Billy Ray Cyrus Net Worth
Who is Billy Ray Cyrus?
William Ray Cyrus is best recognized by his stage name Billy Ray Cyrus. He is a famous American singer, actor and a songwriter. Since 1992, he has released 12 studio albums and 44 singles. He has gained the maximum popularity for his single “Achy Breaky Heart”. This is the first single to achieve triple platinum status in Australia. In 1992, he became the best-selling musician in Australia. His songs have been translated into over 100 languages worldwide. Cyrus has made 8 top-ten singles on the “Billboard Country Songs” chart. His debut album “Some Gave All” is the most successful to date. It has been certified 9 times as the multi-platinum in the US and spent 17 consecutive weeks at the top on “The Billboard 200” chart which was a record by a debut artist. It ranked for a total of 43 weeks in the top 10 chart.
Billy Ray Cyrus Net Worth:
Billy Ray Cyrus has a total net worth of $20 million as of now. He has earned huge money from the sales of his albums worldwide. His debut album has sold over 20 million copies. It is considered as the best-selling album of a debutant male musician. It also became the best-seller in the US with total 4,832,000 copies.
Billy Ray Cyrus Life History:
Cyrus was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Ron Cyrus and Ruth Ann Casto were his parents. His father was a former steelworker and a politician. From his very childhood, when Cyrus was just 4 years old, he started singing. After the divorce of his parents, he went to live with his grandfather. During this time, he was surrounded by the complete musical atmosphere.
Billy Ray Cyrus is known for:
In the early ‘80s, Cyrus used to play in a band named “Sly Dog”. In 1990, Cyrus has signed a contract with “Mercury Nashville Records”. In 1992, he released the debut album and in 1993, his second studio album got released named “It Won’t be the last”. It also topped on the country charts and became 3rd on the “Billboard 200” chart. It also certified platinum by RIAA. “In the Heart of a Woman”, “Somebody New” these are the most hit singles from this album. Till 2016 he has released several albums including “Shot Full of Love” in 1998, “Southern Rain” in 2000, “Time Flies” in 2003, “Wanna Be Your Joe” in 2006 etc.
Cyrus has a famous television career. During 2001-2004, he was the part of a television show named “Doc” which was about a doctor who relocated from Montana to New York City. From 2006 to 2011, he got featured on the Disney Channel television series “Hannah Montana” with his daughter Miley Cyrus – an internationally famous pop artist. This show became extremely famous in the TV. In 2016, he starred in the CMT sitcom – Still the King.
Cyrus has also acted in lots of films. In 2001, he has made his film debut in “Radical Jack”. After that, he has acted in “Hannah Montana: The Movie”, “The Spy Next Door” etc.
Billy Ray Cyrus Political/Business Affiliation:
Cyrus had an interest in sports. He attended the “Georgetown College” when he received a baseball scholarship. When he attended a Neil Diamond concert, Cyrus decided to switch to a musical career.