Facts about Zayn Malik present the information about the English singer and songwriter. He was born on 12th January 1993. His full name is Zain Javadd Malik. The X Factor is the British reality TV music competition where Malik followed an audition as a solo artist in 2010. Malik came back to the competition and formed One Direction, a boy band along with Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Niall Horan.
Facts about Zayn Malik 1: the albums
Four (2014), Midnight Memories (2013), Take Me Home (2012), and Up All Night (2011) are the albums released by One Direction.
Facts about Zayn Malik 2: leaving One Direction
The representative announced Malik would leave the band in March 2015.
Facts about Zayn Malik 3: the debut studio album
On 25 March 2016, Mind of Mine was released as the debut studio album of Zayn Malik. RCA Records signed him for a solo recording contract.
Facts about Zayn Malik 4: “Pillowtalk”
“Pillowtalk” is the lead single of his debut album. In New Zealand, Canada, Australia, United States and United Kingdom, the single sat at No. 1. He takes the record as the first British male singer who earns the top place for his debut album and single.
Facts about Zayn Malik 5: the parents of Malik
His mother is Tricia Brannan Malik. She is an English woman who embraces Islam after she married Yaser Malik. His father is British Pakistani.
Facts about Zayn Malik 6: the early life
Malik was from a working class family. His younger sisters are Waliyha and Safaa. Doniya is his older sister.
Facts about Zayn Malik 7: the schooldays
During his schooldays, Malik was involved in the school productions and enjoyed the art courses. He began to focus more on his physical appearance when he was 12.
Facts about Zayn Malik 8: the first time singing on stage
Malik sang for the time in front of public when his school was visited by Jay Sean, a popular singer.
Facts about Zayn Malik 9: personal life
In the beginning of 2012, Malik dated Perrie Edward. In 2013, the couple engaged. They decided to end the engagement on August 4th, 2015. In March 2016, it was confirmed that Malik and Gigi Hadid dated.