Niall Horan or Niall James Horan (born September 13, 1993) is member famous boy band One Direction, with Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, and Louis Tomlinson. He's from Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland.
Niall Horan parents is mother Maura Gallagher and father Bobby Horan, he has an older brother named Greg. Their parents divorced when he was five. He and his brother lived between each of their homes for a few years before eventually deciding to live with their father in Mullingar. Horan was a pupil at Coláiste Mhuire, a boys' Christian Brothers school. He was in the school choir, performing seasonally around Christmas.
Niall Horan was into music from a young age, from about 5 or 6. He started playing the guitar when he was about twelve, and one year later he entered the school's talent show, singing The Script's "The Man Who Can't Be Moved". He didn't win, but got a lot of local press and good comments. He also entered a small local competition, where he was singing Chris Brown's "With You", this time he won the show. In 2009, Niall supported Lloyd Daniels in a small music venue. All those things lade him realize he was maybe good at singing.
In 2010, Niall Horan entered the X Factor. He sang "I'm Yours" and "So Sick" on his audition, and got trough to the next round. At boot camp, he and Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik were put together in a band, One Direction. They came third on the show, and one day after that their mentor, Simon Cowell, gave them a record deal. Their first single "What Makes You Beautiful" is one of the biggest hits of 2012, and their debut album "Up All Night" went straight to number one in America.