Destiny Hope Cyrus was raised on a farm in Franklin, Tennessee. The daughter of country singer Billy Ray Cyrus smiled often when she was an infant and was given the nickname “Smiley.” Smiley Miley attended church regularly and wore a purity ring. After seeing a production of Mamma Mia!, she began taking singing lessons and acting classes. She landed a role in Tim Burton’s Big Fish, and soon created an alter ego known as Hannah Montana. After Hannah Montana came to an end, she continued working on other films such as The Last Song. Over the years, the pop star has released four albums, toured four times across the globe, and earned millions of dollars. Miley Cyrus went from country sweetheart to a full-grown woman who “Can’t Be Tamed.” Let’s have a moment of silence and remember the good times when she had the “Best of Both Worlds.” Rest In Peace, Hannah Montana – you will certainly be missed.
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