English pop singer-songwriter, actor and member of boy band One Direction, Louis Tomlinson has an estimated net worth of $40 million (£25m) as of 2015, according to Sunday Times Rich List. The Doncaster-born Tomlinson, attended The Hayfield School and Hall Cross School where he took acting classes and had small parts in the ITV1 drama film If I Had You and BBC’s Waterloo Road. Tomlinson had a number of jobs, including working as a waiter at Doncaster Rovers’ football stadium. He hit the big time as a member of One Direction, the hugely successful boy-band.
One Direction was established in 2010 with Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Harry Styles. One Direction, the boyband, have become a worldwide brand, earning millions from CD sales, touring and merchandising.
Quite apart from doing well themselves, its members leave young fans in no doubt about the importance of charity, having raised £2.1m for various good causes in the 2013, including the proceeds from the Comic Relief single – One Way or Another.