Miley Cyrus Net Worth, Biography and Career

admin January 27, 2020
Updated 2020/01/27 at 11:55 AM
Miley Cyrus Net Worth
Miley Cyrus Net Worth

Miley Cyrus is an American songwriter, singer, and actress. She came into the limelight when she played the role of a famous pop star in the series “Hannah Montana”. Despite being just 27 years old, Miley Cyrus net worth is approximately $160 million. She is one of those celebrities that grew up as a child star and is now very successful. Some of the movies she has featured in are “Black Mirror”, “So Undercover”, “The Last Song”, and lots more.

Even as a successful actress, her wealth does not come from acting alone. She is pretty successful as a singer too. Her style when singing and in her videos mostly sparks controversy among people as she is now totally different from the Montana image she portrayed at the beginning of her career. Her music debut also came from the set of Hannah Montana, when she sang most of the soundtrack from the series.

Back then, 10 of those songs were featured on Billboard 200. Then, she released her own personal album in 2007 and that launched her fully as a musician. Some of her successful singles are “Party in the USA”, “We Can’t Stop”, “Can’t Be Tamed”, “Malibu”, “7 Things”, and several others. Altogether, Miley has sold up to 55 million singles and 20 million albums.

She has earned many nominations and accolades for her achievements. In 2019, Cyrus was listed as no. 62 on the Top 125 artists on Billboard. She was also MTV artist of the year back in 2013. Away from her career, Miley is a philanthropist. She is an advocate for animals and she has a foundation that focuses on LGBT and homelessness among youths.

Miley Cyrus Early Life                                                                     

Just like every other celebrity that adopts stage names, Miley’s real name is Destiny Hope Cyrus. She was born to Letisha Jean Finley and Billy Ray Cyrus, a country singer on the 23rd of November, 1992 in Franklin Tennessee. The reason for her name was that she was born with supraventricular tachycardia but her parents had hope that she would survive and achieve great things.

Her parents fondly call her Smiley because she smiled a lot as an infant but it was later shortened to “Miley”. In 2008, when her career was rising, she changed her name legally to Miley Ray Cyrus. Her godmother is the popular Dolly Parton.

Her parents got married in 1993, a year after her birth. She has two siblings, a boy, Braison, and a girl, Noah. Miley also has 3 step-siblings, two (Brandi & Trace) from her mother’s previous relationship and one (Christopher) from her father’s. All her siblings except Christopher are in entertainment.

As a child, she went to Heritage Elementary School and later attended Options for Young Charter Schools after the family moved to Los Angeles.          

Miley was raised as a Baptist and wore a purity ring while growing up. She developed an interest in acting in 2007 when she followed her dad to the set of the series “Doc”. Her father took her to see the production of Mamma Mia and she grabbed his arms telling him “This is what I want to do, daddy. I want to be an actress”. She began to take acting and singing classes in Toronto, Canada.

Miley Cyrus Career


Her first appearance on Television was playing the role of Kylie in the television series “Doc”.After she auditioned for “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D” and almost got it until she decided to go for Hannah Montana.

She signed with Mitchell Gossett for her acting career and also with Morey Management Group for her music career. Miley got Hannah Montana’s role at just 11 years old even though her first choice was for a supporting role. Her singing and acting talents made her get chosen for the part of Hannah.

After the show premiered in 2006, it ranked as one of the largest audiences for a Disney program. Miley was labeled a teen idol and toured with The Cheetah Girls performing songs from the show. Walt Disney released a soundtrack to her character making her the first person within the company to have deals in film, television, and music.

After that in 2007, she released an album “Meet Miley Cyrus” and released the single “See You Again” which sold over 2 million copies in the U.S. That same year, she and her father, Billy worked together on “Ready, Set, Don’t Go”. From 2007 to 2008, she went on her “Best of Both Tour” to work on the album release and it was a huge success. According to reports, the actress was paid up to 15 thousand dollars for every episode of the Hannah Series.

She and Mandy Jiroux began to post videos on YouTube which got a big online presence. The clips they released were titled “The Miley and Mandy Show”.


Her second album was released in 2008 and was also on Billboard 200. That same year, she made her debut in the animation “Bolt” which got her a nomination for Golden Globe. The following year, she released the single “The Climb” which also made it to Billboard. At 16 years, Miley already had four number-one albums on the chart and she is still the youngest to achieve that.

