Facts about Niall Horan

Facts about the musician Niall Horan
  1. Idols: Niall’s dream woman is Cheryl Cole and his male idol is Michael Bublé
  2. Nickname: Niall’s nickname is ‘Nialler’ – which makes perfect sense!
  3. First kiss: His first kiss was with a French exchange student when he was 11 or 12 years old. He admits he was a bit nervous!
  4. Books: The only book he has ever finished is the American classic ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’
  5. Good luck mascot: On One Direction’s tours, Niall always brings his own unique lucky charm with him: a pair of white socks
  6. Fans: When fans ask Niall if he wants to marry them, he always jokingly replies “yes”
  7. Dream date: His dream date would be with Miranda Cosgrove from the series ‘iCarly’
  8. Age: Niall is the second youngest member of One Direction (after Harry)
  9. Sensitivity: Niall admits he’s a sensitive guy who “wears his emotions on his sleeve”
  10. Solo singing: On One Direction’s debut album ‘Up All Night’, Niall has only 1 minute and 25 seconds of solo vocals, the least of any member of the group
Fact: Niall Horan of One Direction was born on September 13, 1993
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Fact: Niall Horan has admitted that he is sensitive and “wears his emotions on his sleeve”


Facts about Niall’s Background

  • Birth: Niall Horan was born on September 13, 1993
  • Parents: Niall Horan’s father is Bobby Horan and his mother Maura Gallagher
  • Big brother: Niall has an older brother named Greg, who is 24 years old
  • Growing up: Niall’s parents divorced when he was 5 years old. Initially, Niall and his brother alternated living with both parents, but in recent years they have remained with their father, who lives in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • Mother: Niall’s mother has remarried and lives in Edgeworthstown, which is relatively close to Mullingar



  • Singing: Niall’s favorite song is ‘Viva La Vida’ by Coldplay
  • Band: His favorite band is also Coldplay. He also likes The Eagles, Bon Jovi and The Script
  • Color: His favorite color is green, but he also likes blue
  • Movie: His favorite movie is Grease. He also likes horror movies
  • Justin Bieber sang: Niall’s favorite Justin Bieber songs are ‘U Smile’ and ‘One Less Lonely Girl’
  • Love song: His favorite love song is Van Morrison’s 1972 classic ‘Crazy Love’. Niall first heard the song when Michael Bublé sang it in 2009
  • Own song: His favorite song on One Direction’s album ‘Up All Night’ is ‘One Thing’
  • Food: Niall’s favorite food is pizza and he jokes that he would rather have a slice of pizza than kiss a girl


Other facts about Niall Horan

  • Hair color: Niall’s natural hair color is brown
  • Gift: The best Christmas present he ever got is his guitar
  • Pets: His first pets were two goldfish named Tom and Jerry. Unfortunately, they died when Niall’s older brother overfed them!
  • Claustrophobia: Niall has claustrophobia – the fear of small, confined spaces. Sometimes he even gets claustrophobic when surrounded by screaming, heckling fans!
  • Do it: As well as claustrophobia, Niall is also afraid of pigeons! He thinks they deliberately “go after” him…
  • Good boy: Niall’s father, Bobby Horan, has described his son as “a real gentleman and an amiable, well-mannered, well-mannered kid with good manners”. He has also said that his son “will make a fantastic husband”
  • Tattoos: Unlike the other members of One Direction, Niall Horan has no tattoos
  • Eminem: Niall would love to get Eminem to appear on their next album – but that’s probably a bit unrealistic!
  • Left-handed: Niall is left-handed (or left-handed as it is also known)
  • Swearing: Niall swears a lot – and to avoid swearing during interviews, he just doesn’t say anything!
  • Intestinal air: Niall has a lot of gas; according to the other members of One Direction, he’s definitely the one who farts the most!
  • Taxi: Niall owns his own personalized taxi. It’s all green, like the national color of his home country (Ireland), and also has his name written on the back
  • Boyband: He hopes One Direction can be as big as Take That, *NSync or Backstreet Boys
  • Happiness: Niall thinks he is the luckiest person in the world
  • Bottomless: Some days he goes without underwear because it makes him feel more “free”
  • Invisible friend: When Niall was little he had an invisible (imaginary) friend called ‘Michael’. He has since denied this in various interviews and maintained that Michael was a real person
  • Accents: Niall is good at speaking with different accents – especially Scottish, American and Northern English (Geordie)
  • Qualities: Niall himself thinks his 3 best qualities are: 1) having a sense of humor, 2) being honest and 3) being generous
  • Single: Niall doesn’t think being single is a bad thing because as he explains: “Being single doesn’t mean you’re weak – it means you’re strong enough to wait for what you deserve”
  • Justin Bieber: Niall Horan is good friends with Justin Bieber. The two follow each other on Twitter and often chat on other social media platforms