Opening up in an honest social media post, the former Celebrity Big Brother star uploaded an image of himself outside his house with a racing car he had recently bought.
He captioned the post, "I had it all! Cars, Jets, holidays whenever I fancied. But did it really make me happy?
"This flashy little picture was taken in July last year, and you can tell that I’m really lapping it up 😂. Since then I’ve taken myself on a journey of self discovery. One thing I’ve realised is that you never really know how achieving your goals is going to feel until you actually do it."
He went on to admit that he set himself goals when he was 18, including being 'financially sound' and appearing 'on TV, or [being] famous.'
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LOVE ISLAND JANUARY 2020 C0NFIRMED LINE UP
Age: 22Hometown: LondonOccupation: Customer Service AdvisorDumped: 29th January after Mike chose to couple up with Sophie.
Age: 25Hometown: BristolOccupation: Beauty Consultant
Age: 20Hometown: LondonOccupation: Students and VIP Hostesses Eve Gale: Dumped in the first re-coupling after failing to be picked by a boy.
Age: 25Hometown: LondonOccupation: Democratic Services Officer Dumped: after a re-coupling when she wasn't chosen by Luke Mabbot
Age: 21Hometown: EssexOccupation: Medical PADumped in a public vote
Age: 22Hometown: West LothianOccupation: Singer
Age: 24Hometown: LondonOccupation: Police Officer
Age: 25Hometown: BrightonOccupation: Coffee Bean SalesmanDumped: 26th January after he and Sophie were voted the public's least favourite couple and the Islanders had to send one of them home.
Age: 23Hometown: ManchesterOccupation: ScaffolderDumped: By public vote that culminated in an Islander's decider with partner Molly smith
Age: 23Hometown: LondonOccupation: Sports Science Graduate and BuilderDumped: In a public vote with Casa Amor partner Eva Zapico
Age: 23Hometown: CornwallOccupation: Heir to the Lanhydrock Estate/Land OwnerChose to leave due to missing a former girlfriendLeft: Ollie quit the show on 14th January to get back with his ex.
Age: 20Hometown: Milton KeynesOccupation: Recruitment consultant
Age: 26Hometown: CardiffOccupation: ModelDumped by Siannese Fudge Dumped: 25th January after failing to be chosen by any of the women.
Age: 21Hometown: NewcastleOccupation: Part-time Model and CarerDumped in public vote with Casa Amor partner Jordan Waobikeze
Age: 24Hometown: RedcarOccupation: Heating Engineer
Age: 22Hometown: LutonOccupation: Semi-pro footballer and Student
Age: 21Hometown: PortsmouthOccupation: Fashion Advisor in a local boutique
Age: 24Hometown: InvernessOccupation: Personal TrainerDumped after one week in a public vote, left with Sophie Piper
Age: 24Hometown: InvernessOccupation: Personal trainerDumped: By public vote that culminated in an Islander decider with Sophie Piper
Age: 23Hometown: SuffolkOccupation: Scaffolder
However, he admitted by the time he had achieved those things, "it wasn’t the overwhelming feeling that I’d completed life. It was a kind of unfulfillment. I’d made getting these superficial things a priority to the point where I probably missed a lot of other important stuff along the way."
Jonny concluded, "What I’m trying to say is that ambition is important, having drive is important, and setting yourself goals is SUPER important. But just make sure you’re setting the RIGHT goals for yourself. Otherwise one day you might be old & checking the last thing off your list only to realise you’ve wasted your life chasing the wrong thing."
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Fans were quick to comment on the reality star's post, with one user writing, "👌🏻❤️Perfectly said x", while another commented, "Inspiring 👏🏼."
A third said, "Love this 👏🏻👏🏻" and a fourth added, "Be happy, be healthy, be loved 👌."
Jonny and Danielle split in December, with Danielle announcing they called it quits on Instagram, posting a photo of her in her wedding dress, admitting, "It’s been pretty traumatising for me having to come to terms with everything."
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