If you've been hearing the name lately especially from young children and teens and you're wondering who this celebrity is, two words: 'Hannah Montana'. Miley Cyrus is a new teen actress who plays the dual title role on Disney's TV Series 'Hannah Montana'. She came into this world on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee to Letica Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray. Her father Billy Ray is a country singer who also starred as her father on the Hannah Montana series. Cyrus was named as Destiny Hope by her parents as they felt she would grow up to for being big in future. Being a toddler she showcased her talents in acting but never pursued it until the age of eight.
Miley Cyrus rose to fame with her characterization of 'Hannah Montana' while on the Disney Channel. She soon became one of the top teen idols of America and went on a pop singer and actress in the country. She is also in her own right an author, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and songwriter. She is ranked number 13 in the Forbes 2010 Celebrity 100.
It is said that during the time when her father was filming the television series 'Doc', Cyrus was inspired some thing. So she went on to join the Armstrong Acting Studio in Toronto taking lessons in acting and singing. At the age of 12 she was selected for function of Hannah Montana which shot her to fame amongst the teenagers.
A theme song of Hannah Montana, was her first single debut. 'See You Again' was her first single to be released under her own name that made it reach the top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2008, Walt Disney pictures released 'Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both World Concert' which earned them $29 million at the box office and also the film's soundtrack made it to number 3 on the Billboard 200.
After this success she started to co-write songs in her albums. She also gave voice to the animation movie Bolt (2008). She earned nomination for that Golden Globe Award for the best Original Song for her performance in Bolt's theme song. In the next Hannah Montana movie she again tasted success as well as the song 'The Climb' went to the top of charts giving her a wider audience worldwide. As per the Billboard magazine Cyrus was the fourth best selling female artist and the fifth best selling singer.
She wanted to a great image change to reach a wider audience, instead of her teen fans. She tried to do so with the release of that time period of our Lives and filming The last Tune. Her fourth album 'Can't Be Tamed' was released in 2010 which provides new dance-pop sound, but her portrayals were not true well received by the audiences.
Miley Cyrus could be the teen superstar provides taken the entertainment world by quake. She is one of the top child stars in any genre of movie.