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'Love Island' 2017 Cast: Meet The New Contestants Looking For Love

Producers have outdone themselves with this bunch.

30/05/2017 08:59 | Updated 30 May 2017

The new batch of contestants hoping to find themselves a summer romance in the upcoming series of ‘Love Island’ have been unveiled.

Eleven new faces have now been posted and among the five boys are a grafting groundskeeper hoping to get himself back in the dating game, a celeb hairdresser hoping to bag his first girlfriend and a former member of Blazin’ Squad.

Meanwhile, the girls include a glamour model who says she wants to settle down with the one, a bomb disposal worker who reportedly once shared a kiss with Prince Harry and a self-professed “posh girl” hoping to broaden her horizons.

Of course, as you might have worked out, this year’s series will kick off with an odd number of contestants, meaning one of the girls is in for a shock when they start pairing up at the beginning of the series.

Check out all the contestants below...

  • Olivia
    ITV
    Age?
    22

    Job?
    Motorsport Grid Girl

    She says:
    "I’ve been told I’m funny. I’ve got quite an immature sense of humour, and I can be quite naughty. 

    "I try not to take any rubbish from anyone so I think boys end up saying ‘she’s a player’ because they’ve not had their way with me."

    Have you seen her before?
    Olivia says she's modelled for some fashion brands with "big followings" in the past.
  • Marcel
    ITV
    Age?
    31

    Job?
    Music industry executive

    He says:
    "Girls love me... I've always got girls around me. I've always got a girl on the scene. I'm not a player but I do like to be single.

    "I stay single because I don't want to break hearts but I do end up breaking them by mistake sometimes. It's quite hard."

    Have you seen him before?
    Marcel was once a member of Blazin' Squad, which he describes as "the best days" of his life.
  • Camilla
    ITV
    Age?
    27

    Job?
    Explosive ordnance disposal (!!)

    She says:
    "I want to put my personal life first, for the first time in a long time, and give myself the opportunity to meet someone.

    "['Love Island'] will also force me to break down some of the barriers that I have built up doing the work that I do. I can be a bit cold, and come across that way, but that’s because I’m quite independent and strong."

    Have you seen her before?
    Perhaps if you're a lacrosse fan - Camilla once competed in the junior world championships. However, back in the summer of 2014 she was also linked with Prince Harry after the two reportedly shared a snog at an event.
  • Harley
    ITV
    Age?
    22

    Job?
    Groundsworker

    He says:
    "People would say [my love life is] non-existent and I’m married to the gym. I’ve not been out for ages, I’ve been having some me time.

    "The show is an opportunity to put myself out there, let loose and get my mojo back."
  • Chloe
    ITV
    Age?
    22

    Job?
    Executive assistant

    She says:
    "Boys in Essex - come on! They're not great. I want to be loved up but they're just pigs. I'm ready and willing to meet someone nice. A lot of them just want about ten girlfriends at a time.

    "Come on - you can't go out with ten girls at once! That's not on."
  • Kem
    ITV
    Age?
    21

    Job?
    Hairdresser

    He says:
    "I wear my heart on my sleeve. I'm all in or out, nothing in between. I think I'm enjoyable to be with. I fall for girls very easily. It's been my downfall because I make it so obvious when I like a girl. I might get a bit clingy.

    "I'm not normal and I think the people who make 'Love Island' know that, so I'm hoping they'll have found a girl who's not normal, who'll be a good match for me."

    Have you seen him before?
    As a hairdresser to the stars, he's worked with the boys from 'TOWIE', Spencer Matthews and Calum Best, among others.
  • Jessica
    ITV
    Age?
    23

    Job?
    Glamour model

    She says:
    "I'm genuinely looking for love, I'm not going on it for any other reason. I want to find someone to settle down with.

    "My friends are married and settling down with kids. I've looked everywhere and can't find him!"

    Have you seen her before?
    In addition to being a glamour model, Jessica says she's been chatted up by celebs in the past, joking: "Mostly reality stars - they're the same ones that message everybody!"
  • Dominic
    ITV
    Age?
    26

    Job?
    Careers advisor

    He says:
    "I'm definitely not modest! They call me vain, and I do love myself a bit. I play on it, though. I'll go, 'I'm good-looking me, aren't I? Aren't you lucky to be with me?’

    "I'm not just a pretty face! I've got the chat as well."
  • Amber
    ITV
    Age?
    20

    Job?
    Dancer

    She says:
    "I think I’m very down to earth. I have been brought up so well. I don’t cause trouble for no reason. I’m not fake, I’m very real and that’s what all my friends like about me.

    "I’m a bit of a dating queen. I love to date. The key thing for me is finding humour. We need to have a good laugh, the chemistry will happen if we’re laughing."

    Have you seen her before?
    Amber claims to have slept with a "big name" but won't disclose her, commenting: "Girls don't kiss and tell!"
  • Sam
    ITV
    Age?
    21

    Job?
    Oil rig worker

    He says:
    "I'm a serial dater. My attention span's not that good so to be honest, I generally only manage one date with a girl, or two at a push. I get bored easily.

    "And if I decide I'm not interested, I just ignore their texts. I know that's a bit mean. I like a bit of a chase, you see. I do alright with girls. If I want it, I get it."
  • Montana
    ITV
    Age?
    21

    Job?
    Economics student

    She says:
    "I think people would probably call me quite posh! I will admit I've been brought up well and I've been really lucky to go a private school. I'm lucky to have had good opportunities in my life.

    "I want to meet someone who will broaden my horizons a little bit... I'm not really exposed to people from all over the UK. I don't go to raves that much so I don't really meet anyone from outside Hertfordshire!"

    Have you seen her before?
    In the past, she's dated both rugby players and pro footballers.

’Love Island’ kicks off on Monday 5 June at 9pm on ITV2.

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