Zayn Malik: biography and latest news!

    He shone by his absence © Capture Instagram
    He shone by his absence © Capture Instagram

  • Occupation: singer
  • Real name: Zain Javadd Malik
  • Sign: Capricorn
  • Date of birth: Tuesday 12 January 1993 (age: 27)
  • Country: England

Zayn Malik was born in Bradford, England, on 12 January 1993. His father is of Pakistani origin, naturalized English and his mother is English.

At the age of 17, Zayn Malik is in the seventh season of X-Factor. Just when he thought he would be eliminated from the adventure at the gates of the finals, his vocal performances earned him a repechage from the jury members. They decide to integrate him in a group with four other competitors: Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. The newly formed group competes in the final under the name One Direction and finishes third. It then signed a contract with Simon Cowell’s label, Syco.

With the release of their first single What Makes You Beautiful in 2011, the band has been at the top of the national and international hit parade charts ever since. It was a huge success across the Atlantic.

However, Zayn Malik cut the band’s March 2015 world tour short and hurriedly returned to Bradford. A few days later, he announced on his Facebook account that he was leaving the group One Direction.

On the heart side, in June 2016, Gigi Hadid and singer Zayn Malik split up after seven months of romance. They reconcile a few months later, but in March 2018, Zayn Malik announces their break-up on social networks. At the end of 2019, the couple sealed their reunion once again. On 28 April 2020, the TMZ website announces the pregnancy of Gigi Hadid, she would be five months pregnant. On 30 April 2020, she confirms her pregnancy on The tonight show. The couple gives birth to a little girl born during the weekend of September 19-20, 2020.