Christopher Cody Cyrus is an American lawyer born on April 8, 1992 in South Carolina, USA. His main claim to fame is that he is the older half-brother of entertainer Miley Cyrus on her father’s side.
Early life and education
Christopher Cody Cyrus is the son of Billy Ray Cyrus and Kristin Luckey. In the year 1991, after the divorce of Cyrus from his first wife, he maintained several relationships with women. One of them was Luckey, a waitress in South Carolina. The relationship was very brief and not serious – Christopher Cody was conceived between July and August that year. That same year, however, Cyrus began a relationship with a woman named Tish Finley, who also became pregnant by him.
Luckey informed Cyrus of her pregnancy a short time after Cyrus also found out about Finley’s pregnancy.
Cyrus expressed in an interview: ‘You know what, this train may go off the rails, but I’m going to be a father. I’m going to be a husband and try to have something good in my life.’ referring to his decision to care for both children but maintain his relationship with Finley, whom he would later marry in December 1992, after she gave birth to Miley in November.
Billy Ray Cyrus moved from Nashville to California years after that, but Christopher Cody stayed in South Carolina and lived there with his mother. Of this, Cyrus said, “In a perfect world, Cody would live with me and we would all be one happy family,” he continued. “But as we all know, it’s not a perfect world.” Despite the fact that Christopher does not live with his father, they maintain a cordial relationship. Cyrus is known to support him financially.
Education and early life
Christopher attended Myrtle Beach Intermediate School and graduated from Forrestbrook Middle High School. He graduated from law school at the University of Texas and chose a career very different from that of his siblings and father.
There isn’t much other information about Christopher’s childhood or hobbies.
Despite the information about Christopher choosing law as his path career, there is no information about his current job.
There isn’t much information about Christopher’s mother, Kristin Luckey. However, the paternal family is very well known in the media. However, the most famous member of the Cyrus family is not Christopher’s father; it is his half-sister Miley Cyrus.
Miley Cyrus – Half sister
Miley Cyrus is a singer, actress and songwriter born on November 23, 1992 in Franklin, Tennessee. She was born under the name Destiny Hope Cyrus, but changed her name to Miley Ray Cyrus in 2008. The name change was because of her childhood nickname ‘Smiley’, which was often shortened to ‘Miley’ by her family.
Miley’s career started at a young age, when she made her debut as an actress in the series “Doc”, playing the role of Kylie. Later, she appeared in the fantasy drama movie titled “Big Fish” directed by Tim Burton. Miley played the role of Young Ruthie in this film and was credited under her birth name. Miley auditioned for “Hanna Montana” and for the movie “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D”, but when the opportunity arose, she chose the role of “Hanna Montana”.
This series was the one that brought Miley fame and recognition as an actress and singer internationally. Miley was able to record her first soundtrack for the series, which was a commercial success, and was followed by the album “Hannah Montana 2: Meet Miley Cyrus”. Miley continued to record music for the series, which gained increasing public approval.
“Hanna Montana” also became a commercial phenomenon, to the point that Miley began performing live in 2007 “Best of Both Worlds Tour”, to promote the series’ music. Later in 2008, Miley released her album “Breakout” which received critical acclaim. Her career was continued by other commercially successful releases such as “The Climb” and “Party in the USA” in 2009.
In the same year, she embarked on her first world tour entitled “Wonder World Tour”.
However, the success of “Hanna Montana” and Miley’s teen idol image came to an end quickly, when in 2010 a series of controversies damaged her image. The end of the series also marked its commercial failure, as Miley’s public image began to mature.
In 2013, Miley began recording new music with a new manager that better reflected her new mature persona. She released many songs such as “Fall Down”, “We Can’t Stop” and “Wrecking Ball”, all of which were commercially successful.
Miley has said Elvis Presley is her biggest inspiration, but she also admires musicians like Madonna, Lana Del Rey and Dolly Parton.
Cyrus’ has had several romantic partners – it is said that she dated Nick Jonas, Justin Gaston and others. However, Miley’s most publicly commented relationship was with Australian actor Liam Hemsworth. They met during the recording of “The Last Song” in 2010 and started a flashing light association. After years, they started dating again in 2016 and got engaged that year. In 2018, they got married but the marriage didn’t last a year as they separated in 2019 and finally divorced in 2020.
Billy Ray Cyrus – Dad
Christopher Cody’s father, Billy Ray Cyrus, is an American singer and actor, known for the song “Achy Breaky Heart”, his first single and international success.
During his career as a musician, Cyrus has released 16 albums – his debut album “Some Gave All” achieved huge success in the US in 1992 and became the album that spent the most time at number one on the Billboard 200.
Billy’s musical genre is country and he plays guitar and piano. Billy also won two Grammy Awards in the Best Music Video and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance categories, for his work with Lil Nas X on the song “Old Town Road”.
Billy’s personal life is not as controversial as his daughter Miley. He first married Cindy Smith in 1986, but the marriage only lasted until 1991. After his divorce, he maintained a brief relationship with Christopher’s mother Kristine, but later met another woman named Leticia “Tish” Finley. Despite the fact that both women were pregnant with him in the same year, he chose to marry Tish.
He and Tish have welcomed three children of their own: Miley, Braison, and Noah. However, Tish had two children from a previous relationship – Brandi and Trace – whom Cyrus adopted. This means that Christopher Cody has three half-siblings who are related by blood on his father’s side.
There is no information about Christopher’s current relationship status. He has an Instagram account, but he hasn’t uploaded any photos since 2015.
Christopher Cody Cyrus’ net worth is estimated to be close to $1 million. Despite the fact that information about his current job is not available, it is believed that he has a job as a lawyer.
Christopher Cody Cyrus is a man of white ethnicity. He has natural brown hair and eyes. He has styled his hair blonde, as shown in several photos Instagram account. His height and weight are unknown.
Christopher is only six months older than his half-sister Miley.
Christopher is the older child of Billy Ray Cyrus, blood relative. Brandi and Trace, despite also being considered Billy’s children, are not related to him by blood.
On April 27, 2015, Christopher shared a photo on his Instagram of him and a woman lie together. However, the identity of the woman is unknown.