Cody Linely Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Nov 28, 2023 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on May 15, 2022
Learn many fun and interesting facts about Cody Linley in this article. Know more about his birthday and net worth.
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About Cody Linley

Cody Martin Linley is an actor, dancer, and singer from the United States.
On November 20, 1989, Cody was born in Lewisville, Texas to Cathryn Sullivan and Lee Linley. He had a role in the famous Disney television show 'Hannah Montana', where he played Jack Ryan.
Cody Linley started his acting career at the young age of eight by debuting in 1998 made for the television film 'Still Holding On: The Legend Of Cadillac Jack'. Since then, he started getting supporting roles in TV series and various other film roles. He became famous because of his portrayal of Jake Ryan in the popular television series 'Hannah Montana' and his appearance in the show 'Dancing With The Stars'. Subsequently, he began starring in different roles that induced an ingratiating appeal that turned out to be his trademark. Cody Linley and his partner Julianne Hough reached the 'Final Four' of the seventh season of 'Dancing With The Stars'. Keep reading to know more fascinating and fun facts about this American Actor, Cody Linley, whose known for playing Jake Ryan.

Cody Linley’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Cody Linley’s net worth?

Cody Linley has had a thriving and long career in the entertainment industry for more than ten years. Through proceeds from his career as an actor, singer, and dancer, Linley has accumulated a colossal net worth of about $200,000-$2 million.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Cody Linley?

The American personality, Cody Linley, stands at 5 ft 10 in (178 cm).

How old is Cody Linley?

Having been born in the year 1989 and celebrating his birthday on November 20, Cody Linley is currently 32 years old as of May 2022.

Childhood And Education

Cody Linley was born in Lewisville, Texas, as the son of Cathryn Sullivan, an acting coach, and Lee Linley, a hairdresser.
Cody Linley used to have an older brother whose name was Chad Linley. Chad Linley passed away on August 4, 2011, at the age of 29. The cable network, Adult Swim, did a tribute bumper to Chad Linley. Linley's elder brother, Chad Linley, was a child actor in the 1990s.
Cody Linley graduated from Lewisville High School in Texas.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Cody Linley dating?

Cody Linley is not in a romantic relationship with anyone right now. He has not been previously engaged. Cody Linley was involved with Chloe Bridges, Demi Lovato, Brie Larson, and Nicole Gale Anderson.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For

Cody Linley debuted as a child actor in the 1994 film 'Still Holding On: The Legend Of Cadillac Jack'. Cody Linley had a supporting role in his first feature film, 'My Dog Skip', alongside Diane Lane and Kevin Bacon when he was eight years old. Following this, he starred in four films, which include 'Where The Heart Is?', 'Miss Congeniality', and 'Cheaper By The Dozen'.
Cody Linley appeared in an independent film titled 'When Zachary Beaver Came To Town', and the movie 'Cheaper By The Dozen'. He portrayed a live-action rendition of Arnold to help promote the film 'Hey Arnold! The Movie'.
He had many successful film roles, including 'Hannah Montana,' and 'The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It', but his most notable film role was when he played Mullet Fingers in the film 'Hoot' in 2006.
Cody Linley had a recurring role in the TV series 'Hannah Montana'. He appeared on ten episodes, where he played the character of Jake Ryan, the boyfriend of Miley Cyrus. In 2008, Linley was one of the hosts of Disney games.
Cody Linley appeared as a contestant in season seven of the 'Dancing With The Stars' pro dancer competition. Among the contestants of that season, Linley was the youngest contestant. Even today, he is still the youngest male star to ever compete in a professional dancer competition. In the earlier stage, he paired briefly with Edyta Sliwinska. Edyta and her partner Jeffrey Ross were eliminated earlier in weeks seven and eight of the competition in the season itself. However, Śliwińska came back to the show following the hospitalization of Julianne Hough, Linley's partner on the show. Hough came back in week nine. Linley and his partner, Julianne Hough, reached the final four but were voted out from the show on November 18, 2008.
Cody Linley appeared in the eighth season of the show. 'Dancing With The Stars', again in May 2009, he participated as Afton DelGrosso's partner since the final three pro dancers were required to teach a star from the preceding season.
In September 2010, Linley debuted his first single, 'Breath', featuring Capo, and his first debut album came out in 2012.
Cody Linley's other projects include 'The Playroom' and 'My Dog The Champion'. He also played the title personality in Hoovey Linley and appeared in the mirthful fan phenom 'Sharknado' in its final two years.
Linley got invited to the 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' and 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'. Cody starred as a guest on shows such as 'Melissa & Joey', 'That So Raven' (where he played Darryl and appeared in an episode), 'Walker', and 'Texas Ranger'.
Cody Linley, the famous star, is perhaps recognized mainly for portraying Jack Ryan's character in the popular Disney Channel TV series called 'Hannah Montana'. He played the boyfriend of Miley Cyrus in that series. Aside from this, Linley received widespread recognition for competing in ' Dancing With The Stars' by partnering with Julianne Hough.

What awards has Cody Linley won?

Cody Linley has received a few awards. In 2001, Cody Linley won the Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a Feature Film 'My Dog Skip'. In 2006, he was nominated for the Stinker Award for the category of Worst On-screen Hairstyle in the movie 'Hoot' (2006).
Cody Linley also received a nomination for the Young Artist Award for Best Ensemble in a TV Movie, Miniseries, or Special Leading Actor for the movie, 'The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It' and for Best Ensemble Performance in a TV series 'Hannah Montana'.

Cody Linley’s Hobbies And Interests

Cody Linley is a multi-talented personality who has lots of hobbies and interests. He enjoys acting and playing the guitar. The first song he learned to play was Deep Purple's 'Smoke On The Water'.

Other Interesting Cody Linley Facts And Trivia

  • Cody Linley and fellow Disney star Roshan Fegan created YouTube videos on the 'Ro And Co' show. The duo performed their song 'Dis Me' at The Key Club Hollywood on June 14, 2008.
  • Linley is a member celebrity basketball team, Hollywood Knights.
  • Cody Linley has been a teacher for over a decade at Cathryn Sullivan's Acting studio, located in Dallas City, Texas.
  • Cody Linley also received a nomination for the Young Artist Award for 'Best Ensemble in a TV movie' for 'Miniseries', and 'Special Leading Actor' for the movie, 'The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It', and for 'Best Ensemble Performance in a TV series' for 'Hannah Montana'.
  • He took acting classes alongside celebrities Logan Henderson, and Demi Lovato, among others.
  • Linley lives with three dogs. He loves animals and is a vegan.
  • Cody Linley is of English, German, Irish, and Scottish ancestry.
  • His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • He made his first acting debut at the early age of five.
  • Linley celebrates his birthday on November 20 every year.

Cody Linely Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Cody Linely

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




178 cm

Eye Color


Child Star?



Actor, Singer,Dancer


Lewisville High School

Net Worth



Cathryn Sullivan, Lee Linley


Chad Linley
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Written by Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason

Bachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

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