Full name: Zain Javadd Malik
Hometown: West Lane Baildon, Bradford, UK
Birthday: January 12, 1993
Celebrity Crush: Megan Fox
Ideal Girl: A lady with a nice smile
X Factor Audition Song: "Let Me Love You" by Mario
Musical Influences: R&B and rap
Favorite Song: "With You" by Chris Brown
Favorite Artist: Michael Jackson
Favorite Movie: The Matrix
- His first name was originally spelled with an "i". He changed it to a "y" to make it more unique.
- He didn't have a passport before joining One Direction.
- He's a big Pokemon fan along with Liam. Imagine how ecstatic he was when they promoted the Pokemon, Black and white video game!
- His trademark hairstyles, the quiff, has gone mainstreams. Even hollywood celebs like Carey Mulligan and Cameron Diaz have been spotted sporting the look.
- He celebrated his 18th birthday by going on a trip to Nando's with his fellow !D boys.
- He loves mirrors.
- He loves comic books and is a bit of a geek.
- Zayn currently sports seven tattoos on several parts of his body:
- Yin Yang- Location: Wrist- Significance: Represents the ancient Chinese understandings of how the world works.
- Crossed Fingers- Location: Forearm- Significance: A symbol of good luck.
- "Walter" in Arabic- Loacation: Chest- Significance: Walter is the name of Zayn's grandpa.
- Playing card- Location: Stomach- Significance: It's just a tattoo with a crown and his initials on it.
- Heart- Location: Side- Significance: it is used to be a Chinese symbol meaning "Born Lucky" but Zayn got it covered.
- Silver Fern- Location: Neck- Significance: A symbol of good luck.
- Arabic Inscription- Location: Left collarbone- Significance: It translates to "be true to who you are"
"Do you want a spring roll, bebz?"
"I have four boyfriends [referring to fellow band members]."
" There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there's so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on."