It focuses on Miley Stewart (portrayed by Miley Cyrus), who is a teenager living a double life as an average schoolgirl by day and as the famous recording artist Hannah Montana by night.
The story follows the daily life of Stewart, her brother, and her friends while also starring Cyrus's country singer father Billy Ray Cyrus as her dad.
She first appeared on television in the pilot episode "Lilly, Do You Want to Know a Secret?
" on March 24, 2006, and made her final appearance on the series finale "Wherever I Go" on January 16, 2011.
In 2009, the first feature film of the series, titled Hannah Montana: The Movie was released to commercial success, and was additionally promoted through its accompanying soundtrack.
All seasons of the show have been distributed on DVD.
Miley Ray Stewart is the fictional main character in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana, portrayed by Miley Cyrus.
Cyrus learned about the casting for a new Disney show at the age of 11 through a Nashville talent agent.
She sent in a tape auditioning for the show's best friend role, but received a call asking her to audition for the lead.
In 2007, the success of the series led to the Best of Both Worlds Tour, which visited North America.
The following year, it was adapted into the 3D film Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert and its accompanying soundtrack.