To celebrate the 17th March here is 17 facts on our favourite Irish Leprechaun Niall Horan:
1. Niall Horan was born on 13th September 1993.
2. Niall Horan’s mum is called Maura and his dad’s name is Bobby.
3. Niall Horan’s older brother is called Greg
4. Just like his One Direction bandmate Liam, Niall is a Virgo. According to the star sign he is analytical, observant, helpful, reliable and precise.
5. Niall Horan’s father says he would make a ‘wonderful husband’
6. While he loves his female followers, Niall Horan would like more male One Direction fans. He told blog Storyboard: “We want to see more boy fans, as seeing them in the crowd is cool. It’s 90% girls, but we want to expand our fan base. We want different people to like us.”
7. Niall Horan owns his own personalised cap. In emerald green (his home nation Ireland’s colour) it has his name embroidered on the back.
8. Niall Horan has only ever read one full book ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’.
9. Niall Horan’s favourite football team is Derby County.
10. Niall Horan went to the secondary school at Coláiste Mhuire in Mullingar.
11. Niall’s perfect lady is Cheryl Cole
12. Niall is great at mimicking accents – especially Scottish, Geordie and American ones.
13. Niall’s favourite Justin Bieber songs are ‘U Smile’ and ‘One Less Lonely Girl’.
14. Niall thinks his millions of followers are better looking than him. He said: “The fans always tell me I’m beautiful, but no one will ever be as beautiful as them.”
15. Niall’s nickname is Nialler.
16. Niall sang Ne-Yo’s ‘So Sick’ in the X Factor first round and of course Louis Walsh loved him immediately
17. Niall thinks that his best qualities are he’s “a good laugh, honest and generous.”