*Warning - Contains spoilers for Love Island 2024.*

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Love Island 2024 is in full swing, throwing a bunch of new singletons onto our screens.

We might only be a few weeks into the new season but there's already been shock dumpings, awkward recoupling ceremonies and plenty of love triangles to capture viewers' attention.

Last night's episode (Thursday 13th June) not only shocked viewers with a surprise recoupling, but also teased the arrival of three new bombshells during tonight's instalment.

And as if that wasn't dramatic enough, as the three newcomers were seen walking in by the existing contestants, Joey Essex - who was the first bombshell of the season - exclaimed, "Oh my god," before going on to tell the boys that he'd spotted his ex.

So, who are the new bombshells about to ruffle some feathers in the villa? With plenty more drama guaranteed to ensue, here's everything you need to know about the Love Island 2024 contestants so far.

Love Island 2024 cast: Full line-up of confirmed contestants for summer 2024

The full list of Love Island 2024 cast members confirmed so far...

Here is all you need to know about them.

Grace Jackson

Grace in a promotional shot for Love Island
Love Island 2024 contestant Grace Jackson. ITV

Age: 25

Instagram: @gracexrosa

Job: Influencer

Model Grace Jackson is set to enter the villa as a new bombshell on Friday (14th June), and she's likely to ruffle some feathers as Joey Essex's ex.

"I’m excited to get to know someone on face value, and be somewhere where you’re forced to have a conversation and be a bit more open," she said of her arrival.

"This is something that would push me out of my comfort zone, I don’t really date a lot. I get myself in situationships with people I know that I shouldn’t give my time to! I like someone who doesn’t take themselves and life too seriously… and who can bring out the good side."

Wil Anderson

Age: 23

Instagram: @wilanderson

Job: Quality surveyor

Another new bombshell entering the villa on Friday is Wil Anderson.

Speaking about joining the show, he said: "I feel like it’s time to put myself back out there. I want to feel that love again. I’ll bring a cheerful, cheeky, excitable vibe to the villa. I think I’ll get along with all the lads as well as hopefully making some good connections with the girls."

Tiffany Leighton

Age: 25

Instagram: @tiffanyleighton_

Job: HR coordinator

Tiffany is the third and final bombshell arriving on Love Island on Friday.

She said of joining the show: "I am finally done with living my best single life and ready to find the man of my dreams. If there is one thing my fellow islanders need to know about me [it's] that I always get what I want and I am ready to find love in the villa, so watch out boys."

Omar Nyame

Love Island 2024 contestant Omar Nayme. He is posing in front of a yellow background and is wearing light blue swimming trunks.
Love Island 2024 contestant Omar Nayme. ITV

Age: 25

Instagram: @omarnyame

Job: PE teacher

From: Croydon

Omar Nyame was the third bombshell to enter the villa – and his first involvement on the show is set to be a date with Mimi, after she was left single following the first recoupling of the season.

Omar is reportedly friends with grime icon Stormzy, and says he wants to find "real love" in the villa because he's "done with messing around and casually seeing girls".

He says he'll bring "high energy, high frequency and vibes" to the series, and adds: "I just want to make sure everyone has a laugh, that’s what I’m all about, I like to make sure everyone is having a good time and has a smile on their face."

Uma Jammeh

Love Island 2024 contestant Uma Jammeh. She is posing in front of a yellow background and is wearing a light blue bikini.
Love Island 2024 contestant Uma Jammeh. ITV/Love Island

Age: 23

Instagram: @umajammeh

Job: Model

From: North London

Uma Jammeh was the second bombshell to enter the Love Island villa and it appears she has set her sights on Ayo!

For Uma, she believes now felt like "a good time" for her to take part on the show as she is "young".

"I've been single for my whole life," she said in her press interview. "It's about time I'm not single anymore. I'm ready for a boyfriend!"

Jess White

Jess White poses in a dark bikini against a blue wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Jess White poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 25

Instagram: @jessamywhite

Job: Retail Manager

From: Stockport

Why Love Island and why now?

"All my friends are in relationships, settled down with babies and I’m going to end up that aunt that rocks up at family parties and they say ‘she's still not met someone, she’s still going to Ibiza having a midlife crisis.’ I just want to meet somebody and to be able to do all of that stuff too."

Why would you say you’re single?

"I think I’m single because I don’t underestimate the fact that I’m hard work. I know what I want and I'm not easily pleased. When you’re a loud, outgoing woman, sometimes it can intimidate men - men don’t always want that. I think that can sometimes put people off me because I am quite loud and you can hear me before you see me. Some men love that though."

If you had to pick three of the most important things you look for in a partner what would they be?

