Daughter of Tish Cyrus and country singer Billy Ray Cyrus.
Siblings: Christopher Cody (older paternal half-brother), Trace Cyrus (older maternal half-brother), Brandi Cyrus (older maternal half-sister), Braison Cyrus (younger brother), and Noah Cyrus (younger sister). Brandon Cyrus is a related family member on her father's side.
Her favorite novel is "Don't Die, My Love" by Lurlene McDaniel.
Her favorite song by her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, is "Achy Breaky Heart".
Has written over one hundred songs and some of them have been used for her show, Hannah Montana (2006).
Likes to eat Chinese food.
Has a Maltipoo dog named Sophie that her parents gave to her for her 16th birthday.
Miley was on the green team for 2 summers in a row in the Disney Channel Games.
She has never taken formal singing lessons [as of June 2007].
Started auditioning for Hannah Montana (2006) when she was 11 years old. She originally tried out for the part of "Lilly Truscott".
Was ranked #17 on Forbes List of The 20 Top-Earning Young Superstars (2007).
Was ranked #12 on interview magazine's Hollywood faces to watch "Future Stars of Tomorrow" (2007).
In January 2008, she legally changed her name from Destiny Hope Cyrus to Miley Ray Cyrus. "Ray" is for her grandfather, Ronald Ray Cyrus, whom she was very close to and "Miley" came from her childhood nickname "Smiley", which was shortened to "Miley", that was given to her because of her constant smiling as a young child.
Released a 3D concert movie of her Best of Both Worlds Tour on February 1st, 2008. It became the highest grossing Super Bowl weekend release ever.
Was ranked #22 on Entertainment Weekly's '30 Under 30' the actress list (2008).
Was ranked #1 on TV Guide's Top 10 Teen Star Countdown (2008).
Befriended her backup dancer, Mandy Jiroux, while on tour. The two have a Youtube channel called MileyMandy, that they regularly update with new videos. Their show is called "The Miley and Mandy Show".
Miley's half-brother, Trace Cyrus, and her Hannah Montana (2006) co-star Mitchel Musso's brother, Mason Musso, are in the band "Metro Station".
Godmother is Dolly Parton.
Likes the bands Coldplay, Radiohead, and The Killers.
Lived in Toronto, Canada where she attended the Armstrong Acting Studio.
Was ranked #22 on Moviefone's 'The 25 Hottest Actors Under 25' (2008).
On 25 September 2006, the Disney Channel was finally launched in South Africa. The first episode of Hannah Montana (2006) was broadcast on Friday, September 29, 2006, the show immediately became the channel's "Flagship" show. Miley Cyrus is the most recognized Disney Channel star in South Africa with the most DVD releases of the show and 2 versions of her "Best of Both Worlds Concert" - one standard edition and one double disc extended 3-D edition. The extended 3D edition was released on Disney Blu-Ray simultaneously in August 2008.
Close friends with Demi Lovato and Ashley Tisdale.
Her favorite actresses include Angelina Jolie, Jodie Foster, and Jennifer Aniston.
Loves to ride horses.
Likes to watch the TV show Sex and the City (1998).
Admirer of Meryl Streep.
Her musical influences include John Mayer, Elvis Presley, Rob Thomas, and John Lennon.
Participated in the 25th Anniversary Edition of "We Are the World" which was performed in memory of Michael Jackson as well as for relief efforts for the earthquake in Haiti.
While performing at the 02 arena in London, she changed the lyric in her song, "Party in the U.S.A.", from "And a Britney (Britney Spears) song was On" to "And a Michael song was On". Michael being referred to Michael Jackson, who was suppose to have performed at the 02 Arena in July of 2009 but passed away before leaving to perform in London.
Her known tattoos: one under her left breast which says "Just Breathe", one on her ear which says "Love", a dream catcher on the right side of her rib cage under her arm. On her fingers she has an outline of a heart on her ring finger on her right hand, BAD on her middle finger, an equal sign on her left ring finger, a cross, a slice of watermelon, an alien emoji, "karma", a peace sign, and has a tattoo of an eye on her left index finger. On her side she has a tattoo of her late dog and "With a Little Help from my Fwends" in a chat bubble. On her wrists she has an anchor and an om symbol. On her arms she has a Theodore Roosevelt quote, VIIXCI Roman numerals, Leonardo Da Vinci's rendition of anatomically correct hearts, crossed arrows, a saber tooth, a portrait of her grandma, Yoshimi, a cat, "love yer brain", and a crescent moon. On her inner lip she has the crying cat emoji. On her feet she has Rolling $tone and a sugar skull.
