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Louis Tomlinson (born Louis Troy Austin, 24.12.1991) Louis Tomlinson is an English singer and a member of the pop boy band One Direction.

Childhood: Louis Tomlinson was born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. His parents are Johannah Poulston and Troy Austin but they split when he was young and he took on his stepfather Mark Tomlinson's surname. He was an extra on 'Fat Friends' after two of his sisters had infant roles on the show. He attended a drama school in Barnsley and subsequently had small roles in ITV movie 'If I Had You' and BBC school drama series 'Waterloo Road'. He also attended Hayfield School before going on to Hall Cross School after failing his A levels. Before One Direction, he had jobs at a cinema and as a waiter at Doncaster Rovers football stadium. Louis was in several school productions including landing the main part in 'Grease'.

Musical career: Louis Tomlinson auditioned as a solo artist on 'The X Factor' in 2010 but failed to reach judges houses. He was placed in a group with four other failed candidates; Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles; and eventually went on to judges houses in the groups category. They all agreed on the band name One Direction after it was put forward by Styles. They came third place in the whole competition but nonetheless landed a recording contract with Syco Records after being mentored by Simon Cowell. One Direction have received numerous awards including two BRITs, three Teen Choice and an NME award, as well as having three UK number singles and a worldwide number one album.

Personal life: Louis Tomlinson had been dating his high school sweetheart Hannah Walker throughout his time on 'X Factor', but the broke up in 2011 due to his career commitments. He then began dating Eleanor Calder, after being introduced by Styles, who he has been in a relationship with for over a year. He has admitted to admiring artists such as Robbie Williams and Ed Sheeran.



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One Direction’s Planned 2016 Break Is “Healthy”, Simon Cowell Claims


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Simon Cowell has addressed rumours that One Direction are permanently splitting up. The boy band, which is down to four members after the departure of Zayn Malik in March, devastated their fans earlier this week when they announced they plan to take a temporary break.

One DirectionOne Direction are taking a break next March.

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One Direction Take To Twitter To Assure Fans Break Won't Be Permanent


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One Direction fans have been going into panic mode since Monday, when the news broke that the boyband were planning to go on a year long hiatus starting next March. But while the band had initially stayed quiet on the reports, three members have now taken to twitter to try and assure fans this is not the end.

One DirectionOne Direction will be taking a break sometime next year.

‘Ok so Lots of rumours going round. We are not splitting up, but we will be taking a well earned break at some point next year,’ Niall Horan wrote on twitter. ‘Don't worry though, we still have lots we want to achieve! Can’t wait for you to hear all the new music we have for you and to perform,’ the 21 year old added.

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One Direction Will Take Long Break After Fifth Album


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Take a deep breath, Directioners, they're not officially splitting up - and this apparently has nothing to do with Zayn Malik's departure from the band. Today it was revealed that Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have agreed to an extended break of at least 12 months, starting in March 2016, to pursue solo projects.

One Direction performing live in Central Park, New YorkThe 1D boys are going in different directions

The Sun reveals the boys have decided not to take the opportunity to tour after the Christmas release of their fifth album, and will instead temporarily disband, leaving each of them free to pursue other avenues.

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Watch One Direction Blast Off With NASA In 'Drag Me Down' Video


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One Direction have released their new video for single ‘Drag Me Down’ and let’s just say it’s out if this world! The video shows Harry, Niall, Liam and Louis inside the NASA Space Centre in Houston, Texas fooling around and being put through their paces before blasting off into outer space.

One DirectionOne Direction have released the video for single ‘Drag Me Down’

The video dropped on Friday (August) 21st and is the group’s first as a foursome following the departure of Zayn Malik earlier this year. The promo was an instant hit among the boyband’s ever loyal fans who had #DragMeDownVideo trending worldwide on twitter within hours of the clip hitting.

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Believe In Magic Cinderella Ball

Louis Tomlinson , Mother Johannah Deakin - Believe In Magic Cinderella Ball held at the Natural History Museum - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Monday 10th August 2015

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Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson
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Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson
Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson

Niall Horan Shies Away From Awkward Zayn Comment


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There are some things that people should never joke about - one of which is Zayn leaving One Direction, especially to an existing member of the band. Unfortunately, for Radio 1 breakfast fill-in host, Scott Mills, that is exactly the topic he brought up when talking to Niall from the band this morning.

Niall HoranNiall was put on the spot when Scott Mills spoke to him about Zayn

Scott was speaking to 1D’s Niall on the show and went to a place that no One Directioner wanted him to go when he said of Zayn: "You didn’t need that other guy."

