Cara De La Hoyde won the 2016 edition of Love Island with Nathan Massey and established herself as a reality TV superstar in the same year. The model and circus performer is one of the biggest celebrity names on TV.
Her success on TV also translated well into success on social media where she has scores of followers. In fact, she boasts more than a million followers on Instagram alone.
Early Life And Background: Age, Birthday
Cara De La Hoyde was born on July 10, 1990 in Kent, England. She is 30 years old as of 2020. Her brother is Louis. She is Births by nationality. She studied at her local schools and later joined a high school.
Before getting famous with the ITV show, she was a performer at a circus and a glamour model. She eventually found her way into showbiz and made it in the big time. She has also said that she enjoyed working for the all-female video channel Studio 66 and earning lots of money.
Entry Into Love Island
Cara entered the 2016 edition of Love Island, which was the second season of the show on day 1. She coupled with Nathan Massey on the first day and unlike most competitors on the show, stayed with him throughout the competition.
She did however, date other guys on the show as per the competition rules on various segments of the show including the Speed-Dates.
Hoyde and Nathan, who is originally a carpenter walked out as winners on the 45th day of the show. They shared the prize money of £50,000 (US$60,830.25).
De La Hoyde and Nathan went on to star on the British TV show, The Only Way Is Essex after their win.
A Season Of Firsts
The 2016 season of Love Island was the first one to remove a contestant as Malia Arkian was removed from the island following a fight with Kady McDermott.
Sophie and Katie Salmon made history by becoming the first same-sex couple featured on the show. Alex Bowen and Olivia Buckland were runners-up on the show. Similarly, she won the show a year after Jessica Hayes won the original season of the show.
Relationship With Nathan Massey: Marriage And Baby
Cara and Nathan met on the island in 2016 and immediately hit it off, they were a couple throughout the show and were fan favorites to win right from the get-go. Then after winning the show they went on to get married on 28th June 2019.
Their wedding ceremony was exotic but secretive and confirmed by a spokesperson for the pair. They had friends and family surrounding them as they got hitched.
Her co-stars from their show TOWIE, Georgia Kousoulou, and Tommy Mallet along with fellow Love Island stars, Scott Thomas, and Rykard Jenkins were reportedly on the guest list.
Engagement And Baby Boy Of Cara De La Hoyde And Nathan Massey
The TV personality told fans that she was pregnant with her first child in May 2017.
Later on, in August of 2017, she announced she was having a baby boy. Their son Freddie was born in December of 2017. Regarding their engagement, Nathan proposed to her in the ITV2 villa. Here is the official video of their engagement.
Cara and Nathan’s spokesperson said about their wedding “I can confirm that the couple has got married in a beautiful ceremony yesterday. They were surrounded by family and friends and are still elated after their special day.”
Hoyde also said that Nathan looked after most of their wedding planning, attending calls and managing things whereas Cara said that she feels odd talking to people on the phone.
Cara De La Hoyde’s official statement was
“I’m a weirdo like that, I don’t like talking on the phone – I’ve always been like that, I don’t know why! So Nathan’s been making the last minute calls.”
It seems the pair are enjoying their married life as of May 2020.
Cara De La Hoyde’s Surgery
Cara reportedly went under the knife and had plastic surgery performed on her face, but later it was revealed that she had certain small cosmetic procedures done to her face.
According to the article by Dailymail, she had a non-surgical procedure to get a facelift which lifted her bloated face.
Net Worth Of The Love Island 2016 Winner
Hoyde’s exact net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1 Million to $5 Million as of May 2020. She amassed this net worth mostly from a career in show business.