The year 2010 created a new path for five young and talented boys and gifted the world with the boy band sensation One Direction. The band won the hearts of many young ladies and guys alike who became diehard fans. The group was a force to reckon with, however, it was unfortunate to see the split after less than five years of nonstop music. One of the vocalists was Liam Payne who also played a part in co-writing some of the recorded songs. Read more about him here.
From a young age, Liam showed himself to be a fighter since he was diagnosed with a dysfunctional kidney when he was four years old. Eight years later, he had to learn boxing to fight off bullies. Stick around to find out more about the handsome star.
Liam Payne profile summary
- Full name: Liam James Payne
- Place of birth: Heath Town, England
- Date of birth: 29th August 1993
- Age: 27 years in 2020
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: British
- Spouse: Maya Henry
- Marital status: Engaged
- Profession: Singer
- Genre: Pop, hip hop, and R&B
- Net worth: $60 million
- Instagram: @liampayne
- Twitter: @LiamPayne
- Facebook: @LiamPayne
- Website: liampayneofficial.com
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Liam Payne biography
Liam Payne birthday is on 29th August 1993. He was born in Heath Town district of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. He is the son to Geoff, a fitter, and Karen Payne, a nursery nurse. He also has two older sisters Ruth and Nicola. At the age of four, the doctors discovered that he had a kidney that was dysfunctional and scarred. Therefore, to deal with the pain, he had to get thirty-two arm injections every day, sixteen in the morning and the other sixteen in the evening.
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While he studied, he participated in various sports, particularly the cross-country, and was once part of the Wolverhampton and Bilston Athletics Club. Unfortunately, the boy was bullied by older teenagers. And at the age of 12, he learnt boxing so that he could stand up for himself. He attended St Peter's Collegiate School where he completed his 11 GCSEs then he went on to Wolverhampton College's Paget Road campus to study music technology. Liam Payne age is 27 as of 2020.
Who is Liam Payne girlfriend?
James is currently in a relationship with a 20-year-old American model, Maya Henry. Liam Payne engagement was confirmed during an appearance in Good Morning America on 3rd September 2020. The two sparked dating rumours back in 2018 and officially confirmed that they were a couple in September 2019.
He also dated English singer Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. They have a son, Bear, who is currently three years old. The two dated from 2016 to 2018.
Liam Payne career
Before taking on his music career, James had set his eyes on becoming an Olympic runner. He woke up at 5 am to run five miles before he went to school. After he narrowly missed a spot in the England schools team, he decided to take on the other thing he was good at, singing. In 2008, when he was fourteen, he auditioned for the fifth series of The X Factor. However, Simon Cowell advised him to return and audition after two years.
Two years later on the seventh series of The X Factor, Liam was back. After four yeses during his audition, in the judges’ houses stage, Nicole Scherzinger suggested that he should be put together with Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, and Niall Horan. The guys took on the group category and won third place on the show. After the competition, One Direction was signed by Simon Cowell's Syco Entertainment and there began their journey to great hits such as What Makes You Beautiful, Live While We're Young, and Little Things.
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The band lasted from 2011 to August 2015. The group split months after Zayn Malik left it. Each of the members went on to pursue their solo careers.
Liam Payne albums and songs
James has released two solo albums and five albums with the band One Direction. After the split with the One Direction, he has gone on to produce singles and done various collaborations. Here are the Liam Payne songs released after he took on his solo career:
- Get Low
- For You -Fifty Shades Freed (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Home With You
- First Time
- Depend On It
- Strip That Down
- Stack It Up
- Bedroom Floor
- Both Ways
- Strip That Down feat. Quavo
- All I Want
- Live Forever
- Heart Meet Break
- Rude Hours
- Tell Your Friends
- Say It All
- Hips Don't Lie
- Stack It Up ft. A Boogie Wit da Hoodie
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Liam Payne net worth
According to Insider as of 2019, James’ net worth was estimated to be $60 million. This value as calculated by Celebrity Net Worth is mainly from his career with the boyband One Direction together with his rising solo music career.
It has been a long way coming for Liam Payne and in the process, he has gained millions of followers as seen on his Instagram page. They all cannot wait to see what he has in store in the future.
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