first Love Island 2024 girl bombshell, Uma

Love Island 2024’s first girl bombshell revealed and she enters the villa tonight!

She’s mates with Samie from the 2023 series


Love Island 2024 hasn’t only just started, but already the drama is kicking off as it appears ITV has another bombshell who is set to enter the villa. She’s a stunning model ready to ruffle some feathers, and you might recognise her from the TV, if you were watching hard enough.

Last week we were given a first look at the initial cast members who are heading into the villa, and then ITV pressed play on a bunch of teaser adverts to get us ready for the main event. However, people were quick to spot there was a girl in the TV adverts who wasn’t in the first Islander lineup.

In the TV adverts, Love Island teased a girl called Uma alongside the rest of the cast, and due to her not being mentioned before this, everyone assumed she must be the first bombshell set to enter the famous villa.

The slip up didn’t go unnoticed – Twitter was straight away discussing Uma in the ad. One person said: “Got an ITV ad today featuring those in the OG lineup plus a girl named Uma that l’ve not seen listed anywhere. Anyone else see the ad?” Another added: “We need to find out if she’s a first bombshell or if she dropped out.” The advert was then pulled.

Then, Joey Essex entered the villa and everyone was a bit confused. But now, Love Island has confirmed the first female bombshell will enter tonight, and The Sun has said it’s Uma!

Uma is 23 and has been single all her life. Ahead of entering the villa, Uma shared: “Now is a good time for me, I’m young. I’ve been single for my whole life, it’s about time I’m not single anymore. I’m ready for a boyfriend.”

Uma is friends with season nine’s Samie Elishi, who gave the game away a little by posting about one of her friends being in the lineup. “One of my friends is going on this year super F**KIN excited for her!!!! You’re all gonna love her,” Samie said.


Uma has just under 3k Instagram followers right now, and definitely fits the Islander vibe. She’s previously modelled for PrettyLittleThing, and her posts are all stunning. She has loads of selfies, outfit pics and gorgeous holiday snaps. Basically, she’s an Islander-come-influencer in the making.

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