Who's In The Season 1 Cast Of Love Island USA?

Meet cast of single Islanders looking for more than a summer fling on Love Island and watch all-new episodes of Love Island every weeknight at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access.

Emily Salch

Emily Salch

Age: 21
Current city: Groton, NY
Occupation: Student and part-time bartender

Emily is crazy, fun, spontaneous, and loves adventure! She's a full-time student and part-time bartender who has worked hard to be financially independent. After graduation, she's planning to attend law school because she tends to win every argument. Even though she can be a bit of a tease, she's had three real relationships and when she falls, she falls hard... and fast. 

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- She spent a week in Israel by herself and explored the sites of Tel Aviv.
- Her celebrity crush is Zac Efron because he's charming, has a nice smile and eyes, and a great physique.
- She currently lives with 24 female roommates.
- Emily's life motto is, "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."

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Jered Youngblood

Jered Youngblood

Age: 27
Current city: Lakeland, FL
Occupation: Real-estate agent

Jered was raised in the small, conservative town of Lakeland, Florida, but his hippie soul never fit in. After a couple of years of college, he moved to Maui to live in the middle of the rainforest and went off the grid for two and a half years. While there, he managed the largest organic farm in the state of Hawaii but found time for surfing and spearfishing! He finally came back home to Florida and has been working in real estate ever since.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- He was raised by a single mother and is close with his younger brother and sister. He also has seven half-siblings from his father's side.
- Jered's last girlfriend was a friend for 10 months prior to dating. Once they started a romantic relationship, it only lasted for a few months because he wasn't ready to commit to her.
- After he came back from Maui, he worked in a coffee shop until one of his regular customers recruited him to work in real estate, which put him on a new path!
- He has six tattoos, including a pinup girl on his inner arm, sun on his foot, and the word "Youngblood" across his toes.
Anton Morrow

Anton Morrow

Age: 23  
Current city: Los Angeles, CA
Occupation: Personal trainer

Anton was raised by a single mom and, ever since he was seven years old, he was told he was the man of the house. He's very driven and will be more than ready to have a family one day. He recently left his hometown of Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania and moved to Los Angeles, which was a huge step toward getting out of his comfort zone. While it's been tough sometimes, it has helped him to grow as a person in so many ways, which is why he's now ready to share his life with someone.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- He stepped away from the 9-5 office life because it didn't inspire him. He loves being a personal trainer because it helps him impact peoples' lives in one of the most important ways—their health!
- Anton loves a girl with a nice body and enjoys working out. As for personality, he needs a girl who is high energy. In terms of the full package, his ideal type is someone like Margot Robbie.
- He had sex in every building on his college campus. 
- When he was younger, Anton was a bit of a Tae Kwon Do prodigy. 
Aissata Diallo

Aissata Diallo

Age: 25
Current city: Bronx, New York
Occupation: Model and graduate student

Aissata is a social butterfly and a ball of energy who lights up any room. She recently had her second heartbreak and misses having someone to talk to who can listen, love her flaws, be an extra support system and who she can confide in. Finally ready, she is only looking for serious relationships because she says she needs a ring on that finger.

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- When she was 12, Aissata's mother moved from Guinea to America with her and her six siblings as refugees for a new life.
- She graduated early from SUNY Albany.
- She speaks four languages, including French, Fulani, Spanish, and English.
- Now celibate, Aisatta is waiting for marriage to have sex again.
George Johnson

George Johnson

Age: 29
Current city: Beverly Hills, California
Occupation: Interior designer and seller

George grew up in a small town and attended a private Catholic school where he focused on football, which eventually led to a college scholarship. However, after his first year playing ball, he burnt out and decided to pursue modeling. George doesn't like the negative stereotypes that come with being a model, so he's had trouble dating, which is why he hopes to find love in Fiji and prove to the girls that he's more than just a pretty face.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- His stepfather races in Formula 1, so George grew up racing cars. In fact, his brother was on the professional level and won nationals three times!
- George's first (and only) "real" relationship lasted three years. She cheated on him while on a modeling trip and it broke his heart.
- He's American and French Canadian.
- George's life motto is, "Try not to become a man of success. Become a man of value."
Kelsey Jurewicz

