50 Fun Facts About Niall Horan

Niall Horan Facts - 1D
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Luke Ward
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If Niall is your favorite member of One Direction, you should read these top fun facts about Niall Horan and see how many you don’t know!

Niall’s middle name is James.

Niall is the only member of One Direction who was not born in England. He was born in Mullingar, Ireland.

His birthday is September 13, 1993. He is 27 years old.

His father is called Bobby, his mother is called Maura.

He has one brother called Greg.

Niall Skype’s 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 colors 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 didn’t think he was slim enough.

Niall feels awkward talking about his body.

His favorite subject in school was geography.

Niall didn’t do his school exams.

He never went to his school prom.

Niall hates it when a girl is too afraid to eat in front of him.

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.

His favorite aftershave is Armani Mania.

He talks in his sleep.

When Niall hugs, he buries his face in the person’s neck.

Niall sings in the shower.

When he watched the film Finding Nemo for the first time, he cried!

He has a cat called Jess.

Niall has read the first page of Fifty Shades of Grey, he said it was good but didn’t finish reading it.

Niall loves Galaxy chocolate, but lets face it, who doesn’t!

Niall had a live hamster thrown at him during a concert.

Niall went to his first gig when he was ten years old, he saw ‘Busted’ in Dublin.

He likes to swear a lot, which is why he is normally quiet in interviews.

Niall likes girls who can put on different accents or speak different languages.

Niall waxed his legs for charity, but said he wouldn’t do it again as it was too painful.

He loves a night in. He’s really content being home alone, watching sports on a weekend.

He admits that he would prefer to lick a fat man’s armpit, than drown in a sea of mayonnaise!

Niall is a ‘Belieber’.

He screamed when Justin Bieber followed him on Twitter.

Niall would like to collaborate with Justin Bieber.

His favorite animals are giraffes.

He has claustrophobia, which is the fear of small/enclosed spaces.

When he was younger, he had a fear of clowns.

He has size 8 shoes.

Niall can put on several accents, he is good at the Scottish accent, the Geordie and American.

His hair is naturally brown, but he dyes it.

His Twitter profile is @NiallOfficial.

Niall Horan is the only member of One Direction who was not born in England. He was born in Mullingar, Ireland.

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  1. Sofia 2 July 2020

    Me reading the 2012 comments in 2020: 👁👄👁

  2. Elaine Wang 26 October 2016

    I would love to comment on how much I “love” Niall but, he has to know you before he’d actually date you or anything. Though I meet most of his preferences, I can’t say that I’ll ever be with him.

  3. Kai 7 June 2015

    Heres a one word to describe you. Liar.

  4. Kai 7 June 2015

    I love Niall

  5. Aniu 8 March 2015


    1. Kai 7 June 2015

      Yeah you mean you love him but you cant believe he’s a belieber
      c’mon, do you have a wattpad? Or a twitter?

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  7. Devy 23 July 2014

    Niall is so AWESOME! I like him more then the other boys.

    1. Ika 25 January 2015

      I love niall too… more that the other boys but i always love them equally and always dovoded (wrong spelling) for each one of them

      1. Lily Tomlinson (Horan) 13 November 2016

        devoted i think is how its spelled

  8. Mrs. Awesome 16 June 2014

    Niall is AWESOME! He is my favorite out of all the boys. But they’re all great!

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