Miley Cyrus Biography
Real Name: Miley Ray Cyrus
Born As: Destiny Hope Cyrus
Birthdate: November 23, 1992
Birth Place: Franklin, Tennessee, USA
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Residence: Los Angeles, California, USA
Miley Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress who became famous for her role as Mile Stewart I the Disney Channel TV series “Hannah Montana”. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, USA. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus is a country singer and her other Letitia Jean Cyrus is a producer and an actress. At her birth, she had an abnormally fast heart rhythm which is known as Supraventricular. After her birth, he was named Destiny Hop as her parents believed that she would achieve great things in her life. Also, when she was an infant, she used to smile a lot giving her the nickname “Smiley”. Later, her name shortened to Miley which later became her real name.
Cyrus’ parents got married after a year of her birth against her father’s record company. She has an elder half-sister named Brand Glenn Cyrus and an elder half-brother named Trace Cyrus from her mother’s first marriage with Baxter Neal Helson. She has another elder half-brother named Christopher Code from her father. She also had a younger brother named Braison Cyrus and younger sister Noah Cyrus. All of her siblings are involved in the entertainment industry. Trace is a singer and a guitarist for the band called Metro Station, Noah is an actress and a singer, Braison is a fashion model and Brandi is a journalist.
During childhood, Cyrus went to the Heritage Elementary School. In 2000, her family moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The following year, her father took her to see the play “Mamma Mia!” at the Royal Alexandra Theater. After returning, Cyrus told her father that she too wanted to become an actress. Later, she started taking acting and singing classes at the Armstrong Acting Studio in Toronto. Later, she went to Options for the Youth Charter Schools where she studied with a private tutor on sets. As she was born in a Christian family, she was baptized at the Southern Baptist church in 2005. She also wore a purity ring which is a ring worn as a sign of chastity. Later, in 2005, Cyrus moved to Hollywood.
Career and Net Worth
Miley Cyrus made her debut in acting at the age of 8 when she played the role of Kylie in the TV series “Doc” in which her father starred. Later, in 2003, Cyrus played the role of the young Ruthie in the fantasy comedy-drama movie “Big Fish”. Later, her mother Tish became her manager and worked with a team to help Cyrus with her career. Later, she was signed by the director of the youth division at Cunningham Escott Slevin Doherty, Mitchell Gosset. He was the one to send Miley for the Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana”. Initially, 11-year-old Cyrus auditioned for the title character’s best friend’s role, however, impressed by her performance, she was called again to audition for the lead role. At first, she was not selected for the role as she was too young and small but later her singing and acting talent gt her the role.
In 2006, the series was premiered on the Disney Channel and was an instant hit receiving high ratings. Eventually, the series became the highest-rated series on TV. Cyrus also gained wide recognition and was titled as the “Teen Idol”. In the same year, she also went on the tour with the Cheetah girls as her character Hannah Montana and performed songs from the show. Later, Walt Disney Record released the soundtrack of the show credited to Hannah Montana. The record was also a commercial success and topped the US Billboard 200 chart selling over 3 million copies worldwide.
Later, Cyrus was signed by the Hollywood Records in a four-album recording contract. In 2007, Cyrus released her album titled “Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus”. The album was a two-disc album in which one side consisted the soundtracks as Hannah Montana and the other side consisted Cyrus’s debut studio album. The album also reached the top of the US Billboard 200 chart also selling over 3 million copies worldwide. On the album, she also collaborated with her father in the song “Ready, Set, Don’t Go”. Later, Cyrus went on her first tour as “Best of Both Worlds Tour” to promote her album which was a huge success. Due to the success of the tour, the concert movie “Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert” which was released in 2008.
In 2008, Cyrus released her second studio album entitled “Breakout” which a huge success as well. The album became her third album to top the US Billboard 200 chart. In the same year, Cyrus made her debut as a theatrical actress in the animated movie “Bolt” as the character Penny. The movie was commercially as well as critically successful which has earned her a Golden Globe nomination. In 2009, Cyrus released her soundtrack to the feature movie “Hannah Montana” which also topped the US Billboards 200 charts making her the youngest singer in the history to have four albums to reach number one on the charts. Her song “The Climb” from the soundtrack was a huge success and became a crossover hit in both country and pop genre. In 2009, Cyrus went on her first world tour as “Wonder World Tour” which was a critical success. She was later ranked in number four on the list of the best-selling female artist of 2009 by Billboards.
In 2010, Cyrus starred in the romantic movie “The Last Song” which was based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks and was a box-office hit. In the same year, she released her next studio album titled “Can’t Be Tamed”. The album was different from her other albums and consisted more of the dance-oriented songs. The album was her first album which did not top the Billboard 200 charts. In the year, she was listed in number thirteen on the Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list. After finishing her contract with Hollywood Records, Cyrus decided to take a break from her music and focus on her acting career.
