Zayn Malik

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Singer, Song-writer (1993)
Fri Apr 15 2022
By   Alina

Who is Zayn Malik?

The heartthrob of millions of girls and the former member of One Direction, the English boyband, Zayn Malik has accumulated millions of net worth within the decade of his presence in the music industry. 

Take Me Home, the band's platinum-selling album topped global charts. Similarly, in March 2015, he left the group and released his debut album Mind of Mine in March 2016, featuring the single "Pillowtalk." 

Zayn Malik was born 12 January 1993, in Bradford, England as Zain Javadd Malik. Zayn holds British nationality and belongs to English and Pakistani descent. 

Malik in the concert performing his songs
Image: Malik in the concert

Malik grew up in East Bowling, south of downtown Bradford and attended primary school at Lower Fields and Bradford's Tong High School. He took performing arts classes as a teenager and appeared in the productions of schools.

Malik, 17, auditioned for the seventh series of the reality-television contest The X Factor in Manchester in 2010. He sang "Let Me Love You" as his audition song by Mario's rhythm-and-blues vocalist and became the apple of an eye of the judge. 

He was eliminated before the final round of the contest, but Nicole Scherzinger and Simon Cowell the judge of the show teamed him up with fellow competitors Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, and Louis Tomlinson.

Performing as One Direction, in The X Factor season, this group became one of the most famous contestants. They finished the competition in the third position and instantly signed to the Syco music label from Cowell. After the signing with Syco, the rest is history. 

Not long after he left One Direction, Malik began his solo music career with the songs "I Don't Mind," "Pillowtalk" with the producer Naughty Boy which licked online. Soon there were official singles, including "Pillowtalk" and "It's You." Till date, he has released two albums, i.e. Mind of mine and Icarus Falls.

Zayn Malik Parents & Family 

His father is Yaser Malik, who was a trainer at a local gym. Just like Malik, his father is also a very shy natured. 

Zayn Malik with his parents in his teen.
Image: Zayn Malik with his parents in his teen 

Likewise, his mother Trisha Malik worked at a primary school as a halal chef. Both of his parents are very close to Malik. Zayn has three siblings altogether, Doniya Malik, Waliyha Malik, and Safaa Malik

Zayn Malik and his sister in the song story of my life.
Image: Zayn Malik and his sister in the song story of my life

As we can say, Malik is the only son of the family. All his sister are very active on their respective social media site.

Zayn Malik Personal Life: Girlfriend

Along with the charm, Zayn has already shattered the heart of millions girl all over the world. The former One Direction band member has a handful of dating history. 

Zayn Malik & Cher Lloyd Dated?

In 2010, while shooting The X Factor together, Zayn Malik and singer Cher Lloyd were a thing. Both British singers Malik and Lloyd were the X factor competitor. The relationship was short-lived and broke up the same year. 

How long Zayn Malik & Geneva Lane Dated?

It's true during his X factor; Malik also dated a fellow competitor Geneva Lane. Their relationship also couldn't survive for long and broke up the same year.  

Zayn Malik & Rebecca Ferguson Dating History?

In 2011, after appearing together on The X Factor, Zayn Malik dated singer Rebecca Ferguson for a few months. The interesting fact is Zayn is quite younger than the singer. 

Zayn Malik & Stephanie Davis were in a Relationship?

After the split with Rebecca, Malik dated another British actress Stephanie Davis for five months in 2011. 

How long Zayn Malik & Perrie Edwards Dated?

In early 2012, the news broke about Zayn dating Little Mix member Perrie Edwards. Malik then confirmed the news in 2013 with the massive ring on perries finger. 

Zayn Malik and his fromer girlfriend Perrie Edwards.
Image: Zayn Malik and his fromer girlfriend Perrie Edwards

The couple got engaged in 2013. After the X factor, Perrie was the longest girlfriend he ever had. However, on August 4, 2015, the couple broke up three long years relationship and moved on with another person. 

Malik also had the massive tattoo of Perrie on his forearms. Till date, nobody knows what went wrong between the pair. 

Zayn Malik & Wallis Day were a thing? 

Well, it is rumored that, after the break up with Perrie, Zayn hooked up with Wallis Day, but there are no details about their link-up. 

Zayn Malik & Carlyn Bryan In a relationship?

Well, Zayn and Carlyn dated for a few months in the year 2015, but the pair couldn't survive the hard times, and both of them moved on from their relationship. 

Zayn Malik Dated Rita Ora?

In 2015, after being spotted together on a lunch date, Zayn Malik and singer Rita Ora were rumored to be linking up. Both the parties haven't confirmed the link-up rumors, yet so we cannot really say whether they were a couple or not. 

Zayn Malik & Gigi Hadid Still Dating Each Other?

After his numbers of link-up rumors, Zayn briefly dated Gigi Hadid. Zayn Malik began dating model Gigi Hadid in July 2016. They broke up in March 2018, but a few months later they were seen together again. Malik even featured his then girlfriend Hadid in the song Pillowtalk. 

