Amanda Joy “AJ” Michalka has demonstrated her talent and versatility as a successful actress, musician, and songwriter. She is best known for her current roles as ‘Lainey Lewis’ on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs. As well as her voice acting role as ‘Stevonnie’ on Steven Universe.
At her young age, she has already established strong relationships with directors such as J.J. Abrams and Peter Jackson. Some of her memorable roles were in the Walt Disney Pictures film Secretariat, the J.J. Abrams film, Super 8 (2011), and The Lovely Bones (2009) alongside Mark Wahlberg.
She began her acting career with several roles in television. AJ starred in the CBS series The Guardian for two seasons and the FOX series Oliver Beene. She also starred in the Disney Channel film, Cow Belles, alongside her sister Aly.
In addition to acting, AJ Michalka is an accomplished singer, songwriter and musician, playing guitar, piano, and percussion. As a member of Aly & Aj she released two hit albums with Hollywood Records. The duo was nominated for their first American Music Award in 2006. They contributed to the soundtracks for films like The Game Plan (2007), Herbie: Fully Loaded (2005), Ice Princess (2005), Bandslam (2009), as well as writing the theme song for the CW television drama Hellcats.