Who is Liam Payne?

Liam Payne is a famous English singer and songwriter actor well known as a member of the popular boyband named ‘One Direction.’ He showed an interest in singing early childhood days. Initially, he planned to be an Olympic athlete and trained regularly at Wolver Hampton and Bilston Athletics Club but later he pursued his career in acting.

He came into limelight due to his impressive performances on the television reality show ‘The X Factor.’ Though he did not win the show, he along with other four other participants named Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Niall Horan collaborated and form a band named ‘One Direction.’ This band released several songs and videos which became many hits and also gained worldwide recognition. It also was honoured and was awarded several prestigious awards. He was also one of the principal writers in the band. But the band went on a break in 2016. He then pursued a solo career and released his first solo single ‘Strip That Down’ in 2017.

Quick Info
Celebrated NameLiam Payne
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter
Birth DateAugust 29, 1993
Birth PlaceWolver Hampton, England
Full NameLiam James Payne
Star SignVirgo
ParentsFather: Geoff Payne
Mother: Karen Payne
SistersNicola and Ruth
Marital StatusUnmarried
SonBear Grey
Net Worth$60 million
Height5 feet and 11 inches (1.80m/180cm)
Weight73 kg (160 lbs)
Eye ColorLight Brown
Hair ColorLight Brown

Liam Payne


Liam James Payne was born on August 29, 1993, in Wolver Hampton, England, to father Geoff Payne who was a fitter, and to mother Karen Payne who was a nurse. He also has two elder sisters named Nicola and Ruth. He is currently 29 years old with Virgo birth sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Liam Payne holds British nationality. According to ethnicity he belongs to White and follows Christianity. Besides this, he stands 5 feet and 11 inches (1.80m/180cm) tall and weighs 73 kg (160 lbs). He has a pair of light brown eye colour and lights brown hair.

Early Life/ Education of Liam Payne

Liam Payne was born three weeks premature which often led him to frequent visits to the hospital. One of his kidneys was dysfunctional and as a child, he had to take 32 injections in his arm every day to deal with the pain.

He graduated from St. Peter’s Collegiate School in Wolver Hampton. As a child, he was interested in both athletics and music. He trained as a runner at Wolver Hampton and Bilston Athletics Club. However, he failed to get select for the 2012 Olympic Games English National Team and decided to pursue music more seriously. 


Early Career-2016

Liam Payne auditioned for the television reality show ‘The X Factor’ in 2008 when he was fourteen but was turned down during his early age. He again attended in the auditions for the seventh season of the television reality show ‘The X Factor’ in 2010. He successfully entered the competition. One of the judges, Nicole Scherzinger, suggested that he and four other fellow contestants named Harry, Niall, Louis, Zayn who didn’t make it to final round should collaborate and eventually they formed the band ‘One Direction.’ This band became famous and also reached the grand finale and managed to win third place.

The popularity of this band helped them to sign contracts with two reputed labels named ‘Syco Records’ and ‘Columbia Records.’ In 2011, One Direction released its debut album ‘Up All Night’ which well received by music lovers from across the globe. The track ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ from this album also became a chartbuster upon release. This made each boy as a youth icon.

Liam Payne


Eventually, the band released its second album ‘Take Me Home’ in 2012. This album also became the fourth best-selling album of 2012. Their third album was ‘Midnight Memories’ in 2013 which also became very successful. It featured the super-hit singles ‘Best Song Ever’ and ‘Story of My Life’. Likewise, in 2013 their documentary concert film ‘One Direction: This Is Us’ released in 2013.

The next year they released their album named ‘Four.’ The hit songs from that album were ‘Steal My Girl’ and ‘Night Changes.’  The album received positive reviews from critics and debuted at No. 1 in 18 countries. Their last album together released in 2015 named ‘Made in the A.M.’ This album also debuted at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart with and at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200. He also collaborated with Jamie Scott on Irish band in the song named ‘The Night We Met.’ Sadly, this band went on indefinite break-in early 2016.


After taking a break from the band, Liam Payne signed a contract with ‘Republic Records.’ He then debuts his solo single ‘Strip That Down’ on May 19, 2017. The song was a commercial hit and reached on ten number on the Billboard 200.  He then released his next single ‘Bedroom Floor’ in collaboration with Zedd.  Likewise, his next single ‘For You’ released in January 2018, in collaboration with Rita Ora for the soundtrack of the film ‘Fifty Shades Freed.’ In April he released his next song with J Balvin named ‘Familiar.’

Furthermore, his extended play ‘First Time’ with French Montana also launched on 24 August 2018. He also gave vocal on Jonas Blue’s song ‘Polaroid’ which released on 5 October 2018. He then released his debut album ‘LP1’ through Capital Record on 6 December 2019. The album received mixed to negative reviews. However, it listed at number 17 on UK Album Charts. Similarly, in April 2020 he collaborated with Alesso and released the song ‘Midnight’ where he gained positive reviews.


Apart from music, Liam Payne also supports UNICEF and has collaborated with other celebrities in support of UNICEF UK’s Children in Danger Summer Disease Appeal. He has also lent his support to UK based cancer support charity named CLIC Sargent. He is also an ambassador of Sustainable Development Goals and for Trekstock.

Personal Life of Liam Payne

Liam Payne dated his fellow contestant Danielle Peazer in 2012. They had on and off the relationship, so they took a break in 2012 and again came together after three months. Then the official ended their relationship in April 2013. In 2016, he dated Cheryl and together made a son named Bear Grey born on March 22, 2017. They broke up in July 2018. Currently, he is dating a model Maya Henry from September 2019.

Liam Payne


Liam Payne is a famous social media celebrity as well. His Instagram account (@liampayne) has 19.7 million followers and his Twitter handle (@LianPayne) has 33.2 million followers. Similarly, his Facebook page has 9.9 million likes and 10.2 million followers. He also has his own website (www.liampayneofficial.com) where he posts updates about his songs and videos. He also has an official YouTube channel of his own name with 2.98 million subscribers. 


Liam Payne has been nominated in 24 awards, winning 8 of them for his contributions and association in the entertainment industry.

Liam Payne Net Worth

Payne is a famous singer who has earned a massive amount of popularity worldwide along with a handsome amount of money. His current net worth is approximately $60 million.