In 2010, when he was 17 years old, Zayn auditioned in Manchester for the seventh series of The X Factor.
He revealed in the film This Is Us and in his 2015 Fader magazine interview that he would not have gone to his audition if his mother hadn't dragged him out of bed that morning.
(born January 12, 1993), also known mononymously as Zayn, is a former member of British-Irish band One Direction.
He left the band on March 25, 2015, to pursue a solo music career.
The "Perfect" singer ended a relationship with Sophia Smith last year, while Cheryl is divorcing her husband of 19 months, Jean-Bernard Ferndandez-Versini.
It's her second marriage -- she was wedded to soccer player Ashley Cole for four years, until 2010.
Louis Tomlinson is dating 20-year-old model and student Eleanor Calder.