Jay Younger (Love Island UK) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Education, Career, Net Worth

Jay Younger Biography

Jay Younger is an investment analyst and a reality television personality from Edinburgh. The 28-year-old is a cast member of the 8th season of ITV2 dating reality show Love Island UK. In addition, Jay is one of the oldest contestants for 2022.

Additionally, the show has 18 contestants, 9 boys and 9 girls all looking for love. Moreover, in the dating show, the members get to couple and recouple until they meet their perfect match. The winning couple gets to walk away with a cash prize of 50,000 euros.

Jay Younger Age|Birthday

Younger is 28 years old as of 2022. However, the Islander has not disclosed his exact date and month of birth thus it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Jay Younger Height|Weight

Younger’s height is 5 feet 11 inches (approximately 180 centimeters). Moreover, he weighs 78 kilograms.

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Jay Younger Family

Younger was born in Musselburgh, Scotland to his parents. However, the investment analyst has not disclosed his parent’s identities. Moreover, he has a sister and a brother. His brother Tom is a photographer who resides in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. In addition, the faces behind Jay’s socials during his stint on Love Island were both of his siblings.

Moreover, the islander is a former Hibernian F.C. player, Tommy Younger’s grandson. Tommy, Jay’s grandfather was an excellent goalkeeper who made his name at Hibernian, the club he joined in 1948. Moreover, in the early 1950s, the club dominated Scottish football. However, Tommy was then moved to Liverpool in 1956 for a fee of 9000 euros.

Jay Younger Girlfriend

Younger is said to have dated Mal for six months before entering the villa. Moreover, the islander has also dated Ems, a model from London who says they met on Hinge when Jay traveled to the capital for work. Moreover, Ems claims that he introduced her to his family after two weeks of dating. However, his ex-girlfriends have slammed him. Moreover, his brother and Jay’s pal have defended the islander as they rubish the hurtful claims by the two women who claim to be his ex-girlfriends.

Jay Younger Education

Younger majored in Economics and Finance and graduated with first-class honors in 2017 from Herriot-Watt University.

Jay Younger Job

Younger is a bodybuilder who joined investment and wealth management as he realized that it is hard to make a sustainable career in athletics. Additionally, Jay was a full-time 400m athlete at Loughborough University on a sports scholarship.

Jay Younger Love Island

Younger is a contestant on the 8th season of the ITV2 reality dating show Love Island. Jay says he thinks he is at the point in his life where it would be pretty fun to find someone and have fun along the way. Moreover, he said that doing it in Mallorca and in the villa would be a great opportunity, so why not?

In addition, the 28-year-old investment analyst added that he thinks he is going to be a supportive Islander and is going to bring a lot of fun. Moreover, he said he would bring some good laughs along the way and maybe some indecisive decisions.

Furthermore, there has been a controversy in the villa in form of the love triangle between Ekin-Su, Davide, and Jay which ended in Ekin-Su opting to couple up with the bombshell Jay. Moreover, the duo, Jay and Ekin-Su seem to e one of the villa’s most loved-up pairings with both proclaiming to have feelings for the other.

Love Island UK Season 8

The other cast members of the 8th season of ITV2 reality dating show Love Island UK 2022 include;

  • Antigoni Buxton
  • Danica Taylor
  • Ekin-Su Culculoglu
  • Paige Thorne
  • Indiyah Polack
  • Tasha Ghouri
  • Gemma Owen
  • Charlie Radnedge
  • Jacques O’Neill
  • Dami Hope
  • Davide Sanclimenti
  • Andrew Le Page
  • Luca Bish

The following are ex-Islanders of 2022

  • Amber Beckford – Dumped on Day 15
  • Ikenna Ekwonna – Dumoed on Day 15
  • Remi Lambert – Dumped on Day 12
  • Afia Tonkmor – Dumped on Day 8
  • Liam Llewellyn – Dumped on Day 5


Younger is active on Instagram under the handle @jayyounger with 5.5k followers as of June 2022.