MILEY CYRUS’S OLDER SISTER, BRANDI, HAS A DIVERSE AND FASCINATING CAREER ALL HER OWN—ONE THAT HAS INCLUDED BEING A DJ, MUSICIAN, BLOGGER, AND CO-HOST OF BOTH A PODCAST AND A TV SHOW. NOW SHE’S SET TO SPIN THE BORGATA
BY EVAN MONROE
BORN AND BRED: Nashville. She’s the eldest of the Cyrus clan, which includes brothers Trace and Braison and sisters Miley and Noah.
SHOW BIZ BIG BREAK: As a regular, beginning in 2007, on the Disney series Hannah Montana, which starred her sister, Miley. She went on to appear in Hannah Montana: The Movie in 2009.
MAKING HER OWN MUSIC: The 31-year-old plays guitar and is half of the duo Frank + Derol, a pop band signed to Interscope Records. She has also played guitar on tour with both dad Billy Ray and for Miley. Only in recent years has she embraced being a DJ.
OTHER APPEARANCES: Cyrus, along with her mother, Tish, signed a deal to cohost the Bravo series Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer— a home design show in which homeowners were given the opportunity to refresh décor on a budget, with advice from the two stars. It ran in 2017 for eight episodes. She also co-hosts Your Favorite Thing Podcast with Wells & Brandi with Wells Adams.
STYLE: A self-described “fashion influencer,” Cyrus writes for and is the editor of the blog Style Native. Recent posts have include a tribute to the “age unwinding” qualities of microneedling and a callout to the site apt2b.com, which showcases home products made in the U.S.
SHARED CHARACTERISTICS: Both she and Miley share an affinity for tattoos. Brandi’s tats include a music note on her wrist, a feather on her arm, and a cross on her ankle.
OFF HOURS: Cyrus is a professional equestrian, and enjoys boxing and Pilates.
Friday, July 5, Premier Nightclub
1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City