Kristin Luckey is the ex-girlfriend of singer and songwriter, Billy Ray Cyrus. She was born in 1962 and came into the limelight when news of her relationship with Bill Ray hit the media. Although their relationship has since ended she still remains in the mind of people as his ex-girlfriend and mother of one of his children.
What To Know About Kristin Luckey
1. How Kristin Luckey And Billy Ray Cyrus Met
Kristine Luckey was a waitress who used to work in a hotel back in South Carolina in the early 90s. It was at this point in her life that she met and fell for the rock star, Billy Ray Cyrus. However, at this time, Billy’s career as a singer was picking up and he was getting wide recognition.
They had a very brief relationship which lasted only but a few months in 1991. However, she seemed to have been fully invested in the relationship with Billy although the relationship never went further. There was no engagement and no wedding.
Prior to this meet and relationship, close to nothing was known about her and her background. Even after the breakup between them, very little information about her is made public.
2. Billy Ray Had A Daughter 8 Months After She Bore Him A Son
The brief relationship between Kristin and Billy Ray was so brief but wasn’t devoid of a lasting memory. On the 8th of April 1992, Luckey bore a son for Billy. They named the boy, Christopher Cody Cyrus. You would think this meant some sort of future for Billy and Kristin but it didn’t.
8 months after the birth of Cody, Billy had another child from his other girlfriend, Leticia ‘Tish’ Jean Cyrus. This was as much of a shock as it was heartbreaking for Kristin who did not know about this other woman. The daughter from Billy and Tish was named Destiny Hope Cyrus nee ‘Miley Cyrus’.
3. She And Billy Ray Parted Ways
At the realization that Billy had another woman, came more shocking news. Billy and Tish also announced their engagement and marriage and it dawned on Kris that it was the end of her relationship with Billy.
She then reached an agreement with the father of her son to go their separate ways in 1992. As a result of this, Kris raised her son alone (with support from his dad) in South Carolina while Billy went on to pursue other things in Nashville, Tennessee.
4. She Is A Married Woman Now
Despite being a single mother whose baby daddy shocked and broke her heart, she still gave love another shot. After the separation and breakup from Bill, she got involved in another romantic relationship with Mark Sorine.
The love birds went on to get married in a private relationship which saw the presence of close family members and friends. They welcomed a child between them who happened to be their only offspring together. Their child, a girl named Ali Sorine was born not long after they tied the knot.
Kristin Luckey and her husband, Mark Sorine have led a beautiful married life together. Although they drifted out of the spotlight, it is obvious that they have been happy.
5. Billy Ray’s Other Relationships
Kristin Luckey’s ex-boyfriend has been quite the ladies’ man. However, apart from Kris, he has been linked to just two other women. The first woman whom Billy Ray Cyrus had a romantic relationship with is his ex-wife Cindy Smith. After his divorce from Cindy, he got involved with Tish (about the same time he was involved with Kris) and married the mother of Miley afterward.
6. Billy’s Relationship’s Marriage To Cindy Smith
Billy Ray Cyrus and Cindy Smith met in 1985, started dating about a year later, and by 1987, they got married. Cindy was attributed for part of Billy’s fame as a renowned musician as she helped him write some of the songs in his first album.
Cindy ‘L’ Smith was a talented songwriter whose fame is attributed to her marriage with Ray Cyrus. However, it seems like they had no kids together during their about 6 years of marriage.
After their divorce in 1991, the curtains closed in on her and she went on to live a private life. It was after the divorce that Billy got involved with the two women who bore him his first two kids in 1992.
7. Billy And Leticia’s Relationship
Leticia and Ray’s relationship came into the limelight in 1992 when news of the birth of their daughter was brought to light. They went on to get married on the 28th of December 1993, a year after the birth of their daughter Miley. By this time, Trish was pregnant with their second child already.
Braison Chance, Ray and Tish’s second son was born in 1994 and 6 years later, they welcomed their third child, Noah Lindsey Cyrus into their family. However, Tish Finley had two children from her previous relationship. Tish bore Ray Cyrus’ adopted kids; daughter Brandi on the 26th of May 1987 and son Trace in 1989.
Leticia ‘Tish’ Finley was previously married to Baxter whom she bore two kids for. Her first child with Baxter is named Brandi Glenn Helson. She is a Denver-based DJ, podcaster, and actress. Their second child, named Trace Dempsey Cyrus was born on the 24th of February 1989. He is a musician and member of the Metro Station band who was reported to have been engaged to Taylor Lauren Sanders.
Despite warnings from his record label not to get married to Leticia, Billy Ray Cyrus and the mother of two of his kids have been living together. They have had ups and downs and have filed for divorce twice in their almost two decades of marriage, still, they pulled through, got over their issues, and are waxing strong.