In 2009, she launched her fashion line which she promoted with her song “Party in the U.S.A”, and it became one of her signature songs. That same year, she was ranked the best-selling female artist. She didn’t quit her acting too, in 2010, she appeared in the film “The Last Song” it was a box office hit.

That same year, she released her third album “Can’t Be Tamed” in 2010 which was not much of a success. It had negative reactions because of her performances and lyrics. She ranked number 13 on Forbes Celebrity 100 List.

In 2012, she starred in the film “LOL” alongside Demi Moore, then she played the role of a teenage undercover in “So Undercover”.

After this, the actress has gone ahead to keep starring in movies and release albums and singles. The majority of her achievements come from both her career as a successful actress and singer.

Miley Cyrus Net Worth

There is no doubt that she has acquired great things and a massive fortune for herself. Miley Cyrus net worth is estimated at $160 million. She has been included among the most influential people in the world back in 2008 and then in 2019. Her career has given Miley so many opportunities which has given her the ability to accumulate so much wealth. She has sold so many albums, ranked on so many charts, and appeared in different hit movies.

Just like every celebrity before her, Miley lives in a luxurious house. She recently moved into her $2.4 million bachelorette house in Malibu, California. The wrecking ball singer also drives lots of expensive cars like Range Rover Sport, Infiniti G35, Porsche Cayenne, Maserati Quattroporte, McLaren MP4 12C, and Mercedes Benz ML 450.

Miley Cyrus Personal Life


The 28-year-old actress has had her own share of dating history. She dated Nick Jonas from 2006 until December 2007 when they both separated.  The following year, she dated Justin Gaston and that lasted for 9 months.

Some of the big names in the industry she has also been linked to are Josh Bowman, Dane Cook, Stella Maxwell, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Mike Will Made It.

She met Liam Hemsworth on the set of “The Last Song” in 2009 and they both started dating. They got engaged in 2012 and then in 2013, they ended things. The pair got back together in 2016 and got engaged again. They were both living together until their house got burnt down in the Woolsey Fire.

On the 23rd of December, 2018, they both got married privately in Nashville Tennessee. The following year, in August, Miley reported they were getting separated and Liam filed for divorce after a few days citing irreconcilable differences.

By October, the singer was already in a relationship with the singer and her long-time friend Cody Simpsons.


Miley Cyrus is pansexual and once said “I never want to label myself! I am ready to love anyone that loves me for who I am! I am open.” In 2015, she was reported by Time Magazine to be Gender-Fluid and not want to relate to being a boy or girl. Even after getting married, she still said she will always identify as queer.

She is a huge supporter of the LGBT and founded Happy Hippie Foundation to fight the injustice they face. She sang the song “My Heart Beats for Love” for one of her gay friends and also has a tattoo of equal sins on her ring finger.


Miley Cyrus has always identified as a Christian right from when she was a child. She has not denounced her Christianity beliefs


The singer uses cannabis a lot and has been open about it. In 2013, she told Rolling Stone in an interview that it was “the best drug on earth”. She stopped it in 2017 but returned to it in 2018. In 2019, Miley Cyrus invested in a cannabis company.


Cyrus’ Gmail was hacked back in 2008 and her pictures in underwear and swimsuits were leaked by a hacker.  There was also controversy that she posed topless in a photo shoot for Vanity Fair but the pictures were later clarified.

She also generated media attention when she cut her signature long brown hair and changed it to a blonde pixie haircut. Talking about her decision, the actress said she had “never felt more herself in her whole life and that “it really changed her life”.

Miley Cyrus Movies

Let us take a look at some of the movies that have contributed to her massive fortune, in one way or the other.

  1. Big Fish in 2003
  2. Miley”: The Movement in 2013
  3. The Night Before in 2015
  4. A Very Murray Christmas in 2015
  5. Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 in 2017

Miley Cyrus Albums

  1. Her first was “Meet Miley Cyrus” back in 2007
  2. Breakout in 2008
  3. Can’t be Tamed in 2010
  4. Bangerz in 2013
  5. Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Pets in 2015
  6. Younger Now in 2017
  7. Her last and most recent one is “She is Miley Cyrus” which she released in 2020


This post talked about Miley Cyrus net worth, family, relationships, and all there is to know about the superstar. Growing up as a child star, she has no doubt achieved great things and will continue to go gain more feet.

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