The popular Disney Channel TV series Hannah Montana chronicled the adventures of a teenage girl who moves from Nashville, Tennessee to Malibu, California, and lives a double life as a pop star to boot. The show helped make a star of Miley Cyrus, who played Miley Stewart and Hannah (her father, Billy Ray Cyrus, played her father and manager, Robbie Stewart). Hannah Montana's -- and Cyrus' -- success was reflected on the charts: The show's soundtracks, which included 2006's Hannah Montana and 2009's Hannah Montana: The Movie, made her the youngest performer to have four chart-topping albums. On songs such as the multi-platinum hit "The Climb," she bridged the pop sound of her Disney contemporaries with nods to her country roots, a perfect fit for her already powerful vocal chops.
Miley Cyrus caught the acting bug in 2001 after seeing a ... Read Full Biography