His father is Yaser Malik , and his mother is Patricia or Tricia for short. Zayn has one older sister, Doniya and 2 younger sisters Safaa and Waliyha. During school years Zayn has attended school productions and took preforming art courses.
in 2010 Zayn was 17 and auditioned for the X-factor. Zayn sang "love you" by rhythm-and-blues.He was eliminated before the final round of competition, judges Nicole Scherzinger and Simon Cowell grouped him with four other competitors ,Harry Styles ,Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson , Preforming as One Direction , they became the most popular finalist in their season of the X-factor
During One direction Zayn has dated Geneva Lane, Rebecca Ferguson and Perrie Edwards, They were all former X-factor contestants. August of 2013 Zayn got engaged to Perrie. Unfortunately 2 years later Zayn and Perrie split! Perrie went through a sad moment of time and actually cried during one of her performance with her girl band Little Mix. Zayn has now began a relationship with Gigi Hadid
unfortunately Zayn left One Direction in March of 2015 he had announced that he was leaving the band for good! He had apologized to his fans and had said he has done what felt right to do in his heart. One Direction has continued without Zayn.