Billy Ray Cyrus and Tish Cyrus-PurcellThe previous marriage became a rollercoaster during their last decade together. After filing for divorce from the “Achy Breaky Heart” hitmaker, the film producer officially split from him in 2022. The two moved on with new relationships, with Tish marrying her husband. Dominic Purcelland Billy marrying his wife, fire rose.
Following the former spouses’ divorce, drama apparently ensued between Cyrus’ children. Billy Ray and Tish share Miley, Noah, brandy, Trace and Braison Ciroand fans speculate that some of the brothers may have had a fight.
Scroll down to review Tish and Billy Ray’s entire romance from start to finish.
Tish met the then-rising country music star in 1991 at a club, shortly after divorcing his first wife. Cindy Smith. At the time, Billy Ray was reportedly homeless and struggling to break into the industry.
In November 1992, Tish and Billy Ray welcomed their eldest daughter, Miley. That year, Billy Ray also welcomed his daughter. Christopher Cody with another woman named Kristin.
OMG I love this… Tish married Billy Ray at the age of 26 in December in Franklin, Tennessee and Miley married Liam at the age of 26 in December in Franklin, Tennessee ; They both got married in their homes ❤️😭 pic.twitter.com/LfO5C74eel
– Miley Cyrus Fashion (@StylishCyrus) December 28, 2018
Just a few days after Christmas, Tish and Billy were married in December 1993 at their home in Tennessee. The artist then adopted Tish’s children, Brandi and Braison.
Tish and Billy welcomed their son Braison in May 1994.
In January 2000, the then-spouses welcomed Noah.
Billy Ray and Miley were chosen Hannah Montana. During Tish’s time Interview “Call her dad” from 2024The president of Hopetown Entertainment claimed that she had encouraged her ex-husband to take on the Disney Channel role so that their entire family could live together while he and Miley worked on set.
Billy Ray filed for divorce from Tish in 2010. The duo released a statement at the time that read, “As you can imagine, this is a very difficult time for our family. We’re trying to resolve some personal issues. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers.”
That year, rumors surfaced that Tish was having an affair with rocker Poison. Bret Michaels, but vehemently denied the speculation. Billy Ray and Tish eventually reconciled and called off their divorce in 2011.
In 2011, Billy Ray shocked the world when he stated that Hannah Montana “destroyed (his) family” during an interview with GQ. However, he later retracted the statement and stated in The viewThat he “abandoned the divorce.”
“I want to reunite my family,” he said. “Things are better than ever. … I feel like I got my Miley back in some way. I feel like we are the dad and daughter we were before. Hannah Montana happened.”
Just two years later, Tish filed for divorce from Billy. Both said in respective statements to PEOPLE that the situation was a “personal matter” and stated that they were figuring out how to move forward. A month later, the couple called off their divorce again and spoke about their decision in a statement obtained by PEOPLE.
“We both woke up and realized we loved each other and decided we wanted to stay together,” Tish and Billy Ray said. “We both went to couples therapy, something we hadn’t done in 22 years of being together, and it brought us closer and really opened up our communication in amazing ways. …Tish also said that marriage can be very difficult, especially after 22 years of being in entertainment. “We’ve been through some tough times, but we both realized we didn’t want to be just another statistic and we wanted to make it work.”
Tish and Billy attended the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards with their kids to support Miley, making the evening the perfect family event.
Tish celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary with Billy Ray shortly after Miley married her now ex-husband. Liam Hemsworth.
“25 years ago today @billyraycyrus and I stood in our living room in Franklin, Tennessee and said ‘I do.’ I would definitely say everything has come full circle!” she captioned an Instagram post at the time.
Tish and Billy Ray have permanently split and broke the news to the world in a joint statement, according to PEOPLE.
“After 30 years, five wonderful children, and a lifetime of memories, we have decided to go our separate ways, not with sadness, but with love in our hearts,” their statement read. “We grew up together, we formed a family that we can be very proud of and now it is time to create our own paths. “We will always be a family and look forward to a continued and loving shared experience as friends and parents.”