Who is Zayn Malik?
Zayn Malik is an English pop and alternative R&B singer. He is popularly known for hit songs like “Dusk Till Dawn”, which featured Australian singer, Sia and “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever”, which featured Taylor Swift. Zayn Malik is known worldwide for being a former member of the acclaimed boy band, “One Direction” along with Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Niall Horan.
Zayn Malik left “One Direction” in March 2015 to pursue a solo career in music.
Zayn Malik’s real name is Zain Javadd Malik. He was born on January 12, 1993, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England to his parents – Yaser Malik (father) and Trisha Malik (mother). Although Zayn Malik was raised in an Islamic home, he no longer identifies as a Muslim. As of 2023, Zayn Malik is 30 years old.
About Zayn Malik’s parents
Zayn Malik’s father, Yaser Malik is a Pakistani Muslim who immigrated to England. He was born on September 10, 1969, in Pakistan and is currently 53 years old.
Zayn Malik’s mother, Trisha Malik (née Brannan) is a White British woman of English and Irish descent. She was born on November 10, 1969, in Bradford, United Kingdom to her parents – Walter and Jean Brannan. Trisha Malik is currently 53 years old. Upon her marriage to Yaser Malik (Zayn Malik’s father), Trisha Malik converted to Islam.
About Zayn Malik’s siblings
Zayn Malik has three sisters from his parents’ marriage. The names of Zayn Malik’s sisters are Doniya, Safaa and Walyha Malik.
a. Doniya Malik
Doniya Elisha Malik was born on April 19, 1991, in England, the United Kingdom to Yaser and Trisha Malik. She is Zayn Malik’s older sister and is currently 31 years old.
b. Safaa Malik
Safaa Azad Malik was born on September 13, 2002 to Yaser and Trisha Malik. She is the youngest sister of Zayn Malik and is currently 20 years old.
c. Waliyha Malik
Zayn Malik’s sister, Waliyha Malik is popularly known for starring in the music video for One Direction’s “Story of My Life” in 2013. She is a social media influencer at the moment.
About Zayn Malik’s marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article (January 2023), Zayn Malik is not married and does not have a wife. However, he has been in a number of high-profile relationships involving popular women, some of which includes Gigi Hadid and Perrie Edwards.
List of Zayn Malik’s girlfriends
- Zayn Malik dated Geneva Lane in 2010.
- Zayn Malik dated Rebecca Ferguson in 2011.
- Zayn Malik and Stephanie Davis dated in 2011.
- Zayn Malik dated Perrie Edwards in 2011.
- Zayn Malik dated Gigi Hadid in 2015.
About Zayn Malik’s relationship with Geneva Lane
Geneva Lane is an English singer. She is popularly known for being a member of the London-based English pop girl group, “Belle Amie” along with Esther Campbell, Sophia Wardman and Rebecca Creighton.
Zayn Malik’s first public relationship was with Geneva Lane. The two met in 2010 while they were both contestants in The X Factor UK. During their time on The X Factor UK, Zayn Malik and Geneva Lane kept their relationship a secret due to Simon Cowell’s ban on romance among contestants on the show.
However, once the show came to an end, Malik and Geneva Lane confirmed their relationship via social media. Sadly, they split shortly after the announcement. After their split, Geneva Lane referred to Zayn Malik as a heartbreaker. The split did not appear to be amicable because in 2015, after Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards’ breakup, Geneva Lane took to her Twitter to slam Zayn Malik.
“Lol … Saw that coming. Dunno how she didn’t realise sooner what massive c*** he is.”
In another tweet, Geneva Lane wrote:
“She deserves so much better than to be treated how see has for so long. So many lies and so much deceit. So wrong. She will come out strong.”
After receiving a lot of backlash for her previous posts, Geneva Lane deleted the tweets and apologised.
“I’d like to apologise for my previous tweet. The language was inappropriate and under the circumstances my comment was insensitive.”
About Zayn Malik’s relationship with Rebecca Ferguson
Please note that Rebecca Caroline Ferguson (British singer) is not the same person as Swedish actress Rebecca Louisa Ferguson.
Rebecca Ferguson (born Rebecca Caroline Ferguson) is a British soul singer and songwriter. She featured on the 2010 X Factor UK and finished second. She has cited Aretha Franklin and Amy Winehouse as her influences when it comes to music. Rebecca Ferguson was born on July 21, 1986, in Liverpool, United Kingdom and is currently 36 years old.
