Niall Horan Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

31st March 2017

Fact: Harry Styles has confirmed his debut single will hit shelves on 7 April (17). The British singer usually keeps his social media posts to a minimum, but whipped fans into a frenzy when he posted the artwork for track Sign of the Times on his Instagram and Twitter profiles on Friday (31Mar17). His One Direction bandmates Louis Tomlinson and Niall Horan have already had a stab at solo success, with new dad Liam Payne also working on his own music. Zayn Malik, who quit 1D in 2015, has enjoyed chart success with his solo offerings too.

29th January 2017

Quote: "There's time for that. Nobody knows when. I think we're enjoying a bit of time to ourselves, exploring our own solo things." Louis Tomlinson reveals he and his fellow One Direction bandmates are too busy with their solo careers to concentrate on reuniting just yet.

9th December 2016

Tweet: "Very sad news . Louis I love you mate and I'm / all of us are here for you all the way . You're (sic) mum was an incredible person . Thinking of you and your family .love from my family to yours.." Niall Horan sends his love to his One Direction bandmate Louis Tomlinson, who is mourning the death of his mother. Johannah Deakin, 43, died in the early hours of Wednesday morning (07Dec16) following a battle with a "very aggressive" form of leukaemia. The news was made public on Friday (09Dec16).

28th November 2016

Quote: "We will be back. We would be silly not to... ridiculous." Niall Horan assures One Direction fans the band will return after a hiatus, which began last Christmas (15).

21st November 2016

Quote: "I haven't spoken to him in a few months or whatever, and haven't seen him in a while, so I'm looking forward to seeing him." Niall Horan was keen to meet up with former One Direction bandmate Zayn Malik at the 2016 American Music Awards on Sunday night (20Nov16). Horan performed his song This Town at the beginning of the show and Zayn, who quit the boy band in March, 2015 to pursue a solo career, was at the show to support his girlfriend Gigi Hadid, who was co-hosting the show with Jay Pharoah. The Pillowtalk singer also picked up the New Artist of the Year award and joked, "This one just has my name on it, right?"

16th October 2016

Quote: "Sometimes I'll walk home (from the pub), if I go home around Christmas. There's no taxis and I'll start walking home. Then, the police will drive past me, pull up and bring me home! I remember when they used to do that for a different reason! They do that, which is quite funny." Niall Horan reveals how he gets special treatment when returning home to see family in Ireland.

29th August 2016

Tweet: "Happy birthday @liampayne !! Miss your scent..." Niall Horan sends a cheeky message to his One Direction bandmate Liam Payne as he turns 23, suggesting the birthday boy smells bad by adding the poop emoji to his post.

6th March 2016

Tweet: "Sad to see Conor like that. he's a champion and he'll be back stronger than ever. Sounds cliche but it is mcgregor we're talking about". One Direction star Niall Horan is among the UFC fans shocked by Conor MCGregor's Saturday night (05Mar16) loss to Nate Diaz. The Irish sportsman wasn't the only big name to suffer a shocking upset this weekend - Holly Holm, the Australian who handed Ronda Rousey her first defeat in November (15), lost the women's bantamweight title to Miesha Tate.

8th February 2016

Quote: "We're looking forward to having a look at the talent across Great Britain and Ireland, and particularly Northern Ireland. I've got a lot of good friends in Northern Ireland so the Modest Management team will definitely be on the lookout for new talent." One Direction star Niall Horan confirms he is setting up a golf management agency.

20th October 2015

Quote: "We just happen to be releasing our albums on the same day. It's happened to us before; our first couple of albums were released on the same day as Rihanna. I think the press have just made a bit of a deal out of it because it's us and Justin Bieber. It's fine. You know you're gonna be up against someone in the charts." Niall Horan isn't phased by the facts One Direction's new album will be released on the same day as Justin Bieber's.

