He met his future 5 Seconds of Summer bandmates while studying at Norwest Christian College.
His hair caught on fire during a performance at Wembley Arena in June 2015.
He is an only child and his parents' names are Daryl and Karen. He was previously in a relationship with Geordie Gray. In 2015, he began dating Crystal Leigh; he proposed in January 2019. They were married in January 2021. They announced they were expecting their first child together in June 2023.
He gained over half a million YouTube views for covering Chris Brown's song "Next to You" with 5 Seconds of Summer in 2011.