Billy Ray Cyrus is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He has released 16 studio albums and 53 singles since 1992, and is known for his hit single "Achy Breaky Heart", which topped the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart and became the first single ever to achieve triple platinum status in Australia. It was also the best-selling single in the same country in 1992. Due to the song's music video, the line dance rose in popularity. Cyrus, a multi-platinum selling recording artist, has scored a total of eight top-ten singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. His most successful album to date is his debut Some Gave All, which has been certified 9× Multi-Platinum in the United States and is the longest time spent by a debut artist at number one on the Billboard 200 and most consecutive chart-topping weeks in the SoundScan era. It is the only album in the SoundScan era to log 17 consecutive weeks at number one and is also the top-ranking debut album by a male country artist.
|Born:||August 25, 1961, Flatwoods, Kentucky, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Georgetown College|
|Occupation:||Singer, songwriter, actor|
|Television:||Doc, Hannah Montana, Still the King|
|Children:||6 including, Brandi Cyrus, Trace Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Noah Cyrus|
|Parents:||Ron Cyrus (father), Ruth Ann Casto (mother)|
|Awards:||given to Billy Ray Cyrus|
|Website:||Billy Ray Cyrus's Official site|
|Twitter:||Billy Ray Cyrus's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Billy Ray Cyrus's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Billy Ray Cyrus's IMDb|
About Billy Ray Cyrus
Country singer best known for his #1 single "Achy Breaky Heart" from his 1992 U.S. certified 9x multi-platinum debut album Some Gave All. He starred on the TV series Doc from 2001 to 2004 and on Disney's Hannah Montana alongside his daughter Miley from 2006 to 2011.
Billy Ray Cyrus Before Fame
He began singing when he was four years old and later on received a baseball scholarship to Georgetown College before pursuing music as a career. He dropped out of college to play music with the band Sly Dog.
Achievement of Billy Ray Cyrus
He wrote the song "Pictures Don't Lie" for the Red Hot Organization's AIDS benefit concert in 1994.
Billy Ray Cyrus Family Life
He married Cindy Cyrus in 1987. After their divorce in 1991, he married Tish Cyrus on December 28, 1993. Billy Ray and Tish announced their impending divorce in 2013. He has a total of six children, Miley, Noah, Trace, Braison, Christopher, and Brandi.
Associations of Billy Ray Cyrus
In 1993, he provided vocals on the Dolly Parton single "Romeo."
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