78 Fun Facts About Liam Payne You Will Definitely Want To Know!!

78 Fun Facts You Will Definitely Want To Know About Liam Payne

 

  • On 29th August 1993, Liam Payne was born.
  • Liam is the One Direction middleman – Louis and Zayn are older than him while Harry and Niall are younger.
  • Liam is a Virgo just like Niall. According to the star sign he is analytical, observant, helpful, reliable and precise.
  • Liam has two older sisters. Their names are Ruth and Nicola.
  • Liam’s parent’s names are Karen and Geoff.
  • Liam’s favorite color is purple.
  • Liam also took part the 2008 series of The X Factor making it through to Simon’s house in Barbados where he was cruelly eliminated. Simon thought he was too young and asked him to come back in two years – a move that worked out pretty well!!imgres-11
  • The Toy Story trilogy is Liam’s favorite film.
  • Liam’s celebrity crush is Leona Lewis and his man crush is stand-up comedian Michael McIntyre.
  • Liam spent his childhood in Wolverhampton in the West Midlands.
  • Liam has a very unusual phobia – SPOONS! He admits it’s “very strange”.
  • Liam has just over seven minutes of solos on One Direction’s debut album ‘Up All Night’, the second most behind Harry.
  • Liam sang ‘Cry Me A River’ in his 2010 audition and received a standing ovation.
  • When he had progressed to bootcamp he covered Oasis’ ‘Stop Crying Your Heart Out.’
  • Liam’s Twitter address is @Real_Liam_Payne. He has 18.2 Million followers and he is following 15.8 thousand. His profile on Twitter reads, “99% of the time I have no idea whats going on.”
  • Liam is an avid fan of boxing. He took up the sport when he was bullied at high school.
  • Liam once confessed to owning a pair of pink hair straighteners. Nice!
  • Liam’s performance of ‘Cry Me A River’ on The X Factor back in the summer of 2010 was dedicated to an ex-girlfriend who cheated on him! He told The Sun: “One girl was the inspiration for me singing ‘Cry Me A River’ on The X Factor. That was my payback to her because she was unfaithful.”
  • Liam shares the same middle name as Niall – James.
  • After falling ill as a baby, Liam underwent years of tests until aged four when doctors discovered that one of his kidneys was scarred and dysfunctional. He had to have up to 32 injections a day to cope with the pain. Poor lad 🙁
  • Due to his kidney problems, Liam doesn’t drink alcohol and has to look after himself. He told Digital Spy: “I have to be careful not to drink too much, even water, and I have to keep myself as healthy as possible.”
  • In August 2012, Liam dropped the bombshell that his damaged kidney had miraculously started working again. He tweeted: “Just been for an ultrasound on my kidney turns out its fixed form when I was a baby!!! 😮 so now I have two 🙂 #weirdnewsoftheday”
  • Liam says that Justin Timberlake is his biggest influence!
  • Liam’s favourite animals are turtles! He has two pet turtles called Boris and Archimedes.
  • Liam can play the guitar.
  • Liam loves girls with nice eyes.
  • Liam hates it when girls are too confident. He likes them to be a little bit shy.
  • The one person guaranteed to make Liam smile is Louis. Ahhh! Liam said: “Even if I’m in a situation where I’m mad at him, the person who can make me smile is Louis. Whatever happens he’ll make me laugh about something because he’s that crazy.”
  • Liam would love to play a prank on Simon Cowell.
  • Liam says that just like his 1D bandmates, he’s grounded. Speaking about the One Thing video shoot, he said: “Our video for out new single was filmed in London. We’re not divas, we’ve got no interest in jetting off to the Caribbean just to shoot a video.”
  • Liam would like to shave his hair off but worries he “wouldn’t get away with it.”
  • If Liam could interview one pop star it would be Usher.imgres-12
  • In Sugarscape’s list of the 50 hottest males of 2011, Liam came eighth. In The Sun’s countdown he was 11th.
  • Liam’s nickname is Daddy Directioner as he’s the most mature member of the band.
  • Liam loves singing in the shower. He often sings songs by The Script!
  • Liam often describes himself as “the clumsy one” in One Direction.
  • Liam was nicknamed Cheesy Head by his sisters as a kid because he ate cheese crisps all the time..
  • In May 2012, poor Liam broke his toe by dropping his computer on it. Doh! He told Good Morning America: “I dropped a MacBook Pro on it, which is not a very exciting story at all.” That’s gotta hurt!
  • Liam’s favorite love song is ‘End of May’ by Michael Bublé.
  • When Liam was younger his older sisters Ruth and Nicola made him dress in women’s clothes! He told The Sun: “They used to try to influence my fashion a bit. Which you know… may have involved a heel or two.”
  • Liam’s favorite track on ‘Up All Night’ is ‘I Want’. The song was penned by McFly vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Tom Fletcher.
  • Liam’s One Direction bandmates call him the Gary Barlow of their group. Niall told The Sun: “Liam has that Barlow aura. He says things like, ‘Come on boys, let’s roll. Let’s get going’. He knows it and can’t deny it.”
