Following is the list of Zayn Malik's Trivia:

  • Zayn's birth name is actually spelled 'Zain'. He has not legally changed the spelling. The original spelling was still being used in media articles from December 2010. It is unknown when or why Zayn switched to the alternate spelling.
  • His name means "beautiful king" in Arabic.
  • In Arabic, Malik means 'king' or 'chieftain'.
  • His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • His shoe size is 8½ (UK). He can wear Men's US 9.
  • His height is 5 feet and 9 inches or 175 cm.
  • He weighs 66 kilograms or 145½ lbs.
  • His favorite color is green.
  • When he was younger, he sang for Jay Sean who was impressed by his talent.
  • Zayn is a Muslim and once tweeted "La ila ha ill lalla ho muhammed door rasoolalah", a common declaration of faith that means “There is no god but Allah and Muhammad is the prophet of Allah."
  • Zayn can’t swim and is scared of open water (also known as Aquaphobia). Despite this he likes sharks, especially hammerheads.
  • Mexican-American Marvel character Robbie Reyes (Ghost Rider) was illustrated to resemble Zayn.
  • He had never owned a passport or been on a plane before 2010.
  • Zayn was left speechless when a female fan fainted when she met him. He commented to We Love Pop:  “Obviously you don’t get to see things like that unless you are The Beatles who have that power, and to see it that close was a bit scary. I didn’t really enjoy her fainting in front of me, however, it was cool to know I could make a girl faint!”
  • One of the most bizarre things Zayn has seen a fan do, was hiding in a bin to avoid being seen by security.
  • If you meet him and give him your Twitter name, he will follow you.
  • Whilst filming for Comic Relief in Ghana, Zayn broke down in tears.
  • He loves art and regularly shares his and his fans artwork on social media.
  • He was not allowed to grow a beard or dye his hair while in One Direction.
  • His first tweet from his first Twitter account @zaynmalik was on August 9, 2010.
  • He is the godfather to stylist Caroline Watson's daughter, Brooklyn.
  • Four was the last album he recorded as part of One Direction .
  • "Night Changes" was his last single, and music video, as a member of One Direction.
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