One Direction News: One Direction Members Profile with Pictures

One Direction is a British-Irish boy band composed of 5 members who began as solo candidates for The X Factor in 2010. Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne were put into a band after failing to qualify for the X Factor Boys category as suggested by Nicole Scherzinger, one of the guest judge.


The band qualified for the X Factor Groups category and finished 3rd in the competition.  Their "Forever Young" song was intended to be released if One Direction win the competition but leaked onto the internet after the final.


"What Makes You Beautiful" was their debut single, released in September 2011 followed by "Gotta Be You" in November 2011.  One Direction was also the first UK group in history to debut at No.1 with their first album titled, "Up All Night" which was released in Nov. 2011.


Let's get to know the boys of One Direction band more. Here are some facts about each of them:



One Direction Members Profile with Pictures



One Direction: Niall Horan

Full name: Niall James Horan

Niall was born on September 13, 1993 in MullingarCounty WestmeathRepublic of Ireland

Mother's name is Maura, his father is Bobby and he has an older brother, named Greg, 23 years old.

Niall's parents divorced when he was 5 years old.

He's a former student of a boys' Christian Brothers school – Coláiste Mhuire

Niall has been playing guitar since childhood and referred to it as the best present he ever received for Christmas.

He's been performing around his homeland and been part of Lloyd Daniels in Dublin as support act prior to joining X-Factor

In his audition for The X Factor 7th series, he performed the song, "So Sick". He was sent to the boot camp after getting 3 votes out and sang "Champagne Supernova". Niall failed to qualify and later became a member of One Direction.



One Direction: Zayn Malik

Full name: Zain Javadd Malik in St. Luke's Hospital 

Zayn is from West Lane, Baildon, Bradford, England

He was born on January 12, 1993

Zayn grew up in East Bowling, south of the Bradford City Centre.

He used to study in Lower Fields Primary School and Tong High School.

Zayn has 4 tattoos, a Yin Yang sign on his left wrist and a peace sign on his right arm, a symbol on his tummy and his grandfather's Arabic name on his chest.

His audition in The X Factor was shown only after the show ended.



One Direction: Harry Styles

Full name: Harold Edward Styles

Harry was born on February 1, 1994 in EveshamWorcestershire.

Harry's from Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, England

He's a former student at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School

Born to mother Anne and father Des, Harry has an older sister, Gemma.

As a child, Elvis Presley was one of his influences.

Harry was the lead singer of White Eskimo band.

He auditioned in X Factor and sung "Isn't She Lovely" and "Stop Crying Your Heart Out" at boot camp; he was also rejected and put into One Direction.




One Direction: Louis Tomlinson

Full name: Louis William Tomlinson

He was born on December 24, 1991.

Louis is from DoncasterSouth Yorkshire, England.

His mother's name is Johanna and his father is Mark. Louis has 4 younger sisters named, Charlotte, Félicité, and twins Daisy and Phoebe.

Louis already appeared in several shows like "Fat Friends" with his sisters when the twins are still babies, "If I Had You" which is an ITV1 drama, "Waterloo Road" where he had a small part and in several musical productions at his school (Hall Cross School).

Louis auditioned in The X Factor 7th series in 2010 and sung "Hey There Delilah" and "Make You Feel My Love" at boot camp; he was rejected and put into One Direction.



One Direction: Liam Payne

Full name: Liam James Payne

Liam was born on August 29, 1993, 3 weeks earlier from the expected date.

He's from Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England,

His mother is Karen and his father is Geoff. Liam has 2 older sisters, Ruth and Nicola.

Liam took up boxing lessons at the age of 12 because he was bullied; it gave him confidence and did pretty well over the next couple of years.

Payne first auditioned in X Factor in 2008 when he was only 14 years old but Simon Cowell thought that he wasn't ready and told him to come back after 2 years. He came back in 2010 X Factor's 7th series, exactly after 2 years. He sung "Cry Me a River", received a standing ovation but rejected at boot camp after singing "Stop Crying Your Heart Out ", then put into One Direction.


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23 Responses to “One Direction News: One Direction Members Profile with Pictures”

  1. mae capuno says:

    this group is made up of beautiful voices of young handsome men, i do really appreciate their talents.

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  3. Swagged out says:

    You guys are all great singers you guys are all cute and Liam in sorry that you were bullied i would hate if that happened to me but its a good thing that you were strong through it

  4. hi liam hi zayn all of u hi

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  12. Princess1D says:

    im can’t say that im the #1 fun of 1d but im sure im one of the fans of 1D and i love them a lot..!! hope 1D read this..! i made a slumbook for you guys..! :) ))

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  14. Aris says:

    i like song that the tittle what makes you beautiful. amazing me

  15. Yivonn says:

    Literally, One Direction is like the 5 biggest stars in the sky…!! They just SHINE so freaking brightly.. Love them a lot. Wish them the best forever and of course don’t tire out…. Stay healthy guys…! :)

  16. A Very Lonely Potato says:

    One Direction are the most known singers in the world!!

  17. Awesome People says:

    @A Very Lonely Potato

    I AGREE 100%!

  18. sam says:

    all of one direction are hot

  19. sam says:

    all of one direction are hot cute & sexy

  20. sam says:

    one direction are hot

  21. 1Dbiggestfan says:

    Omg luv 1D sooooo freakin much!!!!! I m seriously ur guys biggest fan!! I hav al ur songs on my iPod and no every single 1 by heart!!
    I rly rly hope u guys read this and no how much I luv ya! U hav awesome voices and r soooo cute!! Keep it up! ;)
    Ur biggest fan!

  22. jocelin says:

    i love yoooooooooooooooooou alot you guys are great you guys are my favorite artist everrr my favorite song is what makes you butiful i always hear it evry were love yea

  23. ThuThu says:

    I like songs that the title one thing

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