Aly Michalka is an American actress and singer-songwriter who became famous in the 2000s as a Disney teen star. She is known for her work with her sister, AJ Michalka, who is also an entertainer. They have performed together on television shows and made music together as part of the music duo Aly & AJ.
Aly Michalka has grown into a beautiful adult and is now married. In recent years, she has been best known for her recurring role as Peyton Charles on the television show iZombie. We discuss her rise to fame, her private life, and other interesting facts.
Aly Michalka’s Biography
Aly was born Alyson Renae Michalka on March 25, 1989, in Torrance, California. Her parents are Mark Michalka, a contractor, and Carrie Michalka, a musician who sang with the Christian rock band JC Band. Aly and her younger sister AJ grew up together in Seattle, Washington, and Southern California.
The sisters were strongly influenced by their mother’s musical side and began singing in the church choir at a very young age. In addition, they also performed in church plays. Aly learned to play the piano at the age of 5 and the guitar at 13. A few years later she made her acting debut as Keely Teslow in the television series “Phil of the Future”. After that, she played the leading role in a total of 43 episodes, which were to end in 2006.
Aly then became a Disney leading actor in many Disney television movies. In 2007 the sisters were the focus of the MTV special Aly & AJ: Sister Act. She made her feature film debut in Bandslam (2009). She was cast for the lead role in the cheerleader drama Hellcats, but unfortunately, the series was canceled after one season. Aly Michalka would then appear in a number of television shows, most notably a recurring role in Two and a Half Men. Her later films included Crazy Kind of Love, Grown Ups 2, Killing Winston Jones, and others.
Michalka continues to appear in both movies and television shows. She also continues to make music with her sister AJ.
Aly Michalka Net Worth
Aly Michalka has done pretty well in the entertainment industry and is still strong. So far her net worth has been estimated at $2 million, a figure that is sure to increase as she keeps up with her career.
Aly Michalka is married to the film producer Stephen Ringer. The two first met in 2012 on the set of the comedy film Sequoia, which was released in 2014. Ringer was the cameraman of the film, while Aly played the role of Reilly MacGrady. Shortly thereafter, they began to meet, and in June 2014 they became engaged. Aly revealed the news of the engagement herself via social media posts accompanied by photos of the diamond ring she received from Ringer.
After the engagement, her sister AJ hosted a bridal party for her at an undisclosed location. On June 6, 2016, Aly and Stephen entered into the bond of marriage in an intimate ceremony at the Belmond Hotel Splendid in Portofino, Italy. Not surprisingly, their sister AJ was their maid of honor. Aly wore a beautiful lavender dress on her big day.
Her husband Ringer was born on December 2, 1984, in Dallas, Texas. Ringer began his filmmaking career in 2009 with short films like Little Richard and On Your Pretty Dress. His other films include Two Summers Ago and Weepah Way for Now, in which his wife played a double role as actor and co-producer. AJ also played the leading role in them.
Other Facts About Aly Michalka
- Aly Michalka has a trademark: green eyes that often appear blue.
- Her parents are divorced.
- Due to her Hollywood career, Aly had to be home-schooled.
- Michalka has different backgrounds: German, English, Irish, and Scottish.
- Michalka’s mother Carrie was once a cheerleader for the NFL team, the Oakland Raiders.
- The correct pronunciation of her last name is “Mish-AL-ka”.
- Her most successful song with her sister is the single “Potential Breakup Song” from her 2007 album Insomniatic.
- Before the release of their fourth studio album, the sisters changed their nickname to 78violet. However, the project was not realized when they left Hollywood Records. They returned to making music in 2013 under their original name Aly & AJ.