She has earned numerous awards and nominations, was recognized as "Artist of the Year" by MTV in 2013, and was included on the Time 100 list of the most influential people in 20.
Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred on the series, which aired for four seasons until 2011.
Cyrus has also been featured as a coach on the singing competition television series The Voice, and has appeared in two seasons of the show since her debut in 2016.
Cyrus' image has been the subject of significant media commentary and public controversy, including the transition from her wholesome image to a highly-sexual persona in the early 2010s.
She plays the part of a radical activist who causes chaos in a conservative 1960s household while hiding from the police.
Months later, two tribute albums to Elton John and Bernie Taupin were released, with Cyrus being the only artist to contribute tracks to both.
Cyrus was the subject of public and media scrutiny following her performance of "We Can't Stop" (2013) and "Blurred Lines" (2013) with Robin Thicke at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.