Love Island Leads ‘Online Fitness Model Ellis Iyayi As First Singleton In New Winter Series’
The bosses of Love Island have reportedly set their sights on a muscular fitness model as the first contender in the winter spinoff series.
According to The sun, the producers love Loughborough’s personal trainer Ellis Iyayi, 20, who already has more than 7,000 loyal Instagram followers.
As nominations are picked for the upcoming series through November 30, talks have reportedly already started with an array of sexy singletons.
Single and ready to mingle: Love Island bosses have reportedly set their sights on a muscular fitness model as they begin to train the lineup for the winter spinoff series
The Love Island winter streak has been confirmed ahead of the 2019 finals, with host Caroline Flack and the new batch of singletons in South Africa for the January start date.
A source said The sun: ‘Ellis is over the moon about it – he had to take an oath to keep it a secret but he has met producers a few times and they love him – he can’t wait to get into the villa.
“Ellis is exactly what the show is looking for and he ticks all the boxes – he will make great television.” MailOnline has contacted Love Island for comment.
Hot stuff: Producers are said to be passionate about Loughborough personal trainer Ellis Iyayi, 20, who already has over 7,000 loyal Instagram followers
Exciting: A source said, “Ellis is over the moon about this. “He had to take an oath to keep it a secret but he met producers a few times and they love him, he can’t wait to be in the villa”
In addition to being a personal trainer, Ellis has modeled for major brands such as ASOS, Nike and GymShark.
His Instagram is littered with shirtless photos of him at the gym and on a sunny vacation.
Ellis is also extremely close to his mother, Sharon, and sister, Jadine, with the PT sharing several family photos on his page.
Eye candy: Insider added, “Ellis is exactly what the show is looking for and he ticks all the boxes – he’ll make great TV.”
Model Looks: In addition to being a personal trainer, Ellis has posed for big brands like ASOS, Nike and GymShark
2020 marks the first year that there will be two series of the hit reality show, having increased ratings in the last five series.
And Caroline is capitalizing on her new workload, as she is said to be on the verge of “tripling” her fees and “only agreed to commit to both series with a massive pay rise.”
According to The mirror, Caroline “struck a tough deal” when renegotiating her contract prior to the latest addition to the Love Island franchise.
“Her fees for two months a year were £ 450,000 plus expenses, but she would only agree to join both series with a massive pay rise.”
MailOnline has reached out to representatives for Caroline and Love Island for comment at the time of the series’ announcement.
Enviable lifestyle: His Instagram is littered with shirtless photos of him at the gym and on a sunny vacation