Niall James Horan is a singer from Mullingar, Ireland. He was born on the 13th of September, 1993. Being born in small County Westmeath of Ireland, since his early years Niall went to Christian school called Coláiste Mhuire. During his school years Niall performed along with his high school‘s choir. He also began playing the guitar at a very young age. When Niall was a student at his elementary school, he learned how to play guitar. He even collaborated with a singer Lloyd Daniels who is very popular, especially in Ireland. Later, when he was a teenager, Niall started playing with various bands. This even lead to Niall auditioning in the seventh season of the show “X-Factor” where Niall didn‘t audition specifically to be a band member, although he became one. At the time of his audition Niall was only sixteen. The producers and creators of the show “X-Factor” decided to put him in a boy-band called “One Direction“. Band became so popular worldwide that it became a sensation among teenage girls, their mothers and others.
Niall Horan Net Worth $5 Million
Also, One Direction has become one of the most successful band acts that were produced by a reality show. The band has several albums that sold over 15 million copies worldwide combined. The band that has been formed in 2010 now is currently valued at approximately $50 million dollars. Some even call the band an empire for its immense success. Niall alone had approximately net worth of $5 million, but some sources state that he had the sum of a 10 million in 2013. The rest of shared net worth is divided between other band members: Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Harry Styles.
Interestingly enough, none of the boys moved on in the competition as a solo acts, but they became a popular group when combined. This successful band was signed by Sico Music, which released their debut album called Up All Night. The record instantly became a certified hit. This came as no surprise as everything the band released made it to the top of the music charts. Band‘s single called “What Makes You Beautiful” was released in 2011, which became an international hit. It made it to the top positions in handful of counties in Europe not to mention the album becoming number one best-selling in the United States. The band also released another record, not long after the first one. The second, called Take Me Home was released in late 2012. One Direction became one of the most popular bands in Europe. Since year 2010 One Direction has sold more than 15 million copies of their albums all around the world – this lead to fanbase of millions of people. The band is so popular that the members were inducted into the famous Guinness World Records. And due to the popularity of One Direction, Niall Horan became one of the most popular singers from Ireland. First album‘s success definitely added up to the popularity of the band and to the net worth that all five singers have today.
Niall has a nephew named Theodore, he calls him Theo for short.
He was born at 8:04 am.
US and Canada on the US One Direction Tour. [May 2012]
Australia [April 2012]
US and Canada on the US One Direction Tour. [June 2012]
His favorite TV Show is "Two and a Half Men".
His first pets were two goldfish named Tom and Jerry. His brother killed them by feeding them too much.
He has one older brother named Greg.
For his first The X Factor audition, guest judge Katy Perry had to decide if he would go on in the competition. She said he might have a "seed of talent" so she put him through.
His parents separated when he was young.
He plays the guitar in some of the songs during One Direction's concerts.
One Direction's manager had Niall get braces in late 2011, because his front teeth were crooked.
Born in Mullingar, Ireland.
He is the only Irish band member from One Direction.
Can play guitar.
Is the only Irish member of One Direction.
Is known as "The Funny One" in the band.
One Direction were formed at the bootcamp stage of The X Factor (2004) in 2010 when the judges felt Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles were too good to throw away, but not interesting enough to make it as soloists. The decision to put the five boys in the group proved to be popular as they made it to The X Factor final and were the only band to be included on the 2011 X Factor Tour.
Is a member of boy band One Direction.
Blue Ocean Eyes
I'd rather be a kid and play with paper planes, than be a man and play with a woman's heart.
Fans always tell me I'm beautiful, but no one will ever be as beautiful as them.