|Capital:||€ 130 million|
|Country of origin:||Australia|
|Source of wealth:||actor|
Liam Hemsworth is an Australian actor who has benefited from the success of his older brothers Luke and Chris Hemwort. In his youth, he played in several Australian soap operas before making his international breakthrough with The Hunger Games. In addition to his acting career, Liam Hemsworth made regular headlines with his turbulent on-off relationship with singer and actress Miley Cirus.
Liam Hemsworth was born on January 13, 1990 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, as the youngest brother of Luke (born 1981) and Chris (born 1983) Hemsworth. The brothers grew up in rather poor conditions in the Australian outback. The family moved to the small island of Philip Island in the state of Victoria in 1998. Liam’s mother was a high school teacher and the father worked on cattle ranches to support the family’s livelihood. Liam himself once worked in a bakery, a bowling hall and a penguin exhibition. He is also a keen surfer and has had several shark encounters.
Due to the acting success of his two brothers, Liam also thought about an acting career while still at school. After hiring an agent, he got his first smaller roles in the Australian series ‘Home and Away’, ‘Mc Leods Daughters’ and ‘Neighbors’ in 2007. Luke and Chris Hemsworth previously played leading roles here. Other minor roles in films and television series followed before he made his international breakthrough.
After Liam Hemsworth appeared in ‘Neighbors’ in at least 25 episodes, from 2008 to 2009 he initially played the role of guitar player Marcus in the Australian youth series ‘Elephant Princess’. Finally, he made his film debut alongside Nicolas Cage in the film ‘Knowing – The Future Ends Now’. In 2009 he finally moved to the United States, where he met Miley Cyrus while filming the bestseller ‘With you at my side’ by Nicholas Sparks. Here he was just the emergency cast for the role of Will Blakelee, but he was able to gain some important experience. Later he was temporarily mated with Miley Cyrus and even married before the couple announced their final separation in August.
Liam Hemsworth was also in the conversation for the role of the Marvel hero Thor, which he lost to his brother Chris.
Liam Hemsworth undoubtedly saw the culmination of his earlier career as ‘Gale Hawthorne’ in the four ‘The Hunger Games’ films from 2013 to 2015. In the science fiction film he succeeded alongside Jennifer Lawrence and other top-class actors such as Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland or Philip Seymour Hoffmann the international breakthrough. He also received a role in ‘The Expandables 2’ in 2012 after he was selected for the first part of Sylvester Stallone’s film series in 2009, but his role was canceled in the script. Liam was also able to convince in ‘Independence Day: Wiederkehr’ (2016) and played in ‘Isn’t It Romantic’ and ‘Killerman’ (both from 2019).
Liam Hemsworth has not yet won major international awards such as the Oscar or a Golden Globe. However, in his early career he won a Teen Choice Award and a Peoples Choice Award for his role in ‘The Hunger Games’.
“The only time you should bark back is to see how far you’ve got.”
“After all the information I had gathered about animal abuse, I couldn’t eat meat anymore.”
“Volleyball was the hardest thing I ever had to do.”
Liam Hemsworth is a staunch vegan and was named ‘Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity’ by the animal protection organization PETA in 2016.