The 22-year-old former One Direction singer and 22-year-old Little Mix member both auditioned as solo artists on different seasons of The X Factor (2010 and 2011, respectively) before getting put in their groups.
They met and started dating sometime in early 2012 before getting engaged in August 2013.
So what happened over those few years? Take a look back with us!
Click inside to see a timeline of their relationship…
August-December 2010: Zayn competes on The X Factor with One Direction.
August-December 2011: Perrie competes on The X Factor as part of Little Mix, who go on to win.
Early 2012: Zayn and Perrie begin dating.
December 2012: Zayn posts a cute photo of Perrie and their Christmas tree.
May 2013: The couple is spotted holding hands during a trip to Italy.
June 2013: Zayn reportedly gets a tattoo to honor her.
August 2013: Rumors start swirling that Zayn and Perrie are engaged after she steps out with a giant rock on her finger.
August 2013: Their engagement is confirmed by Perrie‘s mom!
August 2013: He tells Capital FM radio that they’re “really happy.”
August 2013: Zayn sends out a tweet that he’s “never been happier” in his life.
October 2013: Perrie tells Bliss magazine that she’s on “cloud nine” over the engagement and ring.
December 2013: The couple hits the London zoo for a cute date!
July 2014: Zayn surprises her with a Fairygrounds birthday party.
December 2014: Perrie says in an interview that she’s just happy to be engaged.
December 2014: Perrie rushes Zayn‘s sister to the emergency room.
March 2015: Zayn denies rumors that he cheated on Perrie after he was seen with another girl.
March 2015: Zayn announces that he’s quitting One Direction.
March 2015: X Factor judge Louis Walsh speaks out about Perrie being the cause of Zayn‘s departure from 1D.
March 2015: Perrie goes shopping with Zayn‘s mom and sisters.
March 2015: The couple is spotted flying out of London together.
April 2015: Zayn and Perrie take a beachy vacation together.
April 2015: Zayn‘s rep shoots down rumors that he’s banned from the Little Mix tour.
May 2015: Perrie tells a magazine that she doesn’t have a wedding date set.
June 2015: Perrie tells Capital FM radio that she’s tired of being asked about the wedding.
August 4, 2015: It is revealed that Zayn called off his engagement to Perrie.