Baxter Neal Helson

Baxter Neal Helson: Tish Cyrus, Career & Net Worth

Baxter Neal Helson is an Ace American talented drummer. Helson is also recognized as the ex-husband of an American actress and producer, Tish Cyrus.

Baxter is the biological father of musician Trace Cyrus and actress Brandi Cyrus. Moreover, Billy Ray Cyrus adopted both of them.

Baxter Neal Helson and Tish Cyrus
Baxter Neal Helson and Tish Cyrus

This talented drummer has had several ups and downs in his personal life, starting with his divorce from Tish Cyrus.

In this article, you will find detailed information about Baxter Neal Helson, including his early life, career, ex-wife, children, and net worth.

Quick Facts: Baxter Neal Helson

Birth Name Baxter Neal Helson
Age  57 Years Old
Nick Name Baxter
Date of Birth December 21, 1966
Gender Female
Profession Drummer
Place of Birth Ashland, Kentucky, United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Sagittarius
Marital Status Divorced
Ex-Wife Tish Cyrus (m. 1986-1989)
Children Brandi Cyrus and Trace Cyrus
Father Unknown
Mother Unknown
Siblings Unknown
Education Unknown
Religion Christianity
Height 5 feet and 8 inches or 173cm
Weight 63kg or 138 pounds
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Net Worth $600,000
Source of Income Drummer
Known for Ex-husband of Tish Cyrus
Band Name Unknown
Social Media Not Available
Last Update March, 2024

Early Life and Family of Baxter Neal Helson

Baxter Neal Helson, an American drummer, was born on December 21, 1966.

He was born in the beautiful location of Ashland, Kentucky, United States of America.

Helson was born to a family of white ethnic groups holding the nationality of the United States.

Unfortunately, the information regarding Baxter’s parents is not known.

Similarly, this professional drummer has not also disclosed the information about his siblings.

Talking about his early age, Baxter was a talented kid who had an interest and passion for music.

He began to play drums and dedicated most of his childhood to music.

Likewise, there is not much information about his education, whether he has gone to college or not.

How old is Baxter Neal Helson? Age and Body Measurements

American professional drummer Baxter Neal Helson is currently 57 Years Old.

Helson celebrates his annual birthday on the 21st of December and falls under the zodiac sign of Sagittarius.

It represents his personality as honest, optimistic, and a person with fair-minded.

Similarly, moving towards his physical appearance, Neal stands tall with an average body height of 5 feet and 8 inches or 173cm.

Likewise, this drummer weighs around 63kg or 138 pounds having a fit and slim body.

Furthermore, Helson is blessed with brown eyes and blonde hair.

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Professional Career

As Helson was learning to play drum since his early life, he chose to pursue his career as a professional drummer.

Initially, he started to play drums at the local bars and parties in his hometown. But, as a musician, Baxter preferred to become a member of a rock band.

Helson as a drummer was more popular in Kentucky.

However, this drummer came to the spotlight after marrying Tish Cyrus, an American actress and producer.

Relationship with Tish Cyrus

Baxter and Tish first met each other during a local party in Kentucky. The couple fell in love with each other and dated for a long time before their marriage.

After several years of relationship, they decided to get married and share their vows. Moreover, in 1986, Baxter and Tish were married.

Further, after a year, they were blessed with their first child, a daughter Brandi Glenn Cyrus.

Likewise, on February 24, 1989, the couples were blessed with their second child, a son Trace Cyrus.

However, after some years, the couple decided to get a divorce.


The reason behind their divorce is believed that Tish was having an affair.

The couple separated in 1989, and the custody battle of their daughters began.

Custody Battle and Aftermath

Both Tish and Baxter were not ready to leave their daughter even after the divorce. Both decided to fight for their daughters with a series of trials.

However, the custody battle of two daughters was won by Tish Cyrus, and the daughters were handed to the mother.

Although, Helson was allowed to have telephone conversations and physical visits with them.

