It’s summer 2023, the latest season of Love Island is here, and we know you want to know more about the contestants.
Luckily, we’ve done the digging for you. Here you can learn all about this summer’s UK Love Island stars—including their dating habits, their careers, and their personalities.
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Cast for Love Island Summer 2023
Hailing from Glasgow, Ella is 23 years old and works as a model. She also appeared in a music video and the movie World War Z.
Certain of her worth, Ella deems herself wife material and says she has a lot of love to give.
In a man, Ella wants someone who is tall, good-natured and doesn’t take her for granted. Let’s see what Love Island has to offer!
Molly is the 21-year-old daughter of Coronation Street actress Janet Marsh. She earns a living doing musical theatre and content creation.
Interestingly, Molly lives on a farm with her extended family and considers herself very family oriented.
The traditional values apply to Molly’s dating life, too—she doesn’t go partying and doesn’t use dating apps. Fingers crossed, she’ll find a great connection this summer.
Based in London, Ruchee is a 24-year-old nail beautician.
Ruchee describes herself as a loyal person and says she likes being in relationships, but it just hasn’t quite worked out for her so far.
In men, Ruchee looks for ambition and a good fashion sense—most likely to match her own!
‘I love gold jewellery, especially gold hoops. That’s definitely my signature look’.
Aged 23, Catherine is a commercial real estate agent with a bachelor’s and master’s degree.
Catherine describes herself as ‘fierce’, ‘confident’, and ‘funny’ and says she’s a pro at seduction.
Until now, Catherine has mostly been in situationships: ‘I’ve basically been single forever. It’s quite bad’. Let’s see if the villa can change that!
Jess is 22 and owns a beauty clinic in London. She claims she has a big personality and can stand up for herself if she needs to.
When it comes to men, Jess loves a good kisser and says she often gets in trouble for flirting.
It also seems Jess wants to find ‘the one’. She says, ‘I actually am ready to settle down and have kids and probably get married’.
Aged 24, Tyrique originates from Essex and is a semi-professional football player.
Tyrique is very good friends with Toby Aromolaran from Love Island season 7; they went to the same school together.
In terms of love, Tyrique says he’s previously shied away from relationships due to commitment issues. But he adds that he wants to turn that around in the villa:
‘I’m going on Love Island to look for my first girlfriend and hopefully my last girlfriend!’
George is a 24-year-old business development executive from Bedford. He says he’s known for being a ‘cheeky chappie’ and for his dancing and dad jokes.
In women, George says he is looking for three things: banter, natural looks, and passion.
‘I want them to be passionate about something, whether it’s a job or enjoying trips to the zoo on Saturdays!’
At 26 years old, Mehdi works as a communications manager. He was born and raised in Bordeaux and now splits his time between France and London.
Mehdi says he loves the women in London and adds cheekily ‘I always get what I want’,
How will the lady islanders impress Mehdi? He claims he likes not just looks, but also a good sense of humour and a taste for adventure.
Originating from Sheffield, Mitchel is 26 and works as a gas engineer.
Regarding his personality, he says ‘A lot of people think I’m arrogant’ but that ‘when they get to know me, they actually realize I’m a nice guy’.
Mitchel also considers himself a gentleman, a flirt, and ‘100% a relationship type of guy’. Will he find a girlfriend on Love Island?
André is 21 and works in Birmingham as a business owner.
With Portuguese as his mother tongue, he says the language makes girls fall for him fast.
As for his intentions on Love Island, André may cause a stir. He says he falls in love quickly, but has a wandering eye and isn’t afraid to step on toes.
Will André find his match this summer?
…And that’s your introduction to this season’s contestants on Love Island UK. Are you ready for a summer hotter than ever?