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If youre a fan of Zayn Malik former member of the popular British boy-band One Direction, check out these top fifty fun facts & see how many you dont know!

Zayn Malik was a member in the popular British Band One Direction.

His middle name is Javadd.

Zayn is 27 years old. He was born on 12th January 1993 atSaint Lukes hospital in Bradford, England

His star sign is Capricorn.

Zayns name is originally spelt Zain, however he prefers Zayn.

Zayn means Beautiful in Arabic.

Zayn is a Muslim.

His shoe size is 8?.

Zayn first appeared on X Factor as a solo artist.

Originally, he applied to be on the 2009 series of X Factor, however he pulled out before the auditions started.

On 25th March 2015, Zayn announced that he was going to leave One Direction.

In January 2016, Zayn released his first solo track Pillowtalk, from his debut solo studio album Mind of Mine.

Zayn has both his ears pierced.

His father is from Pakistan.

He has light brown eyes.

Zayn has one older sister and two younger sisters called Doniya, Waliyha and Safaa.

Zayns first kiss was at age 10, with a girl called Sophie Kirk.

Pillowtalk debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart,with 112,497 sales and over 4.972 million streams for the first week.

Zayn said his perfect day would be relaxing at home with his family.

Zayn suffers from acrophobia, which is the fear of heights.

Before X Factor, Zayn had never been on a plane.

Zayns X Factor serial number was #165616.

He can play the triangle.

Zayn is a cat lover, his favorite animal is a lion.

He has a pet dog called Boris and two cats called Rolo and Tom.

Zayn had two other cats when he was younger, called Lolo and Lily.

He likes intelligent girls.

His favorite food is chicken.

Zayn is a smoker.

One of his hobbies is drawing.

In Arabic, Malik means king or chieftain.

He cant swim as he never had lessons when he was younger.

One of the most bizarre things Zayn has seen a fan do, was hiding in a bin to avoid being seen by security.

In 2009 Zayn set a world record for the highest ever sugar cube tower!

His favorite Pokemon is Oshawott.

If you meet him and give him your Twitter name, he will follow you.

Whilst filming for Comic Relief in Ghana, Zayn broke down in tears.

He ripped his boxers once, and a fan told him.

Zayn held Harrys hand when Harry his first tattoo.

He is scared of the dark!

In April 2012, Malik got a new tattoo on his left collarbone which translates to be true to who you are.

Zayn didnt have a passport before he was on X Factor.

His favorite shark is a hammerhead!

He always brushes his teeth before going on stage.

On 3rd July 2012, Malik bought a Bentley Continental GT, which cost ?32,000!

Zayn has a six-pack abs.

He supports Manchester United football team.

Zayn loves the Harry Potter books.

Micheal Jacksons, Thriller is Zayns favorite song.

His official Twitter profile is @ZaynMalik.


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1. Zayn Malik was born on 12th January 1993 in St Lukes Hospital, Bradford. Hes the second oldest member of One Direction behind Louis. 2. Zayn was brought up in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Other famous Bradfordians include magician Dynamo, Kimberley Walsh from Girls Aloud, Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson and Gareth Gates.

4. Zayn fancies the pants off Megan Fox and has a secret man crush on Justin Timberlake.

5. Zayns favourite book is Harry Potter.

6. Zayn has a soft spot for intelligent girls.

7. Zayn cant swim and is scared of open water (also known as Aquaphobia). Despite this he likes sharks especially hammerheads!

8. Zayns favourite band of all time is *NSYNC.

9. Zayns X Factor audition wasnt broadcast on the main show. When he had progressed further it was shown retrospectively on spinoff The Xtra Factor.

10. Malik in Arabic means king or chieftain.

11. Zayns name is actually spelt with an i (Zain). He reckons Zayn looks more original and adopted it as his stage name.

12. Despite living in Bradford, Zayn is a Manchester United fan just like Louis and Harry.

13. Zayn attended Lower Fields Primary School as a youngster before moving on to Tong High School.

14. Zayn dated fellow X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson for four months but the relationship ended when they drifted apart. Rebecca is six years older than Zayn.

