It's possible that 15-year-old Miley Cyrus only became famous because of her father, country star Billy Ray. But who actually cares about the guy who sang Achy Breaky Heart? Miley whose real name was Destiny Hope Cyrus until this year, when she legally changed it is the latest shiny teenage prototype released by the Disney machine. She grew up playing music with her dad (okay, so he did help a little), and when Disney needed a talented singer for its new show, she put on a wig and turned into fictional tween popstar Hannah Montana. Hannah Montana received the highest debut ratings of any Disney Channel series when it debuted in 2006. Miley's music albums both as Montana and as herself raced up the Billboard charts. Now that she's older, rumors of Britney-like behavior have stared to spread. How many risqué photos and 20-year-old boyfriends will it take before Miley and Disney part ways? It'll probably be another year or two before we find out.
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