Love Island’s Ekin-Su is unrecognisable working as a shot girl in Preston before finding fame

Love Island’s Ekin-Su is unrecognisable working as a shot girl in Preston before finding fame

Love Island’s Ekin-Su is unrecognisable working as a shot girl in Preston before finding fame

It has been revealed that Ekin-Su worked as a shot girl while studying at university in Preston before becoming and actress

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Love Island: Davide and Ekin-Su announced as series winners

Love Island ‘s Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu worked as a shot girl ahead of finding fame on the hit dating show.

While studying at the University of Central Lancashire, the Love Island winner made ends meet by working in one of the student bars.

Ekin-Su studied acting at the university but back then went by the name of Susie Hayzel.

The star worked at Ships and Giggles serving shots and assisting with celebrity appearances around 2014 and 2015.

While living out her student days, Ekin-Su was part of a student documentary named Lancashore.

Based on the hit reality series Geordie Shore, the budget production followed the lives of various male and female students in Preston.

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Ekin-Su worked as a shot girl


( Ships and Giggles)

Ekin-Su recently returned back home to the UK after being crowned the winner of the 2022 series of Love Island, alongside boyfriend Davide Sanclimenti.

The pair certainly had their ups and downs while in the Spanish villa but managed to find their way back to each other.

The drama started just a few days after the couple new each other when Jay Younger entered as a bombshell and took Ekin-Su’s fancy.

The actress and Jay made their way up to the terrace two nights in a row to meet in secret which is when the iconic moment of when Ekin-Su crawled across the terrace occurred.

This led to the moment when Davide and Ekin-Su had their major argument when Davide shouted: “Liar. Actress. Go the f*** out.”

Ekin-Su studied acting at university


( Matt Frost/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

Davide and Ekin-Su won the series


( Matt Frost/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

However, this wasn’t the end of their romance as Ekin-Su went on to recouple with Davide which he admitted he also wanted to happen.

Disaster struck again when the boys are girls were separated during Casa Amor again.

Davide made sure to explore his options during his time apart from Ekin-Su and kissed more than one of the new girls.

Meanwhile Ekin-Su got to know George Tasker when the pair appeared to get cozy in bed but Ekin-Su denied that anything happened between them.

Despite their arguments, Davide and Ekin-Su always gravitated back towards each other as well as being firm fan favourites.

The iconic couple stormed to victory thanks to receiving a whopping 63.69% of the public vote, which is the second highest winning vote in Love Island history.

The pair were a fan favourite


( Matt Frost/ITV/REX/Shutterstock)

Only the 2018 Love Island winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham scored more than this, with 79.66% of the votes.

Runners-up Luca Bish and Gemma Owen got 14.47%, while third-placed Indiyah Polack and Dami Hope took 11.77% of the votes.

Tasha Ghouri and Andrew Le Page, who came in fourth place managed to get 10.07% of the final votes.

All the islanders returned home soon after then final and are now catching up with their families and preparing for their huge careers that comes with being on the popular show.

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