Zayn and his former supermodel girlfriend Gigi Hadid.
Image: Zayn and his former supermodel girlfriend Gigi Hadid 

In January 2019, they split up again. For Gigi Hadid, Zayn also has inked his chest with her eyes. Even after their split, their fans are hoping that they might come together as a couple. 

Ever since his split with Gigi, Zayn has remained very low-key and hasn't been the part of many controversies and rumors. Recently he collaborated with the popular American singer Zhavia Ward.

Zayn Malik Net Worth 

Since 2010 Zayn has been a professional singer who is earning himself wealth as well as fame and enormous fandom. His main revenue source is his career as a singer and songwriter. Zayn has an estimated net value of $65 million as of 2019. Where as of 2018, Zayn had an estimated net value of $20 million.

According to various reports, Zayn was estimated to receive about $8,390,000 (which is £5 million) as his annual salary in 2012 along with his other band members.  

Zayn Malik Endorsement, Ads & Commercials

Zayn worked with Italian footwear designer Giuseppe Zanotti on January 2017 and released his line of shoes. 

He endorsed brands such as Pepsi, Toyota, Target, Our Moment fragrance, Colgate, Nokia, and more while Zayn was still in the band. As for now, he also endorsed the homegrown clothing brand, Penshoppe.  

In February 2017, Malik was featured in the Spring-Summer campaign for the Versace along with model Adwoah Aboah. He was also assigned as the creative director of the women's and men's capsule collection, Zayn x Versus, which was launched on the market in May 2017.

He has more than 30.9 million followers on Instagram and 28.4 million on Twitter, which also earns him a good amount of cash. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, with Instagram, Zayn can receive between $61,434 and $102,390 per paid article. 

Zayn Malik House & Cars 

The 26-year-old singer lives in a Manhattan-based million-dollar penthouse. Malik bought a four-bedroom penthouse for $10.7 million in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood. The house has a huge roof terrace atop and is reported to be paying $260,200 from its huge wealth as annual property taxes.

Malik also has a number of car collection. As of 2019, he has BMW M4 Coupe costing $73,457. He also has Audi R8 which has a market value of around $169,000 and Ferrari 458 Italia which can be bought with the rate of $117,773

Image: Malik in his car.
Image: Malik in his car

Just like another music producer, DJ Khaled, Malik also seems to love having various expensive car collections. Additionally, he has Range Rover, Mercedes Sprinter, Cadillac Escalade and Porsche Cayenne costing $89,000, $34,985, $75,000 and $82,900 respectively. 

Zayn Malik Age, Body Measurement (Height & Weight)

Zayn's age is 26 as of 2019. In the same way, Malik stands at the tall height of 5 feet 9 inches and weight 66 kg or 145 lbs. As for body measurement, Zayn has Chest: 38 Inches - Waist: 28 Inches - Biceps: 13 Inches. 

Zayn Malik Hair Style

Malik often dyes his hair to some unnatural color, yet his natural hair color is black.

Some of his popular hair cuts are: 

1. Zayn’s Quiff Hairstyle

A distinct Zayn hairstyle, this quiff features a loosely sliced back his dense mane with a strand falling naturally in the front.

Image: Malik in his Quiff Hairstyle.
Image: Malik in his Quiff Hairstyle. 

2. The Faux Hawk

This false hawk fade fall is certainly an initial haircut from Zayn Malik. The style includes elements of a skin fade as well as a brush up in the front. 

3. Blonde Buzz Cut

This Zayn haircut was launched at the Paris Fashion Week. Here we see the blonde hair of Zayn Malik in the form of a buzz cut with a line-up, a characteristic that produces smooth and straight lines of hair in the front / temple area.

4. Fade with Spiky Hair

Malik, another interesting hairstyle, opted on the sides for a mid-fade and colored, spiked hair on top. 

Zayn's Tattoos

The body of the singer is an open canvas with amazing and eye-catching tattoos. He has inked several tattoos throughout his body. 

Some of his tattoos and meanings are listed below: 

Flying Bird: The singer inked on his right hand a flying bird sketch symbolizing the boundless sky with no limits to prevent it.

Cover Up Tattoo: Malik covered the portrait of his former girlfriend Perrie off the upper right arm with a flying UFO after the breakup.

Image: Zayn with the tattoo on a display.
Image: Zayn with the tattoo on a display

Arabic Quote: Couple of years back, Malik inked an Arabic quote on the bottom side of his left chest that translates as ' Be True To Who You Are. 

Grandad’s Name in Arabic: On the right side of his upper chest, Zayn inked his grandfather's name, Walter, in Arabic.

Gigi Hadid’s Eyes: Malik tattoed his former girlfriend's eyes on his 25th birthday in the middle of his chest. But as the pair separated, individuals wonder what they're going to do with the tattoo.

Zayn Malik Social Media Handle

One of the most loved and appreciated singer Zayn Malik is available in various social media site. Alone on his Twitter account, Malik has more than 28.4 million followers and has more than 30.9 followers in his Instagram account. Most of the time, he posts the picture of his new venture in his social media site. 

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