Harry Styles, also known as Harry Edward Styles, is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. He is most famous for being a member of One Direction, the biggest-selling boy band of all time. Harry, a 27-year-old British singer, is now considered one of the great pop singers of his generation.
In this article, you will know everything about this famous singer.
Harry Styles Background
Harry Styles date of birth is on February 1, 1994, in Redditch, Worcestershire, England. His parents are Anne Twist and finance worker Desmond Styles. His sibling, Gemma, is four years older than him.
He was only seven years old when his parents separated in the 2000s. His mother got married again to Robin Twist. Unfortunately, Robin had cancer and died in 2017.
The Start Point in X-Factor
Harry style came to x Factor in 2010 with his mom when he was only 16 years old. He performed a solo song for the boy category, but unfortunately, they rejected him at his first test.
After his failure, he made a group with four other solo singers named Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, and Niall Hora. They went for the group category in X-Factor. The name of the group was One Direction, which Harry chose the name.
One Direction Band; Becoming a celebrity
The start point for One Direction was in January when they signed a contract with Syco Records. Their first song, “What Makes You Beautiful,” was released in 2011. Since the band was so popular, it quickly jumped to number one, leading them to global fame.
One Direction’s first album was “Up All Night,” which was released in November 2011. This album led them to be the first UK group that reached the number one album in the US.
One Direction had several tours such as “Where We Are” in 2014. This tour was the top vocal group tour that ever happened.
In 2015, Zayn Malik quit the group and fueled rumors about the group split. In August, One Direction announced their break soon after releasing their fifth album, “Made in the A.M.”
This band was so popular since they sold 7 million albums which made them the best-selling boy band.
Harry Styles Becoming a Solo Singer
Harry styles started his career as a solo singer in June 2016. He released his first solo song, “Sign of the Times,” on April 7, 2017. This song quickly got to number one on the UK Singles Chart and ranked number 4 on Billboard Hot 100. He also won a Brit award for this song.
Harrier style had a concert tour from September 2017 to July 2018 all around the world. He traveled to different countries such as North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia to perform his tour.
Harry style released his latest album, “Fine Line,” in October 2019. The album helped him break the record of biggest sell from and English male artists in the US.
Harry Styles as an Actor
His first acting experience was in Dunkirk, a movie by Christopher Nolan, in 2017. The film received positive reviews and earned a great deal of money at the box office.
He presented himself as a guest host alongside his ex-girlfriend Kendall Jenner in the “Late Late Show With James Corden.” Also, in November, he hosted the “Saturday Night Live.”
Harry also had a leading role in the latest movie named “Don’t Worry Darling.”
Harry Styles’ Romance History
Harry is known for being in so many relationships. He has been called the “Casanova” of the group since the beginning of his career. This singer has always been in high-profile romances, and Harry’s girlfriend history is rather impressive.
Caroline Flack 2011
Harry Styles and Caroline Flack, a TV personality, first dated in May 2011 during the X-Factor show. People believe that it was a rumor since there was news about Harry’s real sexuality. Caroline Flack was 15 years older than Harry. The couple separated in January 2012.
Harry Styles with Taylor Swift 2012
Harry Styles with Taylor Swift started their relationship in 2012 end. Even though they haven’t made any formal declarations about their romance, people saw the couple on a date in Central Park during their time together.
After their separation, they wrote songs for each other and have been in the news since then. Some believe that some of Taylor Swift’s songs, such as “Style,” “Out of the Woods,” “I Wish You Would,” and “I Knew You Were Trouble,” which gained Grammy rewards, was all about Harry.
On the other hand, Harry mentioned Taylor Swift in his “Perfect” song in 2015.
Harry Styles with Kendall Jenner
People saw this couple going for a dinner in West Hollywood on November 20, 2013. During that time, the paparazzi believed that their relationship was just a rumor.
They broke up in February 2014. After passing months, in November 2015, they got back to each other. People saw them spending time together on December 31, 2015, at St. Barts. Finally, they broke up in February 2016.
Facts You Don’t Know About Harry Style
- He has a cat named Dusty and a pet hamster
- One Direction band is the reason why he’s famous now
- Harry used to listen to Beatles’ music. This music impacted Harry’s music style.
- Before One Direction, he was a lead singer for the band “White Eskimo.”
- His good friend is Ed Sheeran
- He supports the Labor Party
- Gold plays by Chris Martin is the inspiration for him to perform on the stage
- Harry supports the black lives matter movement