Zayn Malik Net Worth And Biography
What is Zayn Malik net worth and biography ? Zain Javadd Malik, known mononymously as Zayn, is a British singer. Born and raised in Bradford, Malik auditioned as a solo contestant for the British music competition The X Factor in 2010.
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|Born:||January 12, 1993|
|Country of Origin:||United Kingdom|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Singer|
As of 2022, Zayn Malik’s net worth is roughly $65 million.
Zayn Malik is an English singer and songwriter from Bradford, England.
Malik auditioned as a solo contestant for the British music competition The X Factor in 2010. He left the group in March 2015 and subsequently signed a solo recording contract with RCA Records.
Zayn Malik Childhood & Early Life
Zayn Malik was born on 12 January 1993 to Yaser Malik and Tricia Brannan Malik in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. While his father is of Pakistani descent, his mother is a Christian of Irish origin, who embraced Islam after marriage.
He pursued his primary education at the ‘Tong High School’ and ‘Lower Fields Primary School’, situated in Bradford.
During his childhood days, Zayn Malik listened to different genres of music, such as hip-hop, R&B and even songs from Bollywood (Indian movies). His father apparently had a good collection and listening to various tracks helped him develop a love for rapping.
His first performance on stage was at school where the famous rapper, Jay Sean, was invited for an event and Zayn considers it one of the most memorable events of his life.
Zayn Malik Career
In 2010, Zayn Malik participated in the auditions for the seventh season of the television reality show ‘The X Factor’. Although, he was eliminated just before the final round of the reality show, the judges were thoroughly impressed by Zayn Malik’s talent and felt he had the potential to conquer great heights.
In fact, Nicole Scherzinger, one of the judges, suggested that he and four other fellow contestants, who didn’t make it to the final round, should collaborate. Thus, Zayn Malik and his four other competitors on the show formed the band ‘One Direction’, which went on to become quite popular eventually.
The popularity of these four contestants helped them sign contracts with two reputed record labels, namely ‘Syco Records’ and ‘Columbia Records’.
In 2011, ‘One Direction’ released its debut album ‘Up All Night’, which was well received by music lovers from across the globe. The track ‘What Makes You Beautiful’, from this album, became a chartbuster upon release. The very next year, the band released its second album, titled ‘Take Me Home’.
The band was quite surprised by the success of their second album, which was also a huge commercial success. It is believed that more than 5,00,000 copies of the album were sold worldwide, thus making ‘One Direction’ one of the most sought after music groups of the time.
Zayn Malik collaborated with English record producer Naughty Boy for several singles, which were released on the music sharing site ‘SoundCloud’. ‘I Won’t Mind’ and ‘No Type’ were two of these songs, which were liked by many and helped him gain a lot of visibility across the UK.
Several media sources had reported in 2015 that Zayn Malik will be collaborating with the record label ‘RCA Records’ for an album. In March the next year, his album ‘Mind of Mine’ had released. This compilation consisted of around 18 songs, most of which were co-written by Malik himself.
’Mind of Mine’ topped the charts in several countries, including ‘Billboard 200’ and proved to be a successful solo debut.
In 2016, Zayn Malik collaborated with acclaimed rappers, Chris Brown and Usher for the remixed version of the track ‘Back To Sleep’.
Zayn Malik Awards And Achievements
Billboard Music Awards
Billboard Music Award [Winner] (2017)
MTV Europe Music Awards
MTV Europe Music Award [Winner] (2017)
MTV Europe Music Award – Regional [Nominee] (2016)
MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)
VMA [Winner] (2017)
People’s Choice Awards, USA
People’s Choice Award [Nominee] (2017)
People’s Choice Award [Nominee] (2017)
Teen Choice Awards
Teen Choice Award [Winner] (2019)
Choice Movie Song
Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2017)
Teen Choice Award [Nominee] (2015)
Zayn Malik Personal Life & Legacy
Zayn Malik has three sisters, namely Doniya, Waliyha and Safaa, of which Doniya is the eldest.
Malik was also in the news for his love life. He was seeing Perry Edwards, a member of the girl band ‘Little Mix’, since 2012 and the two got engaged the very next year. However, Zayn Malik informed media sources in 2015 that he and Perry had parted ways.
He is a follower of Islam and is fluent in both English and Urdu. He faced a lot of ire in 2012 after he posted a tweet in support of the war torn Palestine. Many radical thinkers were infuriated by Zayn Malik’s opinion and even threatened to kill him. As a result, he was forced to deactivate his ‘Twitter’ account.
Like many other celebrities, even he has done his bit for social causes. Zayn Malik has been chosen the official ambassador of the non-profit organization named ‘British Asian Trust’.
Favorite Quotes from Zayn Malik
“I’m incredibly disciplined. I realized I can push myself through situations I might not necessarily want to do but can overcome by being in the moment. No matter what, I can smile and do whatever I got to do.” – Zayn Malik
“We needed to make a sound that’s not gonna fit in with everything else – we wanted to make something that was completely unique and individual to us. We spent a lot of time trying to make a sound that was a One Direction sound. At first, it was quite hard to do that, but I’m really happy with the sound.” – Zayn Malik
“It’s pretty strange because you have images of people in your head when you left, then you just think they’re going to be the same when you come back, like time freezes. I have sisters and from the ages of 11 to 13 – it’s a big change for girls.” – Zayn Malik
“When we were on ‘The X Factor,’ we didn’t realize how overnight the same thing was. We didn’t really understand it until we went on a shopping trip. It was like Week 7 or 8 of the show. We went with a few other contestants and there were loads of people, packed.” – Zayn Malik
“When we were in Sweden, there was a fan that hid in a bin. I think one of the security guards saw and tried to take her out, and she went a bit crazy and started tackling them.” – Zayn Malik
Style Lessons from Zayn Malik
Let’s take a look at some of the best lessons we can learn from him:
Keep an Eye On Trends
Trends are a tricky one. Ignore them and you’re out of touch, wholeheartedly embrace them and you become a Topman tragedy waiting to happen on New Music.
Find Yourself a Power Coat
Take away the immaculate coat and this outfit is vanilla: fine, but entirely ordinary. This goes to show the impact that a signature overcoat can have on a man’s look and confidence. Invest in one that’s good quality and fits just right and you’ll hardly be able to conceal the extra spring that will inevitably find its way into your Mp3 Download.
Change Up Your Chop
We wouldn’t strictly recommend going for the bleached look – all a bit Eminem circa 2001- but if there’s one thing Zayn Malik does particularly well, it’s sorting out his barnet.
Over PlusNaija the years we’ve seen Mr. Malik sport everything from buzz cuts to man-buns, proving that the ‘one cut fits all’ mantra isn’t necessarily for every man. If you’re in need of some inspiration, then we’ve got that covered too.