Miley Cyrus

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Franklin, Tennessee

Miley Cyrus, a true rising star, has come a long way from being a Disney princess to a young pop hit. With the Disney Channel show ‘Hannah Montana,’ she became a ‘teen idol.’ Cyrus is one of the wealthiest adolescent superstars of her time, ranking 35th on Forbes magazine’s ‘Celebrity 100′ list. By the age of seventeen, this adolescent sensation had amassed a fortune and was named 9th on Forbes’ list of the “Top 20 World’s Richest Female Singers Of All Time.” Cyrus, who has been interested in acting since she was a child, made her acting debut in the TV series ‘Doc.’ She landed the lead part in ‘Hannah Montana’ after auditioning, and went on to achieve tremendous popularity and renown. Her career quickly took off, and she began appearing in a variety of media outlets. She starred in a number of Disney films, released chart-topping singles, and amassed a sizable merchandising collection all under the name of ‘Hannah Montana.’ Hannah Montana: The Movie, LOL, The Last Song, and Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert are some of her films.

Childhood & Early Life

Miley Cyrus was born on November 23, 1992, in Nashville, Tennessee, as Destiny Hope Cyrus to Billy Ray Cyrus, a country artist, and Letitia Jean Tish. Her paternal grandfather was someone she had a close contact with.
She attended Heritage Elementary School in Franklin, Tennessee, where she grew up. Her family relocated to Toronto, Canada, in 2001, when she was eight years old.

She was inspired to pursue acting professionally after seeing her father perform in the television series ‘Doc.’ She began taking singing and acting training at Toronto’s Armstrong Acting Studio in order to achieve her dreams.
She enrolled in a charter school for young people called Options for Youth. She also hired a private instructor with whom she studied on the set of the television show in between shots.

Career of Miley Cyrus

‘Doc,’ a family medical drama series that premiered in 2001, was her first acting role. Her father played the lead role in the show and also composed the theme music.

In the Golden Globe-nominated fantasy adventure film ‘Big Fish,’ she played an eight-year-old child named Ruthie. Daniel Wallace’s novel of the same name was the inspiration for the film.

She debuted as Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel in 2006. She portrayed an adolescent pop singer in the show. The show was a smash hit, launching the career of this promising newcomer to the entertainment industry.
Hannah Montana’s second season aired from April 2007 until October 2008. ‘Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus’ was released in June 2007 and was her debut album. The album did not receive much acclaim, but it did occasionally chart at the top.

Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert’ was released in 3D by Walt Disney Pictures in February 2008. The picture grossed over $31 million at the box office, directed by Bruce Hendricks.

Her sophomore studio album, ‘Breakout,’ was released in July 2008. In its first week of release, the album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart. It not only launched her singing career, but it also gave her songwriting career a fairy-tale start, with her co-writing eight of the album’s ten tracks.

In the computer animated film ‘Bolt,’ she provided a voiceover for the character ‘Penny.’ Chris Williams and Byron Howard helmed the film’s direction.

She starred in ‘Hannah Montana: The Movie,’ a comedy-drama film based on the TV show of the same name, in 2009. The film’s soundtrack, which featured twelve songs sung by her, was also a commercial success.

In the ‘Hannah Montana’ series, she appeared in the third and fourth seasons. Meanwhile, in June 2010, she released ‘Can’t Be Tamed,’ her third studio album. On the Billboard 200, the album charted at number three. In the young romantic drama film ‘The Last Song,’ she played Veronica “Ronnie” L. Miller in 2010. The movie was inspired by the same-named novel.

She participated on the MTV series Punk’d and hosted Saturday Night Live in 2011. She appeared in many films the next year, including “Sex and the City 2,” “LOL,” “So Undercover,” and “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,” a 3D concert film.

‘You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go’ was a song she recorded with Bob Dylan in 2012. Music critics panned the song. She then appeared as a guest on the CBS sitcom ‘Two and a Half Men.’

Work on the Big Picture

Her biggest break came when she starred in the Disney Channel sitcom “Hannah Montana” as the title character. The concert was not only the most popular, but it was also widely praised by both the public and reviewers. It boosted her popularity to the point where she was dubbed a “teen idol” and became the first artist to sign deals with The Walt Disney Company for television, cinema, consumer items, and music. The show ran for four seasons and drew over 5.4 million viewers.

Achievements and Awards

She has received over 50 accolades in various categories, including MTV Movie Awards, Teen Choice Award, and People’s Choice Award, after being nominated over 100 times at various award ceremonies for her remarkable performance as an actor, singer, and songwriter.

She has a coveted Golden Globe nomination and an American Music Award nomination to her credit in such a short period of her career.

Personal Life and Family

From June 2006 to December 2007, Miley Cyrus dated singer and actor Nick Jonas. In 2009, she had a nine-month relationship with Justin Gaston, a model.

On June 6, 2012, she announced her engagement to Australian actor Liam Hemsworth, however they broke up in September 2013.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth got back together in 2015 and confirmed their engagement.
In a private ceremony in Franklin, Tennessee, Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth married on December 23, 2018.

Estimated Net Worth

Miley Cyrus has a net worth of $160 million.


This American singer, actress, and composer has 19 tattoos on her body, including seven on her right hand alone. ‘Just Breathe’ is emblazoned on the one she wears under her left breast.