Zayn Malik is a popular British singer and songwriter. He performed along with other four contestants in a boy band group named One Direction. The album released by this band became popular. In 2015, he started solo recording and became the first male debut artist to place at number one position in both US and UK. Malik received many accolades which include Billboard Music Award, American Music Award, and MTV Video Music Award. Here is the quick summary of net worth of Zayn Malik in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Zain Javadd Malik was born on January 12, 1993, in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, to his parents Yaser Malik and Tricia Brannan Malik. His mother converted to Islam after getting married. He got raised in a working-class family and neighbourhood in East Bowling.
Malik completed his primary schooling from Lower Fields Primary School and high school from Tong High School which are located in Bradford. After moving schools, he decided to perform art courses when he was 12 years old and appeared in school productions.
During his schooling, he started writing raps and sang them on stage when a singer named Jay Sean visited his school. He also took boxing training for two years. Malik wanted to pursue a career as an English teacher
In early 2012, Malik started dating Perrie Edwards who is a singer and got publicly engaged a year later. The couple ended their relationship in August 2015. Later he started dating Gigi Hadid who is an American model, and she also appeared in one of Malik’s music video. On 13 March 2018, they both announced their split in individual social accounts.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Malik started his career in 2010 and auditioned for the Manchester in the seventh series of the reality television competition named The X Factor. But he got rejected before the final round, and later the judges decided to group him with other four fellow competitors. A new boy band was created, and it was named as One Direction. The band soon gained popularity in the UK and reached the third position.
They were signed by Cowell to a record contract worth £2 million. Later they signed for the Columbia Records in North America. The band released many notable albums which include One Direction: Forever Young, Up All Night, and What Makes You Beautiful. The albums became top ten hits in the UK and also topped The Sunday Times’ Best Seller list.
The album Live While We’re Young became One Direction’s highest peaking song in several countries, and it was regarded as the highest one-week opening sales figure. In 2015, he gained the potential to start his solo career. He released his first solo debut album in 2016 under the Sysco label.
In July 2015, Malik stated that he signed a recording deal with RCA Records. His album’s lead singles debuted at number one position in several countries. He went on to become one of the most popular singers in the US and UK. He earned numerous awards during his career which include Billboard Power 100, Teen Choice Awards, The Asian Award, American Music Award, BMI London Award, and many more. Malik was also nominated for several music awards.
Net Worth and Earnings:
And now we finally get into the actual calculations of Zayn Malik net worth. The estimated net worth of Zayn Malik is around $75 million. He made all this fortune by becoming a popular singer and songwriter. His albums topped number one position in the Billboard Charts in the UK and earned him recognition worldwide and the number of fans.
Malik is a famous philanthropist who is an official ambassador of the charity group named British Asian Trust. He also has written the songs along with the team of professional writers. He also made appearances as musical guest in various shows.