Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Biography

Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus, 23.1.1992) Miley Ray Cyrus is an American actress and singer, best known for appearing as Miley Stewart / Hannah Montana in the Disney series, Hannah Montana. Her father is Billy Ray Cyrus.

Net worth: Miley Cyrus has earnings of $36 million (Forbes 2014)

Childhood: Miley was born and raised in Franklin, Tennessee. Her father is the country singer, Billy Ray Cyrus and her mother is Leticia. Miley has a younger brother, Braison and a younger sister, Noah (who is also an actress). She also has two half-brothers, Trace and Christopher Cody as well as a half-sister Brandi.

'Miley' is not her birth name, but a nickname, given to her by father because she was always smiling as a child. Miley originally attended Heritage Middle School but now has a private tutor, so that she can keep up with her studies whilst pursuing her career. Miley first showed an interest in acting aged nine, whilst the family was living in Canada. She first appeared on screen as a guest star in her father's TV show, Doc.

Career: Miley Cyrus' first film role was credited to her birth name, Destiny Cyrus. She appeared alongside Helena Bonham Carter and Ewan McGregor in Tim Burton's Big Fish, as 'Young Ruthie', in 2003. Aged 12, Cyrus auditioned for the lead role in Disney's Hannah Montana but the casting directors decided that she was too small. However, Miley was so persistent that she wanted the role, that Disney gave her a callback. Gary Marsh, a Disney Channel Executive described Miley as having the "everyday relatability of Hillary Duff and the stage presence of Shania Twain."

Miley eventually gained the lead role, playing Miley Stewart. Hannah Montana is Stewart's pop star alter ego. Cyrus also briefly appeared in the film High School Musical 2. Her role was officially credited as 'Girl At Pool'. She appears at the end of the film, dancing by the poolside. At the 80th Academy Awards, Cyrus was asked to present the song from Enchanted, 'That's How You Know.'

In April 2008, she appeared on Idol Gives Back, a fundraising offshoot of the hugely popular American Idol show. In 2006, Disney released a soundtrack to the Hannah Montana series, with Cyrus performing on the album. The singer has also signed a four-album deal with Hollywood Records; a separate deal to the soundtrack releases. Miley toured with The Cheetah Girls, opening the show for 20 dates of the tour of 39 cities.

Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus was released in 2007. The double-disc album was half Hannah Montana soundtrack songs and completed by a disc of songs largely written by Cyrus herself, credited to Destiny Hope Cyrus. In the Best Of Both Worlds Tour, later that year, she performed both as herself and in the Hannah Montana character.

A Disney 3-D Digital film of the tour was released and grossed $31,117,834 in its opening weekend. In 2008, a series of semi-naked shots of Miley leaked which appeared to dramatically increase her sales, and in 2009 she was named youngest artist to have had four number one albums. 2008 also saw her release her second studio album 'Breakout' which was later certified Platinum. The lead single was '7 Things'. That year she voiced Penny in the animated movie 'Bolt'.

In 2009, she appeared in 'Hannah Montana: The Movie', the soundtrack for which featured her top 40 hit 'The Climb'. That year she also featured on the Stand Up to Cancer campaign single 'Just Stand Up!'. Miley's next album was 'The Time of Our Lives' which she promoted with her Wonder World Tour.

She even performed for the Queen of England at the Royal Variety Performance. In 2009, she appeared in the poorly reviewed romance movie 'The Last Song' opposite Liam Hemsworth. The following year saw the release of her third album 'Can't Be Tamed', before Miley announced she wanted to take a break. She appeared in 'LOL' opposite Demi Moore in 2012 which was another flop, as was comedy 'So Undercover'.

In 2013, following a drastic change in image, she released her album 'Bangerz' featuring the hits 'We Can't Stop' and number one 'Wrecking Ball'. She promoted the record with a world tour (which was interrupted by an unexpected hospital stay) during which she shocked many attendees with her revealing outfits and racy conduct on stage. She subsequently appeared on a variety of songs from other musicians including Snoop Lion's 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks', will.i.am's 'Fall Down' and Lil Twist's 'Twerk'. 2013 also saw her play a successful acoustic show for MTV Unplugged which became their highest rated episode.

Personal life: Miley Cyrus dated Nick Jonas for just over a year between 2006 and 2007, and had a relationship with Justin Gaston in 2009. That year she began dating actor Liam Hemsworth who she became engaged to in 2012. The following year, however, it was announced that they had split.

Miley caused quite a stir in 2012 when she decided to cut her long hair into a pixie crop. The move was the start of a series of controversial antics that the singer embarked on to cement herself as more of an adult artist. She was born with a heart problem called tachycardia, relating to an abnormally fast heart rate.

