Louis Tomlinson, born on December 24, 1991 in Doncaster, England. He is the oldest out of all 7 siblings with 6 half little sisters, and 1 younger half brother. During his childhood, he was into theater and was on some BBC television shows along with his sisters. In high school, he got the lead role in Grease and decided he wanted to sing as a profession. Motivated he auditioned for the X factor and got into it with 2 yeses and 1 no. He got what he wanted, to sing as a profession and much more.
Niall Horan, born September 13, 1993 in Mullingar, Ireland. At the age of 5, his parents divorced and he and his older brother Greg decided to live with their dad. Since he was little, he played the guitar and sang and performed in his hometown in different places on the street and heard about the X Factor. He made it on the X Factor when he was 16 and now plays guitar regularly at their shows instead of playing on the streets.
Now Zayn Malik, born on January 12, 1993 in Bradford, England. Zayn says he did not fit in school due to his mixed heritage and got made fun of. He wanted to express himself in some way and appreciate his appearance, so he decided to audition for the X Factor. He made it onto the X Factor, and now expresses himself with writing songs for the group and singing. He is the only one to have a serious relationship, and is recently engaged to Perrie Edwards singer of British group “Little Mix”. On March 25, 2015 he left One Direction to get away from the spotlight. (I will be dedicating a whole blog entry on why Zayn left One Direction and what he did after he left.)
These 5 boys had a normal life before they all joined the X Factor. They have all gone through bullying, not fitting in, or even family problems. Just because they are famous and make millions doesn’t mean they had life easy. They all came a long way from going to school to performing in front of 80,000 screaming fans a night.
Till next Thursday,
Till next Thursday,