Zayn Javadd Malik or simply Zayn is a British singer who used to be part of the best-selling boy band of all time One Direction. Now a solo artist, Zayn has released three albums Mind of Mine, Icarus Falls, and Nobody is Listening. His hit singles Pillowtalk, I Don’t Want to Live Forever and Dusk Till Dawn has been streamed more than two billion times.
As of 2022, Zayn Malik's net worth is estimated to be $75 million.
|Net Worth||$75 million|
|Given Name||Zayn Javadd Malik|
|Famous Name||Zayn Malik|
|Source(s) of Fame||Singer|
|Date of Birth||January 12, 1993|
|Place of Birth||Bradford, West Yorkshire, England|
Born Zayn Javadd Malik on January 12, 1993, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, Zayn has a Pakistani immigrant father, Yaser Malik, and a white British mother, Trisha Brannan. He has three sisters: Doniya, Waliyha, and Safaa.
He went to Lower Fields Primary School and Tong High School where he displayed his talent as a singer when Jay Sean came to his school. He has expressed interest in boxing and has been a part of the dramatics club at his school.
Zayn started his career by auditioning for The X Factor which was where he met his bandmates: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Louis Tomlinson. As part of One Direction, Zayn released the albums Up All Night, Take Me Home, Midnight Memories, and Four. He embarked on the Where We Are Tour with his bandmates and was part of four autobiography books about One Direction.
One Direction announced Zayn’s departure in March 2015 citing his wish to live life as a normal 22-year-old. As a solo artist, Zayn shared his debut single Pillowtalk in January 2016, with the song topping Billboard charts and streaming channels. He has released three albums to date and his collaborative singles I Don’t Want to Live Forever with Taylor Swift and Dusk Till Dawn with Sia received critical acclaim.
Zayn was raised a Muslim but no longer identifies himself as such. He has dated fellow X-Factor contestants Geneva Lane and Rebecca Ferguson and has been engaged to the Little Mix singer Perrie Edwards before calling off the engagement. He dated the American model Gigi Hadid from 2015 to 2021 and the couple welcomed a daughter, Khai in 2020.
Zayn has discussed publicly his struggle with anxiety and an eating disorder during his time with One Direction. He owns an apartment in SoHo, Manhattan, and a home on a working farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Zayn shares his music videos on Youtube where he has 14.4 million subscribers. Two of his videos “PillowTalk” and “Dusk Till Dawn” have surpassed one billion views. Malik has 43.5 million followers on his Instagram account where he has shared many photos of himself covered in tattoos. His Twitter account features 31.1 million followers and he can be seen interacting with his fans on this platform. His Facebook account has 21 million followers.
Zayn Malik’s journey from a teenage popstar to an R&B singer has not been short of legendary. With four albums and four autobiographies as a member of One Direction, three solo albums, Zayn’s net worth comes out to be $75 million. His relationship with Gigi Hadid was heavily publicized and the subsequent break-up led to many broken hearts worldwide.