She later changed her birth name to Miley Ray Cyrus in honor of her father.
Born in Franklin, Tennessee on November 23, 1992, the girl was raised on her parents' farm in the backwoods of Nashville.
She initially attended Heritage Middle School before having a private tutor.
The singer has never named a female lover but has been open about her bisexuality, telling Paper Magazine recently, 'I am literally open to every single thing that is consenting and doesn't involve an animal and everyone is of age. Yo, I'm down with any adult - anyone over the age of 18 who is down to love me.'She talked more about her sexuality when interviewed by Time about her collaboration with Happy Hippie - her non-profit dedicated to helping homeless and LGBT youth - and Instagram to spread positive images of gender-nonconforming people with her #Insta Pride campaign.
She said: 'There are times in my life where I've had boyfriends or girlfriends.
But Balenciaga has seen Miley Cyrus through her transition from teen star to something of a force to be reckoned with in the fashion stakes and this bomber jacket is one of her favourite pieces.
We've spotted her wearing it several times before, so even though you can't quite see it here, we've got a good idea of the detail on the back.
And there are times where I just love being with myself and don't want to give part of myself away to someone else ...