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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Miley Cyrus Shares Her Love For Liam Hemsworth On Instagram


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Miley Cyrus paid a sweet tribute to rumoured fiancé Liam Hemsworth on Instagram, Sunday (July 17), declaring her love for the Aussie actor. Liam and Miley ended their relationship in 2013, but reunited earlier this year and are said to be engaged once again.

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Miley Cyrus Gets New Tattoo In Honour Of Liam Hemsworth's Favourite Food


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Miley Cyrus has added to her growing collection of tattoos with a slightly bizarre tribute to her fiancé Liam Hemsworth – a jar of the Australian snack Vegemite.

The 23 year old singer got the tiny tattoo on the back of her left arm, with tattooist Dr. Woo of the L.A.-based Shamrock Social Club sharing a picture of her new ink via his Instagram over the weekend. “@mileycyrus don’t play when it comes to #vegemite,” the tattooist wrote as a caption on Saturday (July 9th).

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Liam Hemsworth Finally Confirms He's Back With Miley Cyrus


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It's hardly news, given that both of them have been seen together repeatedly since late last year, but Liam Hemsworth has finally confirmed that he's back together with Miley Cyrus in his own official statement. Well, he's about as clear as Liam Hemsworth is able to be. 

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'People will figure it out, they already have. They're not dumb', he said in an interview with GQ Australia, after being quizzed about whether or not he is actually back together with the 'Wrecking Ball' singer. 'I guess when I feel something, then I just feel it and I go for it', he said. 'I make my decisions about what's going to make me happy, what I think is right and what I want to do - and I don't worry too much outside of that.'

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Liam Hemsworth: 'Past Break-Up With Miley Cyrus Had To Happen'


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Liam Hemsworth has been rumoured to be back with former fiancée Miley Cyrus for months now, but the Aussie actor has been keeping quiet on what’s really going on between the pair. But in an interview with Australian GQ magazine Hemsworth has said that his break-up with Cyrus back in 2013 ‘had to happen’.

Liam HemsworthLiam Hemsworth has said his 2013 break-up with Miley Cyrus ‘had to happen’.

Speaking about the split Hemsworth said: “Of course it was hard, man. But at the time we were going in different directions and it’s just what needed to happen. We were both super young and it was a good decision at the time – we both needed that.”

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Nick Jonas Is Proud Of Ex Miley Cyrus But Says He Doesn't Have A Relationship With Her Now


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Nick Jonas has opened up about his past relationship with popstar Miley Cyrus, who he dated when they were both teen Disney Channel stars. The now 23-year-old admitted that he no longer has a relationship with Cyrus, but he’s so proud of what she’s accomplished since their Disney beginnings.

Nick JonasNick Jonas has praised former girlfriend Miley Cyrus.

Speaking about Miley to Entertainment Weekly Nick said: "I don't have a relationship with her now really, but that's not because we have any bad blood—we just sort of run in different circles.” Still Nick has kept a close eye on her career.

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Not Engaged: Liam Hemsworth Spills The Truth On Miley Cyrus


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Sure, they've been seen together a lot recently, but Liam Hemsworth has dropped a bombshell by denying currently circulating rumours that he's engaged to Miley Cyrus. Again. Despite the fact that she's been seen wearing her old ring a lot in recent photos. It's bound to happen soon though, right?

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We suppose it makes sense; their engagement didn't exactly end well the first time round so it's only natural they take things a little slower now that they've decided to get back together. At least, Hemsworth hasn't actually denied that he's back in a relationship with the 'Wrecking Ball' singer. 

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Miley Cyrus Believes Liam Hemsworth Is Her "Soulmate" Amid Cheating Rumours


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Despite the recent rumours that their relationship is on the verge of disintegrating once again, Miley Cyrus insists that her fiancé Liam Hemsworth is her “soulmate” and will go ahead with their marriage, according to a new report.

Over the last few weeks, gossip has been spreading that their engagement might be about to end for a second time with Cyrus rumoured to be cheating on the Hunger Games star. InTouch Weekly reported that Hemsworth was considering walking away after Miley accidentally sent him a sext meant for her alleged girlfriend, model Stella Maxwell.

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Miley Cyrus Will Be A Coach On 'The Voice' Season 11


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She only announced last month that she was joining ‘The Voice’ as a special advisor, but Miley Cyrus seems to be making her move to the NBC reality show more permanent, revealing she’ll be a coach on season 11.

The 23 year old singer will be making her debut on the show on Monday (March 28th) when the knockout rounds commence and her role as Key Advisor begins, which will see her offer advice to all teams and contestants.

Cyrus confirmed the news on Twitter herself, writing: “It's true! I am going to be the newest judge on Season 11 of The Voice @NBCTheVoice #thevoice.” She’ll most likely be joining Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Alicia Keys, the replacement for Pharrell Williams who has already confirmed he will not be returning after the current season.

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Charlotte Church: 'Kim Kardashian's Naked Selfie Could Be Seen As A Feminist Move'


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Singer Charlotte Church has defended Kim Kardashian’s naked selfie, saying it could be seen as 'quite a feminist' move. Earlier in the week Kardashian’s throwback pic was criticised by stars including Bette Midler and Chloe Grace Moretz, but the reality star later insisted the pic was 'liberating' and it seems Church agrees.

Charlotte ChurchCharlotte Church has weighed in on Kim Kardashian’s naked selfie.

Speaking at Southbank Centre's Women of the World festival, Church said "there are all different sorts of strands of feminism”, explaining that she’d become more ‘liberal’ in recent years.

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Jodie Sweetin Responds To Miley Cyrus' Unflattering Instagram Post


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‘Fuller House’ star Jodie Sweetin has made no secret of her troubled past, even penning a no-holds barred memoir titled ‘unSweetined’. But earlier this week Sweetin had her past misbehaviour dragged up again, when Miley Cyrus posted an old, unflattering pic of the star on her Instagram.

Jodie SweetinJodie Sweetin has responded to Miley Cyrus’ recent Instagram post.

The picture showed a younger Sweetin looking a little worse for wear while straddling an unidentified man. Cyrus had captioned the pic, ‘Current Mood #fullerhouse’. But after other users accused her of shaming the actress Cyrus added: ‘only you freaks take this as shaming! To me it looks like Stephanie is having a f•••ing gay ol time!’

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Miley Cyrus And The Flaming Lips Perform Live In Concert

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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The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards_Inside

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards

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

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards

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

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The Los Angeles LGBT Center's 46th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards

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

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

Though Derek and Hansel have left the world of fashion modelling behind them, a part...

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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