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'Good Morning America' Summer Concert Series presents One Direction

Louis Tomlinson , One Direction - 'Good Morning America' Summer Concert Series presents One Direction at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park at Good Morning America, Central Park - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 4th August 2015

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Louis Tomlinson and One Direction

One Direction on 'Good Morning America'

Harry Styles, Liam Payne , Louis Tomlinson - One Direction on 'Good Morning America' at Central Park, Good Morning America - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 4th August 2015

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Harry Styles and Liam Payne
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Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan

One Direction performing live at Rumsey Playfield Central Park

Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson , One Direction - One Direction performing live at Rumsey Playfield Central Park as part of the GMA Summer Concert Series at Central Park - New York City, New York, United States - Tuesday 4th August 2015

Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction
Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and One Direction

Zayn Malik Tweets His Support For New One Direction Single 'Drag Me Down'


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Former One Direction member Zayn Malik has proved once and for all there’s no bad blood between him and his former bandmates. The singer, who left the group earlier this year, took to Twitter on Saturday to congratulate his former bandmates on their first single since his departure, 'Drag Me Down'.

Zayn MalikZayn Malik has shown his support for One Direction’s new single.

The group unexpectedly released ‘Drag Me Down’ on Thursday, with band member Liam Payne tweeting, ‘Bit of a surprise ! Check out our new single! It’s called Drag Me Down & I hope you love it as much as we do.’ The track then climbed to the top of the charts on iTunes and Spotify just hours after it’s shock release.

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Surprise New One Direction Single Tops iTunes Chart Within An Hour


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Just a day after Zayn Malik said that he had left them to make “#realmusic”, One Direction are showing that life continues without him as they dropped their first single as a quartet on Friday morning, entitled ‘Drag Me Down’.

The single made a surprise appearance on the iTunes store and Spotify at around 6:30am on Friday (July 31st), followed by its radio debut on BBC Radio 1 a couple of hours later. 1D’s Liam Payne also tweeted a link to the iTunes store, saying “Bit of a surprise! Check out our new single! It’s called ‘Drag Me Down’ & I hope you love it as much as we do.”

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Has Simon Cowell Hinted One Direction Could Be About To Take A Break Following Louis' Baby News?


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‘X-Factor’ judge Simon Cowell has hinted that it might soon be time for One Direction to go on a hiatus, following the news that band member Louis Tomlinson is about to become a father for the first time. Speaking to The Sun newspaper the boyband’s mentor said the group now had enough hits under their belt to allow for some time off.

 

simon cowellSimon Cowell has said One Direction could be taking a break soon.

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Louis Tomlinson's Baby Bill Could Hit £10million


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Well, at least he can afford it. Louis Tomlinson - the boy band superstar said to be worth £40million - could be facing costs of up to £10million as he prepares to become a father.

Louis Tomlinson at Glastonbury 2015Louis Tomlinson is setting aside millions for his baby

Following his two-week romance with Briana Jungwirth, the 1D star could be facing a maintenance bill of £20,000 a month until his child is 18, The Mirror reports.

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Louis Tomlinson May Have Broken His Silence But He's Told His Fans Nothing


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One Direction are very rarely away from the thoughts and conversations of their adoring fans; however, band member Louis Tomlinson has been on the lips of many more over the past 48 hours after the shocking reveal of his impending fatherhood. With Twitter trending #ohnolouis, it was clear that a lot of people had a lot of things to say on the matter. Everyone, that is, except the man himself.

Louis TomlinsonLouis Tomlinson now has a new role to get used to: dad

Louis has kept quiet since the big reveal but last night made his first concert appearance and wrote his first tweet since the news. Unfortunately for all those desperate to know what he had to say about being a dad - they were left bitterly disappointed.

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson To Become A Father


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More news to rock the worlds of One Direction fans emerged today as reports suggest that Louis Tomlinson is to become a father. The boyband member is said to be expecting a baby with Los Angeles-based stylist Briana Jungwirth.

The rumours have not been officially confirmed at the time of writing, but People magazine reported on Tuesday evening (July 14th) that a source close to both parties told them: “Louis is happy and very excited about becoming a dad and he thinks Briana will be an amazing mother. It was a surprise at first, but he and Briana are very, very close friends and this has brought them even closer.”

Louis TomlinsonLouis Tomlinson of 1D is expecting his first child, according to reports

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Louis Tomlinson

Date of birth

24th December, 1991

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.75