Harry Styles, 25th Birthday

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Many of you know the basic story of Harry Styles' life by now.

Born in England, auditioned for The X Factor as a solo artist, was grouped with the four other members of One Directionby the man of many t-shirts himself, Simon Cowell, and the rest is history.

But the enviably coiffed singer, who went solo in 2016, has packed a lot of living into his 25 years and, as it turns out, 6-foot-tall drinks of water run deep. 

With millions of albums sold as a member of one of the biggest boy bands of all time and on his own, a well-received movie debut and approximately 1,000 suit patterns to his name, devoted Stylers of the world can't wait to see what he does next.

Of course, perhaps no one is waiting more eagerly than singer Kelsy Karter, who has said that she's eager to collaborate with Harry and just got Harry's face tattooed on her face in tribute. (Which, when you think about it, is bit of a slap in the face at Zayn Malik, whom she has worked with...)

Karter showed off her indelible loyalty on Instagram, and it looks about as real as it gets.

But, in lieu of tattooing Harry's anything on our bodies, here are 25 important things you may not have known about him in honor of his 25th birthday:

Harry Styles, Anne Cox, Celeb Parents

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Harry Styles, Gemma Anne Styles


Bow Tie Boys, Harry Styles

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Harry Styles, X Factor Audition


MTV Video Music Awards, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Zayn Malick, Harry Styles of One Direction

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One Direction, The X Factor

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One Direction, Harry Styles


Caroline Flack

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Miranda Cosgrove, Harry Styles, iCarly


Taylor Swift, Harry Styles


Harry Styles, Kendall Jenner, Mammoth


Harry Styles, Kendall Jenner

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Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, One Direction

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Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, One Direction

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One Direction, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Jingle Ball

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Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Harry Styles, One Direction

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ESC: Harry Styles

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Harry Styles

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ESC: Harry Styles, 2017

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Harry Styles


Harry Styles

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Harry Styles, Dunkirk

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Harry Styles, The Late Late Show

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Happy Together


Harry Styles

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And that's what makes him beautiful. Happy birthday, Harry!

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