Zayn Malik

One Direction singing

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About Zayn Malik...
  • Zayn is currently dating Perrie Edwards, the star of The X Factor 2011 winners Little Mix.
  • Zayn was born in Bradford, West Yorkshire on 12th January 1993.
  • The 'Gotta Be You' singer has several tattoos including his late grandfather's name Walter in Arabic on his chest and body art of a microphone on his arm.
  • In 2010 Zayn auditioned for The X Factor by performing the R&B song 'Let Me Love You' by Mario.
  • Zayn's middle name is Javadd and he also changed the spelling of his name from Zain to Zayn after joining One Direction.
  • During The X Factor bootcamp stages Zayn got nervous and decided not to perform before Simon Cowell personally convinced him to come out on stage and carry on.
  • Zayn join his fellow bandmates to perform live at the O2 Arena in December 2011 for the Capital FM Summertime Ball.