Billy Ray Cyrus is an American Singer & Actor and has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Cyrus is popularly known for being Miley Cyrus’ biological father. His own music career has been notable as well. Since 1992 he has released 16 studio albums & 53 singles and is popularly known for his hit singles “Achy Breaky Heart”.
Billy Ray Cyrus was born on August 25, 1961, in Flatwoods, Kentucky to Ron Cyrus and his wife, the former Ruth Ann Casto. Cyrus started singing at a very early age at,4. Billy dropped out of Georgetown during his junior year to become a musician.
Cyrus used to play in a band named Sly Dog around 1980. He went through a lot of hardship in the early stage of his career, from living in a neighbor car to just cracking one record deal in Los Angles. Finally, he signed his first deal in 1990 with Mercury Nashville Records. Later he released his first album in 1992 named Some Gave All.
Song gave him a huge success and hit the Billboard Top Country Album, even outside, in many other countries by securing no. 1 position. His most successful album was “Achy Breaky Heart”. It held the no. 1 position in the hot country song chart. Cyrus kept on releasing albums in later years, among which some were hit and some were missed in the games of numbers.
Apart from the music industry, Cyrus has been playing around in the acting industry as well, he worked in many films. Cyrus is also known for his work in the series Hannah Montana, co-stared by his daughter Miley Cyrus.
From 1986 to 1991 Cyrus was married to Cindy Smith, wrote a song “ Wher’n I Gonna Live?” and “Some Gave All”. Later he became the father of two children from different women, Christopher Cody born in April 1992 to Kristin Luckey and Miley Cyrus born in November 1992 to Leticia Finley. Cyrus married Tin Fishley on December 28, 1993, and have three children together with her name, Miley Ray, Braison Chance, Noah Lindsey Cyrus.
He even adopted two children named, daughter Brandi and son trace. Cyrus filed for divorce on October 26, 2010, but dropped a year later. Even Tish filed for divorce after 19 years long relationship, the couple was diagnosed for therapy, divorce was dropped. In 2017 divorce was filed over again, but dismissed by the court as the couple was able to appear before the court.
His song “We The People” was used as a campaign by George W. Bush from the republican for presidential elections in 2000. Cyrus was even heard saying he has been a lifelong democrat.
As Cyrus is well known for his hit single “Achy Breaky Heart”, side along he has given many hit albums which have hit the chatbox. Cyrus went through a lot of huddles in his initial career, but nothing stopped him from making one of the biggest careers of all time. He reached the height of success in both kinds of music as well as acting. Cyrus not only made an estimated net worth of $20 million but even earned a lot of fanbases, whose heart will always be remembered.