Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American singer, actress, and author. Miley is best known for starring as Miley Stewart/Hannah Montana in the Disney Channel series “Hannah Montana”. Cyrus also starred in Bolt in 2008, and recorded “I Thought I Lost You” for the soundtrack for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination. 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 $25 million in 2008.