1st October 2015

Tweet: "I absolutely hate some of those paps... Nasty nasty people .Whoever the hell you were, don't ever tell one of our fans to get out of the way so you can get a s**t picture of me walking into a nite club that you'll get 10 quid (pounds) (for)... You do nothin for me, so you get out of the way." Pop star Niall Horan attacks a paparazzo who was rude to one of his fans on a recent night out.

6th September 2015

Quote: "I'm not very daring, I'm all about a gentle game of golf. I'm actually quite boring and probably the worst pop star that ever walked the planet." One Direction star Niall Horan doesn't think he's adventurous enough to be a top pop star.

11th August 2015

Quote: "The reaction to Drag Me Down has been incredible. When we dropped the single we knew we had a good song, but we didn't expect such a huge reaction. We definitely didn't think it would become the highest debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart this year! Again, we need to thank our amazing fans around the world for their constant, unconditional support." One Direction star Niall Horan and his bandmates are stunned by the success of their first single without Zayn Malik. The track debuted at number three on America's Billboard Hot 100 on Monday (10Aug15).

12th July 2015

Tweet: "Yessssssssssss !!!!! Get innnnnn! Congratulations @DjokerNole." One Direction's Niall Horan celebrates Novak Djokovic's men's final win over Roger Federer to defend his Wimbledon title at the 2015 London tennis tournament.

6th July 2015

Tweet: "Very sad to hear of the passing of Julie, very nice lady! Condolences are with Simon and his family at this time..." One Direction star Niall Horan sends his best wishes to mentor SIMON COWELL as he mourns the loss of his mother.

22nd May 2015

Quote: "You kinda get a small group of people boo you... In Australia, I called Brisbane Sydney... and I went white as a sheet." One Direction star Niall Horan hates mixing up cities when he's on tour.

22nd May 2015

Quote: "We were in Sweden and we all went camping... We need to go camping again." Niall Horan suggests he and his One Direction bandmates need to get back to nature to regroup after Zayn Malik's departure.

5th May 2015

Fact: Niall Horan dressed up as Tom Cruise in 1986 action drama TOP GUN for British TV presenter LAURA WHITMORE's 1985-themed birthday party over the weekend (03-04May15). He donned the famous khaki jumpsuit and sunglasses for the London bash.

3rd May 2015

Tweet: "To be fair to Mayweather, a lot of people don't like him but, he just gave a tactical masterclass tonight, doesn't have a mark on his face." One Direction star Niall Horan was left impressed by boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr's big win against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday night (02May15).

26th March 2015

Tweet: "Been a mad few days and your support has been incredible as per usual! This in turn spurs us on to make the best music we possibly can... You are the best fans in the world and you deserve nothing less from us!" Niall Horan promises fans One Direction will continue to work hard as a four-piece after Zayn Malik quit the group on Wednesday (25Mar15).

29th December 2014

Tweet: "Thank you to Mullingar Golf Club for making me an honorary life member! What a nice touch! I've been a member of the club since I was 12/13 and to be awarded with this now is just incredible! Really much appreciated!" One Direction star Niall Horan is overwhelmed with the honour from his hometown golf club in Ireland.

19th December 2014

Quote: "It's definitely good to be back and this time we're getting a little bit more involved. They're putting us in a few skits, and it's gonna be quite fun. We just rehearsed one now with Amy (Adams) and it's going to be a good time." Pop star Niall Horan is looking forward to One Direction's guest spot on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live, which airs this weekend (20Dec14).

21st November 2014

Quote: "Someone sent us a crab, a live crab." Niall Horan reveals the strangest gift he has ever received from a One Direction fan.

19th November 2014

Quote: "When the idea of the video was put to us, to be honest we didn't really understand it because the video had nothing to do with the song. The video was quite crazy. So if you think Danny DeVito is random, then it kinda suits what happens in the video in general." One Direction star Niall Horan is still baffled by the bizarre party in the desert they staged for their Steal My Girl music video.

