'Love Island U.K.' Final: What the Winning Couple Actually Wins

Love Island U.K. is coming to an end after eight weeks of sun, sweat, and plenty of sex. After numerous dumpings, re-couplings and numerous head turns from Toby, the winners will be announced tonight (Monday, August 23). Just four couples have made it to the final but only one can be crowned the winners of Love Island 2021.

Newsweek has everything you need to know about what the winning couple actually wins.

The 'Love Island U.K.' prize

Spending weeks in Sunny Spain looking for love, facing betrayal and breakups and even taking on the dreaded Casa Amor must come with some sort of prize—and it's a pretty big one at that.

The final four is made up of Teddy and Faye, Chloe and Toby, Liam and Millie, and Kaz and Tyler, who have not only found love but have found themselves one step closer to a huge cash prize.

The British public have been voting for the couple they want to be crowned the winners of Love Island and take home the £50,000 ($68,500) cash prize.

Audiences will watch as the final four couples attend the Love Island ball and spend their final days in the villa before the couple in fourth place is announced.
After a chat with host Laura Whitmore, the couple in third place will be announced, leaving just two couples left in the competition.

The public vote will then re-open, with Love Island fans voting for the couple they want to see take home the Love Island crown.

Eventually, the winning couple will be announced, but they won't be heading off into the sunset yet.

The winning couple will be handed an envelope each, one containing £50,000 ($68,500) and another with nothing.

Whoever is holding the cash prize will have to decide whether they split the money with their partner or keep the money all to themselves.

In all of Love Island history, nobody has ever kept the prize money for themselves but could this be the year everything changes? Anything could happen.

Love Island UK Finalists
The "Love Island U.K." finalists ITV

Which 'Love Island U.K.' couples are still together?

Love Island U.K. has had a mixed success rate. Not every couple who has won the show is still together, but some couples who got together during the series are still together today.

Cara De La Hoyde and Nathan Massey from Love Island 2015 are still together, tying the knot in 2018. They have two children together, son Freddie and daughter Delilah

Alex Bowen and Olivia Buckland from Love Island 2016 are still together and were the first couple from the show to ever get married.

Camilla Thurlow and Jamie Jewitt from Love Island 2017 are still together and welcomed their baby girl Nell into the world in October 2020.

Jess Shears and Dom Lever, who also met in the 2017 series on the show, are married and have a son together. Rebecca Gormley and Biggs Chris from Winter Love Island 2020 are still going strong, despite not coupling up in the villa.

Lucie Donlan and Luke Mabbott both took part in Love Island but in entirely different seasons. Lucie appeared in 2019 and Luke in Winter Love Island 2020 but that didn't stop their romance from blossoming in summer 2020 and it looks like it still going strong today.

Molly-Mae Hague and Tommy Fury, who took home the Love Island 2019 crown are still together as are Love Island 2020 winners, Paige Turley and Finn Tapp.

Other couples from Love Island who did not win the series but are still going strong today are Luke Trotman and Siânnise Fudge, Nas Majeed and Eva Zapico, and Callum Jones and Molly Smith from Love Island 2020.

Love Island U.K. finale airs on August 23 on ITV2 and September 6 on Hulu in the U.S.

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