Ellie Spence has offficially made her Love Island debut.


Spence was originally introduced as part of this year's twist to pick the first Love Island bombshell at the beginning of the reality series's ninth season.

However, Tom Clare receieved the most votes from the public and arrived later on in the first episode to steal someone's girl.

On Wednesday night (January 25th) though, viewers saw Ellie make her debut alongside fellow bombshell Spencer Wilks.

The pair will now get to decide who they want to couple up with first, and judging by the Love Island first-look, it sounds like Ellie's choice is about to ruffle some feathers.

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You'll have to tune in on Thursday night (26th January) to find out who Ellie chooses, but in the meantime, why not get to know more about the bombshell?

Here's everything we know about Ellie Spence - one of the Love Island 2o23 cast members.

Who is Ellie Spence?

Age: 25

Job: Business development executive at a law firm

From: Norwich

Instagram: @elliespennie

Ellie Spence is a business development executive from Norwich.

In terms of something that not many people know about her, Ellie reveals that once, when she was drunk, she climbed over the gates of a friend's house, fell and almost lost her leg.

"I was in hospital for two weeks but they stitched me back up. It left me with a big scar on my leg but I’m so blasé about it; if I’m in a bikini you can’t not see it," she says.

Why did Ellie want to take part in Love Island?

Love Island 2023 Ellie Spence
Love Island contestant Ellie Spence. ITV

Ellie is "ready to find [her] husband" after being single for three years. She says that "the roster is pretty dry, it’s been dry for the last year," adding: "I don’t know what happened, it’s just not been a great time for me."

Is Ellie on Instagram?

She is and you can follow her over on @elliespennie where she has nearly 7,000 followers, a number that will likely increase now.

The 25-year-old doesn't have many pictures on her feed but from what we can see, her jet setting and fashionable lifestyle will be a likely hit with viewers and her fellow Love Island contestants.

What is Ellie looking for in a partner?

Love Island 2023 Ellie Spence
Love Island contestant Ellie Spence. ITV

Ellie hasn't revealed too much about what she's looking for in her dream partner but she has let people know what some of her big turn-offs are.

"Overconfident guys and men that think they can get any girl when they think they are so fit and a 10/10 when in actual fact they are none of the above. I like confidence but not arrogance," she says.

When pressed on her celebrity crush, she said they are: "Travis Fimmel from The Vikings, he’s the fittest person I’ve ever seen in my whole life. I love his beard. I also like Matthew McConaughey and Bradley Cooper."

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