Celebrity Love Island 2006: Where are they now?

What a series...

Love Island 2006

by Carl Smith |

Here at heatworld we're feeling a little nostalgic for our favourite summer TV staple - Love Island.

Our favourite Islanders have been quizzing their way through lockdown with us, but we're definitely missing the real deal.

We're missing the drama, tear-jerking moments and overall good times of Love Island, so we thought we'd catch up on what the celebrity Love Island lot are up to now.

Check out what the Celebrity Love Island 2006 contestants are up to now...

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Love Island 2006: Where are they now? stacked

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Bianca won the 2006 series with Calum Best, and has since appeared on The X Factor (YUP) in 2012 and Celebrity Big Brother in 2017. She's also recently started dating Katie Price's ex Kris Boyson.

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Calum's barely been off our screens since Celebrity Love Island, tbh. Recently, he took part in E4's Celebs Go Dating and Ex on the Beach. He also spends a lot of time in the gym, as you can probably tell.

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Eternal star Kéllé Bryan has since appeared in panto and almost got back with her old Eternal bandmates for The Big Reunion before pulling out. Since 2018 she's starred as Martine Deveraux in Hollyoaks and been a Loose Women panelist.

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Where do we start with Abs, eh? Since Celebrity Love Island the 5ive singer's rejoined the band (through ITV2 show The Big Reunion), left the band again (via Twitter) and appeared on everything from Celebrity Big Brother (2013) to Country Strife: Abz on the Farm (2014). This year he appeared on Celebrity Come Dine With Me too. Oh yeah, and his name's spelt with a 'z' now.

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Sophie went on to appear in Celebrity Big Brother 2013, alongside fellow islander Abs. She's also into yoga, "wellness" and general peace and love vibes according to her Instagram.

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Lady Victoria Hervey joined Channel 4 telly show The Jump in 2015, on the condition her dog could join her in Austria. Obvs. She's currently living her best life in LA, being an animal activist and running a swimwear brand.

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Former Hollyoaks star Lee went on to star in panto. Oh, and in 2015 he won a Royal Television Society Student Award for his work directing the pilot School on Report. Lee appeared in Doctors in 2019, but doesn't appear to have been up to much since then.

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Colleen's since appeared in How I Met Your Mother and in Miss Cast Away and the Island Girls. She was also arrested in 2012 for smuggling her Canadian boyfriend into the US and she was sentenced to 4 months in prison.

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Shane's still very much in Boyzone - with the band currently working on their last ever album - and he came third in Celebrity Big Brother winter 2018. He's recently split up with his wife, Sheena White, after 13 years.

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Jackass star Steve-O took part in a protest against SeaWorld in 2015, and was consequently convicted of two misdemeanors and sentenced to 30 days in jail.

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Paul 'Dangerous' Danan was known for his rather erratic behaviour on the show; he went on to star in spin-off show Calum, Fran And Dangerous Danan. He appeared in Celebrity Big Brother in 2017, and he now runs the Paul Danan Drama Club in London.

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Alicia Douvall obviously went in to the Celebrity Big Brother house. There's a recurring theme here, eh? She also became a self-confessed plastic surgery addict after her time on the show, going on to warn other celebs about the consequences of going under the knife.

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Call us lazy af but there's very little information as to what on Earth Chris has been up to since Love Island. Like, literally nothing.

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Brendan went on to compete on BBC show Strictly Come Dancing for 15 years; before being sacked in 2018 for breaching protocol and waltzing with Camilla Parker Bowles at Buckingham Palace.

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So, um, Dennis Rodman went on to become one of the first Americans to have met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in 2013. He's since described Kim as 'a friend for life.'

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Model Emily Scott went on to participate in Dancing with the Stars Australia (2009) and I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (2011). She now describes herself as a "music maker and creator" in her Instagram bio.

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Leo - aka Leo the Lion - left The Streets to join Love Island and has since appeared on The Voice. He joined Kylie Minogue's team in the third series in 2014.

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Sorry, WHO? The identical Stockport twins were chucked into the island in a bid to save the 'stuggling' TV show (who's laughing now?) and their most recent tweet was back in 2012. Here's an old picture of 'em, though.

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Big Brother 3 winner Kate Lawler joined Bauer radio post-Love Island; presenting on Key 103 and Kerrang! Radio. In August 2019, Kate moved to present Drivetime on Virgin Radio

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In absolutely DEVASTATING news, ITV has confirmed plans for a winter series of the show later this year has been canned, with no new series airing until 2021.

In a statement announcing the quite-frankly-bloody-RUBBISH (but understandable) news, they said a whole load of islanders will be heading for the villa next year as they promise a 'bigger and better' series.

ITV confirmed: "Love Island UK will return bigger and better than ever with an extended run in summer 2021."

The moral of the story? 2020's essentially cancelled and normal service will resume next year. AS YOU WERE.

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