island of love is fast approaching the finale of its eighth season after weeks of villa action.
As of Friday (July 29), Ekin-Su and Davide, Gemma and Luca, Indiyah and Dami, Paige and Adam, and Tasha and Andrew are the remaining couples with a shot at winning the £50,000 top prize.
(You look back at all the stars of Love Island 2022 here.)
After a summer of disagreements, reunions and steamy hide-and-seek moments, only one couple will emerge victorious at the end of Monday’s final episode.
In addition to love and money, first place in this year’s season also means entry into the Hall of Fame island of love Winner.
Previous winners of the series have included Jack Fincham, with whom he filmed a Q&A The Independent last year, in which he answered readers’ questions about the reality behind the hit ITV2 series.
Here’s a reminder to all the winners from the previous series of island of love…
Series One (2015)
The winners of the very first series of modern island of love were Jessica Hayes and Max Morley, who each bagged £50,000 by the end of the series.
It wasn’t until 40 days after the show ended that the couple announced they were separating, much to the horror of fans.
Series Two (2016)
Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey were crowned victorious island of loves second season after getting together on the very first day of the show.
Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen were the couple who narrowly missed out.
De la Hoyde and Massey are reportedly still a couple as the couple have two children together.
Series Three (2017)
island of loveIn season three of s, Kem Cetinay and Amber Davies took first place, beating Olivia Attwood and Chris Hughes at the finish.
The duo didn’t stay together long after the show ended, but reportedly stayed on good terms. After his island of love Success, Cetinay was seen on This morning as a showbiz reporter on the ITV series.
Davies, meanwhile, was on stage in Dolly Parton’s West End musical 9 to 5.
Series Four (2018)
The fourth season was won by Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham, who split shortly after the series ended.
Dyer, the daughter of actor Danny Dyer, has since co-hosted the TV series True Love or True Life with her father while Fincham appeared Celebrities go out.
You can watch The Independent‘s Q&A with Fincham here.
Series Five (2019)
In a shock turnout for the books, Irish candidate Greg O’Shea entered the villa with just two weeks left on the series, teamed up with Amber Gill and ended up the winner.
After completing the series, Gill signed a lucrative clothing deal while O’Shea returned to Ireland to complete his law studies, with their relationship lasting less than two months overall.
Series Six (2020)
The controversial “Winter” version of island of love moved the action from Mallorca to Cape Town, with mixed results.
The series was won by Paige Turley and Finn Tapp, who are still a couple to this day.
Series Seven (2021)
Millie Court and Liam Reardon were named last year’s winners island of lovewhich took place during the Covid pandemic.
In July, the reigning champions announced they were parting ways after a year together.
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