28 August 1997
He was studying theater and drama at Goldsmiths University when he appeared on The Great British Bake-Off. His university friends nicknamed him "Cake Boy" for his love of baking.
About Liam Charles
Rocketed to fame in 2017 as a contestant on The Great British Bake-Off.
He only began baking in 2013 and has often baked with his nephews. He hails from Hackney in London.
Friends and colleagues
He competed on the eighth series of The Great British Bake-Off, a show hosted by Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig. He is one of the judges on Junior Bake Off with Ravneet Gill.
After his appearance on GBBO, he gained more than 170,000 followers on Instagram sharing photos of his sumptuous culinary confections.