Starla is like someone that I've ever met, she has an inner sparkle that no one else has, she would be a perfect role model for me. She is so perfect and so awesome. She is like another big sister to me. I LOVE her!!!!!!
Mackenzie describing Starla
Starla is so talented and awesome. She is amazing at everything. I would never be as good as her. She is the best friend anyone could have. We spend so much time together and I love it. She is my best friend on the set along with Kalani and I would never trade our friendship for anything.
Maddie describing Starla
Starla is an amazing best friend and dancer. She has more than 1,800 titles and crowns, like I do. We both are Abby's favorite dancers. We are best friends. We met in third grade and been best friends ever since. I can tell her anything. I wouldn't trade our friendship for ANYTHING!!!!
Madison describing Starla
Starla is so sweet. She is an amazing dancer. She has so many national titles. She also has a lot of crowns. I wish I was her. Her turns are flawless and amazing. She is so perfect and graceful. We are best friends along with Maddie and I love it.
Kalani describing Starla
Starla is awesome at dance. She is incredible at everything. Miss Abby never yells at her because she is an amazing dancer. No one could be as good as her, no one. I really wish that I could be as good as her.
Chloe describing Starla
No one is as amazing as Starla. Her stage appearance is amazing. She brings light to the stage. She can do at least 19,958 pirouettes in a row!!! Even though my best friends on the set are Rachel, Madison and Katelyn, Starla is like a sister to me.
Kendall describing Starla
Even though she is about my age, Miss Abby usually yells at me, and she never yells at Starla, which means that she is a amazing dancer. She is awesome and I'm not just saying it. She expresses her emotions on stage and does it so well. We have so much fun together.
Brooke describing Starla
Starla is like Abby's best dancer. She is flawless and graceful. Her facial expressions are amazing. She has beat Maddie before and Maddie is awesome. Her best feature is probably her flexibility, she is crazy flexible. She is like no one else.
Paige describing Starla
Starla is unique. She has a amazing stage appearance and flawless turns. Abby never yells at her. Everyone at the studio is jealous of her, but they still love her. I just hope that one day Starla's talent will sparkle on me. Even though we aren't very good friends, I still love her.
— Nia describing Starla
Starla is so flexible. She is so nice and kind. Miss Abby never yells at her like she does to me. People should treat her with more respect. Even though, I never got to know her, I know that we will be very good friends.
— Payton describing Starla
Starla is an amazing sister. She is a great dancer. She is amazing at the styles of dance that I do horrible in, such as lyrical, tap and hip-hop. People never mistake us for the other one because she is more talented than I am. She is the best sister!!
Danielle describing Starla
I wish that I had gotten Starla earlier. I didn't think that someone was better than Maddie, but Starla is. She is the best at my studio, I might think about putting her, Madison, Maddie, Kalani, and Kendall in the senior company. She is amazing at tap, hip-hop, ballet, contemporary, jazz and of course, LYRICAL!!! She doesn't really like musical theater or acro, but she can do them really well!! She is an amazing dancer, singer, actress, model, and fashion designer. She has the IT FACTOR. She is PERFECT. I usually don't say this to my students, but Starla is the best in the business. She only places 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, that is hard for anyone. Starla is the best dancer ever, I wish she teaches the other kids to be a great dancer.
Abby describing Starla
Starla Micheals






Full Name

Starla Nicole Micheals


@starmicheals259 (Instagram)
@starlamichealsxoxo224 (Twitter)
StarlaMicheals (YouTube)
Diamond starla N Micheals (facebook)



Date of Birth

April 25, 1999, 2:46 p.m. (age 15)

Resides in

Chicago, Illinois (former)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (current)


Compitition Dancer
Competition Singer
Dance Team Captain
ALDC Co Captain (along side Madison Rockwell)
Cheerleader (in Battle of the Bands It Up)
Singing Team Captain
Fashion Designer

