Mother: his mom’s name is Patricia; she was born in 1969 and used to work as a halal chef at a school.
Father: his dad’s name is Yaser. He was born in 1969. He is of Pakistani origin and he is Muslim.
Siblings: he has two sisters named Doniya Waliyha and Safaa; they are both younger than him.
Kids: As of 2017, Zayn has no children.
Sexual orientation: straight
Zayn is a real heartbreaker and he has been dating many beautiful girls. In 2010, he had an affair with Cher Lloyd, who is also X Factor finalist. In 2011, he dated Stephanie Davis and Geneva Lane, who says that he broke her heart. After Geneva, he switched to another X Factor contestant named Rebecca Ferguson, who is 6 years older than him. Also, he had a one-night stand with a waitress named Courtney Webb and dated Carlyn Bryan, whom he knew years before fame. His longest romance was a singer named Perrie Edwards – he was even engaged with her in 2013 but the couple broke up in 2015. After her, he dated Gigi Hadid and the two even lived together for a while. In 2017, he is reportedly dating model Neelam Gill.
His estimated net worth is £30m. He makes most of his money on music sales and concerts.
Place of living: He lives in his luxurious mansion in LA. He also bought a new house for his mother.
Cars: he has several cars, including Bentley Continental GT.
What is his real name?
Zayn became famous under his real name and his less known middle name is Javadd. His name is actually “Zain” and he didn’t change it actually. But he likes his version of spelling more. In Arabic, it means “beautiful king”.
Why did he decide to take part in X Factor?
He took part in it because from a very early age he was passionate about music and decided that the show is a great opportunity to assert himself as a singer. By the way, he impressed singer Jay Sean with his performance on the stage in his school.
What is his ethnic background?
His mother is English and his father is Pakistani. His whole family is Muslim.
What is his music style?
His music styles are pop and R&B.
What does he think of being in One Direction?
He loved 1D and he says it was an amazing experience that helped him to skyrocket his fame but being in the band was too limiting for him. He wasn’t allowed to perform in the music styles he likes most and he actually says that he wouldn’t listen to One Direction if he weren’t a part of it.
What are his solo albums?
In 2016, he released his debut solo album called “Mind of Mine”. It features a little boy with the same tattoos he has on the cover. The style of its music is essentially R&B with rock and soul elements and the lyrics touch upon themes like love, lust, and sadness. The album consists of 14 songs. It was released in two editions; the deluxe one includes additional 4 songs.
What about his bad boy image?
Zayn is the “worst” boy from One Direction, the “awful” role model with lots of tattoos, lots of affairs, and love to parties. He is also a smoker and he cheated on his girlfriends many times.
How many tattoos does he have?
Zayn has 36 tattoos. His first tattoo is dedicated to his grandfather – it is his name in Arabic he tattooed after his death. He also has Japanese symbols (yin-yang and hieroglyph meaning “lucky”). He also has a tattoo dedicated to his debut album, a sparrow, and a silhouette among others.