They released five albums together and have won numerous awards, including three Brit Awards and two American Music Awards
In 2015, Malik announced that he was leaving One Direction to pursue a solo career.
His debut solo single, "Pillowtalk", was released in 2016 and became a global hit, reaching number one in several countries
Her music has an R&B and pop sound and often explores themes of love and heartbreak
Malik has been involved in several high-profile relationships, including with model Gigi Hadid and singer Perrie Edwards
In addition to his music career, Malik has also appeared in film and television