Liam Payne Net Worth
Liam Payne net worth: Liam Payne is a British pop singer who has a net worth of $60 million dollars. Liam Payne was born in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England and was quite ill as a child. Due to a dysfunctional kidney, he endured multiple years of regular hospital visits and daily shots. He began boxing when he was twelve years old, and also discovered an early love of music. He auditioned for "The X-Factor" when he fourteen, and though he made it the "Judge's Houses" round, Simon Cowell suggested he come back when he was a few years older, and he was cut from the program. He returned to audition for the show's seventh season. While he did not make it through as a soloist, he was invited to form a group with four other young male singers. The group, called One Direction, finished the competition in third place. One Direction went on to become one of the most popular acts to ever be produced by a reality series. Since forming in 2010, the group has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide. As of this writing, the group has released five studio albums. 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.