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Celeb Funfact of the Day: Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus is an American actress and singer who rose to international superstardom in her early teens. Admit it – who does not remember Miley as her alter ego Hannah Montana? All of us do!

Wanna know more about Miley? Browse through 20 fun facts about her we have prepared for you!

  1. Miley Cyrus was born on 23 November 1992 to musician Billy Ray Cyrus and actress Leticia Jean Cyrus.
  2. She is of the English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, French, Dutch and German ancestry.
  3. She has five siblings – two half-brothers (Christopher Cody and Trace Cyrus), one half-sister (Brandi Cyrus), one brother (Braison Cyrus) and one sister (Noah Cyrus).
  4. Miley is not actually her birth name. She was born as Destiny Hope Cyrus, but she changed her legal name in 2008.
  5. She met her current husband Liam Hemsworth on the set of their movie “The Last Song” in 2010. Both married on 23 December 2018 in Nashville along their families and closest friends.  
  6. She became a teen idol in 2005 after appearing on Disney’s “Hannah Montana.” Miley portrayed Hannah Montana until 2011.
  7. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus is an American musician (songwriter and singer). Miley and her father both starred in “Hannah Montana” from for six consecutive years.
  8. Miley has released six studio albums so far – “Meet Miley Cyrus,” “Breakout,” “Can’t Be Tamed,” “Bangerz,” “Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz” and “Younger Now.” All of them achieved considerable commercial success worldwide.
  9. In 2014 she founded the non-profit organisation Happy Hippie Foundation which draws attention to youth homelessness and LGBT community.
  10. She considers Elvis Presley, Madonna, Dolly Parton, Timbaland, Joan Jett, Lil Kim, Shania Twain, Hanson, One Republic and Britney Spears as her musical influences.
  11. Miley contributes to various charity organisations, including the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Entertainment Industry Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, United Service Organizations, Youth Service America and Music for Relief.
  12. She is known for having the mezzo-soprano vocal range.
  13. Her favourite book ever is “Don’t Die, My Love” written by Lurlene McDaniel.
  14. She is friends with her backup dancer Mandy Jiroux. They have their own YouTube channel called “The Miley and Mandy Show” and regularly publish new videos.
  15. Miley’s godmother is American actress country and singer Dolly Parton.
  16. Her favourite actresses include Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie, Jodie Foster and Jennifer Aniston.
  17. Miley has been friends with Demi Lovato, Ashley Tisdale and Rachel Quinn.
  18. Miley admits to smoking weed on a regular basis. She also smokes two packs of cigarettes each day.
  19. Miley has been suffering from the heart condition known as tachycardia from her early teens. This happens when a heart rate exceeds the normal resting rate, which indicates electrical issues within the heart.
  20. She is a fan of Coldplay, Radiohead and The Killers.