Miley Cyrus

Why did Miley Cyrus change her name?

She was born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992.

Her parents, Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus, gave her that name believing that she was destined for amazing things. Since Cyrus was always smiling as an infant, her parents nicknamed her “Smiley.” The nickname was shortened to Miley.

Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

Noted for her distinctive raspy voice, her music incorporates elements of varied styles and genres, including pop, country pop, hip hop, experimental, and rock.

Cyrus has attained the most US Billboard 200 top-five albums in the 21st century by a female artist, with a total of thirteen entries. Her personal life, public image, and performances have often sparked controversy and received widespread media coverage.