8th September 2014

Fact: One Direction star Niall Horan gathered his friends for an early 21st birthday celebration at Shoreditch House in London on Saturday (06Sep14). Among the guests at the bash were Horan's bandmate Louis Tomlinson and his girlfriend Eleanor Calder, actor James Corden, singer Conor Maynard, and Tv presenter Laura Whitmore. Horan's official birthday isn't until 13 September (14).

23rd July 2014

Tweet: "Wow! Can't believe it! 4 years ago today we were out (put) together! Crazy how time flies but it also feels like it was years and years ago! I can honestly say, thank you all so much, every one of you, from all over the world! Your support is absolutely incredible." Niall Horan praises One Direction fans as the group celebrates its fourth anniversary. The boyband was created during the 2010 series of The X Factor U.K.

26th May 2014

Fact: One Direction star Niall Horan was joined by his bandmates Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson at a celebrity soccer match on Monday (26May14). Horan, who will not compete due to injury, set up the event to raise funds for autism charities Irish Autism Action and U.K. Hearts And Minds Challenge. The stars will be joined by Rod Stewart, British singer Olly Murs, and former professional soccer players for the event in Leicester, England.

15th May 2014

Fact: David Beckham attracted a star-studded crowd when he threw a party in London on Wednesday night (14May14) to launch his new swimwear line for retailer H&M. Guests included One Direction stars Niall Horan and Liam Payne, singer Ellie Goulding and Breaking Bad actor Aaron Paul.

25th April 2014

Tweet: "Guys! May I ask you to keep the noise down please! All of our crew are tired! and we have a big day tomorrow! Don't want to sound angry!" One Direction star Niall Horan pleads with fans outside his hotel in Bogota, Colombia to let him sleep before the group's Where We Are stadium tour kicks off on Friday (25Apr14).

12th December 2013

Quote: "Niall is my son. I had him really young (and) I had a choice to give him to a circus or a boy band, and I chose boy band. He's doing much better there because his back flips were terrible." Downton Abbey actor Allen Leech jokes about his look-alike One Direction pin-up Niall Horan.

20th November 2013

Tweet: "I hate the paps!! Just got dragged to the floor by some idiot with a camera! could have seen the fans aswell (sic), but they messed it all up!" One Direction star Niall Horan was not impressed with the boy band's latest greeting in Los Angeles, where photographers hurled abuse at the pop stars and then created chaos at the airport as an army of fans looked on.

22nd October 2013

Tweet: "I love you @katyperry! Thank you! Ps. Will u marry me?" One Direction star Niall Horan has a big crush on Katy Perry.

25th August 2013

Tweet: "Met the best guitarist of our generation last night, unbelievable musician, great guy! After (performing) Gravity he walked over handed me this, legend! One of those moments." One Direction star Niall Horan is left star-struck after John Mayer presented him with an autographed guitar at a gig on Saturday (24Aug13).

21st August 2013

Quote: "We had done about 10 or 11 but got in trouble and had to remove some so it was getting a bit expensive." Niall Horan admits One Direction had to quit their tradition of leaving behind graffiti at each of their concert venues after being hit with sky-high cleaning bills.

19th August 2013

Tweet: "Great last few days V Festival! It was incredible! Wish I could have stayed there for another week! Although I didn't bring enough boxers." One Direction star Niall Horan had a fun time attending Britain's Virgin Media V Festival in Chelmsford, England over the weekend (17-18Aug13).

15th August 2013

Tweet: "Oh yeah! Went dentist (sic) today and got the braces off my bottom teeth! I'm officially brace free!" One Direction star Niall Horan is celebrating after finally getting his braces removed.

13th August 2013

Tweet: "Big love to derby county for sending me this seasons (sic) home shirt! It's lovely!" One Direction star Niall Horan receives a special delivery from bosses at his favourite soccer team, England's Derby County Football Club. He shared a photo of his new jersey, personalised with his last name on the back, with fans online on Tuesday (13Aug13).

