The childhood sweethearts met at the Cambridge School of Arts and Science, back when Lewis was first establishing himself as a sports star.
Jodia, a restaurant receptionist now based in Hong Kong, was studying event management.
From long-term love Nicole Scherzinger to his rumoured flings with Sofia Richie and Barbara Palvin, this is the latest on his complicated love life...
Lewis was most recently pictured climbing into a cab with a handful of hotties after a wild night out in London during fashion week.
In November of the same year, Rita played the loyal girlfriend by supporting him at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - where Lewis was forced to surrender his crown to Nico Rosberg.
Rihanna and Lewis have been friends for years, but they were rumoured to have taken their relationship to a new level in 2015.
According to rumours, he previously dated Miss Finland Lotta Hintsa.
Lotta is the daughter of Lewis' F1 mentor Aki Hintsa - who passed away in 2016, at the age of 58.
Lewis was born in third of April in Islington, England. She shares the mixed ethnicity that she acquired from her parents. Payne must be mending his broken heart quickly, because he's been seen out and about with 27-year-old Leona Lewis, the 2006 winner of ' X Factor UK,' for two nights this past week. Just weeks after One Direction's Liam Payne broke up with girlfriend Danielle Peazer, 24, the 19-year-old singer went back on the prowl to find a new lady love, and boy did he find one.The pair are thought to have enjoyed a summer romance - as they spent a lot of quality time together in New York.Nicole Scherzinger was Lewis' on-off girlfriend for seven years, but they were long distance for much of the time.Stunning Winnie, who has a rare skin condition called vitiligo, is now one of the most recognisable faces in fashion.Lewis' budding romance with Hungarian model Barbara Palvin was confirmed in The Sun's Bizarre column in June 2016. “They’ve been keeping in touch, with plans to meet up again soon.” She went on to support him at the European, Hungarian and Monaco Grand Prix."Liam has never made any secret of his feelings for Leona," said a family source."It hardly went down well last year with Danielle when he practically admitted he had a crush on her."According to another source, though, it was Payne's rising fame with his band and the constant time apart that lead to the demise of he and Peazer's relationship.I bought her a car for her birthday, but she really isn’t fussed by money or fame," he said.Despite the numerous supposed dates he and Leona shared, he did admit to The Sun that the two only met for drinks, but in an interview with Access Hollywood, he confessed he found her beautiful and that he always liked her.