After becoming a child television star under the moniker of Hannah Montana, Cyrus was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "I Thought I Lost You."
She was born Destiny Hope and was given the nickname Smiley, which evolved into Miley, while growing up on a farm in the suburbs of Nashville.
In 2009, she sang the best-selling single "Party in the U.S.A." and broke the world record for the "Most Charted Teenager."
Her mother is Tish Cyrus and her father is country singer Billy Ray Cyrus. She became engaged to actor Liam Hemsworth, but the couple split in 2013. They rekindled their relationship in 2016. She also dated Patrick Schwarzenegger for about a year while she and Hemsworth were split.
She sang a duet with John Travolta for the 2008 animated film Bolt.