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Who is Antigoni Buxton? Meet the Love Island 2022 contestant and musician

Here's everything you need to know about the newest girl to enter the villa.

Love Island star Antigoni in a blue bikini
Published: Friday, 24th June 2022 at 1:05 pm
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The Love Island villa got a couple of new beautiful residents this week, and one of them is Antigoni Buxton, who made her arrival on Wednesday 22nd June.


Antigoni got three dates as a welcome gift, with Jay Younger, Davide Sanclimenti and Dami Hope. The question is whether she will choose one of them when she gets the chance to couple up.

Also new to the Love Island 2022 line-up this week was Charlie Radnedge - so the guys and the girls both got some new eye candy this week!

As the series continues to heat up on ITV2, here's everything you need to know about Antigoni, including who her mum and dad are. With Gemma Owen in the villa, there are no shortage of fanous parents this year!

Antigoni Buxton - Key Facts

Age: 26

Job: Singer-songwriter

From: London

Who is she coupled up with? No one yet as she's new to the villa, but that could all be about to change...

Who is Antigoni Buxton?

Antigoni is a singer-songwriter from London, and the daughter of chef Tonia Buxton. Tonia is a regular guest on Sunday Brunch.

Antigoni was signed to Island Records when she was 20 by former president Darcus Beese.

She is also the ex of former Love Island contestant Jack Fowler.

Who are Antigoni Buxton's parents?

Tonia and Paul Buxton
Tonia and Paul Buxton Instagram/@toniabuxton

Antigoni's mother is chef Tonia Buxton. Tonia is a British television presenter, restaurateur and author of Greek Cypriot descent.

She is the host of the Discovery Channel Travel & Living series My Greek Kitchen and My Cypriot Kitchen.

She is also a GB News Presenter.

Tonia revealed her excitement at her daughter entering the villa, writing on Instagram: "I can not believe that my @antigoni is in the Love Island Villa, she mentioned she would be sunbathing this week I didn’t think she meant in Mallorca!"

Tonia is married to Paul Buxton. The couple have four children, including Antigoni, and have been married since 1996.

By looks of Paul's Instagram, he's well into his fitness and regularly trains with Antigoni.

Why did Antigoni want to take part in Love Island?

"I’ve been single for almost a year and a half and for the whole of the last year my goal has been to have as many different experiences as possible. I really just want to say ‘yes’ to things. Why not? It’ll be fun. I’m a Cypriot girl and I love being in the sun. I’ve got nothing to lose!" Antigoni revealed.

Asked what she thinks she'll bring to the villa, she said: "I think I’m going to bring a positive energy - I’m a very positive person."

Is Antigoni on Instagram?

Antigoni and Anthony Joshua
Antigoni and Anthony Joshua Instgram/@antigoni

She sure is! Antigoni can be followed at @antigoni. When she arrived, she had 34.5k followers, but since joining the ITV2 dating show that has rocketed to over 95k.


Antigoni shares lots of music videos on her Instagram, as well as photos with some of her famous pals, including YouTubers Yung Filly and Chunkz and boxer Anthony Joshua.

What is Antigoni looking for in a partner?

Antigoni will have to wait until she gets into the villa to see who tickles her fancy.
"I won’t know who I’m feeling until I get in there - I need to meet somebody in person and see their energy and vibe," she said before joining the villa.
On why she'd make a good girlfriend, she added: "When I’m into somebody, I’m very much all about them. My culture is a very open, generous culture and I like to think I carry that trait as a girlfriend. I really put 100 per cent into somebody when I like them. I would also like that back!"

New episodes of Love Island air at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub every day except Saturday. Check out more of our Entertainment coverage or visit our TV Guide to see what's on tonight.

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