Summer is here, and love is in the air – at least on reality TV, anyway! There’s a new show called Love Island, and it’s all about helping 11 single guys and girls find their soulmates. If you’re getting Paradise Hotel vibes, you’re not alone – Love Island does have similar themes and challenges as the former, (which we here at FTV covered heavily during its run). In lieu of the July 9 premiere, get to know the cast members below with 30 fun facts!
Elizabeth Weber, 24
Elizabeth works as an ad executive in NYC.
Her celebrity crush is Shawn Mendes.
She loves the beach, traveling, mystery movies, and volleyball.
Cashel Barnett, 27
Cashel is a musician and model from Sacramento, California.
His dream girl is someone who is funny, so it would make sense that his celebrity crush happens to be Tina Fey.
Caroline Viehweg, 21
Caroline is a marketing student from LA.
She’s looking for a guy who is spiritual, friendly, and authentic.
Her celebrity crush is Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, because he’s powerful and hardworking.
Yamen Sanders, 24
Yamen works as a real estate agent in Los Angeles.
He’s described by his friends as “the life of the party”, but also as a good person to go to for advice.
Mallory Santic, 25
Mallory works as an analyst for Nike.
She’s from Vancouver, Washington.
She’s looking for someone who is wild and independent.
Her biggest pet peeve? People who chew loudly.
Michael Yi, 29
Michael is a model from Miami, Florida.
While he can’t pinpoint the exact qualities he’s looking for, he’ll know she’s the one when he meets her!
Alana Morrison, 21
Alana is a college student from New Haven, Connecticut.
She’s never had a boyfriend, but is looking for a guy who is funny and goofy.
Her celebrity crush is Odell Beckham Jr.
Weston Richey, 25
Weston is a photographer from Dallas, Texas.
A fun fact is that he actually built his own house.
He’s looking for someone who is beautiful inside and out, and you’ll really win him over if you have a great smile.
Alexandra Stewart, 25
Alexandra works as a publicist out of LA.
She is looking for someone who is romantic, compassionate, and supportive.
Her dream guy will score bonus points if he’s tall!
Zac Mirabelli, 22
Zac is a cashier from Chicago, Illinois.
He is looking for a girl who is trustworthy, goofy, and someone who will bring out the best in him.
Kyra Green, 22
Kyra is a musician from Los Angeles.
She is looking for someone that has a skater, artistic vibe to them.
Her celebrity crush is Johnny Depp.
Will any of these singles find a connection on the island like David and Kendall did on ‘Paradise Hotel?‘
You can catch all the summer love antics when Love Island premieres on CBS Tuesday, July 9 at 8/7 c!
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Kari Highman is a Beauty and Fashion Blogger at Feeling the Vibe Magazine. Otterbein Alum (2017) – English & Psychology. Always learning & creating. Avid fan of mid 2000’s TV & pop music. Comments or tips, email [email protected]