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Love Island USA Season 5: Meet the Islanders
Who are the sexy singles in the villa?
The new Islanders have arrived for Love Island USA Season 5 on Peacock! But as we know, not everyone will find love — some will couple up, while others break up, and some will be sent home in order to make room for new singles.
Keep track of the Love Island USA cast right here, as the bombshells enter and leave the villa.
Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Currently Lives: St. Barthelemy & Boca Raton, FL
Occupation: Criminal Justice Student
Anna's dad is a detective with the Boca Raton Police Department, and she aspires to follow in his footsteps. When it comes to dating, Anna isn’t afraid to look up potential suitors just to make sure they aren’t career criminals. She describes herself as “a walking red flag” — she is known for falling in love with a guy and then falling in love with another one just as quickly — and she loves to go after guys who all the other girls like. With her “type” truly being all over the place, Anna plans on mingling with every hot guy she can and hopes to drive them all crazy with her bubbly blonde personality. If a prospective guy whom she likes starts talking to another girl, we just may see Anna’s jealous side come out.
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Currently Lives: Scottsdale, AZ
Carmen grew up in Milwaukee as the daughter of a professional race car driver. She can be spotted in pictures from the racetrack throughout her childhood, which she considered to be like a second home growing up. As a lover of all things science fiction, guys are shocked and impressed by her knowledge of specific comic book issue numbers. Her ideal man is a gym rat who takes care of his body and wants a man who loves the outdoors. She has lived in three different states.
Carsten “Bergie” Bergersen
Hometown: Cottage Grove, MN
Currently Lives: Madison, SD
Occupation: Dairy Queen Manager
Bergie grew up in a small town in Minnesota, where his nickname was practically a family heirloom. Both his dad and grandpa are also known as "Bergie" in their hometown. His longest relationship in college lasted for 10 months. He remembers even the smallest details from meeting someone once. Bergie wants to find a woman who shares the same values as he does. He also likes tall girls, who this bodybuilder claims provide “more to cuddle with.” Bergie is a hopeless romantic, ready to give his heart to the woman of his dreams. He even keeps a journal with love letters to his future wife.
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Currently Lives: Florissant, MO
Destiny has Native American and African American roots and is proud of her Southern heritage. Born and raised in St. Louis, she loves the Midwest and has always been close with her parents, especially her superwoman mom who raised kids while pursuing a career. She claims to be an “Alpha” dater — she calls all the shots. She put sugar in her ex’s gas tank because he ignored her calls and has never been rejected by any guy she wants to go after. Destiny loves Southern men and tries all types, but tall guys truly catch her eye. She is ready to find her equal, her last missing puzzle piece in life.
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Currently Lives: Houston, TX
One of four siblings, family is everything to Emily — she visits both parents whenever she can and loves keeping up with her siblings’ lives. As a hairdresser, having a good chat with her clients is just as important as the cut itself — and Emily can talk for days. She believes the core of any relationship comes from communication and compromise. Emily can be direct when talking about issues and will always address the elephant in the room. She would rather get to the point than leave things unsaid. Her celebrity crush is Adam Driver. She was voted the most likely to be famous in high school.
Hometown: Palm Springs, CA
Currently Lives: Palm Springs, CA
Hannah comes from a large family with twin sisters and a brother. Her mom’s background is Mexican and her dad is African-American, so Hannah grew up with the best of both cultures. She likes tall men and has a tendency to date athletes, but has also dated plenty of insecure men in the past and she’s not trying to repeat old habits. She says she’s not a one-night stand type of girl anymore — she’s more of the “date me first and we’ll see where it goes” type. Hannah knows she can act a bit “crazy” when she first likes a guy and moves on quickly if they do something even remotely off-putting
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Currently Lives: Adelaide, Australia
Occupation: Gold & Diamond Dealer
Harrison is an Australian native. He loves a girl who is motivated, so being able to couple up with a strong, independent woman would be ideal. He claims to be perpetually single because he’s so picky and he's known for not wearing a shirt, whenever possible. Harrison lost his virginity during a threesome.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Currently Lives: Sacramento, CA
Occupation: Direct Support Professional
Born and raised in Compton, California, Imani was surrounded by a circle of strong women which has played a pivotal role in shaping the confident woman she is today. Now studying to be a surgeon, she is looking for someone who can emotionally support her long road through medical school, and not a lot of guys are up to the challenge. She once twerked onstage with Megan Thee Stallion. She is advanced at ATV riding and can do tricks. She loves art. She designed her tattoo and her family's tattoos.
