Meet 22-year-old Tanya Manhenga, — one of contestants of a hit dating TV show “Love Island.”
Manhenga is one of the ten Islanders who will be in South Africa for six weeks looking for love in the new villa. Love Island UK, winter season 2023, kicked off on Monday this week.
The beauty, who has vitiligo, is not hiding her white spots from her 20K+ followers on Instagram or TV viewers. Explaining, she said: "It's on my lip and I have a stripe on my hair. Not many people know that I have it but I think it’s quite cute.”
Manhenga's family is originally from Zimbabwe. Tanya was born in the UK on January 31, 2000 and now lives in Liverpool. She is studying for a degree in biomedical science at the University of Salford, but postponed her studies to compete on Love Island. Depending on how she fares in the show, Tanya wants to pursue a career as an embryologist working in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF).
You can find Tanya on @talkswithtt_, but this year all the contestants’ pages will be disabled while they’re in the villa. The show begins airing on January 16, 2023.
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