Interesting Facts About Kristin Luckey, Billy Ray Cyrus’ First Wife

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Interesting Facts About Kristin Luckey, Billy Ray Cyrus’ First Wife
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Kristin Luckey is an ex-girlfriend of the singer and actor Billy Ray Cyrus. Over the period, her ex-partner Billy has released numerous successful studio albums and singles. His most popular single is Achy Breaky Heart, released in 1990. It reached the top of the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart, making it the first single ever to obtain triple platinum status in Australia.

While Billy is quite a famous face in the media, Kristin has, however, kept most of her details behind closed doors. So, let’s find out what does Billy Ray Cyrus’s ex-girlfriend Kristin do for a living? Where is Luckey now?

Here is everything you need to know about her. Let’s enroll in the article!

Kristin Luckey Age and Early Life

Billy Ray Cyrus’s ex-partner Kristin was born Kristin Marie Luckey on March 21, 1970, in the United States of America. As of 2022, her age is 52. While most of her early details including her parents are still secretive, Luckey reportedly grew up in South Carolina.

Besides, Kristin belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity and is American by nationality.

Kristin And Her Ex-Boyfriend Billy Met in 1991

Kristin first met her then-future boyfriend Billy when the singer traveled to South Carolina for his work in 1991. At the time, Luckey was a waitress at a hotel.

Soon after their meeting, the two began dating.

Kristin Lucky Has a Baby Boy With Her Ex-Partner

Although their relationship couldn’t last long, the former flames shared a son together. Kristin and her ex-beau Billy welcomed their son named Christopher Cody Cyrus on April 8, 1992.

In fact, the birth of the baby came as a super surprise to the singer as Cyrus wasn’t actually expecting a baby from his then waitress girlfriend. Later on, Billy took all the responsibility and paid all the medical bills for them.

Unfortunately, a couple of months after they became parents of a child, their relationship dissolved.

Kristin Luckey Didn’t Know About Cyrus’s Affair With Tish Finley

At the time Christopher was born, the couple was still dating. They were having a good time until the news of Cyrus’ marriage with Tish exploded.

Billy Ray announced his marriage to Tish on TV that “he had a beautiful baby and another is on the way.” Later, Luckey found out that Tish was already pregnant with Billy’s child Destiny Hope (aka Miley Cyrus) when her son was born.

Billy with his second wife Tish
Billy and his second spouse Tish.

Kristin was shocked and completely broken after knowing about his cheating behavior. As a result, Luckey promptly decided not to continue their love relationship and raised her son Christopher Cody in South Carolina.

Billy Ray Isn’t a Good Father to Kristin’s Son

We all are well aware of the life of Billy Ray Cyrus and his children Miley, Brandi, Trace, and Noah Cyrus. But, over the past several years, his son Christopher Cody was behind the curtains.

Christopher never got much attention from his father as his other children did. He had to earn working for hours just to meet his basic needs while his other siblings were in fame and enjoying their lives. Even though the singer had financially supported Kristin at the time of their baby’s birth, Billy didn’t bother to help them later.

Christopher Cody's mother is Kristin Luckey
Kristin’s son Christopher.

In one of his interviews with Mirror, Chris told that he never got time to spend with his dad. Billy wouldn’t even wish him on his birthdays or any other events. Furthermore, Chris himself admitted that he wasn’t a good father to him.

Who is Kristin Luckey Married Now?

After breaking up with her ex-boyfriend, Kristin Luckey was in a relationship with Mark Anthony Sorine. After dating for some time, the couple exchanged their vows in a private wedding ceremony.

It’s been a long time since the two are married and their relationship has still been going pretty well. Kristin currently resides with her new husband Mark at Watermark Drive, Wesly Chapel.

Kristin is The Mother of Three More Children

Luckey has a beautiful daughter with her new husband Mark. Her name is Ali Marie Palmer, born on 15 June 1996 and is now 25 years old.

Besides, Chris had once disclosed that his mother has two more children. Nevertheless, their names are still unrevealed.

Her Former Partner is a Singer and Actor

Billy Ray, who is the recipient of two Grammy Awards has released dozens of studio albums and singles. His single Achy Breaky Heart which was released in 1990 became a mega-hit, ranking at the top of the U.S. Hot Country Songs chart. 

Furthermore, some of his other successful hits are “Some Gave All,” “Could’ve Been Me,” “Where Am I Gonna Live,” “She’s Not Cryin’ Anymore,” and “It Won’t Be the Last,” and many more.

In addition to his singing career, the Grammy Award Winner has done pretty well in his acting career too. He starred in the film “Radical Jack” in 1999. Later, the actor played the lead role on the PAX (now ION Television) comedy-drama Doc, which was the highest-rated show on the network. He also appeared in the reality series UFO alongside his son Trace Cyrus.

What is Kristin Luckey Doing Now?

Kristin previously worked as a waitress. As per sources, Luckey worked in a few hotels in South Carolina. However, other than that, there is nothing more about her professional career, nor has Luckey revealed her current endeavors.

Net Worth

As per sources, the exact amount of Kristin’s net worth is $500,000.¬†Besides, her ex-boyfriend Billy has also earned quite a good money from his career. Billy Ray Cyrus’s net worth is $20 million as of 2022.


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