Hometown: Mount Morris, IL
Currently Lives: Nashville, TN
Occupation: Trauma Stepdown ICU Nurse
Growing up in the small town of Mount Morris, Jasmine's childhood was spent on the backroads with friends trying to find fun things to do in their one-horse town. After a falling out with a recent boyfriend, she packed her bags and moved to Nashville to start fresh. Tired of the games, she’s ready to settle down with someone who takes care of themselves and doesn’t take life too seriously. Her preferred type is a man with dark hair and tattoos, and while it’s not a prerequisite, she usually dates guys with tattoos. She is a self-proclaimed “Queen of Talking Game" and she can pick up large items with her toes, including a hairbrush.
Hometown: Rancho Murieta, CA
Currently Lives: Shingle Springs, CA
Born into a ranching family, Jonah’s life has always involved the outdoors. He has been hunting, hiking and fishing since he was a child. His family farm has cattle, goats, pigs and horses, and a rooster named Rick Suave. Jonah’s last relationship was 3 years ago — things ended on his 21st birthday after she cheated on him that day. The number one thing Jonah looks for in someone is witty banter and roasting. In fact, Jonah loves a little back-and-forth roasting with his significant other, as it keeps things fun. His hometown was so small that it only had a single gas station. He says celebrities aren’t his thing, so he doesn’t have a famous crush.
Hometown: Zachary, LA
Currently Lives: Fort Worth, TX
Occupation: Real Estate Student
Kassy has roots in Peru and Mexico City and has lived in Texas since her junior year of high school. She’s someone who falls in love easily but always chooses the wrong guys. She even went as far as getting a tattoo on her bottom lip to get a guy’s attention. She is a big fan of bedtime stories and she is very spiritual and loves crystals. Kassy claims to be great at doing impressions of other people.
Hometown: Washington, DC
Currently Lives: Atlanta, GA
Keenan’s first love is football, not only for the game itself but for the confidence it instilled in him during high school. Admittedly, Keenan has never truly settled down, since football takes up too much of his time and emotional energy to invest in anything else. He’s a great cook and he once called out a girl for catfishing him.
Hometown: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Currently Lives: Scottsdale, AZ
Occupation: Travel Videographer/ Photographer
Growing up in Mexico with his parents and two younger brothers, Kenzo developed a deep love for nature. Alongside his adventures in nature, Kenzo found a love for sports like soccer and basketball. In a heartbreaking twist, he ruptured his Achilles tendon and his NBA dreams came crashing down. Kenzo discovered a new passion: travel photography. He now embarks on breathtaking journeys around the world, capturing the beauty of different cultures, landscapes, and people. Family means the world to him, so he longs for a girl who also values family. And if that girl happens to surf, even better. His uncle, Walter Nudo, is a well-known celebrity in Italy. He can speak 3 languages (Spanish, Italian & English).
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Currently Lives: West Hartford, CT
Leonardo has always been pushed to be the best, growing up in a very competitive family. His twin sister currently plays college soccer, his older brother played baseball, and Leonardo himself was a Division I baseball player. He believes he is single because he can “see a red flag from a mile away.” Leonardo thinks men these days have trouble getting women because they rely on cheesy pickup lines. He instead relies on eye contact, his funny sayings, and the fact that he is fluent in Spanish to get dates.
Hometown: Youngstown, OH
Currently Lives: Boca Raton, FL
Occupation: Chiropractic Student
Growing up in Youngstown, Ohio, Marco was always the troublemaker known for being unapologetically brash (and he likes it that way). He has no trouble scoring dates and his phone is always buzzing with texts and DMs from single ladies, and — while he won’t always answer — he loves the game of being pursued. He says his dating age range is “19 to question mark” because he’s open to any age. He gets a manicure & pedicure once a month and is a former college football player. Tired of the usual hook-up scene, Marco wants to find someone family-oriented to build a future with.
Hometown: Augusta, GA
Currently Lives: Houston, TX
Occupation: Car Salesman
Growing up with mostly women, including five sisters and two female dogs, he fondly recalls spending time traveling on road trips in the family RV. Mike is a hopeless romantic who loves to treat his girl like a queen, with no expenses spared. He's looking for someone who can match his vibe and mix it up for a change. His last relationship ended a year ago, after a year of dating. He said it was fun while it lasted, but she just had a lot of traits that didn’t mesh well with Mike’s energy. He plays several percussion instruments and studies martial arts. He’s currently teaching himself how to speak Spanish.
