Zayn Malik is a british singer and songwriter. He was born on 12th January 1993 in Bradford, UK. He is most commonly known for the part he played in being a founding member of the UK boyband One Direction which saw a number of chart topping success hits, but Zayn left the band in March of 2015 to pursue a solo career.
His first album of his solo career “Mine of Mine” hit the number one spot immediately; the R&B-centered album was well received by critics. His second album, as yet untitled, is due for release in 2017 and has more of a dance/rap edge to it.
It is understood that Zayn suffers from anxiety and was forced to cancel a gig in 2016 due to feeling unable to perform. However, he reports that he is making progress and credits much of this to his current girlfriend.
Zayn Malik Religion
Zayn was born and raised in the UK and has an English mother and a Pakistani father – his religious background is a mix of Christian and Muslim. His religion is Muslim, but it is believed, due to the presence of Buddhist and liberal tattoos, that he does not necessarily follow this strictly. Furthermore, there are more critics who suggest that being a pop star is not acceptable in accordance with the Qur’an – the Holy Book of the Islamic religion.
He is understood to have struggled fitting in at school as a child, due to his different background. To this day, Zayn faces abuse as a result of his religion and mixed heritage, with Twitter insults and threats being directed at him when he showed his support for #FreePalestine.
Zayn Malik Political Views
There is very little information regarding Zayn’s political views, we believe instead that he prefers to focus on his career. There are tenuous links that place him as a supporter of the UK’s Labour Party, but this is based on general opinions and nothing concrete.
Zayn Malik Hobbies
Zayn collects comic books and also enjoys drawing himself. As well as singing and writing his songs, obviously. Zayn also likes to act in his downtime.
His favorite food is chicken and, understandably, his favorite restaurant is Nandos – a popular fast food chain in the UK.
Zayn has two pet cats called Rolo and Tom, he’s afraid of heights and all his friends call him “Zaynster”.
Zayn Malik Horoscope
Zayn’s January birthday gives him a Capricorn zodiac sign.
Who is Zayn Malik dating?
Zayn is currently dating model Gigi Hadid and has been since the end of 2015. The pair briefly split up in June of 2016 but got back together very quickly afterwards and have been together ever since.
Recent rumors speculate that the couple are heading for a break-up, however, Zayn gave no indication that this was the case in a recent interview, only talking of his utter devotion to Gigi.