‘If my man left me for her I’d understand!’: As Love Island fans brand Tanyel this season’s ‘it girl’ here’s everything you need to know
Love Island viewers have branded Tanyel Revan this season’s ‘it girl’, with the hairdresser amassing a legion fans after Monday’s launch show.
Prior to the show starting, the 26-year-old beauty was unfairly seen as the least popular Islander amongst the public, with BonusCodeBets noting that 46 percent of tweets about her contained a negative slant.
Yet within moments of her arrival Tanyel proved to be an instant fan favourite, with viewers marvelling over her beauty and predicting she’d have a fiery temper.
Stunning: Love Island viewers have branded Tanyel Revan this season’s ‘it girl’, with the hairdresser amassing a legion fans after Monday’s launch show
She opted to couple up with Kai Fagan despite the fact he was paired with Olivia Hawkins.
Taking to Twitter, fans were quick to compare her to fiery Anna Vakili from series five and predicted Tanyel would be similar.
Why? Prior to the show starting, the 26-year-old beauty was unfairly seen as the least popular Islander amongst the public, with 46 percent of tweets about her contained a negative slant
Who is Tanyel Revan? Meet the globe-trotting Love Island 2023 hairstylist who has a phobia of milk, wants J-Lo to play her in a movie and is crushing hard on Channing Tatum
One lady who is looking to stop dating her signature bad boys and find the real deal is hairstylist Tanyel Revan, 26, from north London.
Reflecting on her best ever date story, she said: ‘It’s hard to think of one in particular, but I would say that the best dates have been with my ex.
‘We went on loads of holidays.’
Who is Tanyel Revan? Meet the Love Island 2023 hairstylist who has a phobia of milk, wants J-Lo to play her in a movie and has is crushing hard on Channing Tatum
But she can be put off easily and said, ‘someone who is tight and stingy, gives me the ick. It makes me feel sick. If you’re tight, I will never see you again in my life, honestly.’
J-Lo would play her in a movie because ‘she’s actually talented and she’s beautiful, she’s someone that I look up to.’
And her potential love interests had better watch out when it comes to making her breakfast because she has a phobia of milk and cream touching her.
She said: ‘I have this weird phobia of certain things touching me, like if it’s something creamy or weird I actually feel like I want to throw up.
‘Certain things can’t touch me and I can’t share drinks. I don’t like anything milky – if milk touched my skin it would make me feel so sick. I hate it.’
Who is Tanyel Revan?
Tanyel is a hair stylist with 16.4k followers on Instagram, including former Ex On The Beach star Ashley Cain.
Her profile shows she is passionate about travel, having been pictured in Dubai, Paris, Istanbul, Cyprus and the Algarve in various scantily-clad posts.
Globe-trotter: Tanyel is a hair stylist with 16.4k followers on Instagram, including former Ex On The Beach star Ashley Cain
She has said her ideal first date would include travel, saying: ‘I’d want to go somewhere really beautiful on a holiday, but somewhere you can experience a different culture.’
While she does not have any children of her own, she loves her niece who she calls ‘the cutest.’
Her Instagram bio reads: ‘I’m off to find love in the @loveisland villa. See you soon!’
Who are Tanyel’s dream dinner party guests?
Tanyel has said Piers Morgan, would get a seat at her dream dinner party scenario.
He’s SICK! Tanyel has said Piers Morgan, would get a seat at her dream dinner party scenario
She said: ‘I’d love to have a conversation with him. I like how direct and honest he is, I think he’s so sick.
‘I would like to have a debate with him. Other than him, I’d then just go for really good looking people like J.Lo and Channing Tatum.’
How long has Tanyel Revan been single?
Tanyel doesn’t say when her last relationship was but she says being single has been a choice for her, up until now.
Time for change? Tanyel doesn’t say when her last relationship was but she says being single has been a choice for her, up until now
She said: ‘I’m single because I’m so fussy. When it comes to dating, I’ve had bad experiences but also good experiences, which have moulded me into who I am today.’
Adding: ‘I’m hard to get, confident, funny, charismatic, good looking and happy. I’m also a very loyal person, what is there not to love?’`
What is Tanyel’s type?
Before entering the villa the villa Tanyel said she fancies Channing Tatum.
She said: ‘I don’t like pretty boys, they give me the “ick” because they always have a cr*p personality.
Man of her dreams: Before entering the villa the villa Tanyel said she fancies Channing Tatum
‘Channing Tatum is handsome but not too pretty. He’s manly and he can dance. If a man can dance I’m in love with him straight away.’
She added: ‘I can fancy someone so quickly and think that I’m in love, but I can easily fall out of love with them. When someone keeps me on my toes it’s the chase that I like.’
What is Tanyel Revan’s Instagram?
Wow: Tanyel has an impressive 16.4K followers on Instagram even before entering the villa and number is only set to rise
Tanyel has an impressive 16.4k followers on Instagram even before entering the villla and that number is only set to rise.