Kelsey Jurewicz

Age: 25
Current city: Newark, Delaware
Occupation: Mortgage marketing manager

Kelsey grew up in the small suburban town of Newark, Delaware, where there wasn't much to do other than fish, make forts in the woods, and play outside. While Kelsey didn't have a lot of friends in high school, she was in a four-year on-and-off relationship with a guy who ended up breaking her heart. Then, in 2016, she lost 40 pounds, enhanced her bust, bleached her hair, and generally "glowed up!" She loves cuddling on the couch with her two cats, but is sick of being single and is SO ready to cuddle with a boyfriend!

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Kelsey attended Wilmington University and was pursuing a degree in communications, but never finished her last couple of classes.
- Her celebrity crush is Pete Davidson because he's so tall, funny, and cute.
- She was a competitive Irish dancer for four years.
- Kelsey's life motto is, "Live your life to the absolute fullest, say yes to crazy opportunities, and never let fear keep you from doing what you love."
Raymond Gantt

Raymond Gantt

Age: 22
Current city: Lakewood, New Jersey
Occupation: Student and promoter

Ray is a student who studies biology and sociology, in addition to working as a promoter, which is perfect for his outgoing personality! Since going through his last break-up, it's been hard for him to be vulnerable again, but he feels it's time to get back out there. He's genuinely looking for a relationship because he wants to have a lover and best friend all in one. Plus, it doesn't hurt if she has a nice rear-end. (He's a butt man.)

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Ray is an adventurous daredevil who loves cliff-diving. His other passions include traveling, making music, playing flag football, and photography. 
- A sense of humor is a must for Ray's next girlfriend because she needs to make him laugh—and know how to take a joke. He can handle a strong woman and hopes they can motivate each other to be their best selves.
- What makes him a good boyfriend is his ability to uplift his woman. Ray will support whatever his girl wants to pursue in her life and he'll always be by her side while she follows her dreams.
- While in Miami for spring break last year, he almost broke his chin and had to get 15 stitches. but that didn't stop him from getting discharged from the hospital in time to make the party bus!
Marlisse

Marlisse "Marli" Tyndall

Age: 21
Current city: Miami
Occupation: Bartender and student

Marli was born in Puerto Rico, but when she was 9 years old, she moved to the States when her mother started a new job. She's currently an undergraduate at Florida Atlantic University, majoring in multimedia studies with plans to graduate in 2021. She dated her last boyfriend on and off for three years, but they broke up for good about five months ago. She's now free as a bird and excited to meet all the different boys on the island!

Find out everything about her here:

- Marli loves working out, dancing, going shopping, and clubbing with her girlfriends!
- She wants to be part of a "power couple," so she needs a guy who's driven, career-minded, and successful. Plus, it wouldn't hurt if he had a great body, too.
- She is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. 
- Her celebrity crush is James Franco because he's handsome and successful.
Eric Hall

Eric Hall

Age: 27
Current city: Toronto
Occupation: Tattoo-shop manager

This tattoo-shop manager has all of the right moves and is sick of being single. He loves weddings; in fact, he has MC'd three, been the best man at two, and a groomsman in five. He's looking for love and is ready to walk into the Villa and pick his girl, even if it means he takes someone else's. He sees relationships as a two-way street, he puts in what he gets out, and he doesn't take anything for granted.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Eric is a manager at Scoot Ink, which is a celebrity tattoo shop in the heart of Toronto. Famous clients include Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, and Johnny Depp.
- He has competed in men's Speedo competitions.
- He wants to spend his life with somebody and feels like he deserves it.
- Eric isn't afraid of getting what he wants. He even stole his brother's girlfriend once.
Winston Hines

Winston Hines

Age: 29
Current city: Lexington, Kentucky
Occupation: Pharmaceutical sales rep

Winston grew up in a small Kentucky town as a high-school football star and says his childhood was a like scene from Friday Night Lights. He has an old soul and all his friends call him "Dad." Winston likes to laugh at himself and jokes that he's the real-life "Good Luck Chuck" because his last four exes have all gone to marry the next guy they dated. 

