Hannah Montana fans wonder how old Miley Cyrus was when she first joined the Disney Channel series.
Miley Cyrus, who starred as the main character in the Disney Channel series Hannah Montana, paid tribute to the “greatest gift a girl could ask for” on the series’ 15th anniversary.
The actress and singer wrote a long letter to her character and recalled some of her most memorable moments from the series.
So how old was Miley in Hannah Montana? Let’s find out.
Miley celebrates Hannah Montana’s 15th birthday
Miley Cyrus celebrated Hannah Montana’s 15th birthday with a special tribute on her social media profiles, recalling her experience on the show.
The Disney Channel series premiered 15 years ago on March 24, 2006.
In her letter, Miley wrote: “Although you are considered an ‘alter ego’ in reality, there was a time in my life when you held more of my identity in your glove than I did in my bare hands. “
She also recalled other memorable moments during the filming, such as losing her grandfather, falling in love for the first time and making “so many friends” during her time on the show.
How old was Miley Cyrus in Hannah Montana?
Miley was 13 when Hannah Montana made her debut on March 24, 2006.
The “Wrecking Ball” singer and actress was born on November 23, 1992, making her 28 at the time of writing. She will be 29 later this year.
In her letter, Miley explained that her grandfather couldn’t see the Hannah Montana premiere but “got to see the commercial” for the show.
“I lost my daddy, my dad’s dad while filming a season 1 first episode. He wanted to hang around long enough to see the premiere on March 24th.
“He died on February 28. He got to see the commercial that aired during High School Musical which he said was one of the proudest moments of his life.
How old was Miley Cyrus at the end of Hannah Montana?
Miley starred in Hannah Montana from 2006-2011 and was 18 when the show aired its last episode.
“Wherever I Go,” which is a reference to the Hannah Montana song of the same name, was the last and 98th episode of the Disney Channel show.
Other stars on the show included Emily Osment, Mitchell Musso, Jason Earles, and Miley’s dad Billy Ray Cyrus, who played the singer’s dad onscreen.
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