Maher reached popularity through the use of social media; Facebook and Youtube to promote himself and his music. Beginning in 2010 his music became very popular and his album "Thank You Allah" became certified multiple platinum. His songs were primarily sung in English but later he released several tracks in multiple languages; he also won an awarded for his song "Ya Nabi Salam Alayka" he won the title via Nogoum Fm, a major radio station.
In 2011 he was featured on the cover of the UK Muslim mangainze "Emel" and also won a competition as featured Muslim star through a competition organized by onislam.net. Along with his musical talents he has also displayed his acting abilities in the TV drama "Insya-Allah". Maher Zain has also taken part in several philanthropies. He has performed in Canada to raise money for the Islamic relief, contributed to clean water through fundraising efforts for water wells in Africa and has also participated in charity events for Syrian refugees. He was also a part of a 2014 London Pro-Palestinian rally to call for the end of Israeli Military action in Gaza. Maher Zain is currently married with two children and continues to pursue musical endeavors.