Billy Ray Cyrus Net Worth Is $50 Million
Billy Ray Cyrus is an American country singer, songwriter and actor. He has an estimated net worth of $50 million, which is all self-earned. He is mostly known for his hit song “Achy Breaky Hearth”, which he released in the 1990s. His role on the Disney film “Hannah Montana”, which was quite successful, also propelled him to international stardom. He starred as Hannah Montana’s father, a cheerful teenage girl who loves music. The role of Hannah Montana was played by his real life daughter, Miley Cyrus, who is also very famous. Billy is presently working on another reality series for the Syfy Channel, this time with his son.
Billy Cyrus was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky, United States. He dropped out of college during his junior year to pursue his dream of becoming a country music singer. He had a rough start and lived out of his car for some time before ultimately being drafted by PolyGram/Mercury. It was the release of his debut album titled “Some Gave All” that propelled him to international acclaim. Within ten months, he had become a successful musician. His album “Home at Last” was released in 2007 and since then, he has released four top 100 country albums.
The 53-year old singer and actor started his ventures in the world of television and film in 1999, when he starred in the independent film known as “Radical Jackal”. From 2001 to 2004, Billy starred in the TV show known as “Doc”. It was in 2005 when his career and that of his daughter were launched to new heights with the release of the film “Hannah Montana”. Billy is married to Tish Cyrus, whom he married in 1993. He was formerly married to Cindy Smith, whom he married in 1986, but got divorced in 1991.