Gigi Hadid, the supermodel, and her boyfriend, also a former One Direction member, have welcomed their first child together; a baby girl.
Malik and Hadid have been together, on and off, since November 2015. From posing for photoshoots; to recording music videos; the two have come a long way.
Before Malik and Hadid started dating; Malik was in a four-year-long relationship with his then-fiancée, Perrie Edwards. They split owing to some personal reasons. Hadid was dating Joe Jonas. However, owing to their conflicting schedules, they broke up. Hadid later explained that she is still friends with Joe Jonas.
The two had officially announced that they were expecting a child together back in the month of April; when Gigi Hadid on the Tonight Show in an interview with Jimmy Falon expressed her gratitude for the good wishes and support from the fans, friends and family.
On Wednesday, Zayn Malik took to Twitter to announce the news. Later that evening, Gigi Hadid also took to social media to confirm the news.
Gigi Hadid, later, posted a monochrome picture of their baby girl holding hands with her daddy, Zayn Malik.
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A few hours before Malik announced the news; he tweeted about the unveiling of his new music album, called the Icarus Falls. The singer also uploaded a short track of the song Better will sharing the news. The album will be released this Friday. Malik has not released one since 2018 and therefore the fans are quite excited and impatient to this one.
Mohamed, Hadid’s father, also took to social media earlier this week to express his feelings. He said that he was eagerly and patiently waiting for the baby to arrive.
Hadid, in July, during her pregnancy, posted on her official Instagram account, pictures of her baby bump.
She explained that amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, she felt that her pregnancy should not be in the limelight.
Furthermore, Hadid also added that she and Malik, both have been thrilled and are excited to see how this new chapter in their lives unfolds.
However, Hadid promised her fans that she had been documenting her pregnancy will soon share the same with them.
After Louis Tomlinson who welcomed his son in 2016; and Liam Payne who fathers his three-year-old son; Zayn Malik is the third member of the former music band, One Direction, to become a father.