Louis Tomlinson is an English pop singer and songwriter, and actor, who is well known as the founding member of boy band One Direction. In 2013, he was signed as a footballer by Doncaster Rovers of the Football League Championship on a non-contract basis.
Initially, Tomlinson began career in entertainment industry as an acter with roles in ITV dramas Fat Friends and If I Had You, and the BBC drama Waterloo Road. In 2010, after finishing The X Factor, he formed One Direction with other fellows Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Niall Horan.
He was born to Johannah Poulston and Troy Austin. In 2011, he dated Eleanor Calder, but the couple broke up in March 2015. It was announced in July 2015 that he and Briana Jungwirth were expecting their first child.