Billy Ray Cyrus

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Billy Ray Cyrus
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Cyrus at the CMA Music Festival in 2005
Background information
Birth nameBilly Ray Cyrus
Born (1961-08-25) August 25, 1961 (age 57)
Flatwoods, Kentucky, U.S.
GenresCountry
Occupations
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active1989–present
Labels
Associated acts
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

Billy Ray Cyrus (born August 25, 1961)[1][2] is an American singer, songwriter and actor.[3][4][5]

He is best known for his popular single "Achy Breaky Heart" (1992).

From 2001 to 2004, Cyrus starred in the television series Doc. The series was about a country doctor who moved from Montana to New York City. He was in the Disney Channel series, Hannah Montana, which he co-starred with his daughter Miley Cyrus.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Billy Ray Cyrus Biography". A&E Biography. December 20, 2007. Birth certificate shown shows name Billy Ray Cyrus
  2. "Billy Ray Cyrus v. Latisha Finnely [sic] Cyrus: Petition for Divorce" (PDF). Chancery Court for Williamson County, Tennessee via E! Online. June 13, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013.[dead link]
  3. "Country is No. 1 musical style". Reading Eagle. August 19, 1992. Archived from the original on September 3, 2015. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
  4. "Country music reflects the time". Herald-Journal. September 27, 1992. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
  5. Hurst, Jack (November 25, 1993). "Country music is making waves across the seas". thestar.com. Archived from the original on May 6, 2011. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
  6. Heath, Chris (February 15, 2011). "Mr. Hannah Montana's Achy Broken Heart". GQ. Retrieved 16 November 2016.

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