Love Island Star Tom Walker's Age, Instagram And Job As He Couples Up With Maura Higgins

26 June 2019, 16:01 | Updated: 26 June 2019, 16:06

Tom Walker has his eye on Elma and Maura
Tom Walker has his eye on Elma and Maura. Picture: ITV2

Tom Walker has had everyone talking about his Love Island journey, and not for the right reasons.

Love Island's Tom Walker entered the villa alongside fellow newbie Jordan Hames on 17th June, and within just a few hours the boys knew who they wanted to make a beeline for.

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Tom coupled up with Maura Higgins after his first week, but caused a scandal when she overheard him making a disrespectful comment about her.

From his age to his Instagram profile, here’s everything you need to know about Tom Walker…

Tom Walker is set to shake things up in the villa
Tom Walker is set to shake things up in the villa. Picture: ITV2

Who is Tom Walker and how old is he?

Tom is a 29-year-old model from Leeds. Before entering the villa he described himself as “a people person” who enjoys “finding out about people”.

He also sees his best personality traits that he “gets along with everyone”, adding: “I’m nosy… I’m fun and always up for doing things. I’m a yes man, I don’t turn many things down. The downside is I sometimes find it hard to switch off.”

The Islander also revealed his claim to fame is appearing in multiple TV adverts. You might recognise him from the Jet 2 adverts where he's seen heading off on holiday holding the hand of his on-screen partner.

Tom Walker’s Instagram profile

Tom’s Instagram handle is @tom9walker, where he had 26k followers ahead of his villa entrance, but this quickly soared to 62k in less than a week.

He typically posts pictures of his modelling shots, behind the scenes action from his work, and snaps of himself in the gym.

What has Tom said about going into the villa?

Tom said he wanted to get to know Lucie Donlan, but after a few days found himself growing close to Maura.

He said: “I like the new girls – Maura is a cannon. She’s gone in there and torn it up. She might be a bit too hot to handle! I really like Elma. She’s got a look I tend to go for. From day one I liked the look of Lucie, although she seems pretty happy and settled with Joe. I’ll find out whether she is when I get in.”

Tom describes his idea of his perfect girl as “someone I can be myself around”. He would also like a girl with “energy for life” who enjoys travelling and socialising.

When is Love Island on ITV2?

Love Island is on every weekday and Sunday nights from 9pm, but you can also catch up with extra gossip on Aftersun which airs Sundays at 10pm after the main show.

The show is also available to watch on the ITV Hub, with each episode uploaded after it's aired on TV.

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