Miley Cyrus was born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992 in Franklin, Tennessee and is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and philanthropist. Miley Cyrus comes from a musical family, her dad was Achy Breaky Heart hitmaker Billy Ray Cyrus, each of her siblings Trace, Noah and Brandi are involved in music and entertainment, and her godmother is country legend Dolly Parton. Miley’s parents originally nicknamed her Smiley, which they later shortened to Miley taking over from Destiny. Miley Cyrus set her sights on a showbiz career after seeing the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!, and aged eleven, took the lead role in Disney’s TV show Hannah Montana which became a massive success and gave Miley her first chart success when the album from the show reached Number 1 in the Billboard 200. Miley Cyrus had two UK Official Singles Chart Number 1s in 2013, with We Can’t Stop and Wrecking Ball, as well as UK Official Album Chart Number 1 with Bangerz the same year. Miley Cyrus has enjoyed a string of successful songs collaborating with the likes of will.i.am, Flaming Lips, Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey, and Mark Ronson.