Liam Hemsworth was born in 1990 in Melbourne, Australia, to a teacher and a social services counselor. From there, the family moved to Philips Island and took up surfing with his brothers. They had all done theater in school and had parts on Australian soap operas.

In 2009, the family moved to Los Angeles, California, so that the brothers could pursue a career in acting. In 2010, Hemsworth was given the role in The Expendables opposite actor Sylvester Stallone. He has gone on to have roles in Love and Honor and is well known for his part in The Hunger Games. He is reportedly engaged to Miley Cyrus after the couple rekindled their romance.