Destiny Hope Cyrus, best known as Miley Cyrus, is an American actress Destiny Hope Cyrus, best known as Miley Cyrus, is an American actress, singer and songwriter, born in November 23, 1992, in Nashville, Tennessee. She stars as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in Disney series, Hannah Montana.
Miley Cyrus attended Heritage Middle School but she currently has a private tutor. She isthe daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and Leticia Cyrus. Miley has an older half-sister, named Brandi, two older half-brothers, Trace and Christopher Cody, a younger brother, Braison, and a younger sister, Noah Lindsey Cyrus, who is also an actress.
Destiny Hope kept all the day smiling when she was younger, that is the reason for her nickname "Miley", which comes from "Smiley". Shehas many pets, like dogs, cats, chickens and horses.
Miley had her first TV appearance when she was 9, playing a guest role, in her father's TV series "Doc". Then, in 2003, she worked in Tim Burton's Big Fish. She also appeared in the music video for "If Heartaches Have Wings". At the age of 12, Miley was chosen for Hannah Montana due to her energetic and lively performance. She was seen as aperson who loves every minute of life, with the everyday relatability of Hilary Duff and the stage presence of Shania Twain. Moreover, Miley had a cameo in High School Musical 2, where she danced next to the pool.
On October 24, 2006, Walt Disney Records released the Hannah Montana Sountrack, which includes eight songs she performed as Hannah Montana. In June 26, 2007, Miley released a doublealbum called "Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus". The first disc was the second Hannah Montana soundtrack, while the other one was her debut album. It contains ten songs, from which Miley co-wrote eight.
Miley is good friends with Mitchell Musso, Emily Osment, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Tisdale. Daughter of singer/actor Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus.
Has fivesiblings: older paternal half-brother Christopher Cody, older maternal half-brother Trace Cyrus, older maternal half-sister Brandi Cyrus, and younger siblings Braison Cyrus and Noah Lindsey Cyrus.
Her favourite sport is cheerleading. Her favourite book is, "Don't Die, My Love."Her favourite song by her Dad is "Achy Breaky Heart." Has written over a hundred songs and some of them have been used on her show, "Hannah Montana" (2006). Herfavourite album is Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway". Likes to eat Chinese food. Favourite hobby is going shopping. She loves to watch High SchoolMusical (2006) (TV) with her sisters. She has three dogs, Loco (because "It's crazy!"), Juicy (because of the clothing brand) and her newest dog, Minnie Pearl. Miley was on the green team for 2 summers in a row in the Disney Channel Games.
She has never taken formal singing lessons (as ofJune 2007). Started auditioning for "Hannah Montana" (2006) when she was 11 years old. She originally tried out for the part of "Lilly Truscott". Was ranked #17 on Forbes List of The 20 Top-Earning Young Superstars.(2007). Ranked #12 on interview magazines Hollywood faces to watch "future stars...