Eyal Booker is an English model, best known for participating in the popular British reality television series, ‘Love Island.’ Eyal came into the limelight when he appeared in the fourth series of the dating reality show, which had him paired up with Hayley Hughes and Megan Barton Hanson. As a model, Eyal Booker has worked with brands like ‘Adidas’ and ‘Bang+Strike.’ Some of the modeling agencies he has worked with include ‘Full Circle Model Management,’ ‘Nevs Models,’ ‘W Model Management,’ and ‘Brick Models.’ Though he is mostly known for his model endeavors, Eyal also has a musical side to him, as he was part of a pop band named ‘EverYoung.’ With a mix of talent and Greek-god like appearance, Eyal Booker is unsurprisingly popular on social media, with more than 905,000 followers on Instagram.
Childhood & Early Life
Eyal Booker was born on August 2, 1995, in England. He was born into a Jewish family to an Israeli mother, Michal. Eyal Booker was raised in Bushey, Hertfordshire, and attended a Jewish mixed comprehensive school called ‘JFS’ in Kenton, north London. He then went to the prestigious ‘Sylvia Young Theatre School’ in London, where he studied until the age of 16.
As a kid, Eyal Booker became a part of ‘Truly Scrumptious,’ a modeling agency for kids, which he joined along with his brothers, Tal and Ariel. Though he wasn’t aware at the time of joining ‘Truly Scrumptious,’ his experience at the agency would later play a crucial role in him wanting to become a model.
While attending ‘Sylvia Young Theatre School,’ Eyal became an important member of a pop band named ‘EverYoung,’ which he joined at the age of 16. ‘EverYoung’ was formed by the members of ‘Sylvia Young Theatre School’ and is signed to the school’s record label ‘Seymour Place Music.’ Being a part of ‘EverYoung,’ Eyal got to tour across the country while he was still in his teens. The band’s debut single titled ‘You Got Me’ peaked at number 30 on the ‘UK indie chart’ in the year 2013.
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Even when he was at the thick of things while working for ‘EverYoung,’ Eyal knew deep inside that he was meant to be a model. Hence he decided to walk away from ‘EverYoung’ to explore opportunities in the world of modeling. Thanks to his good looks and amazing physique, he was subsequently signed by modeling agencies, such as ‘W Model Management,’ and ‘Brick Models.’
He was then signed by agencies like ‘Nevs Models’ and ‘Full Circle Model Management,’ which led to his association with top brands like ‘Adidas’ and ‘Bang+Strike.’ Though he is currently signed to ‘Nevs Models’ and ‘Full Circle Model Management,’ his online profile was taken down from the sites of these modeling agencies as soon as it was announced that he would take part in the fourth series of ‘Love Island.’
Claim to Fame
Eyal Booker started hogging the limelight as soon as he was roped in to be a part of ‘Love Island.’ Touted as the first Jewish competitor to be featured in the dating reality show, Eyal Booker was now being mobbed by the paparazzi for interviews and snapshots. In many of his interviews, Eyal had said that he was entering the reality show to find his potential better half.
Once in the show, Eyal started gaining attention from his female fans as many of them thought that he was the only good looking male contestant in the series. His presence in the show had a direct influence on the number of his social media followers, which was on the rise. Meanwhile, Eyal had started dating Hayley Hughes in the show, and later dumped by her.
He then started dating Megan Barton Hanson and the two became the first couple to have sex in the fourth series of the show. He then became one of the most popular contestants in the show. However, he was eliminated on the 25th day before he could find his soulmate. Though Eyal could not achieve his main objective of finding a suitable partner, he did manage to gain popularity with the help of the dating reality show.
Eyal Booker was in a relationship with Tina Stinnes, who was one of the ex-contestants of ‘Love Island.’ However, the relationship did not work the way he wanted it to and hence Eyal had to break up with Tina. In one of his recent interviews, Eyal admitted that he was involved in various flings throughout his life. But the British hunk is now looking to settle down, and is trying hard to find the right girl.
He loves spending time with his brothers, Tal and Ariel. In fact, Eyal, Tal, and Ariel left their home together, post which they lived together for three years. He also loves spending time with his pet dog Benji, a black golden Doodle, which often appears in his social media posts.
Eyal is quite active on social media. His official Instagram page, which has more than 905,000 followers, is packed with interesting pictures and video clips. He uses his social media pages to connect with his fans and to let them know about his upcoming projects as well.
Eyal is a fitness freak as he spends a lot of his time in the gym. His fitness mantra is ‘beat the burn,’ which is the art of pushing one’s body to do more even after feeling completely exhausted while performing a particular exercise.
Though it might not appear to be true, Eyal Booker is a spiritual person, who gives prominence to Jewish values. He also gives importance to all his family members.
He would like to establish himself as a model and television personality. He would also like to host his own television show in near future.