Eye Color


Hair Color

Dirty Blonde


Brandon Micheals (brother)Courtney Micheals sister
Claire Micheals (sister)
Regina Micheals (Mom)
Ben Micheals (Dad)
Bree Starr (cousin)
Stefanie Micheals (sister)
Cassadee Micheals (sister)
Fluffy (dog)
Amy Micheals (aunt)
Warren Micheals (uncle)
Gemma Micheals (aunt)
Gabrielle Micheals (cousin) Kendall Micheals (cousin) Saige Micheals cousin
Isabelle Micheals (sister)
Sophia Micheals (sister)
Celia Starr (cousin)
Chloe Micheals (sister)
Chad Micheals (brother)
Nina Micheals (sister)
Emily Micheals (younger sister) Ariana Micheals (sister)
Danielle Micheals (twin sister) Kristen Micheals (sister)


Gabe Martinez (boyfriend)


Gabe Martinez
Bianca Carter best friend
Alana Anderson
Angelina Anderson Katelyn Hampton
Brett Johnson (ex-boyfriend)
Maddie Ziegler (best friend)
Kayla Rose
Mackenzie Ziegler
Chloe Lukasiak
Kendall Vertes
Brooke Hyland
Paige Hyland
Abby Lee Miller
Rachel Rockwell (good friend)
Kalani Hilliker (best friend)
Talia Green (good friend)
Brittney Hampton
Jessica Hampton
Ally Dawson
Jo Taylor
Ally Rockwell
Jeremy Hampton Saige Micheals Reece Green
Brody Anderson
Connor Carter
Heather O'Connor
Madison Rockwell (best friend)
Kayla Rockwell
Payton Ackerman
Nia Frazier
Rosie Hills
Ava Cota
Kamryn Beck
Sarah Reasons
Sarah Hunt
Jade Cloud
Tea Adamson


John Hughes High School (former,home-schooled)

First Episode

Babysitter It Up

Portrayed By

Isabella Palmieri

Starla Nicole Micheals (born April 25, 1999), is a pretty, popular, intelligent, nice, and talented girl. She is very nice and talented. She formerly went to John Hughes High School, but then she moved to Pittsburgh to be apart of the ALDC. Her best friends contain Maddie Ziegler, Kalani Hilliker and Madison Rockwell. She is very close with Talia Green and Rachel Rockwell. Her cousin, Celia Starr hangs out with her a lot.

Starla is portrayed by Isabella Palmieri.


Appearance Over TimeEdit


Starla's Dance Uniform

Starla has Dirty Blonde hair with Hazel/Brown eyes.

Season 2Edit

Starla wore tank tops with shorts. She often had her hair done neatly. Her hair was mostly down. She loves to wear blouses and designer jeans with flats or boots with a touch of sparkle.

Season 3Edit

Starla wore more fun and colorful clothing. She still kept her hair down. She wanted to get noticed by boys because when it was the first day of school no boys surrounded her.


Starla's School Dance Dress, (seen in School Dance It Up)

Season 4Edit

After joining the ALDC, Starla mostly was at dance practice, she mostly had her hair in a bun. She wore crop tops with shorts. When she got to go to the Teen Choice Awards with The Dance Moms cast, she wore a designer light pink dress and clear high heels.


Starla's Party Dress, (seen in Birthday Party It Up 2)

Personality Over TimeEdit

Season 2Edit

Starla was noticed by most boys. She was caring and honest.


Season 3Edit

Starla was more nice to Rachel and Talia. She was also truthful.

Season 4Edit

Starla was more determine because she wanted to be the best that she can be.


Starla has a amazing voice, she has a record deal. She is also a competition dancer. Unlike Rachel, Starla can draw very well. She is noticed by most boys.


Starla isn't the smartest girl, she gets A+'s, A's, and B's.


  • Clarity by Zedd
  • Behind These Hazel Eyes by Kelly Clarkson
  • Over You by Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton
  • Warrior by Demi Lovato
  • Hold On, We're Coming Home by Drake
  • Neon Lights by Demi Lovato
  • Your Song by Elton John
  • Dark Horse by Katy Perry
  • Miss Movin On by Fifth Harmony (Starla was heartbroken when Gabe broke up with her, so she sang this song)
  • Heart Of Dixie by Danielle Bradbery
  • Wasting All These Tears by Cassadee Pope
  • Can't Blame a Girl for Trying by Sabrina Carpenter
  • Counting Stars by OneRepublic
  • Carry On by Olivia Holt
  • Team by Lorde
  • Genie In  Bottle By Christina Aguliera
  • Cover Girl By Big Time Rush


Flynn Jones (2012-present)Edit

Flynn likes Starla,but Starla thinks they are friends. (See Starlynn)

Gabe Martinez (2008-present)Edit

Gabe is Starla's boyfriend, they got back together in Surprise It Up. (See Starle)

Madison Rockwell (2007-present)Edit

Madison and Starla are best friends. They met in 3rd grade and became best friends in 4th grade.

