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Zayn Malik Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Zayn Malik worth? $65 Million

How did Zayn Malik earn his money and wealth?

Zain Javadd Malik is better known for his time as a member of the boy band named One Direction through which he attained fame and became a famous face among music lovers and especially teenage girls. Zayn was born in the year 1993 at Bradford located in West Yorkshire in England. He is a renowned English singer as well as songwriter. In order to pursue a career in the field of singing, Zayn auditioned for a music competition named “The X Factor”. However, he was eliminated from the same. His comeback was with four other contestants that eventually formed the famous band that brought him huge success and recognition named One Direction.

After spending a few years as a group performer, Zayn separated himself from the group in order to sign a solo contract for recording with the RCA Records. His debut album after separation from One Direction was an alternative style of R&B music in the album named Mind of Mine released in the year 2016. The lead single from the album “Pillowtalk” became an instant hit among his fans. He became the first English male artist to have a debut album as well as a single at the number one slot for both UK as well as the US. Malik has also received numerous awards that include Billboard Music Award, MTV Video Music Award as well as American Music Award.

When Zayn auditioned for The X Factor, he was just 17-year-old in the year 2010. He auditioned with the song “Let Me Love You”sung by Mario. With this song, he was accepted for the proceeding round. After being eliminated before reaching the final stage, the judges of the show namely, Simon Cowell and Nicole Scherzinger brought him together with four other that ultimately led to the formation of One Direction. The group started gaining huge attention and was ultimately signed by Simon Cowell with a contract of £2 Million with Syco Records. They also signed a contract with Columbia Records in North America.

A book has also been licensed by the group One Direction that was released in the year 2011 with the name “One Direction: Forever Young (Our Official X Factor Story). The book topped the list for bestseller by “The Sunday Times”. The very same year, the band performed all over the UK for more than 500,000 people. The performance was a part of their live tour for X-Factor.

The group’s very first debut album was named “Up All Night” that was released in the year 2011. The album became a chart-topper in 16 different countries. The song “What Makes You Beautiful” became an overseas commercial success while reaching the top slot of songs in the UK as well as bagged the 4th tag in the U.S. Recently, Zayn featured alongside Taylor Swift for the song “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” in 2017.

What are the highest grossing albums of Zayn Malik?

1-Take Me Home Second Tour (2013): $114 million

2-Syco Music Label (2010): £2 million

3- Dusk Till Dawn (2017): $500,000

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