In relationship
3 years
9 months

Dating history

Type Start End Length
Engaged August 2013 August 2015 2 years
Dating November 2011 August 2013 1 year 9 months
Real name
Zain Javadd Malik
Perrie Louise Edwards
Date of birth
January 12, 1993
July 10, 1993
27 years old
26 years old
6 Girlfriends
4 Boyfriends

The beginning

The love story of two singers began at The X Factor show in 2011. At that time Zayn Malik was invited there as a performer, while Perrie Edwards was fighting for the victory with a band Little Mix.

May 2012

It is not known for sure when exactly these two love birds got romantically involved but they became Instagram official in the end of spring 2012. They were seen on a date together and so, there was no sense to deny romantic feelings. That’s why they posted a cute photo of them kissing on a scooter, thus confirming their relationship status.

Cheating rumors

In January 2013 there began spreading rumors of Malik’s infidelity with a waitress, who he met in one of London clubs. However, he denied everything and even got a tattoo of his girlfriend on his arm.

“Will you marry me?”

In August of 2013 Zayn broke the hearts of millions of female fans across the globe by proposing to Perrie. According to the Us Weekly, Edwards’ mother confirmed the engagement, saying that she was over the moon, as they were really in love with one another.

Gifts and surprises

In 2014 the couple was still going strong and Zayn even presented his soul mate’s mother a house in Dorset. That same year the lovely pair celebrated Perrie’s 21st birthday together. The singer organized a nice fairground themed party for her, inviting her closest friends and family.

Breaking up by text message

In August 2015 Zayn called off the engagement with his long-term girlfriend. According to many sources, Edwards was simply devastated. Later, she broke silence, stating that he dumped her by text message. In his turn, Malik claimed that he loved her a lot and would never end such a beautiful relationship like that!

Tifany Landrob


Tifany Landrob

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