Teddy Soares looks to be a stand out contestant on Love Island season 7. The Islander entered the villa a little later than the OG’s but his behaviour during the Casa Amor episodes has got him fans all over the UK!
Faye and Teddy’s relationship looks to have hit a bump in the road as of August 2021, however, Twitter is praying for them to work things out. By the looks of things, Teddy is the gift that keeps on giving in 2021 as he revealed during Unseen Bits that he has royal connections! So, let’s find out more about Love Islander’s ethnicity…
Who is Teddy Soares?
Teddy Soares is a 26-year-old senior financial consultant who hails from Manchester.
He celebrates his birthday on April 6th, making him an Aries, and was born in 1995.
Day 12 of Love Island 2021 saw Teddy enter the villa. He and Faye Winter, also 26, hit it off in the villa, however, their relationship is still a work in progress.
Follow Teddy on Instagram where he has 200k followers @teddy_soares.
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Love Island: Teddy’s ethnicity explored
Discussing his heritage during Love Island’s Unseen Bits show, Teddy said that he’s half Nigerian.
The Love Island contestant also added that he has a Nigerian name which is ‘Somina’. As per Names.org: “A user from Nigeria says the name Somina is of Nigerian origin and means “Heavenly relation”.
Teddy’s fellow Islander, Toby Aromolaran, also has Nigerian heritage.
Is Teddy a prince?
No, Teddy isn’t a prince any more. However, he was one previously!
Speaking on Love Island’s Unseen Bits show on Saturday July 31st, Teddy revealed that he was a Nigerian prince.
As per Radio Times, Teddy explained on the ITV2 show: “It’s like a village, it’s within the Delta State village. So my grandad has obviously passed away so I’m no longer actually prince, I was a prince…“
Fans of Teddy looked to have even more love for him after he revealed his royal lineage, some took to Twitter to express their thoughts: “Teddy was a prince. Can he get any more perfect“.
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