Born on August 25, 1961, Billy Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter and actor who is best known for his single “Achy Breaky Heart”, which became the first single ever to achieve triple Platinum status in Australia and for his album, Some Gave All, which has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at number one on the Billboard 200. To learn more about him, read the article below.
Before Fame: He attended Georgetown College.
Billy Ray Cyrus Ethnicity/Religion
Billy was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky to Ron Cyrus and Ruth Ann Casto. His grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher.
Billy Ray Cyrus Wife/Children/Affair
He was married to Cindy Smith from 1986 to 1991.
He had relationships with Kristin Luckey and Leticia Finley when he was single and had two children: Christopher Cody and Miley Cyrus with them.
On December 28, 1993, he married Leticia Finley and Finley had second child named Braison. They have three children together: Miley Cyrus, Braison and Noah Lindsey Cyrus. He has also adopted two children from Finley’s children from previous relationships. For more information, visit his twitter and Instagram.
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— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) May 17, 2019
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Billy Ray Cyrus
- Nicknames: Billy
- Birthday: August 25, 1961
- Age: 57 years old (as of June 2019)
- Birthplace: Flatwoods, Kentucky, US
- Current Residence: United States
- Education: Georgetown College
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, actor
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian
- Religion: Not Available
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Spouse/Wife: Cindy Smith (m. 1986; div. 1991) Leticia Jean Finley (m. 1993)
- Children: 6
- Net Worth: He is a millionaire
- Height: 6 feet
- Weight: 85 kg (approx)
- Feet Size/Shoe Size: 11 (US)
- Hair Color: Brown
- Eye Color: grey
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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He started singing at the age of 4.
- He has released 12 studio albums and 44 singles.
- He is best known for his single “Achy Breaky Heart”.
- He is the first singer to have a single ever to achieve a triple Platinum in Australia.
- He is a multi-platinum selling recording artist.
- His album Some Gave All has been certified 9x Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at number one on the Billboard 200.
- He has also starred in the television show Doc and in the sitcom Still the King.
- He has been reported saying that he had been a lifetime Democrat. However, his song “We the People” was used as a campaign song by George W. Bush in 2000 presidential campaigh.
He’ll get tired of chasing someone who doesn’t chase back!