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Who is Davide Sanclimenti? Meet Love Island 2022 contestant

An "Italian stallion" is the centre of attention in the Love Island villa this year!

Davide Sanclimenti in Love Island 2022
Published: Friday, 24th June 2022 at 12:45 pm
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It has been all go on Love Island 2022 so far, and if you were hoping for a strong line-up of contestants, it has been quite the ride so far; and we still have a way to go.


Entering slightly after the original bunch of islanders was Davide, and he has given us more than his fair share of drama - which should be expected after he spent a lot of his time with Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu. That relationship was not meant to be though, and now the pair are barely talking.

But Davide may get a chance to be smug at the next recoupling, as Ekin Su's villa love life is on the rocks with her latest love interest, Jay.

Davide is currently part of a friend couple, but will the high-tempered Italian find someone to connect with before he is shown the door? Only time will tell.

Here's everything you need to know about business owner and Italian stallion Davide Sanclimenti.

Davide Sanclimenti - Key facts

Age: 27

Job: Business Owner

From: Rome, Italy (lives in Manchester)

Who is Davide coupled up with? Gemma Owen, but this is very much a friend zone situation.

Why did Davide Sanclimenti want to take part in Love Island?

On why he wants to enter the Love Island villa this year, David said that he thinks it's going to be "so much fun".

"I’m going to be the Italian stallion in the Villa! With my Italian charm, I can also be a very romantic guy," he said.

"I’m good looking and I’ve realised since I first arrived in Manchester, a lot of English girls actually love me. They love to be around me and I love to be around them. It’s going to be fun, I’m looking forward to it."

Is Davide on Instagram?

Yes he is, @davidesancli. His post count is on the small side at the moment but if you enjoy seeing him without a shirt on then you will probably want to join the other 100k+ people who have clicked that follow button.

What is Davide Sanclimenti looking for in a partner?

As for what he's looking for from Love Island 2022, David has said that he wants to find the one.


"I want to find my soulmate, find my person so I can actually build something in the future, grow with them, be a family," he said.

Love Island 2022 begins on Monday 6th June 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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