It’s almost time for the long-awaited return of Love Island.
With the show just a couple of weeks on June 28, prospective Islanders could soon find themselves nabbing the heart of attractive singletons.
The contestants go on the show with the potential to find their soul mate, but along the way there is an insane amount of money that can be made with their instant new fame.
Some of the Islanders have disappeared, whilst others have made a fortune following their turn in the villa with brands lining up to offer stars endorsement deals and modelling contracts, The Mirror reports.
And one of the most important pivotal mediums for showcasing their profile and collaborating with brands is social media; contestants can revenue in their huge audience.
As well as finding love and fame, Islanders also see a boost to their social media following – with Instagram offering another form of revenue to those who snap up a huge audience.
And a large Instagram following can lead to the easiest money of all – with thousands of pounds being offered to stars of the small screen for single posts online.
Online betting agency TopRatedCasinos.ie have crunched some numbers to estimate just how much Love Island mega stars can earn via Instagram.
From star couples like Molly-Mae-Hague and Tommy Fury to surfer babe Lucie Donlan, the earning potential for Islanders can be huge once they are out of the villa.
A spokesperson for TopRatedCasinos.ie explained that Molly-Mae Hague is the biggest earner of the crowd.
They explained: “After finishing in second place on season five of the show, she is estimated to earn a maximum of £12,943 for each sponsored Instagram post, thanks to her 5.5 million followers on the platform.”
While sport star lover Tommy Fury is the second highest earner.
They explained: “The second highest earning Islander is Tommy Fury, raking in a potential £8,123 for sponsored posts made on the app.
“As the boyfriend of Molly-Mae, and boasting a huge 3.4 million followers, this power couple are certainly making the most of their fame.”
Love Island 2018 winner Dani Dyer is next on the list of highest earners after growing: “a massive 3.4 million followers and has the potential to earn £8,044 per sponsored post on Instagram.”
And 2019 contestant Maura Higgins is in fourth place: “[She] could earn up to £7,529 for each branded post.”
While 2019 winner Amber Gill is the fifth highest earning star, “raking in a predicted £6,117 per post” thanks to her 2.6 million followers.
1. Molly-Mae Hague
- Net worth £5,540,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £12,943
2. Tommy Fury
- Networth £3,475,000
- Earnings per Instagram post £8,123
3. Dani Dyer
- Networth £3,442,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £8,044
4. Maura Higgins
- Networth £3,221,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £7,529
5. Amber Gill
- Networth £2,617,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £6,117
6. Olivia Bowen
- Networth £602,000
- Earnings per Instagram post £6,082
7. Kem Cetinay
- Networth £2,344,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £5,480
8. Chris Hughes
- Networth £2,104,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £4,919
9. Jack Fincham
- Networth £1,995,000
- Earnings per Instagram post, £4,663
10. Alex George
- Networth £1,975,000
- Earnings per Instagram post £4,618