In 2012, Michalka began dating independent film producer Stephen Ringer, whom she met on the set of her film Sequoia.
The couple became engaged at Big Sur, California, in July 2014.
The duo changed their name to 78violet and were set to release a fourth album in early 2010, but the project never materialized following their departure from Hollywood Records.
Several years later, in the summer of 2013, they returned with new music, releasing their first single, "Hothouse", on July 8, 2013.
She has also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Now You See It..., and appeared in the TV movie Cow Belles opposite her sister, AJ Michalka.
Michalka and her sister starred in several projects produced by the Disney Channel and MTV.
In 2001 -- 42 years later -- Smith was nominated for a Grammy for her album "Keely Sings Sinatra." In a news release her publicist said Smith was focused on being in control of her own career, setting up her own record label "Keely Records" in conjunction with friend Frank Sinatra's Reprise Records.
Previously, she portrayed Di Henry on the ABC soap opera All My Children (2005–07), as well as starring in short-lived Fox crime drama series Past Life (2010); and the NBC crime drama series Chase (2010–11).The movie was written and directed by her husband, Stephen Ringer.The film later premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival on June 16, 2015.In 2007, they appeared in the MTV film Super Sweet 16: The Movie based on the MTV series My Super Sweet 16.In August 2009, she co-starred in the film, Walden Media film Bandslam.