One Direction: Where are They Now?

One Direction 2013

One Direction: Where are They Now?

Hello, One Direction fans! Or should we say 1Ders… or Directioners? We were all sad first when Zayn Malik left the band as 1D announced on their Facebook page on March 1st, 2015. Then we were all even sadder when they all decided to take a hiatus for awhile later in 2015 which now seems like is becoming a permanent thing.

But lucky for us, they all are going on to make new solo careers so we haven’t heard the lat of them yet. In fact, the best may be yet to come. So what has everyone been up to since their split in 2015? We will go through them one by one below and keep this post updated so you can come back and check on the latest with your favorite One Directioner!

One Direction 2015

Harry Styles

Harry has been very busy since the split. We all love Harry. He is definitely a fan favorite.  Many 1D fans also call him Extroadonharry. What can we say about Harry? He kinda has it all, good looks, awesome strong voice, charisma and well, just everything about Harry is awesome.

Post 1D, Harry is really coming into his own style. His new album is a mix of psychedelic, almost Pink Floyd style tunes (Dining Room Table) with some sad songs (Sweet Creature and Sign of the Times) mixed in with a very unique Harry Style that only he can do (Kiwi.) Everyone go get this album, “Harry Styles,” seriously, this man will go down in history as a rock legend.

  • 2017 – Harry’s new album titled, “Harry Styles” was released on May 12, 2017.
  • He uploaded many Youtube videos of his new songs.  1. Sign of the Times, a song about a mom who is told she is dying while giving birth. 2. Two Ghosts (Rumored to be about Taylor Swift.) 3. Kiwi (an awesome live studio video) 4. Carolina (Also rumored to be for Taylor Swift.) 5. Sweet Creature (which he says is his mom’s favorite song.) 6. The Chain (A Fleetwood Mac cover song.) 7. Wild Thoughts (Another cover song.) Check these out they are sooooo beautiful! His rock style is really coming out.
  • 2017 – He was on Carpool Karaoke with James Corden.
  • 2017 – Harry fills in for James Corden on the Late Late Show when his wife goes into labor.
  • 2017 – He’s been writing songs for other artists such as r Michael Buble.
  • 2017 – He starred in the movie, “Dunkirk” which is a movie about  the Dunkirk evacuation of World War II.
  • 2017 –  For the movie he had to cut off his beautiful locks, which he donated to Little Princess Trust, a charity that provides real-hair wigs to children going through cancer treatment.
  • 2017 – He did an interview with Chelsea Handler.
  • 2017 – Harry did an interview with Graham Norton.
  • 2017 – And more interviews, here. here. here.
  • On and off again relationship with Kendall Jenner.
  • December 13, 2019 Harry releases his album Fine Line.

Niall Horan 2014Niall Horan

Niall… Niall… Niall… who doens’t love you? Good looks, like totally hot Irish accent.. who wouldn’t crush on you? Also with a fun sense of humor always making everyone laugh. Later in 1D playing the guitar gave you that extra sexy charm. A rocker with a sort of “southern” charm.

Later after the split also coming forth as such a strong talent that was overshadowed while in 1D. Now your soft sultry voice can be heard on your new album, Flicker.  Niall has grown the most musically for sure. He also comes across as having the sweetest personality, with all his interviewers and how he talks about his old band mates, other musicians, his love or writing and even golf and football. He’s just an all around good guy. And with his new “hair do” he has a more mature look that is even hotter then he was before, if that is possible.

Louis Tomlinson

Louis has also been very busy since the band has parted ways. Many fans refer to Louis as, “Fabulouis.” And he really is.  He stood out in the band for being funny, witty and the smart one. Louis Tomlinson November 2014

After the split Louis gave some sad interviews where he felt like he didn’t really stand out in the band. Obviously, he hasn’t read any of the comments under any of the 1D videos because if he did, he would see the 1D fans really loved him. Every other comment under the videos is about Louis and how his voice stands out above the others sometimes and his gorgeous face.

