Billy Ray Cyrus, who was born on August 25, 1961, in Flatwoods, Kentucky, in the United States, is 61 years old American singer and also the father of known singer Miley Cyrus. In his career, he has worked with many known labels, including Mercury, Monument, Word, Curb, Warner Bros., Walt Disney, Lyric Street, Buena Vista, Broken Bow, and a few more. In the music industry, he goes by his original name. 1992 best-selling single Achy Breaky Heart was sung by him only. The song is a golden song for him.
The song also made it to the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart, and Billy Cyrus became the first singer who has achieved triple platinum in Australia as a sole singer. He specializes in singing country music and also in the country pop genre of music. In 1992 he also released his debut album, Some Gave All, which is his to date most popular album. His album was certified as a multi-platinum album 9 times. Some Gave All also made it to the Billboard 200 for 17 weeks, and no other album has been able to break that record. His first album was also the first album that made its presence on the Billboard 200 for the first time.
Till now, he has given 36 singles to the music industry, and out of these 36, 17 have made it under the top 40. His song Old Town Road which came in 2019, is a remix version of American rapper Lil Nas X’s first single, Old Town Road. The Remix version of the song is like another song of Billy that has made records. When it was released, it made its spot at the top of the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Billboard Hot Rap Songs for 20 weeks. This particular will always hold a special place in Billy Cyrus’ heart because of it; only he was able to win 2 Grammy Awards.
Billy Ray Cyrus has a successful professional life, but unfortunately, the same can’t be said for his personal life. Grammy Award winner has married twice. He married Cindy Smith in 1986 and divorced her in 1991. After his divorce, he met Tish Finley, and they tied the knot in 1993 and split their ways in 2020. Tish is an American manager and producer. Recently, Billy Ray Cyrus has been involved in a controversy. Read the article below to know the details.
Billy Ray Cyrus’ Controversy 2023
Billy Ray Cyrus is the singer and also the father of American singer Miley Cyrus. Besides being a known figure for her musical talent, she is also known for her transparent personality. He has a complicated relationship with his wife which started in 2010 when Billy filed for divorce from Tish in Tennessee due to irreconcilable differences. In 2011 he dropped the case, and on June 13, 2013, Tish filed for one.
After taking therapy, they dropped the case. Professional help didn’t help their relationship much, and they again filed for it in 2017, but it was dropped due to their absence on the due date. In 2022 Tish Finley again filed for divorce, and it was revealed that the couple had been divorced in 2020 only. The couple was together for almost thirty years.
After the news of their divorce came to the front, Miley dropped another bomb. The singer is pretty transparent about her dissolving relationship with her father, Billy Ray Cyrus. She has made it clear that she is not speaking to her father. Daily Mail Celebrity has also shared a tweet in which they have managed that Miley Cyrus and her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, are no longer on speaking terms.
She has even unfollowed him on Instagram. If this doesn’t prove the above-written things, then nothing will. According to a source, she has made it clear that she is all about peace, but she didn’t agree with some things that her father has done. Things have escalated, and they both are not on good terms.
Both father and daughter are adamant about not taking a first step in mending their relationship, and both are waiting for the other to apologize first. Like his daughter, Billy has unfollowed Miley from his social media account, but he’s still following Miley’s ex-husband Liam Hemsworth whom she married in 2018 and went on different paths in 2020.
Billy was also seen in Hanna Montana as Miley Cyrus’ dad, and he had said that the show had destroyed his family. He also said that he would take it back in a second. For his family to be there and just everybody to be OK, safe, sound and happy, and normal would have been fantastic. In August of 2022, he got engaged to Firerose, who is an Australian singer.