Meet Love Island's Sharon Gaffka: Age, Job, Instagram & Everything You Need To Know
13 July 2021, 17:30
Love Island: Civil servant Sharon to bring beauty and brains to the villa
Love Island fans are getting to know Sharon Gaffka in the villa – here’s what you need to know about the beauty queen including her age, job and Instagram.
Love Island 2021's contestants are settled into the villa and Sharon Gaffka is fast becoming a fan favourite.
Contestant Sharon revealed she’s taking part in Love Island as “it’s been a bit of a running joke between my friendship group for a while that I should apply”, putting the reason down to being “the most outrageous one of the group”.
Here’s everything you need to know about Sharon Gaffka including her age, job and Instagram…
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Who is Love Island’s Sharon Gaffka and how old is she?
Hailing from Oxford, Sharon is 25 years old and works as a civil servant for the Department of Transport.
She said about her job: “I’ve worked in lots of different departments. I’ve been doing Brexit policy for the last year, I did a stint during the Coronavirus pandemic in the Department of Health so I was helping deliver testing kits and managing the operations. It’s been an intense year!”
The Islander also won Miss International UK in 2018 and is an ambassador for The Young Women's Trust.
What has Sharon Gaffka said about Love Island 2021?
After revealing she doesn’t want to be the only one in her group chat who’s single, Sharon spoke about what she looks for in a romantic partner.
“I have this thing where if something doesn’t work out with one person, I’ll try and go for the other extreme to see if that works out,” she said.
“I tend to date someone who is taller than me, even though my last long-term partner, he was actually someone who was shorter than me. I’m quite an intellectual person so I want someone who can kind of match that."
Is Love Island’s Sharon Gaffka on Instagram?
You can follow Sharon on Instagram @sharongaffka where she started with over 17,000 followers when her part on Love Island was announced – this is only continuing to soar as we see her on TV every night.
Love Island continues at 9pm on ITV2.