Destiny Hope Cyrus was born in Nashville, Tennessee on November 23, 1992. Her parents, country singer Billy Ray Cyrus and Letitia Jean “Tish”, named her Destiny in the belief that her life would be filled with great accomplishments. As she would often smile as a baby, the nickname “Smiley” was given to her by her father. The nickname was later shortened to “Miley”. Miley eventually changed her middle name to “Ray” in honor of her grandfather, politician Ronald Ray Cyrus, to whom she was very close before his passing. Miley Cyrus’ godmother is famed long-time entertainer Dolly Parton.
In 2012 Cyrus created a lot of media buzz by cutting her long brown hair, opting instead for a short blonde hairdo. In 2013 Miley hired a manager who had once worked with Britney Spears, left Hollywood Records and singed a new deal with RCA Records. “We Can’t Stop” was the lead single from her first album with the new label the same year.
Miley now nets around $1.2 million on each stop of her music tour, the last of which had around 60 venues in 2012. Along with major merchandising efforts, Cyrus’ own fashion line and aforementioned tour income, Miley Cyrus has an estimated net worth of $150 million.
How much is Miley Cyrus’ Net Worth? $150 Million!
She was born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, but she has long been known as Miley. Her famous father, country music star Billy Ray Cyrus, gave her that nickname as a baby because she was always smiling. in 2008, she made it official by changing her legal name to Miley Ray Cyrus.
Cyrus displayed a penchant for acting at an early age, appearing first on her father’s television series, “Doc,” then in Tim Burton’s film, “Big Fish.” In 2004, Cyrus landed the starring role on Disney’s hit television show “Hannah Montana.” She earned a reported $15,000 per episode at the time. Between 2008 and 2013, she released a number of albums. “Breakout,” “Can’t Be Tamed” and “Bangerz” were highly successful. “Party in the U.S.A.” and “We Can’t Stop” further cemented her place among pop music’s elite. In 2009, Cyrus had the starring role in “Hannah Montana: The Movie” which netted a reported $79 million.
In the five years leading up to 2011, Cyrus earned over $100 million in total. In 2011, she was number one on the list of the Top 10 Richest Teens in Hollywood. She also landed as number 19 on “Top 20 World’s Richest Female Singers of All Time” list. According to Forbes, her estimated earnings for 2013 were $76.5 million, and, as of June 2014, she had kept pace with year-to-date earnings estimated at $36 million. At present, her net worth is estimated at between $150 and $170 million.
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