Liam Payne Biography

Liam  Payne

Quick Facts Of Liam Payne

Celebrated Name Liam Payne
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Payno, Daddy Direction, DJ Payne
Birth Name Liam Payne
Birth Date 1993-08-29
Gender Male
Profession Singer
Place Of Birth New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Nationality British
Height 1.80 m
Net Worth $77 million
Horoscope Virgo
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity White
Weight 73 Kg
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Light Brown

Liam Payne is an English singer and songwriter. He made his debut as a singer from the British television series The X Factor in 2008 but after being eliminated, he again came in 2010 and was kept in a group of four to form the pop boy band One Direction.

Early Life and Family Life

Liam Payne was born on August 29, 1993, in Wolver Hampton, West Midlands, England. His father name is Geoff Payne who is a fitter and his mother name is Karen who is a nursery nurse. His sisters' names are Nicole and Ruth. He was born three weeks early and he gets ill frequently as one of his kidneys is dysfunctional and scarred. He had 32 injections in the morning and evening as a child to cope up with the pain.

Payne was interested in sports as well and his main interest was running. So he joined Wolver Hampton and British athletics club to continue his running career. But after failing to make the English National Team for the 2012 Olympic Games, he was placed on a reserve list. He also took boxing at the age of 12 and at that time only he began to indulge in singing and acting at the local theater performance group called Pink Production.

Career Life

The X Factor

Payne was first auditioned in the fifth series of British Singing Competition called The X Factor in 2008 at the age of just 14. He performed very well but was eliminated. For two years he continued to train as a vocalist and he returned back at the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010. He was eliminated for the solo artist and was combined in the group named One direction and his group member names are Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, and Zayn Malik.  The group finished the completion in third place and received a contract with Cowell’s music label.

One Direction

After The X Factor as they were signed to Cowell’in 2010. They altogether released five albums. Their first studio album was Up All Night in 2011, the second is Take Me Home in 2012, the third is Midnight Memories in 2013, Fourth album is four in 2014 and fifth is Made In the A.M. in 2015. They became the only group in the 58-year history of Billboard 200 albums to have their first five albums debut at number 1.

Payne has become very successful as a part of One Direction. He was known as one of the principal songwriters in One Direction. He is also credited for co-writing more than half of the songs on the band’s third and fourth album.

Personal Life

Payne saved his best friends living in an accidental fire that took place in August 2013. He even saved Calvin Harris from injury during an incident in Miley Cyrus birthday party. Glamour included him on its list for The Sexiest Men in 2012 and 2013. He was named Attitude Magazines Sexiest Man of the Year in 2015.

Payne started dating Cheryl Cole who is an English singer, songwriter and television personality in 2016. On 22 March 2017, they welcomed their first child and named Bear Grey Payne. And unfortunately, the couple ended their relationship in July 2018.

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