1. Baxter Neal Helson is the ex-husband of Tish Cyrus, the mother of Miley Cyrus.
2. The two were married from 1986 to 1989 and had two children together.
3. Baxter is an aspiring musician and was born in December 1966 in Ashland, Kentucky.
4. After their divorce, Baxter received limited visitation rights of the children.
5. Miley Cyrus is a successful actress, singer, and songwriter with an estimated net worth of $160 million.

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SpouseBilly Ray Cyrus
FactStepmother of Christopher Cyrus.

Who is Baxter Neal Helson, Tish Cyrus’ Ex-Husband?

Baxter Neal Helson is the ex-husband of Tish Cyrus, the mother of the pop star and actress Miley Cyrus. The two were married from 1986 until 1989 and had two children together, Trace and Brandi Helson, who were later adopted by Tish’s second husband, Billy Ray Cyrus.

Tish Cyrus and Baxter Neal Helson

Baxter Neal Helson Age, Childhood, and Education, Net Worth

Baxter Neal Helson was born in December 1966, in Ashland, Kentucky USA. Since he was a child he was drawn to music, and took up drums as his favorite musical instrument. He spent his childhood in his hometown, but no source of his education is available. Baxter’s net worth is over $1 million, as of late 2019.

Marriage to Tish and Divorce

An aspiring musician at the time, Tish was a part of the rock band that was building a name for itself when he started dating Tish. She soon became pregnant at just 19 years old. The couple married in 1986, and in 1987, Tish gave birth to their first child together, a daughter Brandi Glenn Helson, now Cyrus. Their daughter is a DJ, actress, and singer.

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Their marriage was apparently going well, and Tish gave birth to their second child, a son they named Neil Timothy Helson, who is now known as Trace Dempsey Cyrus and is a guitarist. Unfortunately, after the birth of their son, trouble started brewing in their relationship, and they divorced short after Neil’s birth.

Life After Divorce

After the divorce, Baxter continued on with his life but dropped out of media attention. Custody of their children were given to his ex-wife following the divorce, while Baxter only received limited visitation rights. When Tish married Billy Ray Cyrus, he adopted them and they now bear their last name. Reputedly Baxter now lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Tish Cyrus Biography

Born Leticia Jean Finley on the 13th May 1967, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, she is an actress, producer, and manager. Tish is best known to the world for her marriage to Billy Ray Cyrus, and as the mother of Miley Cyrus. Her and Billy Ray married on the 28th December 1993, while she gave birth to Miley in 1992.

Tish gave birth to their second child in 1994, a son Braison Chance, and a third child, Noah Lindsey, in 2000. In 2010, the problems in their marriage became public as Billy filed for divorce. Howevers, they resolved their differences and continued with their union until three years later, Tish filed for divorce; again, after counselling, the two rekindled their romance, and are still married.

Tish Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is the greatest star of the Cyrus family; she is an actress, singer, and songwriter. Born as Destiny Hope Cyrus, she had health problems at birth, being diagnosed with supraventricular tachycardia, a condition causing an abnormal resting heart rate. She has since become an accomplished actress, singer, and songwriter.

Some of her most popular projects include the TV series “Hannah Montana”, then singles “Party in the U.S.A”, “Wrecking Ball”, and “Don’t Call Me Angel”. Miley Cyrus’ wealth is estimated at $160 million. After a long on-off relationship, she married actor Liam Hemsworth in 2018, but that ended within a year. She is now apparently in a relationship with musician and actor Cody Simpson.

General Info

Full NameBaxter Neal Helson
ProfessionActor, Film producer


SpouseBilly Ray Cyrus
ChildrenTrace Cyrus, Brandi Glenn Cyrus, Miley Cyrus, Noah Cyrus, Braison Cyrus, Brandi Glenn Cyrus, Trace Cyrus
ParentsGlenmore Finley, Loretta Jean Palmer Finley


MoviesSo Undercover, LOL

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1Was separated from her 2nd husband Billy Ray Cyrus twice - from October 2010 to March 2011 (he filed for divorce on October 26, 2010 but later dropped it) and again from June to July of 2013.
2Gave birth to her 5th child at age 32, a daughter Noah Lindsey Cyrus on January 8, 2000. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Billy Ray Cyrus.
3Gave birth to her 4th child at age 26, a son Braison Chance Cyrus (aka Braison Cyrus) on May 9, 1994. Child's father is her 2nd husband, Billy Ray Cyrus.
4Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 25, a daughter Destiny Hope Cyrus (now Miley Ray Cyrus, aka Miley Cyrus) on November 23, 1992. Child's father is her fiancé (now 2nd husband), Billy Ray Cyrus.
5Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 21, a son Trace Dempsey Cyrus (aka Trace Cyrus) on February 24, 1989. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Baxter Neal Helson.
6Gave birth to her 1st child at age 20, a daughter Brandi Glenn Helson (aka Brandi Cyrus) on May 26, 1987. Child's father is her now ex-1st husband, Baxter Neal Helson.
7Stepmother of Christopher Cyrus.




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