___Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992) is an American singer, ___actress, and author. Cyrus is better known for starring as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in ___the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana.
___Following the success of the show, in October 2006, a soundtrack CD was released in which ___she sang eight songs from the show. Cyrus' solo music career began with the release of her ___debut album, Meet Miley Cyrus on June 23, 2007. Her second album, Breakout, was ___released on July 22, 2008. Breakout is Cyrus' first album that does not involve the Hannah ___Montana franchise. Both albums debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. In 2008 she ___released her Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert film.
___She also starred in Bolt in 2008, and recorded "I Thought I Lost You" for the soundtrack for ___which she earned a Golden Globe nomination. She starred in the movie spin-off of Hannah ___Montana, titled Hannah Montana: The Movie which was released on April 10, 2009. In ___addition, she has recorded the main single, "The Climb", for the movie soundtrack. In ___2008, Cyrus was listed in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in The World. ___Forbes magazine ranked her #35 on "The Celebrity 100" list with earnings of over US$25 ___million in 2008.