Younes was born in Canberra, but grew up in Bendigo, Victoria. He is half Lebanese. Younes attended Flora Hill Secondary College. After playing soccer for 14 years, Younes initially chose to pursue a sporting career. However, he later realised he preferred acting when he starred in a school production of Peter Pan. He was accepted onto a one-year weekend course at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), and started an Arts and Law degree at Melbourne University, but he decided to defer after six months.
In 2009, Younes made his debut in acting when he guest starred in the crime drama City Homicide as Tyler Drew. After attending his first audition, Younes was cast as Romeo Kovac in the Showcase drama series Tangle. In 2013, Younes won the ASTRA Award for Most Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for his portrayal of Romeo. Younes also appears in the feature film The Wedding Party.
In 2011, Younes starred as Casey Braxton in the Australian soap opera Home and Away, and relocated to Sydney for filming. Younes was nominated for Cleo's "Bachelor of the Year" in 2013. The following year, he won the Inside Soap Award for Best Daytime Star for his portrayal of Casey. In June 2014, it was confirmed that Younes had decided to leave Home and Away, and he had filmed his final scenes in May.
Shortly after leaving Home and Away, Younes joined the cast of the Nine Network's drama Love Child as Chris Vesty, and also appeared in the ABC miniseries Hiding. Younes starred in the 2016 black-comedy film Down Under, and starred in the play The Homosexuals, Or 'Faggots'. In 2018, Younes appears in the SBS crime drama Dead Lucky.
Younes was in a relationship with actress Amy Ruffle from 2012 until 2017.
- When filming for Grand Hotel, the debit card prop made for Denny Crane from Boston Legal was found in Lincoln’s character wallet.
- ↑ Filming @GrandHotelABC today and I came across this in my character wallet.... it’s an honour @WilliamShatner. I promise to use it irresponsibly. 😉 #DennyCrane #BostonLegal #GrandHotel, by Lincoln Younes, Twitter (August 31, 2018)
- ↑ 🤔I’ll be sure to look at my charge statement just to be certain. 😏, by William Shatner, Twitter (August 31, 2018)
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