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- It was an ex-girlfriend who turned him on to Big Brother and now he's a fan for life. In fact, fans might recognize him from being a Houseguest during Season 20!
- He writes love notes to his dog before work. 
- Back in 2016 and 2017, he volunteered for Big Brothers and Big Sisters.
- Winston has been mistaken for Justin Timberlake and Ryan Reynolds. 
 
Katrina Dimaranan

Katrina Dimaranan

Age: 25
Current city: San Francisco, CA
Occupation: College student and beauty queen

With crowns from the Philippines and America, Katrina's pageant success has kept her traveling with little time for a relationship. She's hoping Love Island allows her the time to fall for a confident guy because she's ready to settle down and build a future with someone. 

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Katrina is very close to her family and even sends money back to the Philippines to support her parents.
- Her life motto is: "Once you know better, you do better."
- Her ideal man is kind and funny with a strong personality. She's also looking for someone who can take her sarcasm and jokes.
- Katrina is a bit of an adrenaline junkie. She loves swimming with whale sharks, playing with elephants and tigers, and going to haunted houses.

Watch Katrina enter the Villa.
Christen McAllister

Christen McAllister

Age: 24
Current city: Los Angeles
Occupation: Sales and business development

Christen is a self-proclaimed big-hearted "weirdo," but knows girls are very intimidated by her and doesn't have a problem playing on their fears. She's also territorial, so other girls better back off!

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Christen works in sales and business development for an embroidery and apparel company. She's on the managerial side and one of her tasks is helping to grow the business.
- She is the middle child of three sisters, two of whom still live in Kentucky. Plus, her parents have been married for almost 30 years and she connects with them every other day.
- Christen has a French bulldog—and she's totally obsessed with him!
- Her celebrity crush is Channing Tatum, especially in his 21 Jump Street role.

Watch Christen enter the Villa
 
Cormac Murphy

Cormac Murphy

Age: 26
Current city: New York City
Occupation: Nightclub promoter

Cormac was born in Ireland to an American mom and Irish dad. He thought he'd play rugby professionally, but he moved to New York City instead to pursue modeling. Hook-ups are easy for this hottie—and he's had plenty—but at 26, Cormac is ready to get past the one-night stands and find someone to keep around!

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Without fail, Cormac his hair cut every 10 days.
- He grew up with three older brothers playing rugby.
- Technically, Cormac has been single for three months, but his last real long-term relationship was in high school.
- He has never been in love. Yes, he's said the word, but he hasn't meant it.

Watch Cormac enter the Villa.
Dylan Curry

Dylan Curry

Age: 25
Current city: San Diego
Occupation: Personal trainer

With his golden blonde hair, Dylan might look like he was born and raised on the West Coast, but he's actually from Long Island, New York. When you're around Dylan, you're either laughing, dancing, or begging him not to leave because this guy is the life of the party!

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Dylan was a D-1 athlete in college but, after graduation, he went to work in finance. The money was great, but he was so unhappy that he left after 18 months and moved to California!
- He is a phenomenal dancer and, once the music starts going, he can't control his hips.
- He's eaten two peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every day for the past six years.
- If Dylan really cares about a girl, he will do anything to make her happy. To him, it's all or nothing; there is no in-between.

Watch Dylan enter the Villa.
Cashel Barnett

Cashel Barnett

Age: 27
Current city: Sacramento, CA
Occupation: Model and musician

Cashel is a romantic who wears his heart on his sleeve. He already has a ring and is looking for the perfect girl to give it to.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Cashel is a go-getter. He attended Fordham University and received his degree in English with a minor in Business Administration.
- He loves snowboarding and skateboarding. Now that he lives near the ocean, he's taken up surfing, too.
- Let's hope there are some girls in the house that can make him laugh! His dream girl is someone funny like Tina Fey.
- He's a bit old school when it comes to dating. He's never used a dating app because he prefers to meet women in person.

