Demi Renee Harman (born 11 March 1993) is an Australian actress and television presenter. She is perhaps best known for her role as Sasha Bezmel in Home and Away. She was a contestant on the first series of Celebrity Splash! and following her departure from Home and Away in 2015, Harman has co-hosted Better Homes and Gardens. She has also joined the cast of Winners & Losers.
Harman was born in Brisbane, Australia in 1993 to an American father and an Australian mother, Carrie, who formerly worked as a weather girl on the Seven Network. She is the third of four children. Her older sister is American-Australian actress Brooke Harman, and she also has an older brother, Beau, and younger sister, Paige. When Harman was growing up, she lived between the United States and Australia, and at the age of nine she moved to Melbourne when her sister Brooke began working on television series Pirate Islands. Harman finished high school at Brisbane Adventist College in 2010 and was accepted into the University of Queensland for an arts/Japanese course. Japanese culture has been a great influence in her life after a holiday to Japan.
Harman studied drama in high school and took Tom McSweeney acting classes. She began acting in 2010 with a role in Australian horror film Still Waters between 2010 and 2011.
Harman secured a role on popular soap opera Home and Away and began appearing on 31 August 2011. She plays rebellious teenager Sasha Bezmel, the illegitimate daughter of Sid Walker. Harman relocated to Sydney for the role. In 2015 Harman left Home and away after four years.
In 2013, Harman was a contestant in the first Australian season of Celebrity Splash!. The following year, Harman announced her departure from Home and Away. She will join the presenting team of Better Homes and Gardens in 2015. That same year, she also joined the cast of Winners & Losers as Riley Hart. The role required her to relocate to Melbourne.
Since 2014, Harman has been in a relationship with her Home and Away co-star Alec Snow, who plays Matt Page.
|2009||H2O: Just Add Water||Student, uncredited||Season 3, Episode 20|
|2011–15||Home and Away||Sasha Bezmel||Regular role|
|2015–||Better Homes and Gardens||Presenter|
|2016–||Winners & Losers||Riley Hart|