Claire Micheals (1999-present)Edit

Claire and Starla are sisters. They have a great relationship.

Brandon Micheals (1999-present)Edit

Brandon and Starla are brother and sister. Brandon always looks out for Starla.

Isabelle Micheals (1999-present)Edit

Isabelle and Starla have a special spark.


  • She loves playing the game, Minecraft.
  • She joined the ALDC when she was 2.5 and did not compete for the competition team.
  • She is 10 seconds older than Danielle.
  • Everyone in the ALDC says that she is perfect.
  • All of her friends said that she has the voice of an angel.
  • She has a YouTube channel wear she sings songs, does makeup tutorials, and nail art.
  • On YouTube, she has 9,867,284 subscribers.
  • She is best in lyrical, tap, hip-hop and contemporary.
  • Her favorite styles of dance to watch are hip-hop and jazz because they are entertaining.
  • Her favorite styles of dance to perform are hip-hop, lyrical, contemporary, ballet and tap because they are fun to perform.
  • She usually gets duets or trios with Maddie, Madison, Chloe, Kalani or her sister, Danielle because their styles of dance match her's.
  • When she sings, she hits the highest high notes that no one can hit.
  • She writes her own songs.
  • She is worst in musical theater.
  • She is Abby's best dancer next to Madison and Maddie.
  • If someone would fill in for her, it would be Madison and Maddie because they are great at Starla's best styles of dance.
  • She is a part of the ALDC.
  • She moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in Dance Moms It Up.
  • She has won many dance competitions.
  • She has a record deal.
  • She was the first person that Abby came to ask to join the ALDC.
  • Abby said that she is extremely talented.
  • She is one of Abby's best dancers.
  • When she was 6, she won a national title for dance.
  • She is dating Gabe Martinez.
  • She got a record deal when she was 8.
  • Flynn Jones has a crush on her.
  • She became friends with Talia Green in Season 3.
  • She is frenemies with Suzy Green.
  • Madison Rockwell, Kalani Hilliker and Maddie Ziegler are her best friends.
  • Skyler Ross and Kayla Rose are her close friends.
  • Talia Green and Rachel Rockwell are her good friends.
  • She can play the piano, violin, guitar, and flute.
  • She can be seen mostly at dance practice.
  • She can rap to Macklemore songs.
  • Her name means Star.
  • She can draw very well.
  • She is close with her sisters, Sophia, Emily and Isabelle.
  • Her favorite colors are pink, blue, purple and neon green.
  • Starla's zodiac sign is a Taurus.
  • She got to go to the Teen Choice awards along with Rachel Rockwell, Madison Rockwell, Katelyn Hampton, Bianca Carter, Jeremy Hampton and  Danielle Micheals (her twin sister) and the Dance Moms cast.
  • She sang a duet with Rachel in School Dance It Up.
  • Her birthstone is a Diamond.
  • She won the award for best dancer along with Maddie Ziegler.
  • For 3 days her name was Madison, then they changed it to Starla.
  • She is the captain of the dancing team and the singing team.
  • She has won the award for the most amazing reality teen actress with Madison Rockwell.
  • A lot of people tell her she looks like Ally Rockwell.
  • She is an awesome girl.
  • Her middle name is Nicole.
  • Her most used nickname is SuperStar.
  • She has a whole collection of nail polish.

Starla's dog, Fluffy


Starla in Gabe's house for a study date.

