Dolly Parton is not related to Billy Ray Cyrus by blood. They have known each other for a very long time, practically making them family.
When Billy Ray Cyrus and Dolly Parton started touring together, they became fast friends. The two were spotted on the road immediately after Cyrus’ single “Achey Breaky Heart” was released in 1992.
According to the source, Parton saw Cyrus as her protege, and while speaking about him, she stated something along the lines of him being the nicest, sweetest person anyone could ever meet.
According to reports, Billy Cyrus asked Dolly Parton to be her godmother immediately after Miley Cyrus was born. She is said to have gladly accepted the offer.
Parton appeared as a guest on Miley Cyrus’ Disney Channel show, Hannah Montana, fourteen years later, demonstrating that the friendship between Parton and Billy Ray Cyrus had spread to Miley. Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus’ godmother, is claimed to be quite close to her and constantly advises the 28-year-old on any topic under the sun.