Who is Love Island’s Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu?

LOVE Island’s Ekin-Su is one of the favourites to win Love Island 2022 – alongside her partner Davide Sanclimenti.

But who is Ekin-Su? Here’s everything you need to know about the Love Island fan-favourite.

Who is Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu?

Ekin-Su is a Turkish actress, singer, model and influencer, who arrived as one of two bombshells on Day Two.

After portraying the role of Isil in the Turkish soap opera Kuzey Yıldızı İlk Aşk in 2020 – she was cast as a contestant on the eighth series of Love Island.

As for her Love Island experience, she did give away why she was entering the villa, explaining she’s after a “serious relationship”.

She said: “I’m looking for that real genuine spark and they just see me as me.

Ekin-Su is currently coupled up with Davide


Ekin-Su is currently coupled up with Davide

“I think the concept of the show brings back true and raw feelings.”

However, her love life has not been smooth, saying she tends to be “picky” about men.

Asked why she is single, she added: “Partially because I’m quite picky and I’m not just looking for looks, I’m looking for brains!

“I’m looking for someone with intelligence, someone who can have good chats.

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“Nothing like cockiness! I’m looking for a serious man and a serious relationship.”

Despite being ”picky” when it comes to men – the Turkish beauty has picked the right man for her in the villa.

She is currently coupled up with islander Davide Sanclimenti – and the pair have had their fair share of explosive rows.

But as their time in the villa nears to the end, the couple appear to have made a genuine connection – and possibly found love.

Their on and off again relationship has won over the hearts of the nation – and landed them a spot in the Love Island 2022 final.

Does Ekin-Su have social media?

As an influencer and actress, Ekin-Su is prominent on Instagram, and you can follow her @ekinsuofficial.

On there, she shares with her followers the inside scoop into her glamorous life.

On her profile, the beauty says she splits her time between London and Istanbul.

Prior to entering the villa she was already savvy on social media and had around 35k followers.

But since winning over Love Island viewers her following has sky rocketed – and she now has 1.4 million followers.

Who has Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu dated?

As Ekin-Su is new to the spotlight, her dating history is not yet known.

However, The Sun revealed that footy ace Jack Grealish has got his eye on her.

Meanwhile, Ekin-Su is followed by Piers Morgan’s son Spencer on Instagram, and he’s not the only well-known male who keeps tabs on her social media.

Ekin also counts Towie ladies’ men Pete Wicks and James Lock among followers, as well as party-boy Wayne Lineker.

Love Island 2022: Meet the islanders

Read all the latest Love Island news, gossip and exclusives

Who is in the Love Island 2022 cast?

You can find out more about the contestants of Love Island 2022 here.

The first 11 Islanders to enter the villa were:

Since then a number of bombshells and Casa Amor contestants have made their way onto our screens – and we have them all here.

How can I watch Love island 2022?

Love Island airs every evening at 9pm on ITV2 – except on Saturdays.

Instead, this is when there will be a highlights show instead.

The Love Island final will air on Monday 1, August, 2022 at 9pm.

If you miss Love Island or simply need to catch up you can watch the series on ITV Hub.

You can follow all the latest Love Island news on our live blog here.

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