Liam James Payne is an English singer who was born on August 29, 1993. As a member of the boy band One Direction, he catapulted to stardom. When he auditioned for the British television show The X Factor in 2008, Payne made his debut as a singer.
He auditioned again in 2010 after being eliminated from the competition and was placed in a group with four other hopefuls to form One Direction, who went on to become one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Under the pseudonym “Big Payno” and “Payno,” Payne collaborated with various producers to create remixes for songs by his band and Cheryl.
Payne earned a recording deal with Republic Records in North America after One Direction’s hiatus. Payne’s debut album’s lead track, “Strip That Down,” was released in May 2017.
It was certified platinum in both countries after reaching number three on the UK Singles Chart and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100. In December of this year, his debut album, LP1, was published. Since joining One Direction, he has sold over 18 million singles and 3.9 billion career streams in just two years.
Liam James Payne was born in the Heath Town suburb of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, at New Cross Hospital. Karen Payne, an infant nurse, and Geoff Payne, a fitter, are his parents.
Nicola and Ruth Payne are his older sisters. Payne was born three weeks early and suffered from frequent illnesses. Payne underwent regular hospital testing till he was four years old when doctors discovered one of his kidneys was damaged and malfunctioning. As a child, he required sixteen injections in his arm every morning and another sixteen every evening to help him cope with the discomfort.
Payne was active in athletics as a student, particularly cross country running. Payne began his running career by joining the Wolverhampton and Bilston Athletics Club. He was placed among the top three 1500m runners in the country in his age category for three years.
He began boxing instruction at the age of twelve after being bullied by some older classmates in secondary school. Payne studied music technology at City of Wolverhampton College after completing 11 GCSEs at St Peter’s Collegiate School (now St Peter’s Collegiate Academy).
Payne began his career in show business when he was twelve years old as a member of the Pink Productions Theatre Company, where he played Tony Manero from Saturday Night Fever. Payne has previously performed in front of a 26,000-strong crowd at a Wolverhampton Wanderers match.
What is Liam Payne’s Net Worth?
Liam Payne has a net worth of $70 million dollars and is a British pop musician. Liam rose to fame and money as a member of One Direction, one of the most successful boy bands of all time. As a solo performer, he has also enjoyed success.
Liam Payne is a pop and R&B singer who also dabbles with electronic music.
Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, and Usher have all influenced him musically. “Pharrell Williams, with whom I previously collaborated, is the person who has most inspired me.
When I questioned his producer about Pharrell when he was younger, he claimed he couldn’t press a note on a keyboard when he was my age. And it surprised me because I believed I was too old to study guitar at 22 “Payne revealed.
Payne’s first exposure to rock music came in the form of Linkin Park‘s Hybrid Theory’s “In the End,” which served as a portal for him to listen to music other than what he was used to as a kid. Payne considers “In the End” to be one of his most essential songs.
Payne has also backed Comic Relief and a new initiative called Action 1D “to assist better the future” as a member of One Direction.
Payne is a UNICEF supporter who teamed up with tennis star Andy Murray, actor Jack Whitehall, and actress Clare Balding to raise funds for UNICEF UK’s Children in Danger Summer Disease Appeal. In support of the UK-based charity CLIC Sargent, Payne teamed up with motorsport legend Eddie Jordan.
Payne is an ambassador for Trekstock, a non-profit organization. In 2013, Payne’s first campaign with the organization raised $784,198. During his 2015 campaign, he raised an extra $211,237.
Payne has also been chosen an ambassador for the Global Goals campaign, often known as the Sustainable Development Goals. Payne also supplied a much-needed boost to “The Youth Zone,” a £6 million youth project in his hometown of Wolverhampton.
Payne is a pro-choice advocate. Payne stated in May 2019 that anti-abortion legislation passed in Alabama is “completely taking away the rights of women and the ownership of the bodies that belong to them,” and that “us as men never have to go through that so how can we even comment or decide what women should or shouldn’t go through?”
Payne showed support for the Black Lives Matter movement in May 2020, encouraging fans to learn more and donate. He took part in London’s Black Lives Matter demonstrations.