Billy Ray Cyrus is an American singer and songwriter. In the course of about three decades, he’s accomplished many stupendous heights of success that include selling of millions of albums, about 35 of his singles are charted of which 16 found a place in top 40 hits. Today, he is sighted for his work as an actor, a writer and an executive producer in film and television. Let’s find out how much is Billy Ray Cyrus’s net worth in 2018.
Billy Ray Cyrus Early Life
Billy Ray Cyrus was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky on 24th August 1961. His father, Ron Cyrus was a politician and a guitarist. Cyrus’s mother, Ruthie, played the piano, his maternal grandfather played the fiddle and paternal grandfather practised Pentecostal. Regular family jam sessions were preached by the Cyrus family which induced a musical culture in Billy Cyrus.
Billy got a Baseball scholarship to attend Georgetown College which he forsook within 10 months to make a career in music. He fabricated a country-rock band called ‘Sly Dog’ in coordination with his brother.
Billy married to Tish Cyrus, an American actress and a producer, on December 28, 1993. Together, they have three children namely, Miley Cyrus, Braison Chance and Noah Lindsey. Billy also adopted two stepchildren from Tish’s previous relationship, Brandi and Trace. Billy also has a son, Christopher Cody from his previous relationship.
Billy Ray Cyrus Career, Awards & Achievement
Belonging to a family that had a keen passion for music, Billy pursued his career in the same. After expunging of Sly Dog, he signed with the Mercury Records in 1990.
He’s well known for his debut album ‘Some Gave All’ which was a blend of country music and rock music. A single from this album, ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ propelled a huge success to him. More than five million copies of this album were sold in the US becoming the best-selling album of the year 1992.
Later, under his father’s guidance, he tried his hands in acting.
Rudimentarily, he got a small role in ‘The Love Boat’ and ‘Mulholland Drive’. Billy got a lead role in a medical drama ‘Doc’ which was aired on PAX television network and earned him a good bunch of fan following.
In 2006, he received a new vicinity of stardom when he got a role in Disney channel’s famous show “Hannah Montana”.
Awards & Achievements
In the year 1992, Billy got immense appreciations and awards for his debut album ‘Some Gave All’.
Few to be quoted are- Country Music Association Award, Billboard 200 Albums – Most Weeks at No. 1, AMOA Jukebox Award, National Association of Recording Merchandisers Award, Country Music Television Award, R&R Readers Pool Award, People Magazine Award, Country Music Hall of Fame Award, Juno Award, American Music Award, World Music Award, Canadian Country Music Association Award and many more.
He also got Grammy nomination for two consequent years, 1992 and 1993.
Billy badged himself with many more awards and appreciations for his impeccable work in ‘Hannah Montana- the Movie’, ‘Somebody Said a Prayer’, ‘Ready, Set, Don’t Go’, ‘Give My Heart to You’, ‘Three Little Words’, ‘Trail of Tears’ and ‘It’s All the Same to Me’.
Net Worth of Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. He makes his fortune from acting, singing, songwriting, producing television shows, and being a guitarist and a philanthropist.
Billy Cyrus has seen many ups and downs that finally traversed him to success. Subsequent albums by Billy Cyrus fared great on country charts but the year 1992 was a turbo year for him. Billy Ray Cyrus is a homely name around the world and will persist to be acknowledged for his immaculate work.