The singer and actress has the name Destiny Hope Cyrus, but in 2008 she asked the Superior Court of Los Angeles to change her name to Miley Ray Cyrus.
Miley Cyrus was born in Nashville, Tennessee, in the USA.
Her occupations are singing, acting and composing music. She plays the guitar, the piano and some vocal instruments.
Her parents are Billy Ray Cyrus and Leticia Cyrus. She has got five brothers.
Miley Cyrus is known worldwide for the main character in the series Hannah Montana and her music career.
In 2008, Miley was chosen by TIME magazine as one of the 100 highest-paid famous in the world. As a singer she has sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
Her first album Meet Miley Cyrus sold 326,000 copies in its debut week. Her second album Breakout sold 371,000 copies in its debut week.