"I would say nice teeth, I love a set of white Turkey teeth but a good set of Turkey teeth. I would say personality traits, you have to be family orientated. I’m so close to my mum and I’d like my future partner to be really close with their family too. You have to be tall, you can’t be shorter than me, I can't be having to question whether I can wear heels around you and what height of heels I can wear. If you’re vertically challenged, it’s not for me."

Harriett Blackmore

Harriett Blackmore poses in a pink bikini against a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Harriett Blackmore poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 24

Instagram: @harriblackmorex

Job: Dancer & Personal Shopper

From: Brighton

What do you think you’ll bring to the Villa?

"For the boys, entertainment, a bit of fun and flirting. I’ll definitely up the flirting. For the girls, I’m a really good friend."

If there was one thing you’d want your new fellow Islanders to know about you, what would it be?

"I’ll bring the entertainment for everyone in the Villa, whether that’s making the girls laugh or making the boys turn their heads, I’m sure that I’ll bring the drama."

What’s your claim to fame?

"Being a bit of an IT girl in Brighton, I’ve done personal shopping for the rapper Arrdee and one of my best friends is Saffron Barker the YouTuber."

Ayo Odukoya

Ayo Odukoya poses in swim shorts in front of a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Ayo Odukoya poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 25

Instagram: @cozy.a1

Job: Model

From: Canning Town

Why Love Island and why now?

"It seems like something to have a go at. Of course, you can’t go wrong trying to find that love again - that is something that would be amazing to find if possible. I don’t really like being outside too much, I’ve been outside recently and it’s not fun outside! I do prefer to be indoors chilling with that person I can do stuff with. It would be nice to have that with somebody again."

What do you think you’ll bring to the Villa?

"I think I’d bring excitement and joy. I think people would have someone to come to and talk to and feel comfortable being around or to have a laugh with. I think I’m somebody everyone would take to."

What makes you a catch?

"I feel like the way I carry myself is very respectful and I think people take to that and once you show who you are to somebody you get it back tenfold. The way I am gives off a good enough energy for people to feel comfortable around me."

Joey Essex

Joey Essex posing with his shirt off in swim shorts. He is smiling with his arms folded across his chest.
Joey Essex for Love Island 2024. ITV/Love Island

Age: 33

Instagram: @joeyessex

Job: TV personality

From: Southwark, London

Joey Essex entered the Love Island villa in style as he shocked the Islanders and viewers alike with new Islander status.

Sean Stone

Sean Stone poses in swim shorts in front of a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Sean Stone for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 24

Instagram: @seanstone__

Job: Sweet salesman

From: Hertford

Why Love Island and why now?

"I’ve always been one for relationships and when you have found someone you want to be with it’s the best feeling. Now is the perfect time, the one thing that is missing is my soulmate."

What makes you a catch?

"5’11, tall, dark and handsome. Not quite 6 foot. Great smile, great teeth, great arms and abs - the full package."

How would your friends and family describe you?

"Very loving, caring and thoughtful. I’m the kind of guy that if you broke down on the motorway and needed your tyre changed, I’d be there at any time of night."

Mimii Ngulube

Mimii Ngulube poses in a purple bikini against a blue wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Mimii Ngulube poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 24

Instagram: @mimiitafara

Job: Mental Health Nurse

From: Portsmouth

Why Love Island and why now?

"The pool in Portsmouth is not giving. I’ve tried dating, speaking to people on social media and it just hasn’t been successful. Applying was a spontaneous thing, I didn’t expect to get here!"

What do you think you’ll bring to the Villa?

"I’m a girls’ girl. My girls are my rocks and I’m theirs so I’ll be a good friend as well as going in there to find a man. I like dressing up so I’ll bring style, and I’d like to think I’m quite funny so I’ll make people laugh. Bringing honesty as well - I’m good at picking up on people's personality traits and side-eyeing those who might be a liar."

How would friends/family describe you?

"Loving, supportive, considerate, empathetic, loyal, and I’ve got a big heart!"

Ciaran Davies

Ciaran Davies poses in swim shorts in front of a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Ciaran Davies poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 21

Instagram: @ciarandaviesss

Job: Surveyor

From: Pencoed, South Wales

Why Love Island and why now?

"It’s the perfect time for me, I feel like I’m mature enough for something serious with the right girl."

If you had to pick three of the most important things you look for in a partner what would they be?

"Obviously looks but humour is a big thing for me, I’m a bit of a wind up so I want a girl who can give it back. Loyalty is another one for me, I think that’s the most important thing to look for in a relationship."

What’s your claim to fame?

"When I was in Malia on a boys holiday I pretended to be Liam Reardon from series 7 to get into a club because they wouldn’t let us in. It worked and we ended up getting a private booth and free drinks all night."

Patsy Field

Patsy Field poses in a red swimsuit in front of a blue wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Patsy Field poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 29

Instagram: @patsylouu

Job: Office Administrator

From: Orpington

Why Love Island and why now?

