Miley Cyrus has come a long way from her clean Hannah Montana image to a controversial star. Check out 11 facts that you did not know about Miley Cyrus.
- She had a different name
Miley Cyrus was born as Destiny Hope Cyrus on 23 November 1992 in Tennessee. She got the nickname of Smiley later which was then renamed to Miley as she smiled a lot when she was a kid. She formally altered her name to Miley Ray Cyrus in the year 2008.
- Miley has health issues
Miley Cyrus suffers from an ailment called tachycardia from her birth. The singer has revealed that the kind of tachycardia she is ailing from is not dangerous.
- Being bisexual
Cyrus was only 14 when she shared with her mother about her bisexuality. In one of her interviews to Paper Magazine, she revealed that she can be down with anyone above 18 years old if the other person loves her.
- Richie-rich Miley
Miley is a rich young lady. Her name featured in the 100 rich list of Forbes Celebrity at the seventeenth place last year. Her annual earning was about $76.5 million. This was much more than what Taylor Swift or Lady Gaga earned.
- Miley Cyrus fought against depression
The singer was open about the time when she was terribly depressed. She even locked herself in a room and her father even had to break her door.
- The singer was banned from the Xmas celebrations of Kennedy’s
Ouch! Miley had been dating actor Patrick in December last year. Incidentally, Patrick is the son of actor turned politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver. Shriver is the niece of assassinated President John F Kennedy. It was reported that Shriver thought that it would not be appropriate to invite her over at the Kennedys during Christmas.
- Confessed that she took ‘happy’ drugs
Miley has spoken candidly about her fondness for drugs. She calls them ‘happy’ drugs as they will induce you to stay with your friends.
- Miley has had her fair share of family drama
Miley has 5 siblings and her mom and dad had separated and reconciled for several times. In 2013, it seemed that the singer accused her father of indulging in an affair. However, the tweet was later deleted by her.
- There is a course in Miley’s name
Skidmore College in New York has a specially designed course in her name for all those students who want to learn about her.
- Struggle with her body image
Miley Cyrus had severe weight loss problems in 2013 and she had confessed about the issue. But she attributed her loss of weight due to food allergies.
- Retiring from twerking
Miley Cyrus’s twerking performance in MTV VMAs in 2013 will always be cherished. But the singer has recently declared that she has given it up.
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