Olivia Attwood is an English model, social media star, and television personality. She is best known for appearing in the popular reality television series ‘Love Island.’ Not surprisingly, Attwood’s popularity increased after appearing in the show. After finishing third in ‘Love Island,’ Attwood went on to appear in other popular television series, such as ‘CelebAbility,’ ‘Celebs Go Dating,’ and ‘I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp.’ She also came up with her own show titled ‘Chris & Olivia: Crackin' On’ which raked in £900,000. Attwood currently lives in London, and continues to appear in TV shows. She is represented by the popular London-based publicist and talent management agency, ‘S Creative.’
Early Life & Career
Olivia Attwood was born on May 2, 1991, in Guildford, Surrey, England, where she grew up along with her sister. During her growing up days, Attwood took part in various track and field events, including running. After making up her mind to pursue a career in show business, Attwood started competing in various beauty pageants, including a ‘Tropic Beauty’ contest where she represented London.
She then worked as a grid girl at various motorsport events before landing an opportunity to appear in the third series of ‘Love Island’ which was aired on ‘ITV2’ from June 5, 2017. Attwood was initially paired up with her fellow contestant, rapper, and record producer Marcel Somerville. On the 20th day of the competition, Olivia was paired up with Chris Hughes who went on to finish third alongside Olivia Attwood. She was seen in the show from June to July 2017, appearing in 44 episodes. Attwood’s popularity increased after appearing in the show.
Subsequently, she appeared in a TV series titled ‘Chris & Kem Straight Outta Love Island’ and then appeared in a TV movie documentary titled ‘Most Shocking Celebrity Moments 2017.’
In 2018, she appeared in one of the episodes of the long-running television show ‘Lorraine.’ She then appeared in a TV series titled ‘Loose Women’ before coming up with a show of her own along with her then-boyfriend, Chris Hughes. On July 23, 2018, it was revealed that Attwood had signed up for ‘E4’ television network's ‘Celebs Go Dating.’ It was later revealed that Attwood pretended to be single to appear in the show despite being in a relationship with Hughes. In the same year, she went on to appear in six episodes of ‘I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp’ and was also seen in one of the episodes of ‘CelebAbility.’
In 2019, she made guest appearances in TV series such as ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ and ‘The Real Housewives of Cheshire.’
Apart from being a television personality, Attwood is also a social media star; her Instagram page has gathered more than a million followers, while her Twitter account has over 385,000 followers. She is currently represented by Scarlett from the popular talent management agency ‘S Creative.’
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Family & Personal Life
Olivia Attwood started dating Chris Hughes while appearing in ‘Love Island.’ She continued her relationship with Hughes even after leaving the show. However, in November 2017, it was reported that Hughes was seen with another woman. On February 16, 2018, while appearing on ‘Loose Women,’ Attwood confirmed that she had broken up with Chris Hughes.
After ending her relationship with Hughes, Attwood started dating her former boyfriend and English football player Bradley Dack who plays for ‘Blackburn Rovers F.C.’ Attwood often features Dack on her Instagram page.