In 2012, Cyrus starred in the independent movie titled “LOL” alongside Demi Moore. However, the song was both critically and commercially failure. Later, she starred in the comedy movie “So Undercover” where she played the role of Molly Morris who is an FBI agent gone undercover as a college sorority named Brooke Stonebridge. In the same year, Cyrus appeared in a number of YouTuber videos titled “Backyard Sessions” where she performed classic songs that she personally liked.
In 2013, it was announced that Cyrus has been signed by the RCA Records and started working on her next album. Later, on June 3, Cyrus released her comeback single titled “We Can’t Stop” which was a worldwide success. Later, the music video of the song was released which became controversial as the video was very sexual and disturbing for some. Later, she released her second single “’Wrecking Ball” which was an instant hit with over 19 million views in the first day. Later, on October 2, a documentary titled “Miley: The Movement” was aired on MTV which showed her recording her album “Bangerz”. The album was later released on October 4 and topped the Billboard 200 chart.
In 2015, Cyrus made cameos in the movies “The Night Before” and “A Very Murray Christmas”. In the same year, Cyrus released her next album titled “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” which was said to be experimental and psychedelic. The following year, she became the key adviser in the singing reality show “The Voice” in its 10th season. It was also announced that Cyrus has started working on her next album. Later on May 11, 2017, she released her first single titled “Malibu” from her next album. Later, on September 29 the album the was released titled “Younger Now”.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Miley Cyrus’ total net worth is estimated to be 200 million dollars. She currently lives in a luxury house in Studio City, California which is estimated to be worth 3.9 million dollars. She also owns a number of luxury cars including an Infinity G35, a Range Rover Sport, a Mercedes Benz ML450 Hybrid, 2012 SL550 Convertible, a 2012 McLaren MP4-12C, and a Porsche Cayenne.
Back in 2001, 9-year-old Miley used to date 10-year-old Tyler Posey. The two appeared together in the TV series “Doc”. According to an interview, Tyler revealed that Miley was actually his first kiss and girlfriend. He also said they dated for 2 years and broke up when they were 11. When asked how their relationship was now, he said that there are still good friends. Thought the two were young, they made a pretty cute couple.
In 2006, Cyrus went on a date with American actor Dylan Sprouse. At the time both were 13. Later in 2008, when Dylan and his twin brother Cole were invited to the Late Night Show with Jimmy Kimmel where Dylan confirmed that the two went on a date. In the same year, Cyrus also dated the American singer and actor Joe Jonas. The two dated for a short period but Cyrus said that the two were in love. However, later after the two broke up, Cyrus was very depressed and dyed her hair black as an act of rebellion. Later, in 2009. The two got back together but later again broke up and decided to remain just friends.
In 2008, Cyrus briefly dated Thomas Sturges who was her producer’s son. However, they split up shortly after dating. Later that year, Cyrus started dating the American underwater model Justin Gaston. The two dated for 9 months and later broke up before Cyrus went to Australia for her movie “’The Last Song”. During the shoot of the movie, Cyrus met her co-star and current fiancé Liam Hemsworth. The two started dating while the movie was being made and has been in an on and off relationship since then. The two made their red carpet debut at the Oscars event and also attended the premiere of their movie “The Last Song” together. The two first broke up in 2010 after dating for a year.
After the split, Miley was rumored to have started dating the American actor Adam Sevani. The two first met in 2008 via YouTube dance battle and became friends since. In 2010, the two were spotted frequently hanging out together and also in a cycling together. However, the two only dated during the shooting of the movie “LOL”. After that, Miley got back together with Liam, however, they quickly split up after just a month. After the split, Cyrus was spotted kissing the Canadian actor Avan Jogia on her 18th birthday. However, the two never confirmed their relationship.
In 2011, Cyrus was seen with Liam speculating that the pair has got back together. However, sources said that this time the pair is taking thing slow and enjoying each other’s company. Later that year, the two attended the CNN Heroes Gala in Los Angeles together. Later in an interview, Liam admitted and being with Miley makes him really happy. In 2012, the pair attended the premiere of Liam’s movie “The Hunger Games” together. During the premiere, Cyrus was spotted with a ring on her ring finger spread the rumors of the two being engaged.
However, later Cyrus denied the rumors via Twitter saying “I’m not engaged. I’ve worn this same ring on this finger since November! People just wanna find something to talk about! It’s a topaz people!” Later, in an interview, when asked if Miley and Liam would get married, Miley’s father Billy said “They’re young, they’re kids. The great news is they are great friends. And if you end up getting married, that’s your business too, you know?”.
Miley started appearing on Instagram posts of Liam’s friends in 2016. Later, Miley posted a picture on her Instagram where she is seen wearing a ring which looked like the ring Liam gave her when they got engaged. The same year, the two were spotted together first time after their break up getting a lunch. Later, in an interview with Ellen, Miley confirmed that the two are now happily engaged with a new ring.