Things to know about Liam Payne from One Direction

Liam Payne One direction bioLiam Payne and his band mates from One Direction are taking over the world, a vision that has become a reality for their X Factor mentor Simon Cowell.

If at first you don’t succeeded, try again. This must surely be the motto of Liam Payne given his X Factor journey. In 2010 this likely lad from The West Midlands impressed the X Factor judges with an amazing rendition of Michael Buble ‘Cry Me a River’ to make it through to the next round of the competition.

Although he did not progress as the solo artist he was aspiring to be, he is a great admirer of the lads from R&B group JLS and it was clear that he more than any of the One Direction members was over the moon to have a group of his own.

Here are a few additional facts to know about Liam Payne:

1. Liam was born on 29th August 1993.

2. Liam’s middle name is James and his star sign is Virgo.

3. Liam Payne was rejected twice as a solo contestant. He previously auditioned for The X-Factor competition in 2008 but only made it to the judge’s houses phase.

4. Liam’s favourite sport is boxing.

5. Liam claims he owns a pair of pink hair straighteners.

6. Liam only has one kidney (after an operation as a kid), so he doesn’t drink alcohol, just to be on the safe side.

7. Liam’s musical talent includes being able to play the Guitar and Piano.

8. Liam is able to Beatbox and he can do it on cue.

9. His celebrity crush is Leona Lewis.

10. He has two sisters: Nicola (22) and Ruth (20).

11. At his second ‘X Factor’ audition, Liam sang “Cry Me a River”, and received a standing ovation from the audience and judges.

More Liam facts coming soon.

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3 thoughts on “Things to know about Liam Payne from One Direction

  1. he likes basketball alot, too. And running. Why doesn’t this site mention everyone’s fears? He’s afraid of spoons, but will only use a spoon if his girlfriends really wants him to. He hasn’t used a spoon in about ten years (I think — don’s quote me on that).

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