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Kyra Green

Kyra Green

Age: 22
Current city: Los Angeles
Occupation: Musician

Kyra grew up in a musical family in New York, dancing and singing on the subways with her siblings. She recently moved west to L.A. with her band, 212 Green, and is looking for love.

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Having music in her DNA, Kyra claims to always fall for the "artsy" types.
- Kyra loves a confident guy just as much as the next girl, but it's a fine line, as she lists her biggest turnoff as someone who is too cocky.
- In her spare time, Kyra likes to volunteer at different charities and she hopes to one day volunteer with her future Love Island boyfriend!
- She says she can be a little dark, like Wednesday Adams, so she's looking for a guy who can make her laugh.

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Zac Mirabelli

Zac Mirabelli

Age: 22
Hometown: Chicago
Occupation: Grocery store cashier

This college football player is no player. He is a self-proclaimed relationship kinda guy. He's a family man who is looking for his future wife.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- This 22-year-old claims, "The best part about being in a relationship is having someone by your side you can count on. Having experiences in life are always enjoyable, but it is even more enjoyable with a counterpart."
- He may hold the school record for the longest field goal at his alma mater but will he score on Love Island? "I'm a relational kind of person," says Zac. "I have always enjoyed being in a relationship more than a random hookups. It is a deep desire of mine to find a loving wife and build a family of my own."
- He is looking is looking for someone he can trust. He is hoping to find someone who supports his passions and brings out the best in him.
- His hobbies include: skateboarding, acting, playing video games, snowboarding, and watching movies. Ladies, take note: He loves watching romantic comedies.

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Zac Mirabelli
Alana Morrison

Alana Morrison

Age: 21
Current city: New Haven, CT
Occupation: College student

Alana claims to have never been in a serious relationship, which is why she's packed her bags for Love Island in hopes of updating that status for good.

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Alana is a rising senior at Bowdoin College, majoring in Africana studies with a minor in Asian studies and English. She's hoping Love Island will expand the dating pool beyond her small college town.
- Her ideal romantic partner is funny, adventurous, ambitious, and can hold a conversation. But, most importantly, he better have a razor handy because she prefers "minimal facial hair."
- She wants everyone to know that she is "a very optimistic person that tries to look for the lessons in everything."
- Fun fact: In high school, she won prom queen even though she did not run, campaign, or nominate herself.

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Alana Morrison
Weston Richey

Weston Richey

Age: 25
Current city: Dallas
Occupation: Photographer

Weston is a Southern Gentleman who's just as good with a hammer as he is with a camera. This self-proclaimed adrenaline junkie loves the outdoors and has cliff-jumped all over the country. He's not opposed to donning the classic Texas uniform—denim on denim—but also wants you to know that he's no redneck.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Weston is great with his hands! He worked construction for several years before hanging up his tool belt for a camera and has been photographer ever since.
- Before transitioning to photography, he built his own home from the ground up.
- He's attracted to "dark hair and dark eyes and a great body," but a beautiful smile is usually what makes him fall hook, line, and sinker.
- He's taking his signature cowboy hat with him to Love Island and looking for a relationship.

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Weston Richey
Yamen Sanders

Yamen Sanders

Age: 24
Current city: Los Angeles
Occupation: Real estate agent

Yamen is a former college football star who had a short stint in the NFL before moving back to Los Angeles to start selling real estate—and, more importantly, find that special someone.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Yamen isn't the only athlete in the Sanders family—his father played professional basketball overseas.
- He grew up traveling all around the world with his father's career and, with all that traveling, he became fluent in Italian.
- Yamen believes deep down he's a great catch. He's the life of the party and isn't short of confidence, but also knows why he's still single, claiming, "I haven't found anyone that interests me enough to completely settle down for."
- When he isn't trying to close his next big deal, you'll likely find him playing basketball or going out with friends.

