Zayn Malik

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Zayn Malik
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Malik in 2015
Born
Zayn Javad Malik

(1993-01-12) 12 January 1993 (age 28)
Bradford, England, United Kingdom
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2010–present
Partner(s)Gigi Hadid (2015–present)
Children1
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Labels
Associated actsOne Direction
Websiteinzayn.com

Zain Javadd "Zayn" Malik (/ˈmælɪk/ (born 12 January 1993), who records as Zayn, is a British singer and songwriter. He was born and raised in Bradford.

Malik wanted to pursue a career in music from a young age leading him to audition as a solo artist for the British reality television music competition The X Factor in 2010. After being eliminated as a solo performer, Malik was brought back into the competition, along with four other contestants, to form the boy band that would become known as One Direction.[1]

During his time in the group, they released the albums Up All Night (2011), Take Me Home (2012), Midnight Memories (2013), and Four (2014).

Malik split from the boy band in March 2015 and signed a solo recording contract with RCA Records.

He has been in a relationship with American model Gigi Hadid since late 2015.[2] In September 2020, Hadid gave birth to their daughter in New Hope, Pennsylvania.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zayn Malik Biography". Biography.com (FYI / A&E Networks). Archived from the original on 20 August 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2015. Full Name: Zain Javadd Malik
  2. Ward, Maria (January 12, 2018). "11 Reasons Why Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Are Fashion's Best-Dressed Couple". Vogue. Condé Nast. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  3. "Gigi Hadid Is a Mom! Supermodel Welcomes Baby Girl with Boyfriend Zayn Malik". People. September 23, 2020.

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