15. Zayn has three sisters but no brothers. Theyre called Doniya, Waliyha and Safaa.

16. Zayns middle name is Javadd (often wrongly written as Javaad, Jawadd or Jawaad).

17. Zayns favourite song of all time is Thriller by Michael Jackson.

18. Zayn was born to British Pakistani father Yaser and an English mother Tricia Malik (maiden name Brannan).

19. During his time on The X Factor, Zayns granddad sadly passed away. In tribute, Zayn has his granddads name Walter tattooed on his chest in Arabic.

20. Zayn is addicted to cigarettes and desperately wants to give up. He said at the start of 2012: "My new year's resolution is definitely to quit smoking. I need to do it." Come on Zayn, more willpower!

21. Zayn is engaged to Little Mix singer, Perrie Edwards. They publicly announced their relationship in May 2012 and their engagement was announced in August 2013.

22. Zayn is a Muslim and recently tweeted "La ila ha ill lalla ho muhammed door rasoolalah", a common declaration of faith that means There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the prophet of Allah."

23. Zayn says hes totally flabbergasted by the success of One Direction in America. He told The Sun: "We thought it could be the same few hundred people tweeting us over and over again. Until we got to America, we didn't realise how crazy it was."

24. Zayn means beautiful in Arabic.

25. Zayn has a bizarre pre-gig superstition he always brushes his teeth before getting on stage. He admitted to The Hits Radio that his habit is a little bit weird.

26. Just like Harry Styles, Zayn is a cat lover. His favourite animal is a lion.

27. Zayns Twitter name is @zaynmalik. He has 10.1 million followers (as of 24th August 2013).

28. Zayn has a total of EIGHT tattoos on his body. The most recent is a life-size microphone on his right forearm that he had done in Los Angeles in June 2012.

29. In June this year Zayn sprained his wrist while working out and was forced to wear a bandage onstage in Las Vegas. The injury prompted a #GetWellSoonZayn hashtag on Twitter. Fortunately it wasnt serious and Zayn removed the bandage days later. Phew!

30. Zayn is great friends with One Direction touring buddy Olly Murs and describes him as like an older brother. Bless!

31. In March 2012, Zayn missed some dates on 1Ds North American tour as he had to return to the UK for his aunts funeral. Harry tweeted at the time: "Zayn has suffered a loss in his family & has had to go home for a few days so won't be at our next shows in the US."

32. Zayn loves posing topless! However, he says hes too shy to pose naked.

33. A very nervous Zayn almost walked off The X Factor at bootcamp as he couldnt perfect his dance moves. Fortunately, the legendary Simon Cowell talked him round and Zayn went on to wow the judges.

34. Zayn originally applied to be on the 2009 series of The X Factor but pulled out before auditions due to nerves.

35. Zayn says hes the neatest member of One Direction and jokingly described his bandmates as pigs.

36. Zayn says that if he wasnt in One Direction hed like to be an English teacher.

37. Asked what the best part of a girls body is, Zayn said: Im very attracted to a girls eyes. They dont have to be a certain colour. I think you can tell a lot by a girls eyes.

38. Zayn loves drawing when he has the spare time.

39. One of his pet hates is people chewing loudly with their mouth open. We agree, Zayn!

40. Zayn used to love singing R Kellys soppy ballad I Believe I Can Fly as a kid. His mum Tricia said to the Daily Record: I have quite a few videos of him singing as a little boy but hes banned me from showing anyone. My favourite is him singing I Believe I Can Fly wearing a green dressing gown." This videoNEEDSto come out!

41. Zayn has a mole on one of his ribs.

42. Zayns first kiss was with a girl called Sophie Kirk when he was ten years old. He told Heat: she was a little bit taller than me, so I had to stand on a brick. She was one of triplets and I kind of dated all three of them.

