Louis Tomlinson

Louis Tomlinson is an English singer and songwriter born on December 24, 1991. He is best known as a member of the former boy band, One Direction. However, he’s achieved a successful solo career as well. Join us to celebrate his birthday today!

Fast Facts

Full Name:

Louis William Tomlinson

Nickname:

Lou

Birth date:

December 24, 1991

Age:

32

Zodiac Sign:

Capricorn

Height:

5' 7"

Relationship Status:

In a relationship

Net Worth:

$70 million

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Background

Louis William Tomlinson is a successful English singer and songwriter whose talents have set him apart. He’s a Capricorn, born Louis Troy Austin on December 24, 1991, in Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England. When Tomlinson was a toddler, his parents, Johannah and Troy Austin, split. He is of Belgian descent and took on his stepfather’s surname. After his mother re-married, Tomlinson grew up in a blended family. He attended The Hayfield School and Hall Cross Academy.

Tomlinson’s earliest career features television appearances in “Fat Friends,” “If I Had You,” and “Waterloo Road.” In 2009, he auditioned for “The X Factor” but was unsuccessful. Tomlinson returned in 2010, where he received three yeses from the judges. However, after he failed to progress to the boys category of the competition, he was placed in a group. Other members of this group include Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, and Harry Styles. The group was called One Direction. Still in the competition, the band gained popularity in the U.K. and emerged in third place. In 2011, the band signed to Syco Records. Their debut single, ‘What Makes You Beautiful,’ dropped in September 2011, and their debut studio album, “Up All Night,” dropped in November that year. The band published books that made it to the “New York Times” Best Seller list. They also headlined tours and released a documentary concert film before their third album, “Midnight Memories,” dropped in 2013. In 2014, their fourth album, “Four,” was released; this was Zayn Malik’s last album with the group. Following the group’s hiatus, Tomlinson created a record label, Triple Strings Ltd., in 2015. The singer released several singles, from ‘Back to You’ with Bebe Rexha and Digital Farm Animals in 2017 to ‘Just Like You’ the same year. In 2018, he judged the 15th season of “The X Factor.” By 2019, he signed with Arista Records and released his debut solo album, “Walls,” in January 2020. By 2021, Tomlinson signed to BMG.

Tomlinson has enviable success and fame. He dated Eleanor Calder from 2011 to 2015 and then from 2017 to the present. He has a child with Briana Jungwirth. Tomlinson shares his success with friends and family.

Career timeline

2010
He is on “The X Factor”

Tomlinson receives three yeses from the judges at his second “X Factor” audition.

2011
He Releases His Debut Album

As part of One Direction, Tomlinson and the band release “Up All Night.”

2015
He Establishes His Record Label

Tomlinson creates his record label, Triple Strings Ltd.

2018
He is a Judge on “The X Factor”

Tomlinson returns to “The X Factor” as a judge, mentoring the boys category.

2020
He releases His Debut Solo Album

Tomlinson releases “Walls” as his debut solo album.

Why We Love Louis Tomlinson

  1. He’s a philanthropist

    Tomlinson has contributed to several causes and non-profit organizations. He played at the Soccer Aid fundraiser for U.N.I.C.E.F.

  2. He’s an activist

    Tomlinson advocates for different causes. For instance, he supported the Black Lives Matter movement and attended the George Floyd protests in London.

  3. He’s talented

    Tomlinson is a talented singer and songwriter. He has no bad songs.

5 Surprising Facts

  1. He failed his A-Levels

    Tomlinson failed his A-Levels at the Hayfield School and restarted it at Hall Cross.

  2. He worked odd jobs

    Tomlinson worked at Vue Cinema and was a waiter at Doncaster Rovers football stadium.

  3. He holds a Guinness Record

    Tomlinson holds the Guinness World Record for most tickets sold for a live-streamed concert by a solo male artist.

  4. His mother died of leukemia

    Tomlinson lost his mother to leukemia in 2016.

  5. He plays football

    Tomlinson had an amateur football career.

Louis Tomlinson FAQs

Does Harry Styles follow Louis Tomlinson on Instagram?

Tomlinson follows Styles, but Styles doesn’t follow him on Instagram.

What ring did Louis give Harry?

Tomlinson gave Styles a rose ring.

What does Louis Tomlinson like to do?

He enjoys surfing and loves the beach.

Louis Tomlinson’s birthday dates

YearDateDay
2023December 24Sunday
2024December 24Tuesday
2025December 24Wednesday
2026December 24Thursday
2027December 24Friday

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