In addition to be a steward (for Malaysian Airlines) and model (for Dockers), Anuar Zain mainly earned his fame as a singer. During his singing career with four albums released, he has received a number of awards, including Anugerah Bintang Popular (ABP) for Popular Male Singer (2003), Anugerah Planet Muzik (APM) for Popular Male Artist (2005) and Anugerah Stail Eh! 2008 for Most Stylish Male Celebrities (2008),
He released his debut album titled Anuar Zain, making up of 10 songs, in 1998.
He has an elder sister, a fellow artist named Ziana Zain.