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25 Facts About Niall Horan

  • Niall’s middle name is James.
  • Niall is the only member of One Direction who was not born in the England. He was born in Mullingar, Ireland.
  • His birthday is 13th September 1993. (Thanks to Liddlebabiqurl for correcting this!)
  • His father is called Bobby, his mother is called Maura.
  • He has one brother called Greg.
  • Niall Skypes his family and close friends from their tour bus.
  • He has blue eyes.
  • Before they named the band One Direction, Niall suggested they should be ‘Niall and the Potatoes’.
  • He believes in no sex before marriage.
  • His star sign is Virgo.
  • Niall’s microphone has the colours of the Irish flag stuck to the bottom of it.
  • The only book Niall has ever read is ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’.
  • Niall plays the guitar.
  • His guitar was the best Christmas present he ever received.
  • Niall cannot play the piano.
  • He likes girls with brown eyes.
  • Niall didn’t take his T-shirt off in the ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ video because he does not think he is slim enough.
  • Niall feels awkward talking about his body.
  • His favourite subject in school was geography.
  • Niall didn’t do his school exams.
  • He never went to his school prom.
  • On the X-Factor, Katy Perry told Niall not to let her down. The day their album came out in the U.S. she tweeted Niall saying “Congratulations, you didn’t let me down”.
  • Niall had two fish called Tom and Jerry, but they both died because he over fed them!
  • He is left handed.
  • He talks in his sleep.
  • Niall sings in the shower.
  • He likes to swear a lot, which is why he is normally quiet in interviews.
  • Niall waxed his legs for charity, but said he wouldn’t do it again as it was too painful.
  • Niall admits to masturbating on the tour bus. He describes it as ‘relieving tour bus boredom’.
  • Niall is a ‘Belieber’.
  • He screamed when Justin Bieber followed him on Twitter.
  • His favourite animals are giraffes.
  • He has Claustrophobia, which is the fear of small/enclosed spaces.
  • His hair is naturally brown.
  • His Twitter profile is @NiallOfficial.
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