Miley, star in Disney Channel's new live action comedy Hanna Montana. She plays Miley Stewart, a 14 years old girl leading a double life as pop singer Hannah Montana.
Born November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee, Cyrus developed a love for the stage after watching her dad, country singer and actor Bill Ray Cyrus, perform. After appearing as an extra in her dad's television projects, Cyrus got her first chance to act opposite him in a recurring role on the television series "Doc." Since then, she guested - starred on "Love Boat; The Next Wave" and appeared in the Tim Burton film "Big Fish."
Since recently relocated to Los Angeles from Nashville with her parents, sister Brandi and Noah, brothers Trace and Braison and their dog Loco. Their seven horses, three dogs and two cats remain in Nashville under her grandmother's care - one of the most difficult adjustments for Cyrus who enjoys braiding the horse's tails. Now in her spare time in Los Angeles, she enjoys talking on the phone with friends back home. She also follows in her father's footsteps by writing music, playing guitar and singing. Her musical influences are pos singers Kelly Clarkson, Hillary Duff and Ashley Simpson. In addition, she enjoys dancing and cheerleading - ESPN continues to rebroadcast competitions which features her Tennessee Premiere Cheerleading squad.