Billy Ray Cyrus Files For Divorce Just Seven Months After The Wedding

Billy Ray Cyrus has filed for divorce from his wife, Firerose, just seven months after their marriage. The 62-year-old singer married the 34-year-old Australian artist in October 2023, but by late May 2024, he had initiated divorce proceedings, as reported by TMZ. Firerose was Cyrus’s third wife; he was previously married to Cindy Smith from 1986 to 1991 and Tish Cyrus from 1993 to 2022.

The divorce case noted that there are no minor children between Cyrus and Firerose. Tish Cyrus, who shares three children with Billy Ray, including pop star Miley Cyrus, remarried in 2023 to Dominic Purcell, known for his role in Prison Break.

Billy Ray and Firerose had previously spoken enthusiastically about their romance and the unique way they met. Their wedding, described as an “ethereal celebration of love,” took place in October and was shared through photos on Instagram. In an appearance on The Kelly Clarkson Show, Firerose recounted meeting Billy Ray on a Los Angeles street while coming out of an audition. She mentioned that Billy was accompanied by his German shepherd, a meeting she described as divinely purposeful, considering their relationship blossomed into marriage 14 years later.

Their engagement was announced a year before their wedding, coming shortly after Billy Ray’s divorce from Tish. Firerose and Billy Ray performed together on multiple occasions, including their song “New Day,” released in 2021. They also collaborated on “Plans,” which they performed on Good Morning America in September.

Despite the apparent bliss, their marriage ended abruptly. Billy Ray’s divorce filing comes just two months after his ex-wife Tish married Dominic Purcell in an intimate Malibu ceremony, with Miley as her maid of honor. Noah and Braison Cyrus, two of Billy Ray’s children with Tish, were notably absent from the wedding, fueling speculation about a family rift.

Billy Ray shared a heartfelt Instagram post following the wedding, expressing joy over their union. He wrote, “10/10/23 will always be the beautiful, joyous day that our two souls united as one in holy matrimony. It was the most perfect, ethereal celebration of love we could have ever imagined. For both of us to hear the preacher say, ‘Billy Ray and Firerose Cyrus… I now pronounce you husband and wife’ was the sacred moment our new forever began. Long Live Love!”

Despite the recent split, Billy Ray has been embroiled in family tensions, particularly with his daughter Miley. Amid reports of a rift, he posted a throwback photo with Miley and a poem he wrote for her, recalling cherished memories from their past.

Additionally, reports have surfaced of turmoil between Noah and Tish Cyrus, allegedly due to Tish’s relationship with Dominic Purcell. Noah has been accused of fabricating stories about dating Purcell, leading to further strain within the family.

Billy Ray and Tish share five children: Miley, Noah, Brandi, Trace, and Braison. Billy Ray also has a son, Christopher Cody, from a previous relationship. The family dynamics have been complex, especially following Tish’s remarriage and the subsequent fallout among the Cyrus siblings.

As Billy Ray navigates this challenging time, his focus remains on his music and family, striving to maintain relationships amid the unfolding drama.