Voted #64 on the 2011 Maxim list "Hot 100" women.
Ranked #32 in the British version of FHM "100 Sexiest Women" List (2011).
Ranked #89 in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Ranked #54 in the 2011 FHM Australia list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".
Lives in Toluca Lake, California, her family bought a house there in 2007.
Fan of Britney Spears and considers Britney to be one of her idols.
Has had tachycardia since her teens.
Engaged to Liam Hemsworth. [June 2012]
Auditioned for the Selena Gomez's role in Ramona and Beezus (2010).
Ended engagement to Liam Hemsworth [September 16, 2013].
Recording her New album. [January 2007]
U.S.A: Recording her new album called "Bangerz". [August 2013]
Currently playing "Miley Stewart" in Hannah Montana (2006). [June 2007]
Filming Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) in Franklin, Tennessee. [May 2008]
On Gypsy Heart Tour. [April 2011]
Currently on tour doing opening singing acts for The Cheetah Girls in concert. [August 2006]
Working on her new album Breakout [July 2008]
On her Wonder world Tour. [September 2009]
Finished her Wonderworld Tour. [January 2010]
Working on Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009). [July 2008]
Filming for new movie, So Undercover (2012). [February 2011]
Filming Season 2 of Hannah Montana (2006). [December 2006]
Performing her Wonderworld Tour in the UK. [December 2009]
Promoting her new Album. [June 2007]
On her Best of Both Worlds Tour. [October 2007]
Release of her book, "Miley Cyrus: Miles to Go" by Miley with Hilary Liftin. 
Recording a cover of "Everybody Hurts" by R.E.M. with other artists like Mariah Carey to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake. [February 2010]
On her first ever European Tour. [March 2007]
She has English, along with smaller amounts (to varying degrees) of Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Dutch, and German, ancestry.
One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World. [April 2014].
Ranked #25 on Maxim's "Hot 100" of 2014 list.
Was considered for the role of Peter Pan in NBC's Peter Pan Live! (2014).
Voted #1 on the 2013 Maxim list "Hot 100" women.
Her song "Party In The U.S.A." was parodied by "Weird Al" Yankovic as "Party In The CIA". Eighteen years earlier, Yankovic parodied her father's "Achy Breaky Heart" as "Achy Breaky Song". This makes Miley the first artist Yankovic has parodied who's also the offspring of an artist he's parodied.
Along with smoking weed regularly, she smokes nearly 2 packs of cigarettes a day and chain smokes multiple cigarettes at a time. She said that she cannot think of starting her day without a cigarette.
In 1994 appeared on Music City Tonight on television with her father.
In 2017, her birthday will have fallen on Thanksgiving 5 times in her life so far.
Cyrus is, so far, the only major former Disney Channel star who was a lead in a Disney Channel TV series but did not lead a Disney Channel Original Movie. This was due to her commitment to the Hannah Montana (2006) show, and Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009) was released theatrically due to the show's success. She did, however, have a cameo in the TV movie High School Musical 2 (2007).
Close friends with Rachel Quinn.
On the night of November 11, 2018, while filming on location in South Africa, Cyrus broke a longstanding social media blackout meant to lead to the premier of her seventh studio album to reveal the home she shared with fiance Liam Hemsworth burned down in the Woolsey wildfire. In her posts, she expressed devastation for her community and acknowledged the safety of herself, her fiancé, and their many pets, while providing links for her followers to donate time, money, and resources to groups and charities in the effort to extinguish the 2018 California wildfires and help those whom they affected. She was one of many resident entertainers in the area, including Gerard Butler, Neil Young and Robin Thicke, who lost their homes in the fire.
(December 23, 2018) Married her on-off boyfriend of 10 years Liam Hemsworth in a private wedding ceremony in Franklin, Tennessee. They met while playing a couple on The Last Song (2010) and dated for years before Hemsworth proposed in 2012, but the two ended their engagement and broke up a year later. They reconnected in 2015.
Sister-in-law of Luke Hemsworth, Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky.
Planned to wed Liam Hemsworth in their Malibu home before it was destroyed by wildfires.
(August 10, 2019) Separated from her husband of 7 months Liam Hemsworth.
(August 21, 2019) Her husband of 7 months Liam Hemsworth filed for divorce from her.
Is in a relationship with Australian singer Cody Simpson since October 2019.
Her Alter Ego Hannah Montana was mentioned in the song Boom by Sin featuring T-Pain.
Has worked with both John Travolta and his late wife Kelly Preston. Travolta in Bolt and Preston in The Last Song.
Broke up with Cody Simpson August 2020.