Liam Payne

Liam Payne – “I Am Bolt” World Premiere in 2016 – Arrivals – Odeon Leicester Square – London, UK – Photo Credit: Landmark / PR Photos

Birth Name: Liam James Payne

Place of Birth: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 29 August, 1993

Ethnicity: English

Liam Payne is an English singer and songwriter. He is a member of the boy band One Direction, along with Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and, previously, Zayn Malik.

Liam is the son of Karen J. (Harris) and Geoffrey R. Payne. All of his great-grandfathers worked on the railways.

Liam has a son with his former partner, television personality, musician, singer, and dancer Cheryl.

Liam’s paternal grandfather is Kenneth E. Payne (the son of Thomas William Payne and Rosina Biddulph). Kenneth was born in Birmingham South, Warwickshire, England. Thomas was the son of Thomas Payne and Agness/Agnes Reed. Rosina was the daughter of Walter Biddulph and Mary Ann Hopkins/Botterill.

Liam’s paternal grandmother is June L. Duncan (the daughter of Albert E. Duncan and Lily E. Norton). June was born in Birmingham South, Warwickshire, England.

Liam’s maternal grandfather is Douglas Harris (the son of William Henry Harris and Alice Jones). Douglas was born in Birmingham South, Warwickshire, England. William was the son of Harry Harris.

Liam’s maternal grandmother is named Myra Taylor.

Sources: Notations on some of the ancestry of One Direction members –

Genealogy of Liam Payne –

Liam Payne

Payne in 2011, image via Featureflash /


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50 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    is he the one who fucks cheryl cole ?

  2. madman says:

    “Duncan” most likely traces back to Scotland.

  3. phaedra says:

    He’s a typical looking Brit. I see more Slavic people and European Jews with that look though (Serbs, Croats).

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