  • Lots of people think that she was born to be a SuperStar.
  • Starla's lowest grade was a 75%, a C.
  • Starla's highest grade was a 125%, an A++, she had extra credit.
  • She doesn't get B's or C's that much.
  • She got the lead role in 19 TV shows.
  • She got a recurring role in 14 TV shows.
  • She got a guest role in 10 TV shows.
  • She got to guest star in 9 movies.
  • Starla got the surrporting role in 12 TV shows.
  • She is the captain of the singing team and dancing team.
  • She is the co captain of the ALDC along side Maddie Ziegler.
  • She has a lot of Grammys.
  • She also has a lot of Oscars.
  • She got to hand out a Teen Choice Award with Maddie Ziegler for The Music Group.
  • She dances just like Maddie Ziegler.
  • She is one of the best singers on the Singing Team.
  • She is one of the best dancers on the Dancing Team.
  • She came back to Chicago in Battle of the Bands It Up for a vacation.
  • She has the most followers on Instagram.
  • She has 937 tweets on Twitter.
  • She has a whole collection of iPhone cases.
  • She is 15 years of age.
  • Lots of people know who she is.
  • If people had to describe her in 3 words, it would be, talented, intelligent and awesome.
  • She was born on April 25, 1999
  • Her catchphrase is, "I was born to sparkle!", because her birthstone is a Diamond.
  • She makes the most amazing desserts.
  • She knows how to do sign language.
  • Her hair color is Dirty Blonde.

    Starla's Fave Disney Princess Rapunzel

  • Her eye color is Hazel/Brown.
  • She throws the most awesome parties.
  • She totally ships Jianca, Bratelyn and Calia.
  • She is very close friends with Talia Green, they hang out a lot with Bianca Carter  Angelina Anderson  Alana Anderson and Katelyn Hampton .
  • her fave drink is coca cola
  • her fave food is salad
  • her snapchat name is angeldancer189
  •  she follows katelyn  bianca alana angelina  maddie  kalani and her twin sister danielle on twitter
  • She is the first 15 year old girl to earn an Oscar and a Grammy.
  • Her favorite shows are The X Factor, The Voice, Modern Family and Pretty Little Liars.
  • She has won The Voice, The X Factor and American Idol when she was 11.
  • Her fave Disney Princess is Rapunzel.
  • She started singing and dancing when she was 3.
  • She has met Cody Simpson and Austin Mahone.
  •  she fangirls over freddie prinze jr
  • Her passions are Singing, Dancing, Acting and Modeling.
  • She has 10 giant closets just for Shoes, Shirts, Pants (including shorts and skirts), Jewelry, Make-Up, Dresses, Nail Polish, Jackets, Hair Accessories and Purses.
  • Her favorite singers are Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Austin Mahone, and Ariana Grande.
  • Her 3 granted wishes are:
  • Being the most talented person in the universe.
  • Have anything she wants.
  • Be undefeated.
  • She is the busiest person in her family.
  •  her uncle Warren Micheals  said that she is a extremely gifted dancer
  • Her occupations are a Student, a Singer, an Actress, a Dancer, a Model, a Babysitter (sometimes), and a Cheerleader.
  • Mackenzie Ziegler from Dance Moms says, "Starla is like someone that I've never met, she has an inner sparkle that no else has, she will be a perfect role model."
  • Mackenzie, Maddie, Chloe, Paige, Kalani, Brooke and Kendall are very close with her.
  • She is one of Abby's favorite dancers.
  • Nia and Payton are not her very good friends, but they are friends,
  • Maddie says that she is perfect.
  • Abby says that her best feature for dance are her facial expressions, her turns and her flexibility.
  • She has walked the Red Carpet more than a thousand times.
  • She has sung the "The Star Spangled Banner" over 100 times.
  • She has 193 crowns.
  • She has won a national title 372 times.
  • Starla says that Maddie and Kalani are her best friends on the set because they all have a lot in common.
  • Mackenzie says that she is like a big sister to her.
  • Abby says that her signature face is named, "The Starla Face".

    An example of "The Starla Face"

  • Mackenzie loves her.
  • Abby has never yelled at her.
  • Abby loves her.
  • Abby says that she is Maddie and Kalani's twin because she dances exactly like them.
  • She loves Maddie and Mackenzie, they're like sisters to her.
  • She is usually on the top or middle of the pyramid.
Dance Uniform

Another one of Starla's Dance Uniforms


Season 1Edit

Week 1: Middle

Week 2: Middle

Week 3: Middle

Week 4: Middle

Week 5: Middle

Week 6: Top

Week 7: Middle

Week 8: Top

Week 9: Top

Week 10: Top


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