  • 2017 – Louis made an awesome video ft. Bebe Rexha. Check it out on Youtube.  Here also ,  “Miss You. and “Just Like You.
  • Working with Simon again on a couple project including putting together a “girl band.”
  • 2017 – Louis Tomlinson seems to have gotten back together with his ex-girlfriend, Eleanor Calder.
  • 2016 –  Louis did a sting being a guest judge on America’s Got Talent.
  • 2016 –  2016, Louis returned to the studio to add his voice to his character in the classic American TV show Family Guy.
  • 2016 –  Louis welcomed a son,  Freddie Reign with his ex girlfriend, Briana Jungwirth.
  • 2016 – Sadly, Louis’s mom Johannah Deakin, died at the age of 42, after battling with leukaemia.
  • 2017 – Louis releases song, “Back to You” with Bebe Rexha.
  • 2019 – Louis releases his song Two of Us about the loss of his mom.
  • 2019 – Louis’s sister Félicité Tomlinson,  accidentally overdosed on cocaine, an anxiety drug and painkillers.

Liam Payne

Liam was a stand out in the band, especially while on X-Factor when he was the lead singer of the newly formed boy band nad pretty much soloed on every single song. Liam, with his good looks and sweet personality was obviously going to go places.

Since the 1D split, Liam has changed his image. He has changed Twitter names and came up with his own more “hip hop” look. Wearing chains and making tracks with R&B singers, he is on his way to the top of the charts.

  • 2018 – Payne and singer Cheryl had a  son, whom they named Bear but sadly in July their split.
  • 2018 – 2018, Payne released “Familiar” featuring J Balvin.
  • 2018 –  Liam and Rita Ora released the single “For You (Fifty Shades Freed)” from the soundtrack of the film Fifty Shades Freed.
  • 2017 – Liam made released his single, Strip That Down  ft. Quavo. See Video Here. 
  • 2015 – 2015, Payne collaborated with songwriter Jamie Scott on Irish band Hometown’s single “The Night We Met.”
  • 2015 – Liam was named, “Sexiest Man of the Year” by Attitude. Read More Here.
  • 2015 – Liam raised $211,237 for the charitable organization Trekstock.
  • 2014 – Payne created and became director of Hampton Music Limited, a publishing company.

 Zayn Malik

Zayn was a fan favorite for sure. He still is. With his gorgeous eyes and his raspy voice, girls swooned over him every time he sang his part. Zayn was the first member to leave the band early in 2015. I guess he just had his own plans. 

  • 2018 – Zayn uploade, ” Entertainer.” to Youtube.
  • 2018 – Uploaded this video, “Let Me.”
  • 2017 – Zayne and Taylor Swift make the song, “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever.”
  • 2017 – Zayn released the song and video, “Dusk Till Dawn ft. Sia.”
  • 2016 – Zayn uploaded this song to Youtube, “Pillow Talk.”
  • 2016 – Zayn releases his new album, “Mind Of Mine (Deluxe Edition) [Explicit].”
  • 2016 – Zayn’s song “Pillowtalk” debuted at number one in a number of countries, including the UK Singles Chart[46] and the US Billboard Hot 100.
  • 2016 – Zayn debuts ‘It’s You’ Song on ‘Jimmy Fallon.
  • 2015 –  Malik announced he had signed a recording deal with RCA Records.
  • May 2020 – Gigi Hadid And Zayn Malik announce they are going to have a baby!


Tell Us in the Comments Below

  • Who is your favorite 1D member?
  • Do you think they should of broke up?
  • Do you think they will get back together?
  • Are you loving their solo music and careers?
  • Who is most successful so far?
  • How can we best support our favorite band mates?
  • Have you seen them in concert as 1D or now as solo artists?

Share your thoughts below!

Here are some Collector’s Items for 1D fans!

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One Direction Autographed 8×10 Glossy Photo

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One Direction Autographed 8×10 Glossy Photo

Autographed NIALL HORAN (One Direction) Flicker CD Booklet

One Direction trading card 93 Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles

One Direction at the Logies Awards 2012

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One Direction X Factor Live Glasgow

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