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 shown off his ripped abs in a topless selfie today - leaving fans drooling. The pop star sported black shorts with socks and trainers as he worked up a sweat in his home gym.
Liam, 27, was accompanied by his adorable French Bulldog puppy who stared adoringly up at him. The ex One Direction singer captioned his shot on Instagram: "When your puppy decides to jump into your progress pic!" It comes after he recently shared a cryptic post on Instagram following his split from his fiancée Maya Henry.
In the early hours of a Sunday morning three weeks ago the singer headed to his Instagram stories to muse on the state of his relationship.Read more on thesun.co.uk