Harry Styles biographyHarry Edward Styles is an English singer, who rose to fame as the youngest of the five members of the top-spinning boy band One Direction.
Childhood & Early LifeA music star Harry Styles was born in Redditch, a town in northeast Worcestershire, England, on February 1, 1994. He was the second child of Anne Cox and Desmond Styles.
«The X Factor»When he was 16, Harry competed in the seventh season of the British televised singing competition «The X Factor». He wanted to perceive the opinion of media professionals and secretly dreamed of getting a chance to start a solo career. During the audition, he performed an American musician and songwriter Stevie Wonder's song «Isn't She Lovely» and in a later round English rock band Oasis' «Stop Crying Your Heart Out».
One DirectionAfter the «X Factor» season ended, One Direction and other contestants from the show participated in the X-Factor Live Tour throughout United Kingdom. After that, the group focused on working on their debut album «Up All Night». Recording took place in Britain, Sweden and United States. It was released in November 2011, making Harry and the band world famous.
The lead single for the third One Direction studio album «Midnight Memories», which was released in November 2013, was «Best Song Ever». It also became the main soundtrack of the documentary 3-D concert film «One Direction: This Is Us» premiered in August. «This Is Us» grossed $67.3 million worldwide, and «Midnight Memories» became the best-selling album of 2013, outperforming the previous «Take Me Home», and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200. Thus, for the first time in the US Billboard 200 history, the group's first three albums were on the leading position of an authoritative American list of the most popular music groups.
In April 2014 Harry Styles and One Direction went to the third headlining concert «Where We Are Tour», and in November their fourth album «Four» was released. The album debuted at number one in 18 countries and on the Billboard 200 chart. The accompanying concert tour was called «On the Road Again Tour». Since April 2015, the number of One Direction members reduced to four. The group said its farewell to Zayn Malik. Harry could not even stop crying on the stage while they announced Malik's departure.
Solo Career: Music and CinemaIn January 2016 members of One Direction decided to take a break and work on individual projects, and went on an extended hiatus. Harry Styles, who won millions of hearts and minds with his unordinary singing talent, long curly hair, wide smile and sweet-yet-mischievous manner, decided to focus on his individual career in music.
Personal Life Harry StylesThe musician is not married yet, although he is known for an impressive list of love affairs. His personal life is closely watched by the media and the army of fans.
From the end of 2013, Harry was often seen in the company of Kendall Jenner, TV star and Kim Kardashian’s younger sister. In January 2014 and December 2015, they went on vacation together, along with the singer's parents and his friend Jeff Azoff. However, due to their tight working schedules, this relationship was quite unstable. In January 2016 they supposedly broke up, but in September were seen again on a romantic date in a restaurant in Los Angeles.