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Ava Kolker
Ava Grace Kolker

(2006-12-05) December 5, 2006 (age 17)
Occupation Actress & singer
Years active 2011–present
Relatives Lexy Kolker (sister)

Ava Grace Kolker (born December 5, 2006) is an American teen actress and singer. Kolker's roles include Ava Morgenstern on the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World (2014–2017), and Olive Rozalski on Sydney to the Max (2019–2021). In film, she portrayed Lily in Scary Movie 5 (2013), Heather in Miss Meadows (2014), Boot in Message from the King (2016) and Young Elise Rainer in Insidious: The Last Key (2018). In regards to her music career, kolker made her music debut in July 2019, “The good ones.” She subsequently has released several other songs, primarily including: “When will it be tomorrow” (2020), “Eventually” (2020), “Who do you think you are” (2021), “Ahead of me” (2022), and her most recent EP, “Ballerina.” Which consists of 6 songs, of whom were all released in June 2023.

Early life

Kolker was born in Los Angeles, California then moved one year to Florida. She has three sisters, Kayla Kolker, Jade Kolker and Lexy Kolker, also an actress, who is best known for playing Chloe in the 2018 horror film Freaks.


2011–2014: Early roles

Kolker began acting in 2011 at a young age, making her debut with a guest appearance on the television horror series American Horror Story. A year later, she appeared in her first film, starring as Marybeth Geitzen in the comedy film Golden Winter.

In 2013, she was cast as Lily in the comedy horror film Scary Movie 5, the final installment in the Scary Movie film series, which was commercially successful. and in the same year appeared in the drama film The Trials of Cate McCall as Augie. In 2014, she played Heather in the thriller film Miss Meadows.

2015–present: Breakthrough and current work

Kolker has made various guest appearances on television series such as Dads, Sam & Cat, and Black-ish. In 2015, Kolker was cast in the recurring role of Ava Morgenstern on Disney Channel's comedy television series Girl Meets World, the spinoff to Boy Meets World. For the role, she received a Young Artist Award nomination. In the year following, she appeared in the horror film The Axe Murders of Villisca as Ingrid, the action film Message from the King as Boot, and the drama television film Sister Cities as Young Austin.

In 2017, Kolker made guest appearances on the comedy series White Famous as Maddie, and the superhero series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as 12-year old Robin Hinton, portraying an older version of the character who was played by her sister Lexy as an 8-year old. In 2018, Kolker was cast on the Disney Channel sitcom Sydney to the Max, playing the main character of Olive. In the same year, she appeared as Young Elise Rainier in the film Insidious: The Last Key, the fourth film in the Insidious franchise. The film was a commercial success. She also starred as Aeloo in the fantasy film A Fairy's Game.

In 2019, she was cast in a minor voice role in the film Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs, which will be released theatrically in September 2020. Kolker released her debut single, "The Good Ones" in July 2019. In 2020, she released the follow-up singles "Eventually" and "When Will It Be Tomorrow"; the latter of which was released through Vevo.

In June 2023, Kolker announced her upcoming debut EP Ballerina which is scheduled for release on June 23, 2023.



Title Year Album
"The Good Ones" 2019 Non-album single
"Eventually" 2020 Non-album single
"When Will It Be Tomorrow" 2020 Non-album single
"Seventeen" 2021 Non-album single
"Who Do You Think You Are" 2021 Non-album single
"Ahead Of Me" 2022 Non-album single
"All To Myself" 2022 Non-album single



Year Title Role Notes
2012 Golden Winter Marybeth Geitzen
2013 Scary Movie 5 Lily
2013 The Trials of Cate McCall Augie
2014 Miss Meadows Heather
2016 The Axe Murders of Villisca Ingrid
2016 Message from the King Boot
2016 Sister Cities Young Austin
2018 Insidious: The Last Key Young Elise Rainier
2018 A Fairy's Game Aeloo
2019 Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs Wooden Bear Cub Voice role
2022 Manifest West Lana Danik


Year Title Role Notes
2011 American Horror Story Three-Year-Old Girl Episode: "Spooky Little Girl"
2013 Dads Little Girl Episode: "The Glitch That Stole Christmas"
2014 Sam & Cat Romy Episode: "#MagicATM"
2015 Black-ish Little Girl Episode: "The Word"
2016 Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack Herself Episode: "..., and Fairytales"
2014–2017 Girl Meets World Ava Morgenstern Recurring role; 20 episodes
2017 White Famous Maddie Episode: "Life on Mars"
2018 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 12-Year-Old Robin Hinton Episode: "The Last Day"
2019–2021 Sydney to the Max Olive Rozalski Main role
2021 Disney's Magic Bake-Off Herself Episode: "Holiday"
2022 How I Met Your Father Rivka Episode: "Rivka Rebel"

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2016 Young Entertainer Award Best Recurring Young Actress 9 and Under – Television Series Girl Meets World Won
2017 Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series – Guest Starring Young Actress Girl Meets World Nominated
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