Date of Birth:
August 29, 1993
Wolverhampton, England In a Relationship With:
Sophia Smith Best Quotes:
“I smile and think, "This is my job, this is what I do for a living, and it's what I always wanted."”
“Harry [Styles] is like a younger brother. We do exercises together then he asks me to prepare a sandwich for the effort.”
“When you first open Niall [Horan]'s wallet, the first thing you see is a picture of Justin Bieber and a picture of us.”
Liam Payne (born Liam Payne in Wolverhampton, England on August 29, 1993) is a member of the British boy band One Direction. He first auditioned for the fifth series of The X Factor in 2008, but Simon Cowell thought Liam was not ready for the competition and asked him to come back in a couple of years. Liam returned in 2010, and his audition song “Cry Me a River” received a standing ovation from the audience and Simon, who later formed One Direction with Liam and other X Factor solo contestants Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles and Zayn Malik.
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Liam and the rest of One Direction made history in March 2012 when their debut album, Up All Night, hit #1 on the U.S. Billboard charts, a first for a British group.
After Liam broke up with his girlfriend of over two years Danielle Peazer, Liam began dating Sophia Smith. He has also been linked to singer Leona Lewis.