Years-old photos of Ava Max were published on image uploading website  Fans suspect the photos were taken around 2007-2008 when she went by Amanda Kay instead (her real name is Amanda Ava Koci). She released her first EP under that name in 2008. This is significant for several reasons: People think she tried to emulate her look after Lady Gaga. These photos of Ava look nothing like Gaga, but her present-day appearance slightly does. I personally don't think she purpose