17th July 2013

Tweet: "Congrats Greg and Denise! Wohoooo! I've got a nephew! Cutest kid ever!" One Direction star Niall Horan has become an uncle for the first time after his older brother Greg welcomed a baby boy.

27th June 2013

Tweet: "congratulations to my cousin Haley! Just had a baby girl ciara ! delighted !" One Direction star Niall Horan celebrates a new addition to his family.

6th June 2013

Tweet: "We worked hard to get it smelling just right, and very excited to announce that it will be called Our Moment!" One Direction star Niall Horan reveals the name of the boyband's first fragrance.

4th June 2013

Tweet: "Came in last night! Jumped on my bed and broke it! So had to sleep on the couch! Not the best nights (sic) sleep I've ever had! No innuendos." One Direction star Niall Horan has suffered a mishap at home.

23rd May 2013

Fact: One Direction stars Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne joined their soccer heroes at Spanish club Real Madrid for a training session on Thursday (23May13).

20th May 2013

Tweet: "Wow! Wake up and find out that we've won 3 billboard awards! Can't believe it! Thank you so much best fans ever! Love you soo much xxxxxxx." One Direction star Niall Horan received some good news on Monday (20May13). The boyband missed out on the Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas as they are currently on tour.

17th May 2013

Tweet: "Louis Tomlinson the sickness you had is contagious! glands like snooker balls!" Niall Horan blames his One Direction bandmate for making him ill.

16th May 2013

Tweet: "So excited about having announced the first legs of the stadium tour. So looking forward to announcing more dates soon!!!!!!!" Irish singer Niall Horan is overjoyed about One Direction's 2014 worldwide stadium tour, which was announced on Thursday (16May13).

3rd April 2013

Tweet: "Morning! This is it! I'm goin to the dentist! I think this is my last hour with braces! Oh how I'm gona miss them! Naaaaaaat! (sic)" One Direction star Niall Horan is excited to unveil his new smile.

2nd April 2013

Quote: "Niall understands girls the least. You generally understand girls a little more if you've grown up around them." Liam Payne is convinced his One Direction bandmate Niall Horan has the least luck with the ladies because he doesn't have a sister.

16th February 2013

Tweet: "Just to let ya (sic) know... as I always get asked... the braces are coming off 3rd of April forever!" One Direction star Niall Horan is looking forward to having his dental braces removed this spring (13).

10th January 2013

Tweet: "I'm not in hospital ! Where do these rumours start! Please don't believe any of the rumours u here (sic)". One Direction star Niall Horan dismisses a random online claim.

13th November 2012

Tweet: "Thank you all soo much for comin out to see us today! And camping for days in the cold! Dedication from our fans is incredible". One Direction star Niall Horan is grateful for the huge fan turnout for their early morning concert in New York for America's Today show on Tuesday (13Nov12).

30th October 2012

Quote: "We want to be like Take That or Gary Barlow - take 10 years out and then come back." Pop star Niall Horan is eyeing a lengthy career for his band One Direction, complete with breaks away from the spotlight.

23rd October 2012

Fact: One Direction heartthrob Niall Horan has donated a pair of his Calvin Klein underwear as a competition prize to British magazine Now.

9th October 2012

Quote: "He has a lot of great qualities. He knows I have a little crush on him, and we enjoy having dinner when we get the chance. We speak and message all the time. I don't want a relationship over Skype; we are both in a place where we feel zero pressure to rush. We share the philosophy that the right one is worth waiting for." Singer/actress Demi Lovato is taking it slow with her crush, One Direction hunk Niall Horan.

3rd September 2012

Quote: "I think our goal for 10 years down the line should be to sell a single in outer space and be the first band to do so. I want aliens to buy our music. It is worth a shot and is obtainable." One Direction star Niall Horan eyes out-of-this-world success for the band.

16th June 2012

Quote: "We've spoken. She's a cool girl so I got in contact with her. She's really nice. I don't know what's going to happen." One Direction star Niall Horan is hoping romance is on the cards with singer/actress Demi Lovato after the duo chatted over Skype.

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