Who Is Mike Boateng? Love Island's Contestant's Job, Instagram And Age Revealed
24 January 2020, 12:09 | Updated: 21 February 2020, 12:59
Mike Boateng isn't doing too bad on Love Island 2020 so far having found himself a girlfriend with Priscilla - but who is he? And did he quit his job?
Mike Boateng is enjoying the Love Island villa in South Africa a lot, even finding himself a girlfriend in the form of Casa Amor girl, Priscilla.
As one of this year's more controversial contestants, having declared his feelings for a few Love Island ladies, Mike has certainly embraced the love of the island.
But who is Mike? Here’s everything we know about the 24-year-old who quit his career to take part in the 2020 series of the show.
How old is Mike Boateng?
Mike is 24 years old.
Where is Love Island's Mike from?
The fitness fanatic is originally from London but moved to Manchester for his career.
What does Mike Boateng do for a job?
According to reports, he quit his job as a police officer to appear on the show.
A spokesperson for Great Manchester Police told: "Mr Boateng is no longer a GMP officer. He left the organisation prior to taking part in the show.”
It has since emerged that Mike is reportedly getting investigated about his departure from the job before he went on Love Island.
What did Mike say in his VT?
In his introduction video, Mike said: “My name is Mike, I'm 24 years old and I'm a police officer from London.
"I'm lucky because of my job as a police officer, I can use the cheeky lines about getting handcuffs out! It's normally works.
"I have been mistaken for a stripper on many occasions but let me tell you, I'm not a stripper. I just make the uniform look good.
"I think it's illegal to be sexy as me so if I see anyone as sexy as me they'll probably get locked up too."
What is Mike looking for in the villa? He’s assured viewers he’s going in there ‘to find love’.
In his VT, he said: ”I’m going in to the villa to find love. If that means stepping on a few toes, burning a few bridges and finding the love of my life, I'm willing to do it."