Love Island 2017 star announces pregnancy

The OG bombshell shared the incredible news with a gorgeous photo

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by Asher Brandon |
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Love Island 2017 bombshell Jess Shears has announced she's pregnant.

This will be Jess' second child with her Love Island co-star husband Dom Lever.

Announcing the incredible news, Jess posted an adorable photo of herself holding her two-year-old son Presley just above her baby bump.

She captioned the post, "Another one to love, baby boy no.2 due in June."

Dom also took to Instagram to share the wonderful news by posting an adorable black and white video of the couple's journey so far, from Jess' positive test to footage of their ultrasound scan.

Dom captioned the post, "Our family is growing 👶🏼."

Hundreds of their followers rushed to congratulate the pair with fellow Islander Chloe Crowhurst writing, "Another baby boy! Awww so special, congratulations beautiful ❤️❤️❤️".

Love Island 2018 star Rosie Williams said, "Oh Jess 😍😍😍 this is everything! Congratulations you lush family ♥️".

TOWIE's Shelby Tribble added, "Omg congratulations so lovely ❤️❤️❤️".

Check out: Love Island stars who've had babies


Love Island babies - stacked

Cally Jane Beech and Luis Morrison1 of 19
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Cally Jane Beech and Luis Morrison

The couple were the first ever Love Island stars to become parents when they welcomed a baby girl called Vienna Morrison-Beech in May 2017.In 2018, Cally and Luis announced they'd split for good.

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Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey

Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey stole the hearts of the nation when they won the second series of Love Island in 2016.

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Cara de la Hoyde and Nathan Massey

The couple went on to welcome a baby boy called Freddie into the world in December 2017, making them the first Love Island winners to have a child. In July 2020, Cara and Nathan welcomed their second child together, a baby girl called Delilah Delahoyde-Massey.

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Jess Shears and Dom Lever

Love Island pair Jess Shears and Dom Lever have stayed loved-up despite the odds after appearing on the show in 2017. They got married in May 2018, and announced via an adorable photo on Instagram that they'd welcomed their first child in October 2019. In December 2019, the pair revealed their baby is a boy, sharing a cute photo of his face for the first time. Jess and Dom announced the lovely news in March they are expecting their second child, another boy, due in June 2022.

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Emma-Jane Woodhams

Although her Love Island romance with Terry Walsh didn't work out, Love Island 2016 star Emma-Jane Woodhams went on to welcome a baby boy called Alfie with her boyfriend Jordan Bye in 2017. Just weeks after Alfie's birth, Emma-Jane revealed she'd split from Jordan.

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Tyla Carr

Although she couldn't find love in the villa, Love Island 2017 star Tyla Carr found happiness with a man called Ross. The couple welcomed a baby boy called Archie into the world in December 2018. However, she has since split with Ross.

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Jess Hayes

Jess Hayes won Love Island series one back in 2015, alongside Max Morley. However, the pair split up and Jess moved on. The reality star welcomed her first baby, a baby boy called Presley James Lawry on 27th June 2019.

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Hannah Elizabeth

2015 runner-up Hannah Elizabeth welcomed a baby boy in November, just days after announcing she'd split from her fiancé, YouTuber George Andreetti.Hannah announced the birth of her little boy, writing on her Instagram Story, "BEST DAY OF MY LIFE, I'm so in love and happy right now words cant describe."

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Jack Fincham

2018 winner Jack Fincham became a dad in January 2020 to a beautiful baby girl called Blossom! After splitting from Dani Dyer in 2019, Jack had a brief romance with his friend Casey Ranger, with the pair revealing they are going to co-parent baby Blossom.

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Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt

On October 27th 2020, series three stars Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt announced they'd welcomed a baby girl called Nell Sophia Jewitt. Camilla wrote on Instagram, 'Nell Sophia Jewitt, 4:32am, 27th October, 6lb 5oz. There may be a thousand new photos on my camera roll, but none of them could ever do justice to the way you have lit up our lives ud83eudd70'. (sic) The couple welcomed their second child together in May 2022, a second daughter called Nora Belle Jewitt.

