Love Island 2019 line-up: Meet the contestants heading into the villa

Including a pharmacist, a firefighter and the brother of a Strictly dancer

Jack Shepherd,Clarisse Loughrey
Monday 03 June 2019 22:34 BST
Love island unveils contestants for it's fifth series

A beauty therapist, a semi-pro rugby player, and a ballroom dancer all locked together in a Mediterranean villa – yes, Love Island's back.

Five women and seven men have entered the reality television competition, each contestant hoping to follow in the footsteps of Jack Fincham and Dani Dyer, last year's winning couple.

Among this year's Love Island hopefuls is 28-year-old pharmacist Anna Vakili, the first plus-size contestant to appear on the show.

Twenty-one-year-old beauty therapist Amber Gill and 23-year-old scientist Yewande Biala are also amongst the women competing this year.

Tommy Fury, the 22-year-old brother of boxer Tyson Fury, will join the line-up of male contestants, alongside the younger brother of Strictly Come Dancing star AJ Pritchard, Curtis.

Flick through the gallery below to see all the contestants.

Caroline Flack returns to host the ITV2 series once more. The 2019 series begins tonight (3 June) at 9pm. As with last year's series, new episodes will be broadcast six days a week. Find out everything else you need to know about the series here.

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