Better known as a member of One Direction, Harry Styles is also one of the primary songwriters of the band. Born as Harry Edward Styles, his birthdate is February 1, 1994. Raised in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire, England, Harry Styles was still in high school when One Direction formed as a band in 2010. A loser as a solo competitor on The X Factor, Harry Styles is credited for coming up with the band name One Direction. Harry Styles was a wedding singer before he joined One Direction. Harry Styles is noted for winning multiple awards for fashion, style, and talent. Harry Styles is also frequently in the news for opinions supporting LGBTQ rights, children’s charities, feminism, and U.K. Labour Party politics.