But, later, she filed for a petition, and Baxter began having hard times meeting his daughters.

In another trial, Tish said that her daughters were not willing to meet Baxter as his relationship with the daughters was not good.

Who is Tish Cyrus?

Leticia Jean “Tish” Cyrus is an American actress and producer who was born on May 15, 1967, in the beautiful location of Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

American Actress Tish Cyrus
American Actress Tish Cyrus

This film producer has produced a movie, The Last Song, based upon a novel by Nicholas Sparks. In the film, her daughter Miley Cyrus also acted.

Similarly, on the 25th of May 2017, Tish produced a movie, Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer, where her other daughter, Brandi Cyrus, acted.

Tish Cyrus with Billy Ray Cyrus

After her divorce from Baxter, she began dating an American actor and country singer, Billy Ray Cyrus. 

The couple was blessed with their first child and Tish’s third daughter, Miley Cyrus, in 1992.

The following year, on December 28, they got married in the presence of their friends and family.

With Billy, she had her fourth and fifth child, Braison Chance Cyrus, born in 1994, and Noah Lindsey Cyrus in 2000.

However, on October 26, 2010, Billy filed for divorce in Tennessee, citing irreconcilable differences.

But the following year, on March 18, 2011, Billy dropped the divorce and announced it on The View magazine.

Again after a couple of years, on June 13, 2013, Tish decided to file a divorce from Billy Ray. But once again, the couple resolved their internal issues and dropped the divorce.

Baxter Neal Helson: Children

Brandi Cyrus

Brandi Cyrus, the elder daughter of Baxter Neal Helson, is an American fashion blogger, actress, singer, DJ, and television host.

At an early age, she formed a music band, Frank and Derol, along with her friends, Codi Caraco and Megan Park.

Similarly, Brandi also appeared on television series such as “Hannah Montana: Live in London” and “The Real Miley Cyrus.”

Brandi Cyrus, daughter of Baxter Neal Helson
Brandi Cyrus, daughter of Baxter Neal Helson

Furthermore, this multi-talented personality has also appeared in movies like “Hannah Montana: The Movie” and “Old 37”.

In addition, Brandi also co-hosts a popular podcast called “Your Favorite Thing with Wells and Brandi.”

Last but not least, she also owns a blog, “Style Native,” where she writes about fashion and lifestyle.

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Trace Cyrus

Similarly, Helson’s second child, Trace Cyrus, is also a celebrity known as a singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

He works on a pop band, “Metro Station,” as a guitarist and songwriter. Trace began growing into the music industry because of his stepfather, Billy Ray Cyrus.

Trace wrote his first song, “Country Music Has the Blues,” for Billy’s album.

Similarly, his music band, “Metro Station,” has produced and released several songs such as “Shake It” and “She Likes Girls.”

Besides being a musician, Trace also owns a clothing company called “From Backseats to Bedroom.”

How much is Baxter Neal Helson’s Net Worth?

This professional drummer has accumulated an impressive amount of money.

As of 2024, the total estimated net worth of Baxter Neal Helson is around $600,000.

However, there is no information regarding his income sources as he hasn’t disclosed it.

Social Media Presence

Unfortunately, he is not a social media user. 

It seems that this former drummer prefers to have a private life after his divorce from ex-wife Tish Cyrus.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What was the reason behind Baxter Neal Helson’s and Tish Cyrus’s divorce?

Before everything started to fall off between their relationship, it is believed that Tish Cyrus had an extramarital relationship.

Why did Baxter Neal Helson’s daughters change their surname from Helson to Cyrus?

Tish Cyrus, the ex-wife of Baxter, got married to Billy Ray Cyrus in 1993; after that, Baxter’s daughter changed their surname from Helson to Cyrus.

Who is Baxter Neal Helson Dating Currently?

Unfortunately, since the divorce from Tish Cyrus, Helson prefers to live a very private life and hasn’t revealed any information.

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