They may have only come third in 2010Ã¢â¬â¢s X-Factor contest, but boyband One Direction are already millionaires thanks to their success on both sides of the Atlantic. Now, according to reports, the quintet re intent on spending their multi-million pound earnings on luxury homes.
Keep reading to learn more about the luxury property being snapped up by the UKÃ¢â¬â¢s latest pop sensations.
X-Factor stars snapping up million pound homes in London
The Examiner reports that One Direction have earned ÃÂ£32 million this year and says that the band are Ã¢â¬Ëcredited with driving up the flat prices in London.Ã¢â¬â¢ The band has enjoyed a transatlantic hit with their single What Makes You Beautiful and their debut album Up All Night.
Sources say that the bandÃ¢â¬â¢s Harry Styles already owns a property worth around half a million dollars (ÃÂ£319,400) and both he and band mate Liam Payne are viewing luxury ÃÂ£1 million properties.
A source said: Ã¢â¬ÅThe boys are working so hard and getting so much attention they want to start seeing what theyÃ¢â¬â¢ve earned and find somewhere they can call their own and relax in.
Ã¢â¬ÅThey really like the idea of Primrose Hill. ItÃ¢â¬â¢s a celebrity haven and theyÃ¢â¬â¢re the biggest news in town right now.Ã¢â¬Â
Meanwhile other members of the popular band are also spending their million pound fortunes on property. Once source said: "None of the boys are desperate for money, they are all being sensible by investing in property.Ã¢â¬ÂThe Examiner reports that Zayn Malik spent ÃÂ£32,000 on a Bentley Continental GT and is in escrow with the purchase of a ÃÂ£2.4 million home. Zayn also owns a London property that is worth ÃÂ£950,000. Louis Tomlinson spent ÃÂ£45,000 on a Porsche, and a ÃÂ£2.5 million home in London.