Rebecca Ferguson and Zayn Malik were both contestants on The X Factor UK. They dated briefly for four months. In July 2011, Ferguson stated that her relationship with Zayn Malik was “hard”.
“When I was in a relationship with Zayn it was quite hard, but it comes with it. Me and Zayn just grew apart. I wish him all the best.”
About Zayn Malik’s relationship with Stephanie Davis
Stephanie Ann Davis is an English actress and reality television personality. She was born on March 8, 1993, in Prescot, Merseyside, England and is currently 29 years old.
Stephanie Davis and Zayn Malik dated for five months in 2011. In 2016, Davis revealed that the reason for their split was that Zayn Malik had eyes for Perrie Edwards.
“We dated for five months in 2011 just before he started seeing Perrie. We actually broke up because I found out he had been meeting up with Perrie. “
Davis went on to say that although she hadn’t spoken to Zayn Malik in years, she was certain that they were okay.
About Zayn Malik’s relationship with Perrie Edwards
Perrie Edwards (born Perrie Eloise Edwards) is an English singer. She is popularly known for being a member of the British girl group, Little Mix along with Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock. Perrie Edwards was born on July 10, 1993, in South Shields, the United Kingdom and is currently 29 years old. She is of English, Scottish, Irish and Swedish heritage.
Zayn Malik and Perrie Edwards first met in 2011 as contestants on The X Factor UK. Malik and Edwards made their relationship public in 2012. They dated for two years before getting engaged in 2013. Sadly, they split in August 2015. Perrie Edwards is currently in a relationship with English professional football player, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and they have a son together.
About Zayn Malik’s relationship with Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid (born Jelena Noura Hadid) is an American model and television personality. She was born on April 23, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid started dating in 2015 after meeting in November 2015 at the after-party of the American Music Awards. At the time, Zayn Malik had just broken up with Perrie Edwards and Gigi Hadid had just split from Joe Jonas. They made their relationship public in December 2015.
In January 2016, Gigi Hadid was featured in the music video for Zayn Malik’s “Pillowtalk.” In May 2016, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik were featured in a spread in Vogue Magazine. They made their red carpet debut at the 2016 Met Gala. Sadly, the couple split in June 2016, only to get back together in July 2016. In August 2017, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik graced the cover of the August 2017 issue of Vogue. In March 2018, the couple split again only to get back together in October 2018.
Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid broke up again in January 2019 and got back together in January 2020. In April 2020, it was revealed that Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid were expecting their first child together. In September 2020, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid welcomed their daughter, Khai. Sadly, Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid broke up in October 2021 due to Malik allegedly striking Gigi Hadid’s mother, Yolanda Hadid. The couple are now co-parents to their daughter, Khai.
About Zayn Malik’s fight with Yolanda Hadid
Yolanda Hadid (née van den Herik) is the mother of Zayn Malik’s ex-girlfriend and baby mama Gigi Hadid. She is a Dutch-born American television personality and former model. She was born on January 11, 1964, in Papendrecht, Netherlands and is currently 58 years old.
In October 2021, Yolanda Hadid claimed that Zayn Malik hit her. The true cause of the altercation is currently unknown. However, a source claims that Yolanda Hadid was a source of tension in Malik’s relationship with Gigi Hadid. Another source claims that the tension started brewing between Yolanda Hadid and Zayn Malik when Malik suspected that it was Yolanda Hadid who leaked the news of Gigi Hadid’s pregnancy to the media.
In October 2022, Zayn Malik filed a no-contest plea to the four charges of harassment against Yolanda Hadid and was sentenced to 360 days of probation.
About Zayn Malik’s kids
As of the time of writing, Zayn Malik has only one child. The 30-year-old star has one daughter from his previous relationship with Gigi Hadid.
a. Khai Hadid Malik
Khai Hadid Malik is Zayn Malik’s daughter. She was born on September 19, 2020, to Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid. She is currently 2 years old.
Zayn Malik has stated that he and Gigi Hadid are doing good as co-parents.
“It’s been really easy for me and Gigi to kind of just ease into it, I guess. She’s kind of made it easy for us. She sleeps really well,she loves her milk.”