Vickala“Kay Kay” Gray
Hometown: Palestine, TX
Currently Lives: Palestine, TX
Occupation: Travel Nurse
Vickala aka ”Kay Kay” is an East Texas native who says her upbringing was anything but “city girl.” From cruising through the mud on four-wheelers to riding horses in the streets with no saddle, she describes her upbringing as “down and dirty” in the best way possible. She recently was dating a man whom she thought was “The One” — until she found out he had a wife and two kids. She bartended her way through nursing school and Kay Kay adjusts her dating profile location to hundreds of miles away for a better selection of men and is willing to drive over four hours for a date. She admits she can get jealous in a relationship.
Hometown: Madrid, Spain
Currently Lives: Atlanta, GA
Occupation: Student/ Wrestler
Born in Spain, Victor grew up in a traditional family with two parents and a sister. His first passion in life was wrestling, and he competed for many years, eventually earning a scholarship in the United States. He won a National Wrestling Championship in Spain and is currently writing a romantic novel. He plays rugby in addition to wrestling. He has been asked to work children's parties as Aquaman, and while the job is fun, he says it can get a bit awkward, especially when the moms will want to take more pictures with him than their kids do.
Season 5 Casa Amor Bombshells
Hometown: Madison, WI
Currently Lives: Madison, WI
Occupation: Nursing Student
Allie is the daughter of the town mortician. When she wasn’t at the morgue, Allie enjoyed everything Wisconsin had to offer, including tubing, snowmobiling, and skiing. Also, the daughter of a hospice nurse, Allie knew she wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps at an early age — she is currently on track to be a nurse. Allie says part of what makes her a great girlfriend is she becomes best friends with her boyfriend’s mom. She knows the way to win over any man is with their mom, and Allie always hits it off with them. In fact, she even stays in contact with some moms, post-breakup. She was a dancer for 17 years. She is a self-proclaimed “Jill of all trades” who can figure out how to do pretty much anything.
Hometown: Jefferson City, MO
Currently Lives: Miami, FL
Occupation: Beverage Cart Attendant & College Student
Ashley comes from diverse roots, her mom is Mexican and Spanish, while her dad is a country boy from Missouri. One of her favorite pastimes was fishing with her grandpa. After high school, Ashley went to college and studied abroad in Korea and discovered her love of travel. Since then, she's traveled across Asia and Europe, experiencing different cultures and expanding her worldview. Ashley is known to have a dating superpower — she has a knack for turning bad boys into well-mannered sweethearts. She has lived in four different countries last year - Greece, South Korea, Japan, and then the US. She can speak French and Spanish, and a little bit of Korean and Japanese.
Brandon Janse Van Vuuren
Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Currently Lives: Philadelphia, PA
Occupation: College Student & Behavioral Tech
With a Lebanese mother and an Afrikaans father, Brandon is fluent in both English and Afrikaans. During his high school years, Brandon had an impressive claim to fame – he held the highest kiss count among his peers. His previous relationship lasted for 4 years before they broke up last December. Brandon developed an intriguing obsession with skincare routines. He religiously follows a six-step routine every single day. He had a pet African grey parrot. He visited five out of seven continents before the age of 18.
Hometown: Harrells, NC
Currently Lives: Charlotte, NC
Occupation: Data Processing Specialist
Growing up, Dasja was raised by a young mother in a big family with three sisters and four brothers. From an early age, she was always the spunkiest sibling, lighting up every room with her smile. Dasja used that bright smile to become a successful cheerleader, going from her middle school squad all the way to the college team and then into the professional sports realm. She now works as a data processing specialist by day and a professional cheerleader (for the Charlotte Hornets) by night. She has a hard time trusting men — she is frustrated with the lack of consistency in every guy she dates. She previously cheered for the Carolina Panthers (NFL) for four years. Chris Brown is her celebrity crush. She’s known for her investigative skills, especially when it comes to finding out dirt about others.
