When Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth first met on the set of 2009's The Last Song, they were 16 and 19 years old, respectively. The couple quickly started dating and over the course of their sprawling, decade-long love affair, Hemsworth and Cyrus had multiple engagements and break-ups, along with box office smashes and a controversial VMA performance.
But before all that, they were just two teens in love. Cyrus was a Disney Channel star from Hannah Montana and Hemsworth was an unknown Australian actor who would later become known for his role in The Hunger Games, turning him into one of the most handsome men in Hollywood. Their first engagement was when Cyrus was only 19 years old in 2012; but in 2013, the couple called it off, devastating fans everywhere.
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June 2009: Cyrus And Hemsworth Meet On The Set Of ‘The Last Song’
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth met on the set of the Nicholas Sparks adaptation The Last Song in 2009. They quickly started dating and were even spotted kissing at the Nashville airport after the film wrapped.
Cyrus was 16 years old at the time and already a well-known Disney channel star. Liam Hemsworth was a relatively unknown 19-year-old actor. His breakout role of Gale in The Hunger Games wasn't until 2012.
When speculation about the couple began, Cyrus wrote on Twitter, "I do not have a boyfriend."
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March 2010: They Debut As A Couple At The Oscars
I think we're both deeper than normal people - what they think and how they feel. He's very grateful for what he has, but he doesn't let it go to his head. I'm like that too.
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August 2010: They Break Up For The First Time
In August of 2010, Miley Cyrus's work schedule allegedly got in the way of the young couple's relationship. Cyrus was filming LOL in Detroit while Hemsworth stayed in California.
A source told E! News that, "Miley has been super focused on her work... she's 17 and has other priorities right now. [Hemsworth] has been a distraction."
Hemsworth was even seen flirting with a few different women; however, friends described their relationship as on-off.
September 2010: They Appear To Be Dating AgainVideo: YouTube
According to People, the couple was spotted in Brentwood, CA, shortly after their first break, canoodling over milk and cookies. At the time, Cyrus was 17 years old. Someone at the restaurant said the couple "looked so in love."