ONE DIRECTION members, Songs, Net Worth


One Direction (1D) is an English Irish pop band formed in England. The members of this pop boy band are; Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Naill Horan, Liam Payne, and a Former member of this band was “Zyan Malik. They all gave solo auditions in The X Factor in 2010, but they could not go forward in the show solo. The X Factor allowed them to form a group to move forward in the show. This was considered a piece of cake because the platform gave them the chance to be recognized worldwide. In the end, they got the third position in the show in the same year, 2010.

Made in the A.M, Four, Midnight Memories, Take Me Home, Up All Night, their five albums were top listed in most of the countries, including their first number-one single on the UK Singles Chart, “What Makes You Beautiful.” After the four songs; Drag Me Down, Best Song Ever, Story of My Life and, Live While We’re Young. One Direction became the first band in US history as they had their first four albums at number one. Midnight Memories, their third album, was the best album sold worldwide in 2013. These guys are marked as teen idols.

As of 2020, the band made sales of 70 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling boy bands of the time. They nearly have won 200 awards, including four MTV Video Music Awards, seven Brit Awards, seven American Music Awards, Six Billboard Music Awards, including Artist of the Year in 2014 and 2015, and 28 Teen Choice Awards. They earned about $75 million, becoming the second highest-earning celebrity in 2013. Forbes ranked One Direction as the fourth highest-earning celebrity “worldwide in 2015 and the world’s second highest-earning celebrity in 2016.

Background Information Regarding the Members of The Band Net worth, Girlfriend, Family, and Leader

One Direction doesn’t have any official leaders in their band.

1) Liam James Payne

Liam Payne

He is an English Songwriter and a singer who was born on 29 August 1993. It seems like he started his career in 2008 as a singer. After the elimination round, five, including him, formed a group and named One Direction. After the dissolve of the band One Direction, Liam signed a contract with Republic Records in North America. Payne released the lead single “Strip That Down, in 2017. It toped in number three on the UK Singles Chart and top ten in the US billboard hot 100. He has sales of over 18 million singles in two years. His net worth is $60 million a year. Payne has been dating Model Maya Henry since 2019, and they also announced their engagement in 2020. He almost has 51.5 million followers on Instagram.

2) Harry Edward Styles

Harry Edward Styles

He is an English Songwriter, Singer, and Actor who was born on February 1, 1994. He started his career in the musical field in 2010 as a contestant on the series “The X Factor. After the elimination, he combined the boy’s band One Direction in the same year that became “The Best Selling Boys band to the date.” Afterward, Harry released his self-titled solo album in coordination with Columbia Records in 2017. It topped at number one in the countries of the United Kingdoms and the United States. It also became the World’s Top ten Best sold album of the year. His many solo singles topped the US and UK charts. His second album, “Fine Line topped the Billboard 200 with the biggest sales in a week by an English male artist in history.

In 2020, Styles this album was also listed among the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Styles have earned several accolades throughout his career, including a “Grammy Award, “Brit Award, and “American Music Award.” He is also popularly known for his flamboyant fashion and, he is the only man to more ap solo on the cover of Vogue Magazine. His net worth is estimated at $86 million in a year. He has 62.1 million followers on his social sites.

3) Niall James Horan

Niall James Horan

Horan is an Irish songwriter and a singer who was born on 13th September 1993. After the hiatus of the band One Direction 2016, he signed a contract as a solo artist with Capitol Records. Flicker, Horan’s first solo album, peaked number one in the United States and Ireland and topped the top three in Australia and the United Kingdom. His singles Slow Hands and This Town peaked in the top 20 in many countries. His Net worth in a year is 73 million dollars. He has followers of over 62 million on his social media. 

4) Zain Javadd Malik

Zain Javadd Malik

He is an English singer and a songwriter born on January 12th, 1993, in Pakistan. His musical journey started in 2010. Malik also had auditioned to show The X Factor in the same year. Like others, he was also eliminated from the show as a solo singer but, he was brought back into the play with his four eliminated friends to form a group and group named One Direction. Malik abandoned the group in March 2015. Afterward, he signed a contract with RCA Records. He also adopted more alternatives R&B style of music in his debut album, Mind Of Mine, and he also led one single Pilow talk in the same year, 2016. With his first album and the first song, he became the first British Male Artist to be number one in the United Kingdom and the United States. He also collaborated with Taylor Swift in his singles, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” and “Dusk Till Dawn” after these songs, he met international success.

In 2018, Zyan released his second album, Icarus Falls, and In January 2021, his third studio album, “Nobody Is Listening,” was released. Malik seems to have received many accolades, including the only artist to win the Billboard Music Award For New Artist of The Year two times; he had received it once in 2013 as a member of the boys band One Direction and later on in 2017 as a solo artist once again. He has also received MTV Video Music Award and American Music Award. Malik has been in a healthy relationship with Gigi Hadid, who is an American Model. They also got married and owned a baby girl Khai Hadid Malik. His net worth is about 65 million dollars. He has 60.9 million followers on his Social media.

5) Louis William Tomlinson

Louis William Tomlinson

Tomlinson is an English songwriter and a singer born in December 1991. As an actor, he began his career appearing in ITV drama film and BBC drama If I Had You and Waterloo Road. He auditioned in The X Factor, a British music competition in the year 2010 after the elimination. He was brought to the show again in a group which was named One Direction. After the band’s hiatus in 2016, Tomlinson released a solo debut song, “Just Hold On in December 2016. The song topped number two on the United Kingdom Singles Chart.

It was also certified platinum in the United Kingdom. Then, Tomlinson released a song collaborating with Bebe Rexha” an American Singer. They released songs “Back to You and Miss You, which was also certified platinum in the United States and the United Kingdom. Louis then appeared in the fifteenth series as a judge in ‘The X factor and a mentor of the Boys’ category. His mentee Dalton Harris won the show’s series, which made Tomlinson the first former contestant to be winning mentor. His net worth is 63 million dollars per year. He has been Dating Eleanor Calder since 2011 but departed for a year and got back together and, they are having their quality time together till the date. He has followers of over 48 million.


What Makes You Beautiful

This is the most viewed song of One Direction, which helped them receive the best “New Artist Award” and win two MTV VMA awards. This video was shot in California around the beach. This song has over 1.1 billion views to date. 

Drag Me Down:

It is listed as the top second most viewed song of One Direction with 874 million views. This is the first single released without Zyan Malik, it was released in July 2015. 

Story Of My Life

Story of my life is the top three most viewed songs of One Direction with 823 million views.

Best Song Ever:

This song is considered the highest-charting single in the US. This was the single from the album Midnight Memories. Best Song Ever is six minutes long video that won the MTV VAM of summer 2013.

One Thing

This song could successfully create a place in the heart of One Direction fans. It is the top five most viewed One Direction songs with 661 million views; this song also helped them be the artists having the two singles at the top 10 in the year 2012.

Although, they all have achieved their goals in their personal lives. Fans of “One Direction wants to see them together performing on a stage once again with the same spirit and energy. 

Frequently Asked Questions about One Direction

Q. When was One Direction Formed?

A. One Direction was formed in the show, “The X Factor” in 2010.

Q. Who is the Leader of the Band?

A. They don’t have an official Leader

Q. What are the names of the members in One Direction?

A. Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Naill Horan, and Liam Payne, are the members of One Direction.

Q. How many members are in One Direction?

A. There are four members in One Direction.

Q. How old are the members of One Direction?

A. The average age of the members is 28.

Q. Who discovered One Direction?

A. The Judge of “The X Factor” Nicole Scherzinger recommended forming One Direction.