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Megan Nisbet

Who is Jay Younger on Love Island? New contestant's age, job and Instagram

Love Island 2022 may only be in its second week but two new contestants are heading into the villa. Jay Younger and Remi Lambert are the latest bombshells to join the season 8 line-up.

The boys' arrival was teased on Monday, June 13 meaning they'll be heading into the villa during Tuesday's episode. It comes after reports bombshell Zach Hartman pulled out of the show before his debut, you can read more on this here.

Jay and Remi's arrival comes after Afia Tonkmor was the first contestant booted from the show in a surprise dumping that saw Welsh paramedic Paige Thorne saved by newcomer Jacques O'Neill.

Read more: Love Island chaos as contestant pulls out of show before entering the villa

But who is Jay Younger? Here's everything you need to know about the new Love Island contestant.

Who is Jay Younger?

Jay is an Investment Analyst from Edinburgh. He says his family and friends would describe him as the "heart of the party" and hopes to bring a lot of fun to the villa, as well as being a supportive Islander.

Jay said: "I think I am at the point in my life where it would be quite fun to find someone and have fun along the way. And doing it in Mallorca and in the Villa would be a great opportunity, so why not?"

Jay also has a claim to fame as his grandad played for Liverpool and was the captain of Scotland back in the 1950s. "He was in the hall of fame for Liverpool and he was in the hall of fame for Hibernian F.C.," Jay said.

How old is Jay Younger?

Jay is 28 years old.

What is Jay's Instagram?

You can find Jay on Instagram @jayyounger_. Love Island continues at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are available the following morning on BritBox. For more showbiz and television stories get our newsletter here.

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