Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter.
He rose to fame as a member of the boy band One Direction.
Payne made his debut as a singer when he auditioned for the British television series The X Factor in 2008. After being eliminated as a solo performer, he auditioned again in 2010 and was put into a group with four other contestants to form One Direction
Liam Payne has hit the headlines recently as he has reportedly split from Maya Henry and started a new romance. The former One Direction star, 28, was spotted walking arm in arm with a mystery woman – reported to be influencer Aliana Mawla – sparking rumours he has split from his fiancee Maya, 21.
Maya has since addressed the pictures of Liam with a new woman, writing: " love all of the fans so much but please stop sending me these pictures of my fiancé wrapped around another woman. "This is not me and it’s hard enough knowing this has happened without seeing it.
Enough now." Get exclusive celebrity stories and fabulous photoshoots straight to your inbox with OK!'s daily newsletter Here's at a look who Liam has been spotted with since his split from Maya.Read more on ok.co.uk