Liam Payne's 'Strip That Down' Takes A Shot At 1D

LIAM Payne has enjoyed a successful career since his rise to fame - and now he's a dad to son Bear.

But how much is he worth? And what is his relationship with Cheryl like amid rumours they are ready to split? Here's what we know...

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Liam Payne is an international superstar

Who is Liam Payne?

Liam James Payne, 24, was born August 29, 1993 and is an English singer and songwriter.

He shot to fame as a member of the global boyband phenomenon One Direction.

Liam made his debut as a singer when he auditioned for the 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.

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He shot to fame on X Factor in 2010

The band went onto become the biggest boyband in the world.

They released five albums and sold out countless world tours before taking a hiatus in 2016.

Liam is now a successful solo artist.

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Liam went on to be part of One Direction

When did Liam met Cheryl?

Cheryl and Liam first met when a young wannabe popstar Liam auditioned for her on The X Factor back in 2009.

He then went on to mega stardom thanks to his time in One Direction.

The pair got together while Cheryl was going through her divorce to second husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini at the beginning of 2016, and made their red carpet debut in May.

Cheryl, 34, showed who wears the trousers in their relationship as she opted for a head-turning sequinned jumpsuit, Liam, 24, looked dapper in a black tie as he posed alongside his girlfriend.

Despite their ten-year age difference they looked completely infatuated with each other and made no secret of their romance since.

Liam was spotted paying a sweet tribute to his pregnant girlfriend - by getting a tattoo of her eye on his arm.

On February 17, 2018, The Sun broke the story that Liam's constant travelling to promote his solo career has placed an intolerable strain on the relationship and they are ready to split.

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Liam and Cheryl began dating in 2016

When did Liam become a dad?

Liam and girlfriend Cheryl welcomed their baby on on March 22, 2017.

They called the tot Bear.

At the time Cheryl posted a picture on Instagram of Liam cradling their 7lb 9oz baby which she captioned: “On Wednesday Liam and I became parents to an incredibly beautiful, healthy baby boy looking like a dream.”

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Liam is now a dad to Baby Bear

Has Liam released a solo single?

Following Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson, Liam was the final member of One Direction to go solo.

The pop heartthrob teamed up with Quavo on his debut solo single Strip That Down.

The song was co-written by Ed Sheeran and Steve Mac.

His next single is called Bedroom Floor.

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After taking over the world, One Direction are currently on a hiatus

How much is Liam worth?

Liam has amassed a HUGE fortune since his launch to fame.

He is now worth an estimated £54million.

This is through being in One Direction, his solo career and touring.

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