Liam Payne Net Worth $55 million
Liam Payne salary $10,000,000
Liam Payne Net Worth: How rich is Liam Payne? & How much money is Liam Payne worth? Time to find out!
Liam Payne is an English singer and songwriter and his current net worth is $55 million.
Born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England, he is the son of Karen, a nursery nurse, and Geoff Payne, a fitter.
Until the age of four, he had regular tests done in hospital because the doctors noticed one of his kidneys scarred and dysfunctional.
As a child, to help cope with the pain, he had to take 32 injections in his arm in the morning as well as in the evening.
In school, he started to get involved in sports, particularly cross country running.
Then he joined the Wolverhampton and Bilston Athletics Club to pursue his running career.
But when he didn’t get into the English National Team for the 2012 Olympic Games, he took up boxing lessons to deal with bullying.
Before moving on to study music technology at Wolverhampton College’s Paget Road campus, he completed 11 GCSEs at St Peter’s Collegiate School.
Around that time, he first met the world of show business as a member of the Pink Productions Theatre Company, and appearing as Tony Monero from Saturday Night Fever.
But he had already met big crowds when he performed in front of 26,000 people during a Wolverhampton Wanders football match.
How did Liam Payne started his career?
After auditioning for the fifth season of the British Singing Competition The X Factor, at just 14 years old, he moved past the first round thanks to his performance of Frank Sinatra’s Fly Me To The Moon.
Then after Simon Cowell cut him at the Boot Camp Stage, but asked him to return for the judges’ house stage, Cowell encouraged him to come back in two years. And he did.
In 2010, he returned to the show’ seventh series, where he auditioned with Michael Bublé version of Cry Me A River, for which he earned four yesses, and a standing ovation from Cowell.
After the audition, he became the second favorite to win the competition. Then Nicole Scherzinger, a guest judge, suggested that he and four others in his age group to be put together to form a five-piece boy band.
The group got together for two weeks to get to know each other, and to practice.
For their qualifying song at Judges’ houses, and their first song as a group, One Direction performed an acoustic version of “Torn.”
How did Liam Payne get famous?
The group gained popularity in the UK, and got the third place on the show. After The X-Factor, thy signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment in 2010.
The following year, the group released their first studio album, Up All Night, followed by their second album, Take Me Home, a year later.
As the group’s popularity grew internationally, they released their third album, Midnight Memories, in 2013, and then the fourth album Four in 2014.
One Direction became the only group in this 58-year history of the Billboard 200 albums chart to have their first five album debut at number 1.
After the departure of one of the group’s members, Zayn Malik, Liam took over the bulk of Malik’s vocals.
Payne is famous as one of the main writers in One Direction, credited for co-writing more than half of the songs on the band’s third and fourth album.
How does Liam Payne make money?
Apart from his career as a musician, Payne is also a producer. He has produced many songs under the monikers Big Payno or Payno, as well as teaming up with AfterHrs to remix several tracks including Cheryl Cole’s I Don’t Care.
Payne is also the one who wrote Cole’s I Won’t Break, the song from her album, Only Human.
At the age of 21, Payne created and became the director of Hampton Music Limited, a publishing company under which he released his solo projects.
He has worked on future projects collaborating with Juicy J on seven tracks with more in the works. Apart from that, he even got in the studio with producer and artist, Pharrell Williams.
Payne also contacted The Collective member and YouTube musician and producer Will Singe, as well as Australian band, 5 Seconds of Summer, whom are signed to One Mode Production Limited, on which he is one of the directors.
Throughout his career he has had several collaborations with various artists, including songwriter Jaime Scott.
In 2016, he signed a recording contract with Capitol Records, and debuted with solo single Strip that Down, featuring Quavo, and co-written with Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac.
As of his personal life, he is a supporter of UNICEF as well as an ambassador for the charitable organization Trekstock.
Payne is also an ambassador of Sustainable Development Goals also known as the Global Goals campaign, among others.
Payne began dating singer Cheryl in 2016 and together, the couple has a son.