Amanda Joy Michalka was born on 10 April 1991, in Torrance, California USA, and is a musician, singer, songwriter, and actress, known for her numerous endeavors in modelling, acting, and music. She is part of Aly and AJ (formerly 78Violet) alongside her sister Aly Michalka. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.
How rich is AJ Michalka? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $700,000, mostly earned through success in her numerous endeavors, releasing numerous singles and collaborating on the soundtracks of a few films. She’s also been cast in several television shows and films. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Aj Michalka Net Worth $700,000
At the age of six, AJ was already playing the piano and then learnt to play the guitar. She also tried her hand at acting, mostly appearing in church productions. Later on, she would be a part of various musical productions in her school in Milwaukee.
Over the years, Michalka learnt various other instruments too, including the bongos, but also found work as a catalog model. In 2006, she joined the Disney Channel and made her debut in the Disney original movie entitled “Cow Belles”, portraying Courtney Callum alongside her sister. Since then, more opportunities opened up for her, increasing her net worth; some of her projects included “Six Feet Under”, “General Hospital” and the MTV film “Super Sweet 16: The Movie” in which she also appeared with her sister. In 2009, she was featured in the Peter Jackson film “The Lovely Bones” based on the novel written by Alice Sebold, which would win numerous accolades despite its initial mixed reviews.
Aside from these opportunities, AJ also formed the musical duo 78Violet with her sister Aly. They released two studio albums and a holiday album which continued to help with their net worth. While they made music, AJ was cast in the series “Hellcats” as a recurring character; which ran for one season before it was cancelled. In 2011, she was then cast in the J.J. Abrams film “Super 8” which was well received by critics and was a success commercially. This led to her getting a starring role in the 2013 film “Grace Unplugged”, after which she was cast in the sitcom “The Goldbergs” in a recurring role, as Lainey Lewis who was a girlfriend of one of the main characters. During the third season, she was promoted as a series regular. She also worked on a film with her sister which was written and directed by Stephen Ringer, being one of the producers on the film and helped with the casting – the film was eventually premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival entitled “Weepah Way for Now”. One of her latest projects is “Steven Universe” in which she voices Stevonnie.
For her personal life, AJ has been married to Stephen Ringer since 2015. It is known that AJ was raised a Christian and continues to practice. Her mother was also a musician and performed with a Christian band.