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Mallory Santic

Mallory Santic

Age: 25
Current city: Vancouver, WA
Occupation: Analyst for Nike

Aside from having the oddest job description on the cast, Mallory is a self-described life of the party who enjoys hitting the town and socializing with friends. But even the life of the party can struggle when it comes to finding that perfect match—and it's those struggles that led her to Love Island, looking for "The One."

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- She graduated from Washington State University in 2015 with a degree in Communications and Media Studies.
- Mallory claims that, from an early age, her favorite holiday has always been Valentine's Day because she loves receiving cards and candy.
- John Mayer is her celebrity crush. According to Mallory, he "is the perfect man because he is intelligent, talented, and sooooo sexy."
- If you have an affinity for mermaids, you could be in luck. Mallory is obsessed with mermaids and has one tattooed on her foot.

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Mallory Santic
Alexandra Stewart

Alexandra Stewart

Age: 25
Current city: Los Angeles
Occupation: Publicist

Alexandra is a tomboy who grew up playing ice and field hockey in Pennsylvania. She can connect with the boys while watching football, but is the girl making friends with random ladies in the bathroom at the club.

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Alexandra's last relationship was a rocky three years. After it ended, she took some time to find herself and now is ready to find that special someone.
- According to her, "I know who I am and am ready to find someone who is serious about dating."
- Guys, don't be afraid to show your tattoos because she finds them sexy!
- Life motto: "Don't adapt to the energy in the room, influence the energy in the room."
- A few of her favorite things include white wine, smelly cheeses, and belting out Taylor Swift ballads. (Ours, too!)

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Caroline

Caroline "Caro" Viehweg

Age: 21
Current city: Los Angeles
Occupation: Marketing student

World Traveler Alert: Caro is fluent in three languages and excited to find an adventure-seeking man who's eager to travel the globe before one day settling down to start a family.

If your passport is ready, here's everything you need to know about her:

- Fun facts: Caro has lived in six different countries (Brazil, South Africa, Germany, Sweden, Canada, and the U.S.) and speaks three languages (English, German, and Portuguese).
- Caro says that her ideal partner is "someone who is hardworking, spiritual, loving, friendly, funny, and authentic."
- Guys, we hope you are smart and tall because on a scale of 1-10—with 10 being the most important—she ranks height and intelligence as a 10!
- If you have both the height and the wits, you may be in luck because Caro believes she's an amazing girlfriend who's "very honest, straight forward, open minded, loving, and fun!"

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Caroline "Caro" Viehweg
Elizabeth Weber

Elizabeth Weber

Age: 24
Current city: New York City
Occupation: Advertising exec

Elizabeth is from a small town in Michigan, but now she's living the big city life in New York City. She's tired of the dating apps so let's hope Love Island is just the place for her to find love.

Find out everything you need to know about her here:

- Elizabeth attributes her outgoing personality to her big, crazy family. She has one sister, two brothers, and more than 30 cousins.
- Confidence is key for all potential suitors, as well as the ability to help lift her up, both emotionally and mentally.
- She lives by the life motto: "If it is something you want bad enough, then do everything you can to achieve it. Don't let things hold you back and don't be afraid to go after the things you want."
- She's not opposed to a man who can carry a tune, seeing as her celebrity crush is Shawn Mendes.

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Michael Yi

Michael Yi

Age: 29
Hometown: Miami
Occupation: Model

Michael is a working model who spends most of his time on the road between shoots, so finding time to date has proven difficult. But his busy schedule hasn't dampened his desire to find that special someone. He's ready to bring his dashing good looks to the Villa in hopes of finding that perfect match.

Find out everything you need to know about him here:

- Ladies take note. Michael is loyal, kind-hearted, and funny... and a vegan. According to Michael, "There will never be a boring time with me." Plus, he loves to cook for the women he dates!
- His pet peeve is when women play hard to get, but he doesn't want them throwing themselves at him either.
- Michael is an old soul who doesn't spend time on dating apps. He prefers the old fashioned way... walking into a room and watching every head turn.
- His hobbies include working out, making music (hip hop, to be exact), and skateboarding.

Learn More About Season 1 Islander Michael Yi

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