She was hospitalised in 2014 after suffering an allergic reaction to some medication she was taking for a sinus infection. Miley is a Christian and a strong supporter of LGBT rights. She is open about her use of the drug cannabis and even caused controversy by lighting up a joint on her way to accept an award at an awards ceremony in the Netherlands.



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Liam Hemsworth Gifts Miley Cyrus With Another Ring For Her Birthday


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Miley Cyrus turned 24 on Wednesday and was surprised by her fiancé Liam Hemsworth with a huge new ring.

The couple usually like to keep their relationship off social media, but Miley couldn’t help but show off the beautiful gold ring, which features multi-coloured stones, on Instagram.

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Miley Cyrus Comes To Terms With Trump's Victory In Tearful Video


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Miley Cyrus has posted an emotionally charged video in which she accepts Donald Trump’s election victory through tears, calling for peace and compassion in the aftermath of the billionaire’s shock win.

Many celebrities that have been vocally backing Hillary Clinton over the last year have been voicing their opposition to a Trump presidency in the last 24 hours, but the former ‘Hannah Montana’ star is coming to terms with the situation.

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Miley Cyrus Admits She Isn't Loving Her Engagement Ring


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Miley Cyrus manages to talk about her engagement ring while simultaneously keeping a lid on the future of her love life during her appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' yesterday (October 27th 2016). She explained how she wasn't a huge fan of the gigantic diamond on her ring finger.

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The 'Wrecking Ball' singer, who is set to return to 'The Voice' for season 13 (the one after the next), rekindled her romance with 'Independence Day: Resurgence' star Liam Hemsworth earlier this year, but she revealed to Ellen DeGeneres that just because her engagement ring is back on her finger, it doesn't mean she's ready to tie the knot.

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Miley Cyrus Visits University Dorms To Campaign For Hillary Clinton


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Miley Cyrus spent the weekend campaigning for Hillary Clinton, going door-to-door at the dorms at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

The singer has been a vocal campaigner for Democratic candidate Clinton through the election, but as November 8 draws closer Cyrus has taken her message on the road.

Gwen Stefani Will Be Back On 'The Voice' For Season 12 With Miley Cyrus Returning For Season 13


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Gwen Stefani is returning as a coach on ‘The Voice’ for the competition’s 12th season next year.

Stefani’s return means Miley Cyrus is out, but fan’s needn't worry as she’ll be coming back for the show’s 13th season in the fall of 2017.

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'Supergirl' Producers Respond To Miley Cyrus Criticisms


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The producers of CW’s ‘Supergirl’ are standing by their show’s title, despite criticisms from Miley Cyrus.

In an interview with Variety, Cyrus had questioned why the show’s title should have a gender attached to it, while also saying: “it’s a woman on that f***ing billboard, it’s not a little girl.”

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Miley Cyrus On Coming Out As Pansexual


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Three years after she surprised the world with her dramatic stylistic reinvention, Miley Cyrus has opened up about her journey to discovering her pansexuality and her role within the LGBTQ community in a new interview with Variety.

The 23 year old former Disney star and current coach on ‘The Voice’ was named as one of Variety’s Power of Women cover stars in its latest issue, and revealed that she struggled for many years with her sexuality.

“My whole life, I didn't understand my own gender and my own sexuality. I always hated the word 'bisexual,' because that's even putting me in a box. I don't ever think about someone being a boy or someone being a girl,” she explained.

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Nick Jonas' Sex Life 'dramatically' Changes His Music


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Nick Jonas' sex life has ''dramatically'' changed his music and made his work more successful.

The 24-year-old singer - who wore a purity ring with his brothers in his younger days as a Disney star - has admitted his sexual encounters are ''important'' for him and his music because they have led him to become a better songwriter as he can sing about his experiences with ''more reality''.

Speaking about his hit tracks to Wonderland magazine, the dark-haired hunk said: ''Any time I approach writing a song I think about the fact that since I started having sex my creative life changed dramatically, and my ability to write a song with more genuine depth, more reality.

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Miley Cyrus Guest Hosts For Ellen DeGeneres After The Talk Show Host Is Sick


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Miley Cyrus can add talk show host to her growing repertoire after filling in for Ellen Degeneres when the star was too sick to front The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Wednesday. The singing starlet took over the hot seat and promoted herself to the audience as someone ready to fill in Ellen’s shoes.

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Announcing the new host on Twitter, DeGeneres wrote: "The bad news is I’m sick & can’t tape my show today. The good news is @MileyCyrus dropped everything to host for me. Thanks, Miley!"

