Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus

About Billy Ray Cyrus

Billy Ray Cyrus is the father of pop superstar Miley Cyrus, Metro Station leader Trace Cyrus, and singer Noah Cyrus.

∙ Cyrus, who aspired to play professional baseball, not only received an athletic scholarship to Kentucky’s Georgetown College, but he also was scouted by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
∙ After seeing Neil Diamond in concert, he decided to pursue music and bought a guitar the very next day.
∙ His 1992 debut single, “Achy Breaky Heart,” which spent five weeks atop the Country charts and was also a crossover Pop hit, is credited with boosting the popularity of line dancing.
∙ Cyrus’ 1992 debut album, Some Gave All, has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide.
∙ He costarred with daughter Miley in the TV series Hannah Montana, playing Robby Ray Stewart, the father of her pop-star character.
∙ Cyrus won his first two Grammy Awards (Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Music Video), thanks to his appearance on Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road.”

    Flatwoods, KY
  • BORN
    August 25, 1961

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