One Direction is Harry Styles’ second group as the 17-year-old was the lead singer in a band
called White Eskimo alongside 3 other musicians before he was catapulted to fame on the
hit ITV1 show.
Hailing from Holmes Chapel in Cheshire, the teen was a student at Holmes Chapel
Comprehensive School until joining the boy band.
Harry is also credited for coming up with the band’s name, One Direction, after the 5
youngsters were thrown together at the judges’ houses stage of the competition.
The 17-year-old is an avid Manchester United supporter and is a big fan of the American
singer John Mayer whose track, Free Falling, is Harry’s favourite song.
Harry and Liam Payne tend to share duties as lead vocalists during their X-Factor