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Billy Ray Cyrus is known as a country music singer, songwriter, and actor. He is most famous for his media appearances and for being the father of pop singer and actress, Miley Cyrus.


Background and Music Career

Billy Ray Cyrus was born on August 25, 1961, in Flatwoods, Kentucky. The child of a politician, Cyrus started his singing career performing gospel music in a choir with his father. He proceeded to create the band Sly Dog in the mid 1980s, and later discovered success as a performance artist, singing a contract deal with Mercury Records in 1990. His first album collection, Some Gave All (1992), hit the highest point of the pop and country charts, driven in part of the accomplishment of the single "Achy Breaky Heart." The up-rhythm tune about heartbreak turned into an enormous sensation, creating its very own dance move that people imitated all across bars. His subsequent album collection, It Won't Be the Last (1993), likewise observed success, yet no enormous hits like his first album.

Acting Career

After realizing that his music career wasn’t enough to sustain his wealthy lifestyle, Cyrus took a chance at acting. In 1999, he started acting, showing up on The Love Boat and later finding a little part on David Lynch's film, Mulholland Drive.

In 2001, Cyrus took on the lead role in the medical drama Doc. He played Clint Cassidy, a specialist who moves to New York City where he encountered heartbreak. Even in the wake of being dumped, he chooses to remain in the city and work for a HMO.

Personal Life


Billy is a happily married man. He got married in 1986 to his first spouse Cyndy Smith, a kindred songwriter however the marriage finished following five years. After the disappointment of his first marriage, he got married to his second spouse Leticia "Tish" Cyrus in 1993 and the couple has three children together, Miley Cyrus, Braison Chance, and Noah Lindsey.

In 2006, Billy had the famous role of Robby Stewart, the father of two in the Disney Channel's popular show Hannah Montana. The show featured a youthful youngster named Miley Stewart played by Cyrus' own little girl, Miley Cyrus. The character had a mystery life as a popular music sensation known as Hannah Montana. The father-girl duo recorded the melody "I Learned for You" for the show's soundtrack. They additionally recorded a melody together for Bill Ray Cyrus' 2006 album collection, Wanna Be Your Joe.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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