Amanda Michalka

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Amanda Michalka
Background information
Birth nameAmanda Joy Michalka
Also known asAJ
Born (1991-04-10) April 10, 1991 (age 32)
OriginCalifornia, United States
GenresPop rock
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active2002-present

Amanda Joy "AJ" Michalka (born April 10, 1991) is an American singer and actress from Torrance, California. Her parents are Carrey Begley-Michalka and Mark Michalka. Her older sister is actress Alyson Michalka. She and her sister are in the band 78violet. She starred with her sister in the Disney movie Cow Belles. She is of German-American ancestry.

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Amanda Michalka was born in Torrance, California in 1991. Her older sister, Alyson "Aly" Michalka and their parents moved to Seattle, Washington. There her parents made sure they were exposed to all varieties of music. They then moved back to Southern California, where they still live.

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Michalka was in a number of WORD Music Productions at her church in Southern California as a young child. Michalka plays a variety of instruments such as acoustic guitar, electric guitar, piano, and bongos. She used to be a model for catalogs. In March 2006, she made her first appearance on the Disney Channel in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles, as "Courtney Callum", along with sister Aly, as "Taylor Callum". She has also made appearances on shows such as Oliver Beene, Six Feet Under, The Guardian, and General Hospital.[1][2][3] She also appeared with her sister in the MTV movie, Super Sweet 16: The Movie.

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  1. "Aly & AJ, 11/05 - Interviews - Christian Music Today". Archived from the original on 2009-09-11. Retrieved 2008-02-24.
  2. "Tweenage Riot Article on Blender :: The Ultimate Guide to Music and More". Archived from the original on 2008-12-18. Retrieved 2008-02-24.
  3. "Today's Christian Woman". Today's Christian Woman.

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