ZAYN Malik was once one fifth of One Direction but he chose to go it alone after a major attribute separate – and now he’s vital a bewitched life in the States.
Here’s all you need to know about the thespian who’s separate from his supermodel partner Gigi Hadid…
Who is Zayn Malik, how old is he and what is his background?
Zayn Malik is a 25-year-old thespian and former member of the UK child rope One Direction, aka 1D.
The solitary hermit of 3 sisters, Zayn was innate Zain Javadd Malik in Bradford to a British Pakistani father and English mother.
Brought up in East Bowling, Zayn seemed in school productions, attended behaving humanities courses and wrote his own raps as good as singing with Jay Sean when he visited his school.
Initially intending to be an English teacher, Zayn’s life took a very opposite instruction when he auditioned for The X Factor in Manchester when he was 17.
While he didn’t make it by to the final round, he was grouped with 4 other teenage hopefuls – Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan and Liam Payne – to turn a child band.
Harry chose the name One Direction and after the organisation came third, Simon Cowell sealed them to Syco and they landed a US agreement with Columbia in early 2011.
Owing to how renouned One Direction went on to turn opposite the globe, Zayn is now a megastar and worth an eye-watering £51m.
Zayn is a Muslim and speaks Urdu, as good as being means to review Arabic – and he avoids putting his opinions online after his twitter “#FreePalestine” caused outrage in 2014.
When did Zayn leave One Direction and what are his best-known solo songs?
After One Direction expelled their fourth manuscript – the imaginatively-titled Four – Zayn grew sleepy of being in the band.
He done his last live coming with them in March 2015 and announced he was quitting a week later, essay in a matter that wanted to be a “normal 22-year-old who is means to relax and have some private time out of the spotlight”.
The news sent startle waves by the huge One Direction fan base, who are still not utterly over it to this day.
Despite appearing to wish out of showbiz, tattooed Zayn was seen operative with Naughty Boy in a recording studio the same month he announced he was leaving 1D.
He bagged a agreement with RCA Records in Jul and his entrance solo manuscript Mind Of Mine came out in 2016.
Lead lane Pillowtalk caused a stir with its passionate lyrics, which led to much fan conjecture over which partner it was created about.
His other songs, which are almost always collaborations, embody we Don’t Wanna Live Forever, Like we Wouldm, Still Got Time, and his latest – a partnership with Sia – Dusk Till Dawn.
Zayn, who now does a lot of modelling for magazines interjection to his edgier image, has pulled out of many live performances due to stress given going solo.
Who is Zayn Malik dating?
Having antiquated X Factor competitor Rebecca Ferguson briefly, Zayn began romancing X Factor’s Perrie Edwards – a member of 2011 winning rope Little Mix – in 2012.
Their attribute became a emplacement for fans – and it got critical fast as they became intent in 2013.
After moving into a residence together, Zayn called an finish to their attribute in the summer of 2015, just reduction than 5 months after quitting 1D.
Since then Perrie has accused Zayn of transfer her by content – and in 2017 the thespian done a written diss to Zayn’s new attribute on stage.
Soon after apropos a singular man, Zayn was in a new attribute with US supermodel Gigi Hadid, famous for being the daughter of a rich reality TV star, and for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel.
They were together until Mar 2018, posting unchanging loved-up selfies which don’t always go down good with fans.
The Sun suggested that the couple had split, despite rumours that they were engaged, with reports that they had drifted detached due to work pressures.
How and because did Zayn go bald?
In Sep 2017, Zayn denounced a very intolerable new demeanour around his mum’s Instagram.
His conduct was totally bald – very opposite from his common thick conduct of black or colourful hair.
But apparently this is not down to hair loss, as Zayn claims that he used too much whiten on his barnet and had to trim it off.