Her favorite movies are Willow (1988), Uptown Girls (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), and School of Rock (2003).
Younger sister AJ Michalka, known as AJ, is also an actress. The two sisters wrote and recorded their first album for Hollywood/Universal Records (under a different band name), which was released in early 2005. Changed band name to Aly & AJ in 2010.
Last name pronounced Mish-AL-ka
Her mother was a cheerleader for the NFL's Oakland Raiders.
Her parents are Carrie and Mark Michalka.
Her father is of German descent. Her mother has German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Welsh ancestry.
She has a dog, Bandit, and a puppy, Roadie.
Kept in touch with Raviv Ullman and Brenda Song.
She plays the piano and also the electric and acoustic guitars. She is also an accomplished singer and published songwriter.
Very close friend of Mitchel Musso, Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron.
Good friends with Saoirse Ronan, Emma Roberts, Sara Paxton, Ashley Tisdale and Miley Cyrus.
Favorite TV shows: That '70s Show (1998), Oliver Beene (2003), and The O.C. (2003).
Her favorite actors and actresses are Jack Black, Johnny Depp, Simon Baker, Naomi Watts, Cate Blanchett, and Topher Grace.
She rescued a dog named Moneypenny.
Her favorite books is "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "Artemis Fowl".
Her favorite musicians are Nickelback, Michelle Branch, Sting, Seal, Coldplay and John Mayer.
Went dressed as Britney Spears (as the school girl from the "Baby One More Time" music video) for her school's Historical Figure Day, while most of her friends went dressed as Mother Teresa and Abraham Lincoln.
She's filming Will [Later released as Bandslam (2009)] in Austin, Texas. [February 2008]
Along with sister, AJ, and mother, Carrie, she is preparing for a new summer tour. [July 2007]
Currently filming and premiering the new CW hit show Hellcats (2010). [September 2010]
(June 7, 2015) Married her boyfriend of 3 years Stephen Ringer at the Belmond Hotel Splendid in Portofino following an 11-month-long engagement.