Who is Love Island 2023 contestant Tanya Manhenga? Meet Her Age, Job, Instagram, More

Tanya Manhenga

Love Island 2023 premiered on January 16, featuring a brand new cast of contestants who burst onto screens with excitement and anticipation. One of the cast of the show is Tanya Manhenga, who was the first star to be revealed for Love Island 2023.

The biomedical science student and social media influencer has entered the new South African villa in search of love, and Love Island fans are eagerly anticipating learning more about her.

What Is Tanya Manhenga Age? All About Her Family

Tanya Manhenga was born on January 31, 2000, making her age 23 years now. She hails from Liverpool, England. Manhenga celebrated her 23rd birthday whilst in the villa.

Furthermore, Manhenga has not opened up about her family background openly, due to which the information regarding her parents remains a mystery. The rising reality tv star may give some peek into her personal life in the future as her fan followings are gradually increasing. 

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Tanya Manhenga Job: More on Her Educational Background

By profession, Tanya Manhenga is a social media influencer who works with some brands. Exploring her social media handles, we can say that she is a model who works with some fashion brands which she often promotes. 

Some of the brands she has worked with are Boohoo, Ego Footwear and Simmi Shoes. Apart from being an influencer, Manhenga is a biomedical student. She is the second youngest contestant on the show, while the youngest cast member is Anna-May Robey (20 Years Old). 

Furthermore, Manhenga represents a community of people who suffer from a skin condition named Vitiligo. She came to the dating show expressing her love for her body and how it makes her unique. 

What Is Tanya Manhenga Looking for in a Partner?

Love Island cast Tanya Manhenga has not shared the qualities of a partner she would expect. However, she said that Manhenga would be interested if the guys met her expectations, with her proclaimed 'icks' of "Guys that don't wear socks in the house."

While talking with ITV, Tanya said, "I'm looking for a boyfriend, and I think being in a Villa with lots of different people will help me work out who it is I may want." Meanwhile, she also revealed that Manhenga forgot about her Love Island application until she got a call from producers asking if she was still interested.

So, she replied to the producer, saying she was interested as Tanya was still single. 

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Follow Tanya Manhenga on Instagram and TikTok

Being a social media influencer, Tanya Manhenga is an active Instagram user who is registered as @talkswithtt_. Manhenga made her first post on Instagram on January 11, 2022, So we believe that Tanya has been using Instagram since 2022.

Tanya Manhenga
Tanya Manhenga shares a photo from London ( Source: Instagram )

As of now, Tanya has accumulated more than 88.9k followers, which will surely increase as she is the cast of Love Island. Her Instagram also states that she is a digital creator. At the time of this post, Tanya does not have an official account on TikTok.