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Who is Amber Beckford? Meet Love Island 2022 contestant and childminder

"I feel like now I’m most definitely ready."

Amber in Love Island
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Published: Friday, 17th June 2022 at 10:44 am
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The 2022 season of Love Island, its eighth overall, is underway and the new line-up of contestants are now in the villa - and two have already had to say goodbye to Love Island life.

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The twists that we have come to know and love from the show have been coming thick and fast, and the first twist of the season was that the public would be choosing who couples up with who. That should have been a warning sign to the contestants to expect the unexpected.

Two new boys are now in the villa and that looks like it could be an issue for certain couples - let's just say the next time they all gather around the firepit to recouple could be quite explosive.

While we wait for the next instalment why not get to know this year's islanders from footballer Michael Owen’s daughter Gemma Owen and student Liam Llewellyn to microbiologist Dami Hope and childminder Amber Beckford.

But who is Amber and what is she looking for in a partner? Here’s everything you need to know about Amber.

Amber Beckford - Key facts

Age: 24

Job: Childminder

Instagram: @amberbeckford

Who is Amber coupled up with? Dami Hope

Why did Amber Beckford want to take part in Love Island?

Talking about what drove her to take part in this year's ITV2 dating show, Amber said: "This year it definitely feels like it’s two feet in. I feel like now I’m most definitely ready, and wanting to look for a boyfriend."

Asked what she’ll bring to the villa, she added: "Hopefully fun! I can definitely be opinionated so I’m not sure how that’s going to go down."

Is Amber on Instagram?

Yes, and you will find no shortage of glamour shots by heading to amberbeckford and giving Amber a follow, and she has soared to nearly 60k followers already.

What is Amber Beckford looking for in a partner?

Talking about her type, Amber said: "I don't like guys that show off, like flashy, showy-offy guys - just have a personality and make me laugh."

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She added of a disastrous date: "One guy tried to purposefully show off his car keys. We were in the middle of a restaurant!"

Love Island 2022 airs nightly at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Check out more of our Entertainment coverage or visit our TV Guide to see what's on tonight.

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