43. An ideal date for Zayn would be going out for a meal, watching a movie at the cinema and then returning home to chill with some drinks.

44. Zayns nickname at school was Z (pronounced the UK way zed rather than the American zee).

45. Zayn is a huge Chris Brown fan and lists All Back as one of his most-played songs.

46. Zayns uplifting Twitter bio reads:just close your eyes and enjoy the roller coaster that is life:) x

47. Zayn lists as intelligence as the most important thing he looks for in a girl.

48. When Harry has his star tattoo done on his arm, ink veteran Zayn held his hand!

49. In early 2012, Zayn was the butt of a hilarious prank played by Harry. When Zayn was asleep, Harry shaved his initials H.S. into Zayns leg hair. A shocked Zayn commented afterwards it wasnt too attractive.

50. Zayn says that if he was stranded on a desert island the one person hed like to take with him is Louis (Tomlinson, not Walsh!)

51. Just like Harry, the one artist Zayn would love to collaborate with is Bruno Mars.

52. Zayn came third place in SugarScapes Hottest Lads of 2011 poll. Niall came first while McFlys Dougie Poynter was in second spot.

53. Zayn thinks that Justin Bieber is cute! Asked whos hotter, 1d or Bieber, Zayn responded: I think Justin Bieber's cute looking, but it would be a bit rude and a bit ignorant for me to say 'me'.

54. Zayn is notorious for busting some crazy dance moves when hes out!

55. Despite being known for his trademark quiff, Zayn is quite keen to shave off his hair. In fact, in June 2012 he was close to shaving it off but only changed his mind when his millions of Twitter followers talked him out of it.

56. In July 2012 Zayn splashed out a whopping ?32,000 on a second-hand Bentley Continental GT car. Wow!

57. Zayn reckons that One Direction would be great guest judges on The X Factor. He told 110% Pop: I'm sure wed would be very interesting to watch actually. We haven't been approached for that yet. If we do get approached I'm sure we'll try and sort out that we're all sitting in one chair, yeah.

58. The crown tattoo on Zayns chest represents the meaning of his surname, king.

59. Zayns mum Tricia cries whenever he leaves home to join the 1D Boys. When he leaves home I cry at the gate and he says, Mum! Im not going to war! A driver comes for him and I have to stand there and wave back at him crying, she told the Daily Record.

60. Zayn says One Directions phenomenal global success is beyond my wildest dreams and crazy.

61. Zayns favourite track on Up All Night is the Kelly Clarkson penned Tell Me A Lie.

62. Zayns three favourite subjects at school were English, art and drama.

63. Zayn was left speechless when a female fan fainted when she met him. He commented to We Love Pop: Obviously you dont get to see things like that unless you are The Beatles who have that power, and to see it that close was a bit scary. I didnt really enjoy her fainting in front of me, however, it was cool to know I could make a girl faint!

64. Zayns X Factor audition number was #165616. He has joked that hed like to get it tattooed on his arm.

65. The one object Zayn would take with him to a desert island is a huge container full of water. Sensible!

66. On One Directions debut album Up All Night, Zayn has approximately five-and-a-half minutes of solos.

67. Zayns favourite album is Graffiti by Chris Brown.

68. When Zayn was younger he had two cats called Lily and Lolo.

69. If Zayn could have dinner with anyone dead or alive it would be Michael Jackson.

70. Zayns fans mean a LOT to him. He explains: Fans arent just fans theyre part of my family.

71. Zayn believes that the two things that make the world go round are peace and love. Wise words.

72. For his Hits Radio #1DHQ takeover earlier this year, Zayns playlist was: What Makes You Beautiful, Pitbull Give Me Everything, Maroon 5 Moves Like Jagger, One Direction Tell Me A Lie, Professor Green and Emeli Sande Read All About It, Katy Perry Last Friday Night, Example Kickstarts, Chris Brown With You and One Direction One Thing.

