Making the number one spot on our list of Ireland’s most influentional and aspiring teenagers is Niall Horan. He was born on September 13th, 1993, in Westmeath, Mullingar Ireland. He has one older brother, Greg. His parents divorced when he was five and he lived between homes, until he chose to live with his dad.
Niall became interested in music from a young age and started playing the guitar when he was about twelve, and one year later he entered the school’s talent show, singing The Script’s ‘The Man Who Can’t Be Moved’. At the age of 16, he auditioned for the television show The X Factor and was accepted into the competition. Although he did not make the final rounds as a solo vocalist, he joined forces with four other contestants to form the successful boy band One Direction.
Horan is the only One Direction member born outside England, and he is the second youngest member of the band. He claims to be inspired by classic swing music and by the vocalist Michael Bublé. Niall is one of Ireland’s hottest young stars to emerge in recent years to emerge from the Irish music scene and also one of the country’s richest stars with an estimated $8 million dollar net worth.The Mullingar native has a legion of loyal fans and is a firm favorite as a teenage heart throb.