Liam Payne, the Singer in the British Band "One Direction" lives here. Payne is a well known English singer-songwriter and guitarist who quickly 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 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. The group has since released five albums, embarked on four world tours, and won several awards becoming a smash shit and major cultural force. Payne has worked with other producers under the monikers "Big Payno" and "Payno" creating remixes for songs by his group and Cheryl, but has since left the group.
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In13 January 2016, after nearly 6 years as a group, 1D announced the group would stop it's work. Payne hoped to start his acting career. Payne signed a recording deal with Republic Records in North America. In May 2017, Payne released "Strip That Down" as the lead single from his upcoming debut album. It peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart and number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100, being certified platinum in both countries. His debut album, LP1, was released on 6 December 2019, to a lukewarm reception.
Payne has a net worth of $60 million dollars. One Direction is one of the most popular acts to ever be produced by a reality series. The group has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. Between June 2013 and June 2014, the group generated $75 million in revenue. Between June 2014 and 2015, the group generated $130 million in revenue. Their "Where We Are" Tour generated $282 million, which is the second highest gross for a vocal group in history. Their band is owned by a corporation called 1D Media that was formed in 2010 and is owned equally by the five members. Band member Zayn Malik departed the group in 2015. The band went on hiatus in January 2016 and each member has subsequently perused solo careers that have been surprisingly successful. All five members of One Direction have released solo songs that have charted in the Top 40 in the United States. They are one of the few examples of a group act where the individual artists found success outside of the group.