She posts slew of saucy snaps from her globe-trotting adventures where she shows off her stunning figure in a selection of bold bikinis.
You can find her Instagram at @tanyelrevan.
Viewers penned: ‘I’m praying that tanyel is like storm anna #LoveIsland’; ‘ tanyel’s body is MAD even i’m stepping forward for her from the uk #LoveIsland’; ‘yea tanyel is getting whatever guy she wants this ssn.. they def should’ve made her one of the first bombshells cause #loveisland
‘Tanyel reminds me of Anna from S5, I like her. Seems like she won’t take no s**t #LoveIsland’; ‘tanyel’s make up looks GOOD. imma need that beach hut tutorial’; ‘Tanyel is so stunning, i just collapsed to my knees #LoveIsland
‘Tanyel is giving Anna vibes and I’m excited for it #LoveIsland’; ‘I think I’m in love with Tanyel ffs #LoveIsland’; ‘tanyel is the IT girl this season #LoveIslan’; ‘ If my man left me for Tanyel I’d understand #LoveIsland’;
Love it: Within moments of her arrival Tanyel proved to be an instant fan favourite, with viewers marvelling over her beauty and predicting she’d have a fiery temper
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‘Tanyel is basically Ekin Su and Anna Vakili all in one lol she gonna do a madness on these men !!!! #LoveIsland’; ‘TANYEL STEALING KAI! I LOVE THIS WOMAN #LoveIsland
‘Tanyel’s got her head on straight. ‘Who cares? There’s gonna be lots of guys coming in’ that’s the energy the girls need to have tbh. #LoveIsland’; ‘me waiting for our turkish delight tanyel to cause all the drama in the villa.’
Prior to the winter series of Love Island, Tanyel underwent a ‘£4,500 makeover’ with filler, permanent make-up and ‘full facial rejuvenation.’
LOVE ISLAND 2023: MEET THE CONTESTANTS
Name: Tanya Manhenga
Occupation: Student and model
Something not many people know about her: ‘I have Vitiligo, which is a skin pigmentation, you may not even notice it.’
‘It’s on my lip and I have a stripe on my hair. Not many people know that but I think it’s quite cute.’
‘I don’t care about covering it up all the time, I think it’s a vibe.’
Name: Lana Jenkins
Occupation: Makeup artist
Something not many people know about her: ‘In my work as a makeup artist I’ve worked with lots of celebrities.
‘Also, when I was 6-years-old I used to live in Spain and I was in an episode of Benidorm as an extra.’
Name: Anna-May Robey
Occupation: Payroll assistant
Something not many people know about her: ‘I went on a date once and I never saw him again.’
‘We went for food and shared a bottle of wine. As I was speaking to him he fell asleep!’
‘I had to clink his wine glass to wake him up.’
Name: Tanyel Revan
Location: North London
Occupation: Hair stylist
Something not many people know about her: ‘My celebrity crush is Channing Tatum – I don’t like pretty boys, they give me the ‘ick’ because they always have a crap personality.’
‘Channing Tatum is handsome but not too pretty. He’s manly and he can dance.’
‘If a man can dance I’m in love with him straight away.’
Name: Olivia Hawkins
Occupation: Ring girl and actress
Something not many people know about her: ‘I did a film with Jason Statham and had a nice 10-minute convo about life.’
‘I’ve been a ring girl for KSI, I played a waitress in James Bond with Daniel Craig and I’ve also been a body double for Michelle Keegan and Emma Watson.’
Name: Tom Clare
Occupation: Semi-Pro Footballer
Something not many people know about him: I’m a High School Musical fan
Name: Kai Fagan
Occupation: Science and PE teacher
Something not many people know about him: ‘I’m a Jamaican citizen. Because of that I played rugby 7s for Jamaica.’
‘I play semi-professional rugby now for Burnage RFC.’
‘I’ve technically got three different degrees and went to three different unis.’
Name: Ron Hall
Occupation: Financial advisor
Something not many people know about him: ‘On meeting me, you’d never know I am blind in one eye.’
‘It was the result of a football injury when I was 8. I’ve got two different coloured eyes, one blue and one green.’
Name: Will Young
Something not many people know about him: ‘Every night I light a candle and meditate for 20-25 minutes.’
‘A girl I was seeing told me to meditate, I tried it and loved it. I stopped seeing her and carried on meditating!
‘It’s a nice way to self reflect.’
Name: Shaq Muhammad
Occupation: Airport security officer
Something not many people know about him: ‘I’m a very emotional person. It can be a blessing and a curse.’
‘Every time I watch Dear John I cry.
That’s my favourite film. Any time I’m with someone and they say, ‘Let’s watch a romantic film’, I’m like, ‘How about Dear John, how does that sound?’
Name: Haris Namani
Occupation: TV salesman
Something not many people know about him: ‘I’ve never found love. I think this is the show that can help me.’
‘It’s the best opportunity for me to find the girl and find the right one. I’ve obviously not found the right one myself.’