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Who is Dami Hope? Meet Love Island 2022 contestant and microbiologist who “will try not to cause trouble”

"I’m an Aries but I’m very passionate."

Published: Friday, 24th June 2022 at 12:55 pm
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The brand new series of Love Island is underway, and as expected, there have been rows, heartache, but also signs of a possible happy ending for at least some of the contestants.


This year's line-up of contestants have a brand new villa to call home, and more new faces are continually being added to tempt the mainstays and disrupt life for those already there.

And Dami will be keen to see new arrivals as his villa relationship status is very much single following a surprising exit for his former partner.

Dami, a senior microbiologist from Dublin, was paired with Amber until her exit but he has survived to fight another day. It remains to be seen if love is on the cards for him - but it looks like he may be on the verge of finding it with Indiyah.

Here's everything you need to know about him!

Dami Hope - Key facts

Age: 26

Job: Senior microbiologist

From: Dublin

Who is Dami coupled up with? After Amber Beckford was sent home, Dami finds himself single. But for how long?

Dami Hope Love Island 2022
Dami Hope in Love Island 2022 ITV

Why did Dami Hope want to take part in Love Island?

Speaking about why he wanted to take part in Love Island, Hope said: “This year I was kind of being more open to new things and I think actually that's why I put myself out there to get some new experiences."

He added: "Love Island is a different experience, I will be talking to different girls, it might not go well with some, might go well with others, so it’s a fun experience.

Talking about what he’s going to bring to the villa, he added: “Just myself - Dami Hope! Being me - funny and my personality. I don’t know if I will cause trouble, I’ll try not to but sometimes you don’t intentionally cause trouble - it happens!”

Is Dami on Instagram?

Like every other contestant in the Love Island villa, the answer is yes and you can find him @damihope. There are plenty of snaps out there, but none showing him hard at work as a microbiologist sadly.

What is Dami Hope looking for in a partner?

Dami hasn't revealed what he's looking for in a partner just yet, but he has said he's a catch.

“When I’m actually in a relationship, I think it’s a star sign thing, I’m an Aries but I’m very passionate - I always used to put that person first," he explained.

"If they had something they wanted to do or something they were passionate about, I’d make sure that even if it’s something I’m not talented at I’d get talented at it just so it helps them. I’m really good at being in a team and actually looking after each other.”


Love Island will return to ITV2 later this year. In the meantime, check out our Entertainment hub for all the latest news, or find something to watch tonight with our TV Guide.

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