Niall James Horan, born 13 September 1993 (age 21), in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. He was primarily raised there, with his father, after a few years of living alternately with each parent in different towns following his parents' divorce when he was 5 years old. The younger son of Bobby Horan and Maura Horan, now Maura Gallagher, he has an older brother named Greg. Their parents divorced when he was five. He and his brother lived between each of their homes for a few years before eventually deciding to live with their father in Mullingar. Horan was a pupil at Coláiste Mhuire, a boys' Christian Brothers school. He was in his school's choir, performing seasonally around Christmas.