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Who is Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu? Meet Love Island 2022 contestant and actress

Who is the Essex-based actress?

Ekin-Su in Love Island 2022
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Published: Friday, 1st July 2022 at 1:10 pm
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If you wanted drama in Love Island this year then you certainly have a lot of it, mainly thanks to Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, who has been on quite the journey in the villa so far.

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The Love Island 2022 cast began experiencing friction in the ranks when Ekin-Su arrived. After hitting it off with Davide Sanclimenti, the two came to blows and ended things with a huge row and, well, there is a lot more to this story, but let's just say they are now back on and among the favourites to win. Who saw that coming?

But given how rocky things have been between them, and the fact that they will soon be separated as part of the infamous, and brilliant, Casa Amor twist, we imagine that the drama is far from over for these two.

Here is everything you need to know about Ekin-Su!

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu - Key facts

Age: 27

Job: Actress

From: Essex

Who is Ekin-Su coupled up with? Davide Sanclimenti (yes, somehow these two have reunited and no, we didn't see it coming either).

Why did Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu want to take part in Love Island?

Essex-based actress Ekin-Su has said that she's "looking for the love of [her] life" on Love Island.

"I’m looking for that real genuine spark and they just see me as me. I think the concept of the show brings back true and raw feelings," she said.

However, she's not there to make friends. "If someone wants to have an argument with me – bring it on," she added.

Is Ekin-Su on Instagram?

Yes she is! And not only that but she is one of the most popular cast members on the platform having already amassed over 415k followers - that should be quite the discovery for her when she eventually heads home. You can find her at ekinsuofficial.

What is Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu looking for in a partner?

While Ekin-Su is looking for love, she's admitted that she is "quite picky" when it comes to choosing a potential match.

"I’m not just looking for looks, I’m looking for brains! I’m looking for someone with intelligence, someone who can have good chats."

She added: "Nothing like cockiness! I’m looking for a serious man and a serious relationship."

New episodes of Love Island 2022 air at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub every night, except Saturdays. Check out more of our Entertainment coverage or visit our TV Guide to see what's on tonight.

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