From child actor to singer/songwriter with a share of controversy along the way, Miley Cyrus has become a household name.
A former Disney Channel sweetheart, she is as much known for her headline-grabbing antics as she is for her career.
Who is Miley Cyrus, how old is she, when is her birthday and what is her background?
Born on November 23, 1992, to Leticia Jean and Billy Ray, Miley has spent a lot of her life in the public eye, and from a young age seemed destined for stardom. With her dad Billy Ray a well-known country artist, Miley was no stranger to the limelight. However, after seeing a performance of Mamma Mia, Miley decided that acting was her calling.
After some minor roles, Miley landed her big break with the Disney Channel‘s Hannah Montana and began her rise to stardom. After Hannah Montana ended, Miley transitioned from acting to a successful singing career. The star is 25 years old.
How much does Miley Cyrus weigh and how tall is she?
Miley is estimated to weigh 52kg or 115 pounds, and stands at 1.65 metres tall.
What is Miley Cyrus' real name?
'Miley' is actually a nickname; her real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus. As a happy-go-lucky baby who was always smiling, she quickly earned the nickname 'smiley Miley'.
Why is Miley Cyrus famous and what is her occupation?
Miley can be described as a 'Triple Threat'. She sings, dances and acts. She started singing as part of her Disney role, and released albums as her character. After leaving the show, her focus turned to making her own music. Now an established singer/songwriter, Miley still acts, particularly lending her voice to animated characters.
What did Miley Cyrus do on the Disney Channel, how long was she on Hannah Montana for, why did she leave Hannah Montana?
Miley was the lead star in the hit Disney Channel sitcom Hannah Montana, which spawned movies and albums as a result of its success. Miley starred in other Disney Channel shows, such as The Suite Life of Zack and Cody in crossover episodes, as her character Hannah Montana. Her show aired between 2006 and 2011, with 98 episodes over four seasons. Although Disney executives reportedly would have liked more, Miley wanted to try new things.
What are Miley Cyrus’ biggest songs and albums, what was her first song?
The star’s first single release was See You Again. Her musical style is always evolving, showcased by songs like The Climb, Party in the USA and Wrecking Ball, which reached Number 1 in the UK singles charts in 2013. Albums by Miley include Can't Be Tamed, Bangerz and her latest offering, Younger Now. Many of her live performances feature her cover of Jolene, made famous by her godmother and country legend, Dolly Parton.
How many awards does Miley Cyrus have?
Miley has received 167 nominations, and has won 60 awards.
What is Miley Cyrus’s net worth?
Her net worth as of 2017 is estimated at $200 million.
How much does Miley Cyrus earn?
The American singer’s earnings over her lifetime are reportedly $360million.
Is Miley Cyrus engaged to Liam Hemsworth, were they engaged, why did they break up, who has she dated in the past?
Miley has had an on-off relationship with Liam Hemsworth since they met while making the movie The Last Song in 2009. They announced their engagement in 2012, although it was announced in September 2013 they had split. Reasons such as conflicting schedules and distance were mentioned, however rumours circulated about infidelity on both sides. The blonde star has previously been romantically linked with models, actors, rappers and singers. She's reportedly also had relationships with Stella Maxwell, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Brooke Candy, Dylan Sprouse and Nick Jonas, to name a few. After time apart, Miley and Liam found their way back to each other and confirmed their engagement in October 2016.
Did Miley Cyrus cheat on Liam Hemsworth?
Perez Hilton claimed that Miley had cheated on Liam Hemsworth with Ed Westwick.
Did Miley Cyrus do a sex tape, what did Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke do at the MTV VMA’s?
At the MTV VMA's in 2013, Miley wore nude-coloured latex underwear while twerking and gyrating with Robin Thicke. A sex tape featuring the pair was rumoured, but was discovered to be lookalikes.
Where does Miley Cyrus live?
Miley bought a ranch in Hidden Hills, California in 2016. She has reportedly recently purchased an oceanside mansion in Malibu with Liam Hemsworth.