Liam Payne appeared to be on prime of the world throughout his boy band days with One Path. He was simply 16 years previous when he was grouped into the band with fellow X-Issue contestants Harry Types, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, and Zayn Malik and have become a world celebrity producing hit after hit. Nevertheless, it looks like his life following the band’s indefinite hiatus has not been so clean; significantly, his love life.
Since leaving One Path, the British singer welcomed a toddler with ex-girlfriend and fellow British artist Cheryl Cole. Then, he dated and received engaged to Texan mannequin Maya Henry, however their relationship was filled with its personal points. Following the quiet-yet-confusing break up from Maya, he received along with Instagram mannequin and influencer Aliana Mawla. Learn on to study the specifics about Liam’s above-mentioned relationships and all those in between.
Liam started courting dancer Danielle Peazer after assembly her at auditions for the X-Issue in 2010. Sadly, after two years collectively, the pair broke up. “They’ve break up in the previous few days as a result of it has been an increasing number of troublesome to maintain the connection going with Liam spending an increasing number of time away,” an insider informed the Every day Mirror in 2012. “He has hardly been capable of see Danielle in latest months and the band have a world tour subsequent yr so it was solely going to get tougher.”
The next yr, Liam began courting childhood good friend Sophia Smith. Their romance lasted till 2015, when Sophia apparently dumped the “Get Low” singer as a result of she wasn’t prepared for such a severe relationship. “Sophia felt that their relationship was at some extent the place they both decided to get married and cool down, or they go on and do one thing else and expertise extra of the world,” an insider informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY in October 2015. “She selected the latter as a result of she’s nonetheless so younger. Sophia has all the time been an impartial lady and believes she has lots to attain. She desires to stay amicable with Liam, however is aware of that’ll be tougher now.”
Issues got here full circle for Liam in 2016 when he and British singer and X Issue decide Cheryl Cole received collectively. Whereas followers had been shocked in regards to the relationship as a result of their 10-year age hole, it could have been much less of a shock in the event that they knew how giddy Cheryl was after Liam’s audition for the expertise scouting present. “I such as you,” Cheryl informed a bright-eyed Liam throughout his first audition in 2008, in accordance with Individuals. “I feel you’re actually cute. I feel you’ve received charisma. , you gave that actually cheeky wink,” she gushed. Two years later, she praised his “actually highly effective” voice.
Moreover, Liam’s ex Sophia admitted she wasn’t in any respect shocked in regards to the romance. “I wasn’t shocked when it got here out as a result of they’re in the identical trade,” she informed MailOnline in July 2016. “I’m 5 years older than him so I do know that he perhaps has a factor for age gaps. I imply have a look at her, I’d exit along with her!” She additionally mentioned she is completely satisfied to see him completely satisfied.
The pair started courting in late 2015 and made their pink carpet debut in Could 2016 at Eva Longoria’s International Present Gala, the place Cheryl was the recipient of the International Present philanthropist award. Quickly after, the 2 lovebirds received pregnant and Cheryl stepped out in London with a rising child bump in November of that yr, per Individuals. And in March of 2017, they welcomed their son, Bear. “On Wednesday twenty second March Liam and I grew to become mother and father to an extremely stunning, wholesome child boy, weighing 7lb 9 and searching like a dream,” Cheryl introduced through Instagram, per CBS Information. “Though he nonetheless doesn’t have a reputation he’s already stealing hearts. We’re all head over heels in love and overwhelmingly pleased with our little arrival. Pleased Mom’s Day to all of the moms world wide. A day that now has a special that means to me endlessly.”
Liam shared his personal publish of him cuddling his new child and wrote, “I’m extremely completely satisfied to welcome our new child boy into the world, it’s a second that I’ll always remember for the remainder of my life and my favorite reminiscence I’ve up to now.” He continued, “I’m utterly in awe of his unbelievable mom and the way she has been the entire means by means of this, she’s actually made my goals come true. We haven’t named him but however he’s already capturing hearts together with mine. I really feel very blessed.”
Sadly, the completely satisfied occasions wore out and Cheryl and Liam went their separate methods. “Cheryl and I are unhappy to announce that we’re going our separate methods. It’s been a troublesome resolution for us to make. We nonetheless have a lot love for one another as a household. Bear is our world and we ask that you simply respect his privateness as we navigate our means by means of this collectively,” Liam tweeted in July 2018. In a November 2018 interview, Cheryl hinted that Liam’s new life could have been too huge of a change for him. “So [Liam] wished to cool down and have a household and never do the solo factor. Then we inspired him to to that,” she informed The Sunday Occasions (through Mirror). “After which it didn’t work out.”
Plainly there isn’t any unhealthy blood between Liam and his former girlfriend, because the “Polaroid” singer gushed about co-parenting along with her in 2021. “Cheryl is actually the most effective particular person to co-parent with. No stress concerned. It’s very, very relaxed, and we spend a whole lot of time on FaceTime,” he informed Glamour.
Sadly, the identical can’t be mentioned for Liam and Maya Henry. The 2 started courting in 2019 following Liam’s break up from Cheryl. In August 2020, Liam requested for Maya’s hand in marriage. Sadly, the 2 ended up calling it quits and ended their engagement by June of 2021.
In an interview that month, Liam hinted that his private points had been at the very least partly responsible for the break up. “I’ve simply not been excellent at relationships,” Liam admitted to Steven Bartlett, the host of The Diary Of A CEO YouTube present. “I do know what my sample is with relationships at this level. I’m simply not excellent at them. I have to work on myself first earlier than I put myself onto any person else. I simply wasn’t giving an excellent model of me and I didn’t respect or like me. I really feel higher out of it. I didn’t really feel good for doing what I did, nevertheless it needed to occur. It was what’s greatest for each of us.”
Nevertheless, they discovered their means again to at least one one other two months later. The pair appeared to be going robust till April 2022, when rumors of a break up circulated. Their official breakup was confirmed after Instagram mannequin Aliana Mawla posted pictures of Liam cuddling her and holding her hand on her Instagram story on Could 23. The state of affairs was a bit complicated, as a result of neither Liam nor Maya had publicly confirmed their break up, and in a since-deleted remark, Maya pleaded with followers to cease exhibiting her footage of her man with one other lady. “I like all the followers a lot however please cease sending me these footage of my fiancé wrapped round one other lady. This isn’t me and it’s exhausting sufficient understanding this has occurred with out seeing it. Sufficient now,” she wrote beneath fan account photos of Aliana’s story posts. Liam’s consultant has since confirmed that Maya and Liam are not collectively.
It isn’t clear precisely when Aliana and Liam began courting, but when he and Maya broke up in April, he seems to have moved on fairly rapidly. Aliana and Liam met whereas taking pictures the music video for “Acquainted,” which served as a collaboration between the daddy of 1 and J. Balvin. The brand new couple made their first public look collectively on Could 24. They had been photographed strolling arm-in-arm by means of London’s Heathrow Airport.