5 Things You Didn't Know About Miley Cyrus
The pop star has revealed a lot lately, but here are some fun facts that might surprise you
Last year, Miley Cyrus achieved the impossible. In the blink of an eye – and with some shakes of her tush – she transformed from smiley teenager to tongue-wagging superstar.
And while the pop star, 21, has put plenty of herself on display, there’s lots you still might not know about the farm girl at heart.
In PEOPLE’s Mad for Miley special collector’s bookazine, all the ins and outs of her world are on display. Feel like you know everything about her?
Here are some fun facts that might surprise you:
1. Sunflowers hold special meaning for her.
Her mom Tish sends her the blooms “just to wish me a nice day,” says Miley.
2. She’s already found The One.
No, it wasn’t a certain hunky Australian ex of hers. We mean director Diane Martel, the co-conspirator for her tour and her "We Can’t Stop" video, whom Cyrus has called her “soulmate.”
3. You can get her abs in five moves.
Cyrus’s Pilates guru, Mari Winsor, gave PEOPLE the key exercises that got the singer’s tummy in tip-top shape. (We tried them, and they’re totally doable!) Add in some hikes – a favorite pastime of Miley’s – and you’re well on your way to a bikini-ready figure.
4. Pharrell is her guardian angel.
“I’ve never been more thankful for someone in my life,” Cyrus says. She credits him for seeing her potential to be more than a Disney star. And though she often channels Madonna, she has said: “I want to be like [Pharrell].”
5. She’s exactly where and who she wants to be.
“I’m proud of who I’ve become,” she says. “Not what people think I’ve turned myself into, but who I’ve actually become, which is a happier person.”
For more of our insider peek at Miley’s life, loves and looks, pick up a copy of PEOPLE’s special collector’s edition, on newsstands nationwide Friday