Zayn Al-Rashid was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Ikhwan Al-Rashid and me , of Malay, Javanese, Bugis, Chinese and Persian descent. His family is middle class; both British graduates . Zayn has one elder sister, Sophia Myra Al-Rashid . He is the first son of the first son from the Kasbon Family Clan of Muar, Johore.
He was born at 1756hrs on the 18th of January 2010. A Capricorn and in the Chinese year of the Mighty Ox. He was a premature baby (31 weeks and 5 days) and weighed in at only 1.37kgs at birth.