  • After the audition shows of The X Factor, bookmakers made Liam second favourite to win the talent competition behind Cher Lloyd. Liam, of course, was put together with Niall, Louis, Harry and Zayn to form One Direction later in the show.
  • Liam is a supporter of West Bromich Album Football Club.
  • Liam has a lot of respect for his chum Ed Sheeran. He calls him “such a talented guy.”
  • Liam says that One Direction’s phenomenal global success seems “surreal” to him. Referring to hitting number one in the US with ‘Up All Night’, Liam told Daybreak: “It still seems strange to say that, everything’s happened this quickly. We didn’t expect to be over here releasing an album. I don’t think it’s quite hit home yet.”
  • As well as being heavily into boxing, at school Liam was a member of the cross-country team and got up most mornings at 6am to go on long runs.
  • Liam is five foot and 10 inches tall.imgres-13
  • Asked what name he would give his firstborn child, Liam says it would be Taylor. “I like the name Taylor,” he explained to KRB. “Taylor’s pretty neutral for a boy or a girl. That’s what I’m going to call my first child if I had children.”
  • Liam says he was “ecstatic and humbled” when One Direction passed the 12million record and DVD sales barrier.
  • In August 2012, Liam busked in the Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherd’s Bush, West London. Liam sang the ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ vocals while Niall accompanied him on guitar.
  • A true international jet setter, Liam likes nothing more than returning to Wolverhampton to spend time with his family. His dad Geoff told local newspaper Star & Express: “Liam likes to get back home. He likes to get back to normality.”
  • Liam often has nightmares where he’s naked in public places! “I dream of being back at school a lot and have been naked a few times,” he told The Sun. “And I have been in the park naked on a climbing frame.”
  • Liam has no plans to go solo in the future. In fact, he reckons it would be “massively boring.”
  • Liam has over 500 fan pages on Facebook.
  • Liam recently fessed up that he and the 1D lads played a prank on Harry earlier this summer. “He fell asleep in the dressing room last week,” Liam told the Daily Star. “We poured water down his trousers to make it look like he weed his pants. He doesn’t care really.”
  • Liam reckons he’s the best dancer in One Direction. He told TOTP: “I have the best dance moves – I’m the king of the dancefloor! My signature dance move is the 1-2-3 flick. You’ll find it all over the 74. Liam sings the first solo on 13 of the 15 tracks on ‘Up All Night’.
  • Liam’s favourite two words are “brilliant” and “fantastic”. He admits his enthusiasm annoys the boys: “I use them all the time and the boys hate it.”
  • Liam absolutely hates it when Harry steals his food.
  • One of the things that Liam most admires in life is Zayn’s huge quiff. However he doesn’t like it when Zayn gets moody!
  • Before Harry came up with the band name One Direction, Liam suggested the call themselves USP – which stood Unique Selling Point. Lucky escape there guys!!
  • Abbreviations aren’t Liam’s strongest point. He used to think that YOLO means Yummy Oreos Love Origami and DTF stands for Dedicated to Fans.
  • If Liam could make his own ice cream it would be Krispy-Kreme flavoured.
  • Liam is a closet fan of S Club 7!
  • Liam has a small birthmark on his neck.
  • If Liam could only eat one thing for the rest of his life it would be chocolate “because it’s chocolaty.”
  • Liam used to get into trouble at school and often spent time in the headmistress’s office. “I used to have water fights in the toilets and climb on the roof to get footballs back,” he told The Sun.
  • When he first started boxing, Liam picked up a number of nasty injuries including a perforated eardrum and a broken nose. “I was always coming home with a bruised, puffy face,” he says.
  • Liam once asked a called Emily out 22 times and she kept turning him down. He added to the Sun: “Finally I sang to her and she said she’d go out with me, but she dumped me the next day.” We’re pretty sure Emily will be regretting her move!
  • Liam owns a lollipop with Zayn’s name on it. Well, when we say ‘owns’ we mean he stole it off Zayn!
  • Liam says he emotional when singing 1D track ‘Moments’. The pop-ballad was penned by Ed Sheeran and appears on the deluxe version of ‘Up All Night’.images-5
  • When he was younger Liam used to practise kissing on the back of his hand.
  • Asked what was the best thing about taking part in The X Factor, Liam said it was “meeting the four best people ever.” Awwwwww!
  • If Liam wasn’t a multi-million selling pop star, he says he’d like to be a fireman or gym teacher.
  • Liam always wanted a brother when he was younger. He says that now with One Direction “it’s like having four of them!”
  • Despite being a pop superstar, Liam says he still does his own washing and ironing.
  • Liam has size 8 feet just like Niall and Zayn.
  • The three things Liam can’t live without are hair wax, Clearasil and Niall!

 

 

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