Whoa" to generate excitement among their fans while they continue working on the album.