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Currently Lives: Houston, TX
Occupation: Bouncer & NFL Free Agent
Eddie says he was mostly raised by his older sister, but his older brother also played a critical role in his life as he inspired him to pursue an athletic career. Eddie played tight end at Prairie View A&M University — and hopes to get an NFL tryout this summer. His go-to dating move is to let girls know he is an excellent cook. Eddie says his DMs are the busiest when he posts his cooking on Instagram. He is obsessed with juice, specifically Capri Sun. He’s thinking of naming his first daughter Capri. His celebrity crush is Paige Hurd. He once tried out for the WWE.
Isiah “Zay” Harayda
Hometown: Long Island, NY
Currently Lives: Tampa, FL
Occupation: Executive Sales Rep
Zay is a Long Island native who comes from diverse roots — he is Puerto Rican, Italian, and Ukrainian. He is a member of the US Air Force and has been in the military for the past 4 years. He recently attended a military training school, where he trudged 50+ miles through the mountains with a 65-lb backpack in a foot of snow for 6 days. Zay prefers taking girls on hikes and going camping. If a girl can build a fire, she might just be perfect for him. He is obsessed with buying new cologne every other week. He played 3 sports while in high school: baseball, football, and volleyball.
Hometown: Whittier, CA
Currently Lives: Phoenix, AZ
Occupation: Administrative Manager
Johnnie comes from diverse roots — she is Mexican, Filipino, Native American, and German, but says her family mostly celebrates their Mexican roots (from cooking authentic foods to celebrating Mexican holidays). Her childhood home was often chaotic — she was raised with four sisters and four brothers, so fighting for attention was always a priority. She can whistle like a bird. She has been enrolled in 13 different schools. She has broken her nose twice.
Hometown: Queens, NY
Currently Lives: Floral Park, NY
Occupation: Soccer Coach
He is a self-proclaimed music nerd who played the violin since the age of 10. He played soccer his whole life and it continues to be one of his main passions — he pays the bills as a children’s soccer coach (and he loves his job). His dating superpower is his sense of humor. He has a strong phobia of the Grinch and clowns. He has only eaten a steak one time in his entire life. Zendaya is his celebrity crush.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Currently Lives: Miami, FL
Occupation: Clothing Brand Owner
Matia got drafted to the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins at 18-years-old. Unfortunately, he hurt his shoulder a few years into his career and was forced to pivot. He always had a passion for fashion, and after putting a few pieces together, he now has clothing collections being sold in Canadian department stores. His relationship goals are his parents, who still are in their honeymoon phase 35 years later. He has a phobia of strawberries.
Hometown: Bladensburg, MD
Currently Lives: Columbus, OH
Occupation: Nursing Student
Najah grew up around various animals and loved to rescue them — in fact, she even rescued her own dog at a young age and raised it herself without any help. Najah says she falls too quickly in love — after just a few months of dating, she starts planning out her life with her boyfriend. She has owned six pets at one time. She went on a date with three guys in one day. Her biggest fear is the zombie apocalypse.
Hometown: Florence, AL
Currently Lives: Florence, AL
Occupation: Snake Wrangler
Robert grew up in a small town in Alabama, living in a trailer on a farm with three siblings. As a snake wrangler, he's been bitten by countless snakes, including a venomous one. He wants to find someone to date who loves adventure. She should also accept the fact that Robert lives his life with no filter. He looks to his grandparents as relationship goals, considering they have been together for 60 years. Ana de Armas is his celebrity crush. He loves to play golf.
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Currently Lives: San Diego, CA
Occupation: Advertising Account Manager
Born in the suburbs of San Diego, Taylor spent more time outside than inside, a habit that has stuck to this day. Her favorite pastime is backpacking. Raised as the oldest of three siblings, Taylor has always been the responsible older sister but is now looked up to as a mentor. She loves being a resource to her sister since she remembers how badly she wanted advice from older girls when she was young. Her relationship role models are her grandparents. Her celebrity crushes are Austin Butler and young Brad Pitt. She loves reading rather than being on her phone.
Hometown: Orange County, CA
Currently Lives: Dallas, TX
Occupation: Hotel Manager
Taylor played golf competitively for over 15 years. To this day, she still loves going on first dates with guys to the driving range, just so she can surprise them with her skills. She was raised to be strong and independent. If a guy is highly career-driven, it’s a big turn-on for Taylor, who uses it as fuel to motivate herself to keep up. She has never been in love, much less been in a relationship. Lately, she’s been attracted to boys with swag like Jack Harlow. She is color blind. She loves wearing wigs.
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