Meet The Boys & Girls Heading Into Casa Amor & The Love Island Villa 2021
26 July 2021, 20:35
The Casa Amor contestants include social media influencers, a DJ and an American football player.
But who are the new boys entering the villa, and what do we know about the girls? Get to know the Casa Amor cast here, from their ages, Instagram handles, jobs and everything else…
Salma Nara, 20
Instagram handle: @salma.naranx
Salma is a model/influencer from Dublin promising to bring “a lot of vibrant energy” to Casa Amor.
She signed up to Love Island because she reckons the villa is “the perfect atmosphere” to find love.
Mary Bedford, 22
Instagram handle: @mary_bedford
Mary is a model and social media influencer from Leeds who’s entered Love Island to try “another direction” of finding love.
She’s got her eye on Liam and wants to “do a bit of flirting” to see “how Liam is actually feeling about Millie.”
Kaila Troy, 28
Instagram handle: @djkailatroy
Kaia, from Dublin, is an international DJ on the hunt for love in the villa because “real life dating has not been doing me any favours.”
She describes herself as “energetic” and “the life of the party.”
Amy Day, 25
Instagram handle: @___amyday___
Amy is a performer from Surrey who claims she “doesn’t take anything too seriously.”
The 25-year-old is a singer, dancer and actor who’s worked mostly on cruise ships.
She’s also appeared on TV, in an episode of Humans, but says her main goal is to star in the West End.
Clarisse Juliette, 23
Instagram handle: @clarissejuliette
Clarisse is from London and owns her own brand as well as working as an influencer.
She said she’s got her eye on Teddy as “he’s tall, confident and smooth.”
Lillie Haynes, 22
Instagram handle: @lillie.haynes
Lillie is a trainee accountant from South Shields who says she’s got her eye on Jake in the villa.
“He’s 100 per cent the type of boy I would go for at home. It’s too good of a match not to just go for,” she said.
She said she’s also interested in Liam as he’s “a dark horse.”
Dale Mehmet, 24
Instagram handle: @dalehuncho
Dale is a barber from Glasgow who’s dad is half-Turkish, half-Scottish while his mum is Scottish.
He describes himself as “a massive geek” and has his eye on Faye.
Jack Barlow, 26
Instagram handle: @jackcbarlow
Jack is a racing driver and coach from East Sussex who’s entering the villa to “find the one.”
He’s been racing since he was 12 years old, competing internationally until he had an accident at 19.
At the top of “his list” in the villa is Chloe.
Sam Jackson, 23
Instagram handle: @samjacksonn98
Sam is a maintenance engineer from Clitheroe, Lancashire.
He said he’s “looking forward to meeting the boys” as he’s a “proper lads’ lad,” but ultimately wants a relationship.
Harry Young, 24
Instagram handle: @harryyoung__
Harry is a car salesman from Glasgow who signed up for Love Island through Tinder.
He’s got his eye on Kaz in the villa and isn’t afraid to step on people’s toes.
The salesman said he’s the type of person on a night out who’s “there for a laugh and the banter.”
Medhy Malanda, 24
Instagram handle: @medhymalanda
Medhy is from Belgium but now lives in Luton where he works as an American Football player and model.
The sportsman said he wants to get to know Kaz because “she’s funny and she’s got a beautiful smile.”
He also has his eye on Millie and admitted he’s not afraid to step on people’s toes.
Matthew MacNabb, 26
Instagram handle: @matthew_macnabb
Matthew is a strategist marketing consultant from Belfast who signed up for the show for “adventure.”
He revealed before heading onto the show he started his consultancy at Christmas and it “took off really quickly.”
Matthew also previously worked in California for a year and has a masters in business administration.
He’ll also no doubt get the islanders talking about his height as he’s 6ft 6”.
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