Baxter Neal Helson is an American drummer who is best known as the ex-husband of Tish Cyrus. While his exact date of birth remains unknown, it is common knowledge that he was born in 1966. Born in Ashland, Kentucky, Helson had an interest in music from a young age and decide to hone his skills as a drummer. There isn’t much information regarding the personal life of Helson, his upbringing or even his parents. Helson chooses to spend a private life and has not disclosed any information to the media.
Affair and marriage with Tish Cyrus
Helson and Tish met at a local party when they were relatively young. The young couple soon fell in love and got married in 1986. The pair are parents to two children: Brandi Glenn Cyrus and Trace Cyrus.Brandi Cyrus was born on the 26th of May, 1987, a year after the wedding. The pair soon welcomed a baby boy whom they named Trace Cyrus. Both Brandi and Trace have become influential figures around music. Brandi works as an actress, singer, and DJ. She is also the co-host of the Bravo show Cyrus vs. Cyrus: Design and Conquer, and Your Favorite Thing podcast. On the other hand, Trace is an American musician and was also the guitarist of the band Metro Station.
What happened between Baxter and Tish Cyrus?
But trouble soon followed and the happy couple divorced in the same year their son was born. Rumors have it that Tish was involved in extramarital affairs even after her marriage to Baxter. Following the divorce, a battle ensued between the pair for the custody of children. After a series of court cases, the custody was handed to Tish with an arrangement for Baxter to visit his children from time to time.
Life After Divorce
Following their Divorce, Baxter went back to living in Kentucky and has remained there ever since. Little is known about his life after the divorce and no information is available regarding his career either. In a bid to lead a normal life, Baxter chooses to stay away from social media. Information regarding his relationships past the divorce remains unknown as well. It is estimated that Baxter has a net worth of US$500,000, but there is no way to verify the information.