"I’m finally ready to find a sexy man and I think Love Island may just have some nice hunky guys for me. I think now is the right time as I’ve got a few greys so I need to bag a man sooner rather than later."

If there was one thing you’d want your new fellow Islanders to know about you, what would it be?

"I’ve got something very special about me which is my disability, it’s a condition I was born with called Ebs Palsy. It doesn't define who I am , but it makes me a little different, although I’ve learnt to get on with it and it’s never held me back."

How would friends/family describe you?

"My friends would say that I’m the loudest person in the group, I’m the one who’s always up for doing a dare, they’d say I was the life and soul of the party.

"My family would say that I’m bossy and that it’s always my way or the highway, they’d say I rule the roost."

Ronnie Vint

Ronnie Vint poses in swim shorts in front of a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Ronnie Vint poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 27

Instagram: @ronnievint

Job: Semi Professional Footballer

From: South East London

Why would you say you’re single?

"I’ve had two serious relationships in the past but more recently have enjoyed being single and doing my own thing as I’ve been focussed on my football career. I’ve got to the age where I want to find the right person I can build a life with."

If you had to pick three of the most important things you look for in a partner what would they be?

"I want someone that's family orientated, caring and career minded. Lookwise, I like blondes with nice boobs but am partial to a brunette too."

What’s your claim to fame?

"Bradley Dack is my best friend and he and Olivia are a big part of my life. I call Olivia my big little sister, she always looks out for me."

Samantha Kenny

Samantha Kenny poses in a blue bikini against blue wooden wall for Love Island.
Samantha Kenny poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 26

Instagram: @samanthakennymakeup

Job: Make-up artist

From: Liverpool

Why Love Island and why now?

"I’m ready to settle down and Love Island is an amazing opportunity to meet someone that isn’t from my area. I love a cockney boy so I’m hoping there is one in there for me."

What do you think you’ll bring to the Villa?

"I think I will definitely bring some fire, I’m very opinionated and wear my heart on my sleeve. I’m really bubbly too so I’ll definitely have a laugh as well as bringing some scouse glamour."

Why would you say you’re single?

"I don’t get out enough, I work weekends and tend to not go out in Liverpool anymore. If I want a night out I go down to London as I love the boys down south. Tall, dark and cockney is my type."

Munveer Jabbal

Munveer Jabal poses in shorts against a wooden yellow wall for Love Island 2024.
Munveer Jabbal poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 30

Instagram: @munveerj

Job: Recruitment manager

From: Surbiton, Surrey

Why Love Island and why now?

"London dating hasn’t worked out for me. The opportunity to be surrounded by good looking people in a villa under the sun is an absolute no brainer! I’m 30 years old and I need to start thinking seriously about the next step, and what better place."

Why would you say you’re single?

"I haven’t found the right girl, I’m quite picky and have high standards. Dating in London is horrible. You don’t know who’s single… but now you’re putting me in a place where everyone’s single so there’s no issues around that."

What’s your claim to fame?

"I’m mates with Spencer Morgan (Piers Morgan’s son). We met when I moved to Fulham in 2018."

Nicole Samuel

Nicole Samuel poses in a pink-purple bikini against a blue wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Nicole Samuel poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 24

Instagram: @nicolesams123

Job: Accounts manager

From: Aberdare

What do you think you’ll bring to the Villa?

"My personality is big and I’m pretty out there, I reckon I’ll probably have one of the biggest personalities in the Villa."

Why would you say you’re single?

"I’ve been enjoying single life and the attention of different boys, it’s fun. I’ve enjoyed being able to go on holiday with the girls and not having to worry about someone back home. All the girls are there texting in their room and I’m out till 4 in the morning living my best life."

Tell us something not many people know about you?

"I became a world champion dancer in 2011, not many people know that. I was a professional street dancer."

Dumped islanders

Sam Taylor - DUMPED in episode 2

Sam Taylor poses in swim shorts in front of a yellow wooden wall for Love Island 2024.
Sam Taylor poses for Love Island 2024. ITV

Age: 23

Instagram: @samtaylorhair

Job: Hair Stylist

From: Chesterfield

Why Love Island and why now?

"At this point in my life I just want the opportunity to find a real connection with someone. I’ve been looking for that connection for quite some time but I’ve never really found it, I’m hoping I find that spark in the Villa."

What makes you a catch?

"My personality and chat, I’d like to think I’ve got lots of depth and substance which should hopefully help me out when trying to find a connection."

If there was one thing you’d want your new fellow Islanders to know about you, what would it be?

"I’d say not to judge a book by its cover because how I look compared to what I do for work might not necessarily add up. You wouldn’t look at me as a tall guy covered in tattoos and think that I make girls' hair look pretty for a living."

Love Island 2024 continues tonight at 9pm on ITV2 and ITVX.

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