Davide Sanclimenti has been confirmed as the first bombshell of Love Island 2022. The contestant is set to make a late arrival at the villa during the first episode of series eight.
The Islander’s entrance will come after the couples have already been paired up and is set to ruffle a few feathers. In scenes set to air tonight [Monday, June 6], Davide can be seen reading a text that says: “Davide, in 24 hours you will couple up with a girl of your choice, leaving one boy single and vulnerable #italiansnack #ciaobella.”
Davide’s arrival will make him the eleventh contestant of the new series, you can see the line-up in full here.
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But who is Davide? Here’s everything you need to know ahead of his Love Island debut.
Who is Davide Sanclimenti?
Davide is a business owner from Rome, Italy. Davide now lives in Manchester and says his family and friends would describe him as a “very deep” person with a good heart, who is always ready to support people in their moment in need.
He said: “I think Love Island is going to be so much fun. I’m going to be the Italian stallion in the Villa! With my Italian charm, I can also be a very romantic guy.
“I’m good looking and I’ve realised since I first arrived in Manchester, a lot of English girls actually love me. They love to be around me and I love to be around them. It’s going to be fun, I’m looking forward to it. I want to find my soulmate, find my person so I can actually build something in the future, grow with them, be a family.”
How old is Davide?
Davide is 27 years old.
He said: “I’m 27 now, I’m getting serious about my life and my goals. My biggest dream is to find someone I can spend the rest of my life with.”
What is Davide’s Instagram?
You will find Davide at @davidesancli. At the time of writing he had almost 10,000 followers but we don’t doubt that’s set to change as the show goes on. Love Island starts at 9pm Monday June 6 on ITV2 and ITV Hub. Episodes are available the following morning on BritBox For more showbiz and television stories, get our newsletter here.