Billy Ray Cyrus and Santa Quote
Billy Ray Cyrus is one of the most renowned American country music singers, songwriters and actors. He has released twelve studio albums and forty-four singles since 1992; his number-one hit single “Achy Breaky Heart” earned him triple Platinum status in Australia and was translated into more than 100 languages.
He has received an array of awards and honors, including five Billboard Country Awards, six American Music Awards, four Grammy Awards and two Academy of Country Music Awards. Additionally, he was granted both the National Medal of Arts and Humanities.
Billy Ray Cyrus has achieved great success as a singer-songwriter, yet has never forgotten his roots. He was raised in Kentucky where both of his parents were Pentecostal ministers and his grandfather was an iconic bluegrass musician. Despite their success, Cyrus has never forgotten who he is at heart.
After graduating from Georgetown College, Cyrus began his career as a singer-songwriter. He performed in bar bands before signing a record deal with Mercury Nashville Records. Additionally, Cyrus co-starred alongside Miley Cyrus on the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
In 2007, Cyrus released Home at Last, his first top 5 country album in over a decade. The single from the album, “Ready, Set, Don’t Go,” reached number 40 on Hot Country Songs chart.
Cyrus has also pursued a career as an actor, appearing on numerous television shows and movies. Additionally, he performed for Dancing with the Stars and in a musical theater production of “Spy Kids.”
As a teenager, Cyrus attended Nashville’s Lipscomb University on a baseball scholarship and later transferred to the University of Florida where he majored in psychology.
He is the proud father of two children, Noah and Miley. He has been married to Tish Cyrus for 28 years.
Cyrus has never forgotten to prioritize his family in the midst of his hectic career. He is an enthusiastic supporter of his daughter’s music, even helping her on her tours.
His daughter Miley has achieved great success as both a singer and actress, having been featured on the hit show Hannah Montana. Additionally, Miley’s dad assists his daughter with managing her social media accounts.
Celebrities often spend a great deal of time with their family members, but Cyrus has always had an especially close bond with his former wife Tish, whom he divorced in April 2007. Even after their split, both continued to share sweet pictures together on social media platforms.
The couple reportedly enjoys a close friendship and shares an affinity for music and sports. Additionally, they both have an admiration of animals and nature.
They are passionate fans of their hometown, Nashville, Tennessee. Having visited multiple times, they enjoy the city’s culture – especially its live music scene – and plan to return soon.
When Cyrus and his bandmates aren’t performing, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He frequently guests on various radio stations and has a YouTube channel with over 300,000 subscribers.