Miley Cyrus, 2009 (photo: C. Todd Lopez)
Miley Cyrus, 2009 (photo: Mark O'Donald)
Franklin, TN, USA
School: Heritage Elementary, Armstrong Acting Studio
Work: Hannah Montana, Meet Miley Cyrus, Breakout, Can’t Be Tamed, Bangerz, Bolt, Hannah Montana: The Movie, The Last Song, So Undercover, LOL, Miley: The Movement, Walt Disney, Hollywood Records, RCA
Links: Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter, myspace
Born November 23, 1992, Destiny Hope Cyrus, is a professional American singer / songwriter / actress and the daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. Nicknamed “Miley” because of her constant smiling as a baby, in 2006 she gained worldwide recognition on Disney Channel’s Hannah Montana.
The 19-time Teen Choice Award winner (2007 x 2, 2008 x 2, 2009 x 5, 2010 x 4, 2012, 2013 x 4, 2014) and 4-time Emmy Award nominee (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010) has had 10, Top-40 songs and numerous appearances in television and film: Hanna Montana (2006 – 2011), Bolt (2008) and Saturday Night Live (2011). The Goddaughter of Dolly Parton was also named “Richest Teen in Hollywood” in 2011, with an estimated net worth of $120 million.
“There is always something to do, I’m being pushed and being challenged and I really enjoy that part of my life.”
Cyrus has supported over 39 charities throughout her career, including Amnesty International, City of Hope, Habitat For Humanity, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Red Cross. The entertainer, who grew up Christian, lives with a benign Tachycardia or a heart which beats over 100 times per minute.
“I am a Christian. Jesus is who saved me. He’s what keeps me full and whole. But everyone is entitled to what they believe and what keeps them full.”