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Dani Dyer

2018 winner Dani Dyer gave birth to a baby boy with her boyfriend Sammy Kimmence on Saturday 23rd January 2021, sharing some adorable photos of her baby boy on Instagram.

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Marcel Somerville and Rebecca Viera

2017 Islander Marcel Somerville become a dad for the first time in January 2020, when his fiancée Rebecca Viera gave birth to a baby boy called Roman on the 30th January!

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Theo Campbell

Love Island 2017 star Theo Campbell also become a dad for the first time in February 2021, to a healthy baby boy called Aries.

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Terry Walsh

Love Island 2016 Islander Terry Walsh became a dad for the first time in March 2021, when his Terry's fiancée Danielle Purdy gave birth to a baby girl called Talia Renè-Rose.

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Luis Morrison and Chloe Elizabeth

Luis become a dad for the second time in October 2021, when his girlfriend Chloe Elizabeth gave birth to a baby boy 11 weeks early. Despite revealing their son had undergone a few set backs, Chloe said: 'As you can imagine the past couple weeks have truly been the best but most difficult weeks I've ever had to face, it's so hard to speak to a Dr and then not able to tell you that your son is gonna be ok.'However, Romeo is absolutely thriving at not even 2 weeks, old, he's had a couple a set backs but he is an absolute trooper and we honestly couldn't be more proud of him. He's deffo on the right tracks and he will be home in no time, just need to fatten him up first.' (sic)

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Max Morley

Series one winner Max Morley revealed the news he'd become a dad for the first time on 2nd November 2021, confirming his son had been born eight weeks early.

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Malin Andersson

After suffering a miscarriage and then heartbreakingly losing her daughter Consy in 2019, Love Island 2016 star Malin Andersson welcomed a baby girl wit her boyfriend Jared in January 2022. The proud mum later confirmed she's called her Xaya, which has the meaning of 'shadow' and is a 'variant of Saya'.

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Chloe Crowhurst

Series 3 star Chloe Crowhurst and her boyfriend David Houghton welcomed a baby girl into the world in April, two weeks after her due date.

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Olivia and Alex Bowen

Love Island 2016 stars Olivia and Alex Bowen welcomed their first child into the world in June 2022, a baby boy called Abel Jacob Bowen. The married couple revealed they will call him AJ.

Need a recap of who Jess is and what series of Love Island she was on? We've got you covered...

How old is Jess Shears?

Jess was born on June 11th 1993, meaning she is 27 years old.

When was Jess Shears on Love Island?

Jess joined the cast of Love Island in 2017. She was the first bombshell of the series, joining on day 1, and she left on day 17.

How did Jess Shears and Dom Lever meet?

Jess and Dom first met on the third series of Love island in 2017. During the first recoupling, Dom picked Jess and the pair were totally loved up.

However in a shock dumping, Jess was booted from the show and Dom stayed in the villa.

Luckily outside the villa they managed to make it work and have become one of the most successful relationships outside of the villa.

What happened with Jess Shears and Dom Lever's wedding?

The pair tied the knot in 2018 on Good Morning Britain in a ceremony overseen by none other than Jeremy Kyle - talk about a reality TV wedding...

The pair then went for a more conventional wedding in Mykonos later that year.

Jess Shears and Dom Lever wedding

Were Jess and Dom on Just Tattoo of Us?

Jess and Dom's relationship wasn't without its trials. During their engagement the pair went on the MTV reality show Just Tattoo of Us, the series that sees two guests tattoo each other, often to very awkward results.

While neither Jess nor Dom were particularly happy with their tattoos, they ended their appearance on the show stronger than ever and committed to getting married.

Honestly if their relationship can survive that, what's an extra baby to contend with?

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Does Jess shears have Instagram?

She does - you can follow her @jessica_rose_uk.

Does Jess Shears have Twitter?

She does - you can follow her @Jessica_Rose_UK.

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