Grab your tissues, Directioners!

Today, March 25, 2016 marks the one-year anniversary of Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction. This day also marks the release of Zayn's first solo album, Mind of Mine, and the premiere of his "BeFoUr" music video.

Since it's such an epic day in the life of Zayn, we wanted to look back at his journey from One Direction to now!

Want to see everything that's happened to the 23-year-old over the past year?

Watch the E! News video to find out what Zayn's been up to these past 12 months!

Don't miss E! News every weekday at 7 and 11 p.m.

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