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Some of the biggest and most-followed influencers come from the Love Island machine – but what about the Islanders who have returned to their original jobs?
Many of the hit dating show’s attendees land massive branded deals and startups even own companies, while others kept things a little closer to home …
From doctors to actors – here are all ex-candidates who have returned to their roots.
Of course we had to start with that! The clues in the name, Dr. Alex George returned to the doctor after his infamous appearance on the hit dating show in 2018.
The A&E doc is using his platform to raise awareness about mental health and become a source of information during the pandemic .
Since leaving the famous Mallorcan mansion and returning to the world of medicine, he has built an impressive following who does good.
Alex has become an influencer, mental health consultant and author. Earlier this year, he released Live Well Every Day to rave reviews!
Before she appeared as OG Islander in the third series of Love Island in 2017, the Welsh beauty completed an apprenticeship in musical theater.
Since her reality TV -Career, her acting dreams came true when she made her West End debut in 9 to 5: The Musical in 2019.
The 24-year-old starred in Bring It On, a musical adaptation of the chick film of the same name from 2000, occupied. She’ll be on stage for the premiere of the production this winter.
Greg O’Shea had many threads in the game by the time he entered the fifth season of the reality series.
The Welshman studied law and was Rugby player – who says you can’t do everything!
Since his summer of love in 2019, he has continued to work hard on his sport, he even took part in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo!
Anna Vakili was seen in the 2019 promo video for Love Island as a pharmacist after she decided to return to her medical background after a career break during the pandemic.
In a post on Instagram, the 31-year-old star learned about stereotypes in the workplace: “Get a girl who can do both !!
” For all the people during my studies / career who told me that my image does not suit the pharmacist and that I should not be that glamorous girl who likes to take sexy pictures and works as a health care professional.
“I say you can do and be whoever and whatever you want to be in life, because being true to yourself is the most important thing you can do.”
Malin Andersson has documented her career as a carer online since her second season of the famous show – and used her site to campaign against body image issues, eating disorders and mental health.
In 2020, she decided to get her job off Love Island and returned to working as a caregiver to do their part during the pandemic.
It’s amazing to see these reality TV stars using their platforms to raise awareness on these increasingly important issues.
How do you juggle as influencers and have separate careers? We love to see it.