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30 July 2019, 16:04 | Updated: 30 July 2019, 16:06
Ovie Soko may have taken part in the country’s biggest TV show, but he’s one contestant who was clearly not in it for the money. Here’s everything you need to know about his net worth.
On an episode of Love Island he was seen complaining a lot of girls he dates are only interested in his money, after a challenge about headlines the contestants featured in hinted partner India Reynolds was only getting to know him for his financial status.
He told pal Amber Gill: “As an athlete, people use you a lot,” but the beauty therapist reassured him she thought India 'is a nice girl.'
Nevertheless less, the conversation led fans to question how much the 28 year old is worth.
Ovie currently plays for Great Britain and reportedly earns between £100k - £200k, according to Reality Titbit, but this is his salary before sponsorship deals are taken into consideration. He also works as a model which no doubt brings in a hefty lump sum each month.
Following his time in Love Island he will be inundated with endorsement deals, especially as his Instagram account has risen to over 1.4 million followers.
Ovie has played basketball for countries including France for Boulazac Basket Dordogne, Greece for Trikala Aries, and Italy for New Basket Brindisi.
The reality star also played for CB Murcia in Spain.
While he didn’t make the NBA, he has continued to be successful elsewhere in the basketball industry.
Ovie is a staggering 6ft 7in tall, something which instantly attracted co-star Anna Vakili to him when he entered Casa Amor.
Before entering the villa he said: “I feel like I’m an eight but an international eight, “Some people call themselves a 10 but you can be a 10 in one place and go to the opposite side of the world and be a four.
“Wherever I go around the world, I think I can be an eight. “My best feature is my personality, I am just a vibe and people like being around my energy.”
Ovie became a firm favourite islander thanks to his laid-back and care-free nature, finishing in third place with partner India.