Ava Kolker, an American teen actress started acting at 4 with more than 20 acting credits so far. Yet, her role as Ava Morgenstern in the comedy series Girl Meets World (2014-17) is the apex of her fandom.
Moreover, the Young Entertainer Award-winner broadened her TV screen impact after portraying Olive Rozalski in Sydney to the Max (2019-21). Also, Kolker grabbed some big screen time with works in Scary Movie 5 (2013), Miss Meadows (2014), and Insidious: The Last Key (2018).
How Old Is Ava Kolker? Does She have any siblings?
Kolker was born on December 5, 2006, in Los Angeles, California, the USA. As of May 2022, the Miss Meadows actress is 15 years old; she has a height of 5 feet 2 inches (157 cm).
Her birth name is Ava Grace Kolker and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
Ava is the second youngest of 4 children to Doug Kolker, a businessman, and Sandrine Kolke, a homemaker. She has two elder sisters: Kayla Kolker (b. 1998) & Jade Kolker (b. 2001); and a younger sister named Lexy Kolker (b. August 17, 2009).
The Sam & Cat actress’ eldest sister Kayla lives a low-key life, while the second eldest Jade is a 2019 graduate of Palos Verdes High School. She is an Instagram influencer and goes by the handle @jadekolker.
Well, her younger sister Lexy Kolker is an actress too; she famously portrayed Chloe in the 2018 film Freaks and played recurring roles: Mary Swagger in Shooter (2016-18), and Robin Hilton in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2017-18).
Lexy is active on Instagram with more than 348K followers on her account @lexykolker.
Is She On High School?
Yes, Ava currently attends a local high school in Los Angeles. On May 8, 2021, she confirmed via Instagram that she completed her middle school.
What happened to Ava Kolker’s cousin?
Kolker’s cousin Ty died of rare brain cancer in December 2020, at the age of 15. On December 12, 2021, Ava posted a childhood picture of herself with her cousin, as a tribute to the death anniversary of her “best friend and brother.”
On March 4, 2022, the LA native released a single ‘Ahead of Me’ in the memory of her beloved late cousin Ty. About the song, she told it described the healing process after losing someone close.
“I wrote this song after I lost my cousin TY to brain cancer. The pain and the void I felt was difficult to talk about and communicate, so I expressed my feelings through this song.”
Back on December 15, 2019, she made an Instagram post and talked about her cousin’s diagnosis of brain cancer. Later, on February 7, 2020, the American actress shared the story on California Live.
Reportedly, her cousin Ty was diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer at the age of 6 and beat cancer- with a 5-year mission in 2019. However, in October 2019, he was again diagnosed- with rare brain cancer (Diffuse astrocytoma).
Here is the video of the interview:
Career Breakthrough From ‘Girl Meets World’- Other Movies & TV Shows Of Kolker
Ava Grace Kolker made her acting debut at 5, as a guest cast in American Horror Story in 2011. Then, she landed the role of Lily in Scary Movie 5 (2013).
But, it was her portrayal of the recurring cast, Ava Morgenstern, in Girl Meets World (2014-17, 20 episodes) that brought her to the mainstream. It starred Rowan Blanchard, Ben Savage, August Maturo, Sabrina Carpenter, Danielle Fishel, and Peyton Meyer.
In fact, the role earned her Young Artist Awards in 2016 for the category Best Recurring Young Actress 9 and Under.
In 2019, Kolker became the main cast of Olive Rozalski of the Disney Channel comedy series Sydney to the Max; she worked through 2021, appearing in 63 episodes during 3 season-run.
Other main casts in the series were Ruth Righi, Christian J. Simon, Caroline Rhea, and Ian Reed Kesler.
In these years, the American actress made guest TV appearances in Dads, Black-ish, Sam & Cat, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and How I Met Your Father. His film works include Miss Meadows (2014), Message from the King (2016), Sister Cities (2016), and Insidious: The Last Key (2018).
What Is Ava Kolker Doing Now?
As per IMDB, she is set to appear as Lana Danik in the coming-of-age film Manifest West (2022)- currently, under post-production. In the movie, Ava shares the screen with her younger sis Lexy, along with Michael Cudlitz, Annet Mahendru, and Tim Heidecker.
Moreover, her short-film Functioning is under post-production, while she voices Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, Land of Forever (pre-production).
A Singer & YouTuber
Aside from being an actress, Ava Kolker has the blessings of a sweet vocal tone. So far, she has released 6 singles including Ahead of Me (a tribute to her late cousin). Her other songs are namely The Good Ones, When Will It Be Tomorrow, Eventually, Who Do You Think You Are, and Seventeen.
Since April 30, 2017, she runs a self-titled YouTube channel Ava Kolker and has more than 43.3K subscribers and 2.149 million views. Along with her songs, Ava posts comedy videos, pranks, and travel vlogs.
Is Kolker Active On Instagram and TikTok? Dating Anyone?
Yes, the teen actress is an avid user of Instagram (@avakolker) with more than 1 million followers- the 1 million followers milestone was in November 2021 as per her IG post.
Moreover, she is active on TikTok too; her official account @avakolker has over 4.1 million followers and 89.6 million views. Kolker joined Twitter (@RealAvaKolker) in April 2003 and has more than 14.9K followers on the official page.
Ava indeed seems open about her personal life but the limit sets to her dating story though. She is yet to confirm if she has a boyfriend. The only time fans saw her with her boyfriend was on-screen love interest August Maturo in Girl Meets World. The two are actually good friends in real life.
Along with sister Lexy, she owns two dogs: a Chihuahua named Peanut and a Morkie named Mia.
Net Worth Of Ava Kolker In 2022
Online sources assume that Ava Kolker owns $700,000 net worth in 2022. Along with commercials for AT&T and Square TV, she made a great deal of money from TV appearances in Girl Meets World and Sydney to the Max.
On Instagram, she has a paid partnership with Kraft Mac & Cheese and promotes clothing lines like Miss Circle (clothing), Princess Polly (boutique), Showpo., and Rock N Rags. Her earnings for each sponsored post on Instagram could be $2,130- $3,551.
The revenue per post via TikTok ranges $2,160 – $3,601. Not to mention, Ava’s YouTube channel has the potential of $6.5K annually.