Known to us as our very own ‘Nialler’, Niall James Horan was born in Mullingar on the 13th September 1993. He is the son of Bobby Horan and Maura Gallagher. His parents split up when he was just five years old and his mum later re-married to Chris Gallagher. Niall has one older brother: Greg.
Niall is the second youngest member of One Direction and auditioned for The X Factor in Dublin when he was 16 years old. His audition song was ‘So Sick?’ by Ne-Yo and three out of four judges gave him a ‘yes’ after his performance. At boot camp, Niall sang ‘Champagne Supernova’ by Oasis but didn’t make it through as a solo artist. He was then however chosen by the judges to become part of One Direction.
Over the years, Niall has been romantically linked with many women including: Demi Lovato, Ellie Goulding and Zoe Whelan. The only girlfriend that has actually been confirmed is his ex-girlfriend Holly Scally. Niall was dating Holly before he auditioned for The X Factor and they broke up during the show as he wanted to focus on his music career.
A few interesting facts about Niall include the following: his favourite colour is green, his favourite album is ‘Bon Jovi’s Greatest Hits’, he once supported X Factor star Lloyd Daniels before appearing on the show himself, his favourite track from their debut album is ‘One Thing‘ and the first gig he ever went to was a Busted concert in Dublin.
One Direction’s latest single “Drag Me Down” has been a roaring success. The track topped the charts in over 10 countries, and became the highest debuting single of the year on the Billboard Hot 100, coming in at number 3. Of course, this is a massive success and so it definitely called for a celebration!
Both Liam Payne and Niall Horan have pleaded with fans to give them a break when they’re out in public. Earlier this week, Liam hit out at paparazzi, and also had a message for Directioners, as he tweeted: “Why is it that in New York people think it’s ok to swear and shout horrible things
Niall Horan has begged One Direction fans to stop chasing them. Ever since One Direction’s fame exploded, the boys have been unable to go out in public without being stopped/followed/mobbed/chased etc. We all know that One Direction fans are VERY passionate about their boys, so if they ever have the chance to bump into Niall,
Over the weekend, this year’s huge Glastonbury festival took place and both Niall and Louis were there having a great time. At the event, Florence & the Machine, Kanye West and The Who all headlined, while other acts included Pharrell Williams, Lionel Richie and Paul Weller. But could we ever expect to see One Direction
Has Niall Horan found himself a girlfriend? The One Direction star was spotted partying until the early morning this weekend, which definitely isn’t unheard of for Niall, but he then apparently took a girl home with him afterwards. Niall enjoyed a night out at top London nightclub, Cirque Le Soir, surrounded by some of his
Niall Horan has recently become friends with singer Ariana Grande, going and seeing the star at the O2 Arena, and writing that “she has the most incredible voice I’ve ever heard”. After the gig, they hung out together and played with helium, uploading a video of the antics to Ariana’s Instagram. new friends + old friends
What happens when you get Niall Horan, Ariana Grande and some helium balloons and put them all together? Well, something like the Instagram video Grande recently uploaded we suppose! Niall recently went to see Ariana performing at London’s O2 Arena as part of her “Honeymoon” tour, and posted a clip of her singing on Instagram.
Ellie Goulding has denied cheating on Ed Sheeran with Niall Horan. It has been speculated that Ellie Goulding had cheated on Ed Sheeran with Niall Horan, which sparked Ed to write his heartbreak song “Don’t” last year. However, the cheating allegations were strictly rumours, until now. Ellie Goulding has now spoke out about the supposed
“It was great to be involved again,” said Niall when he was asked by a fan on Twitter if he enjoyed writing for 1D’s fifth album. “Coz last year I was recovering from my operation when they were writing,” he added, while taking part in a Q&A session on Twitter. Niall answered loads of questions from
The X Factor is currently in the middle of a huge revamp, with judge Louis Walsh set to get the axe, and host Dermot O’Leary moving on to be replaced by Olly Murs and Caroline Flack. In the midst of all the upcoming changes, are plenty of rumours suggesting members of One Direction will return
Remember those stupid press stories from last year, that suggested Niall had fallen out with friend of the band Ed Sheeran? Apparently, Niall went off and had a bit of a fling with Ellie Goulding, who at the time was dating Ed Sheeran. This ‘supposedly’ led to Niall and Ellie becoming the subjects of Sheeran’s
We’re still getting over the shock of Zayn Malik leaving One Direction. And now, it’s possible that Niall Horan might be going the same way. Leaving One Direction wasn’t a last minute decision for Zayn Malik, as former JLS member Oritse Williams has revealed that he was thinking about it for a while. Suggesting that