Aug. 25th, 1961
Flatwoods, Kentucky, USA
Billy Ray Cyrus' Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2010 - The Spy Next Door
2009 - Flying By
2009 - Hannah Montana: The Movie
2002 - Wish You Were Dead
2001 - Mulholland Drive
Guest TV Roles[none found]
- His father, Ron, is a politician in Kentucky. Ron divorced Billy Ray's mother, Ruth Ann, when Billy Ray was 5. Billy Ray's grandfather was a pentecostal preacher.
- The original title of Achy Breaky Heart was "Don't tell my heart". It changed after he started performing it and everyone kept asking for that achey breaky song.
- He was discovered by Mercury talent scouts in 1990 while opening for a 'Reba McEntire' (qv) concert in Louisville, Kentucky.
- Godmother of his daughter 'Miley Cyrus' (qv) is 'Dolly Parton' (qv).
- Attended Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky - about 60 miles from his hometown of Flatwoods.
- Stepfather of 'Brandi Cyrus' (qv) and 'Trace Cyrus' (qv).
- Children - Christopher, Destiny (nickname Miley), Braison, Noah, Brandi and Trace.
- Father of 'Miley Cyrus' (qv), Christopher Cyrus, 'Braison Cyrus' (qv) and 'Noah Lindsey Cyrus' (qv).