Love Island 2024 might only just have kicked off, but a number of bombshells have already entered the villa and caused a stir among the original line-up.


Alongside shock bombshell Joey Essex, another new contestant this season has been Uma, who made a dramatic entrance last Wednesday (5th June).

All the Islanders were left stunned as Uma locked lips with all of the boys upon her arrival, and some may have been more seething than others when she later took Ayo Odukoya to the hideaway!

Following her dramatic arrival in the Love Island villa, fans are likely wondering what Uma has had to say about joining the cast and what she's looking for in a partner. Read on for all the key facts about the new bombshell.

Uma Jammeh – Key facts

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

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Job: VIP host/model

From: North London

Instagram: @umajammeh

Who is Uma Jammeh?

Uma Jammeh is the latest bombshell to enter the Love Island villa and she has certainly ruffled a few feathers following her arrival on Wednesday.

She is a VIP host and model from Islington in North London and plans to be the "funniest girl in the villa".

Having found herself to be quite unlucky in love over the years, Uma has found her romantic life to be "underwhelming so far".

As for why she is single, Uma said: "I don't know what the reason is, I think it's them, as it can't be me!"

How old is Uma Jammeh?

Uma Jammeh is 23 years old and is among some of the youngest Islanders in the villa.

Is Uma Jammeh on Instagram?

Yes, she is! You can follow the new bombshell @umajammeh on Instagram. While she is in the villa, her Instagram will remain dormant under the new social media rules Islanders must follow.

Why did Uma sign up for Love Island summer 2024?

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!"

What does Uma look for in a partner?

If Uma had to pick three of the most important things she looks for in a partner, she would look for someone who can make her laugh, has similar values and "someone who is confident and likes to have fun".

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