Zayn Malik

Zayn Malik

R&B Singer

Zayn Malik is an English singer and songwriter who first became known as a member of the boy band One Direction. He has since gone on to establish a successful solo career, crafting R&B-influenced pop music and earning numerous awards and accolades for his work.

Full Name
Zain Javadd Malik
Jan 12, 1993
5' 9"
Net Worth


Zayn Malik was born on January 12, 1993 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and his ethnicity is Pakistani. He has five siblings: Doniya, Waliyha, Safaa, Mariyah and a half-brother named Zain. His mother is Tricia Marie Brannan Malik and his father is Yaser Malik. 

Malik grew up listening to R&B music and was inspired to be an artist by Michael Jackson. He auditioned for the British singing competition show "The X Factor" in 2010 and joined the band One Direction after he failed to qualify as a solo contestant. The band's debut album, Up All Night (2011) became a huge success in both the UK and US markets. In 2015, Malik left the band to pursue a solo career and released his first single "Pillowtalk" in 2016. It debuted at number one on the United Kingdom's Singles Chart and topped charts in multiple countries around the world. He released his second studio album Icarus Falls in 2018 which became another hit with singles like "Let Me", "Entertainer" and "Good Years". 

Throughout his career, Malik has won several awards such as two MTV Europe Music Awards, two iHeartRadio Music Awards, four American Music Awards and ten Teen Choice Awards among others. He was also included on Time Magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People of 2019.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1993</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Zayn Malik is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 12, 1993, Zayn Malik is born in Bradford, England to parents Trisha and Yaser Malik.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2010</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Auditions for X Factor UK</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Malik auditions for the seventh season of the British music competition show, The X Factor UK.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Formation of One Direction</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">After making it through the audition rounds, Malik is placed into the boy band, One Direction.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Solo Single Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Malik releases his debut solo single, “I Won’t Mind.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Departs from One Direction</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Malik departs from One Direction to pursue a solo career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Solo Album Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Malik releases his debut solo album, “Mind of Mine.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Headlines Global Tour</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Malik embarks on a global tour, which includes sold out shows in North America, Europe, and Australia.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's an Amazing Vocalist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Zayn Malik is an incredibly talented vocalist. His five octave range and smooth tone make his voice a pleasure to listen to. He has also shown incredible versatility, being able to adapt to any genre of music with ease.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Songwriter</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Zayn Malik is a great songwriter, who is able to craft songs that are both meaningful and entertaining. His lyrics are filled with emotion, making them resonate with listeners, while his melodies are catchy and memorable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's an Icon of Style</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Zayn Malik has become an iconic figure when it comes to style and fashion. His bold fashion choices have won him recognition from some of the world’s leading fashion designers, and he is often seen as a trendsetter in the industry.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Was Discovered on YouTube</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Zayn Malik was discovered by a producer on YouTube after he uploaded covers of songs from artists like Ne-Yo and Chris Brown.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First UK Artist to Reach Number 1 in the US with a Debut Album</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Zayn Malik is the first British artist to reach number 1 in the US with a debut album. His album 'Mind of Mine' topped the Billboard 200 chart in 2016.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Was Part of One Direction</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before going solo, Zayn was part of the world famous boy band One Direction. He left the group in 2015 to pursue a solo career.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Won Multiple Awards</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Zayn has won numerous awards for his music including two MTV Video Music Awards and four Teen Choice awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has Published a Book</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2016, Zayn published a book entitled 'Zayn', which includes personal photographs as well as lyrics from his songs.</p></div>


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