73. When he gets bored on the tour bus, Zayn keeps himself entertained by playing the Nintendo 3DS game console.

74. Asked to sum up 1Ds debut album Up All Night in one word, Zayn said it is anthemic.

75. Zayn describes himself as the shy one in One Direction. In a VEVO interview, he explained: Before X Factor Id never done anything that required me to have to speak in front of cameras or in front of people. The X Factor kinda helped me with that because youre followed around by cameras and you get used to it.

76. Zayn never thought hed make it to the finals of The X Factor. He claims he entered the show just for the experience.

77. When Zayn was younger he used to collect comic books. He freely admits, it was quite a geeky thing to do!

78. Zayn says he never lies about his girlfriends or past relationships. He told Top of the Pops Magazine: Ive always been honest about that. Whats the point of lying? Youll just get found out and then youll look an idiot.

79. If Zayn had to wear one colour for the rest of his life it would be black.

80. Zayns favourite food is chicken.

81. According to Harry, Zayn has kissed the most One Direction fans.

82. Despite pictures on the internet, Zayn denies that him and Harry have kissed on stage. Putting it down to good Photoshopping skills, Zayn said: Ive seen photos where theyve morphed us together to make us look like were closer than we really are and about to kiss. We were just trying to talk as obviously we cant hear each other on stage.

83. Zayn says the one thing thats guaranteed to make him smile is talking to his little sister Safaa. Awwww!

84. Zayn sometimes gets fed up of staying in hotels. We go to all these amazing places and dont get to see anything, we just see the inside of hotels, he says.

85. Zayn says the craziest thing hes ever seen a fan do is hide in a bin to avoid security.

86. Now an international jet-setter, incredibly before he was in One Direction Zayn didnt even have a passport!

87. Zayn follows 707 people on Twitter (as of 13th July). Celebs he follows include Katy Perry, Aiden Grimshaw, The Saturdays, Jedward, Chris Brown, Peter Andre, The Saturdays and, of course, his 1D bandmates.

88. Just like his 1D bandmates, Zayn can play a musical instrument - the triangle!

89. Zayn loves reading. In fact, one of his most famous quotes is: There comes a day when you realise turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realise there's so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.

90. Asked if he ever has nightmares, Zayn said that when he was eight he had a pretty weird one. "I had a dream a giant power ranger was chasing me," he said. Bizarre!

91. Apart from performing live, Zayn says that his favourite part of touring is being on the tour bus!! My best experience of touring is being on the tour bus, like just chilling out, Zayn told Orlando radio station Mix105.1. Like after the show, when you get off the stage and youre on the tour bus, chilling out, thats cool.

92. Zayn splits his fans into three categories. He explains: Theres 3 types of fans. Theres the ones that scream, the ones that want to talk to you and the ones that dont speak at all. Which one do YOU fall into?!

93. In spring 2012 Zayn got a new tattoo saying: be true to who you are.

94. Zayn wants to get married before the age of 30. Come on Zayn, theres only 11 years left!!

95. Zayns shoe size is 8-and-a-half.

96. On his first X Factor audition, Zayn sang Marios Let Me Love You. The popular R n B reached number two in the UK in February 2005.

97. Zayn admits he was a bit of a handful for his parents when he was younger. He told Glamour: "I was a bit of a handful when I was a kid because I was quite hyperactive. Even in the house my mum used to put me in my pram because I was so full-on.

98. Zayns official Facebook fan page has 1.99million likes. (As of 13th July 2012).

99. Zayns first pet was a Staffordshire Bull Terrier called Tyson.

100. At school, Zayn starred as one of the ultra-cool, leather clad T-Birds in a production of Grease. Much to Zayns horror, footage of the performance is all over the Internet! Doh!

101. One of Zayns most memorable mottos is: Never live life in the fear of death, no matter how hard life gets, dont lose hope.

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