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Miley Cyrus Reckons She Was Underpaid When She Started 'Hannah Montana'


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It was the TV show that made her the most famous teenager in the world for years, but Miley Cyrus believes she might have been the most underpaid person on ‘Hannah Montana’ – at least when she first landed the role.

The 23 year old singer, who’s engaged to marry actor Liam Hemsworth, opened up about the start of her superstardom in a new interview with Elle magazine. Speaking about her five years on the Disney show, from 2006 to 2011, she said that she was rather naïve when she started at the age of 13.

“I did not grow up spoiled in any way. I just wanted to be on TV. I mean, at one point—they'll probably kill me for saying it - I was probably the least paid person on my cast because I didn't know any better,” the actress remembers. “I was just like, 'I can be on Disney! Yeah, I want to do it!'”

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Miley Cyrus - Miley Cyrus and The Flaming Lips perform live in concert during the 'Dead Petz Tour' at the Riviera Theatre at Riviera Theatre - Chicago, Illinois, United States - Thursday 19th November 2015

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Miley Cyrus - The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards - Arrivals at Hyatt Regency Century Plaza - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 7th November 2015

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Miley Cyrus waxwork - Fans of provocative singer, songwriter and social media force, Miley Cyrus, had plenty to Instagram last night as Madame Tussauds London launched a brand new wax figure of the star, in spectacular show-stopping style. Plus over the Easter holidays, fans can grab a selfie stick for a perfect #tonguefie with the superstar - measuring up to Miley in the 'tongue' stakes with special tongue rulers for a chance to WIN a prize*. From today, guests can visit Miley's likeness as she sits seemingly just about to whizz down a neon-pink, tongue-shaped slide, created in homage to her recent sell-out The Bangerz Tour. The flamboyant slide ensures the superstar songstress is well and truly in the spotlight in the world famous attraction's Music area. Miley's figure rocks a typically cheeky look with cropped blonde hair and a bejewelled red and white checked outfit, adorned with look-at-me feather-embellished jacket. Her hands are aloft in performance-ready pose and the figure of course bears her most famous expression - the trademark tongue-out smile. Fans joined Miley Cyrus' figure on stage and were quick to give the wax likeness their 'smiler' seal of approval. Megan Whiteside, aged 16, from Horsham commented: "I was so shocked to see her, she is so beautiful and really lifelike. It really does her justice!" Nicole Fenner, PR Manager at Madame Tussauds London, added: "Miley Cyrus' stage shows are cheeky, wild and fun, and we wanted to bring a 'taste' of this into the Madame Tussauds London for her fans over Easter - with a giant tongue slide for her to sit on! The feel of Miley's set is inspired by her sell-out The Bangerz Tour and we've created her with that trademark sticking out tongue - we're sure our guests will have a ball with her over Easter". Miley's figure joins other female superstars such as Beyoncé, Lady Gaga and Madonna in Madame Tussauds London's Music area. Find out more about the full line up at Madame Tussauds Lond at Madame Tussauds - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 17th March 2015

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Miley Cyrus - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 8th February 2015

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Miley Cyrus - 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum - Press Room - Inglewood, California, United States - Sunday 24th August 2014

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Miley Cyrus

Date of birth

23rd November, 1992

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

1.65




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Miley Cyrus Movies

Zoolander 2 - Relax Trailer

Zoolander 2 - Relax Trailer

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The Night Before Movie Review

The Night Before Movie Review

This blending of the stoner bromance with the Christmas comedy works surprisingly well, layering gross-out...

The Night Before Trailer

The Night Before Trailer

Ever since Chris, Ethan and Isaac were young, the trio of friends have always spent...

So Undercover Trailer

So Undercover Trailer

Molly Moris is a private investigator who puts crime-fighting before fashion and is dedicated to...

The Last Song Movie Review

The Last Song Movie Review

Novelist Sparks turns screenwriter with this film, which combines his usual themes (beaches, grieving teens,...

Sex And The City 2 Trailer

Sex And The City 2 Trailer

Despite the everyday trials and tribulations of growing old, motherhood and balancing fulltime careers; Carrie,...

The Last Song Trailer

The Last Song Trailer

Author Nicholas Sparks is certainly a popular man in Hollywood at the moment his hugely...

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Hannah Montana The Movie Trailer

Hannah Montana The Movie Trailer

Watch the trailer for Hannah Montana The MovieHannah Montana has had the feature film treatment....

Bolt Trailer

Bolt Trailer

Bolt is a super-dog! He’s got his own TV show and his life on camera...

Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour Movie Review

Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour Movie Review

Disney sensation Miley Cyrus sheds another layer of her tween dynamic as she edges closer...

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