10 Things You Didn’t Know About Zayn Malik

  
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Zayn Malik made a lot of headlines last year for leaving One Direction, embarking on a solo career immediately after and for hooking up with Gigi Hadid, one fashion’s hottest new It Girls. For those of you Zayn Malik fans, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the former boy band star:

10. Humble Beginnings

He grew up in a working class neighborhood in Bradford, England.

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9. Beautiful King

Zayn means “beautiful king” in Arabic.

Photo by David Fisher/REX

Photo by David Fisher/REX

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