With the application process for the new series open, the show has been tipped to be hotter and sexier than before.
The show’s return in 2016 which included a slight revamp, became one of the most watched shows of the summer and saw the coupling up of Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde, Scott Thomas and Kady McDermott and Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen.
While Nathan and Cara won the show and went on to make cameo appearances in TOWIE, Scott and Kady have been going from strength to strength.
However, it was Olivia and Alex recently took their relationship one step further when Alex proposed to his fellow Love Island star.
Love Island 2017 new series details revealed: Nathan Massey and Cara De La Hoyde won the latest series of Love Island [ITV]
Speaking about the impact Love Island had on his life, Alex encouraged others to follow him.
“2016 was mine and Olivia’s year and what better way to round it off than proposing to her,” he said.
“I’m absolutely made up that my wonderful girlfriend has agreed to marry me.
“Love Island made our year – 2017 could be yours!”
Olivia announced the amazing news when she posted a picture of herself and Alex with her engagement ring on full show.
Despite only dating for five months, Olivia wrote: “I have no words for how happy I am.
Love Island 2017 new series details revealed: Scott and Kady’s relationship has been going from strength to strength [ITV]
Love Island 2017 new series details revealed: Nathan and Cara have since gone on to appear in TOWIE [ITV]
Love Island 2017 new series details revealed: Alex encouraged people to apply to be on Love Island after finding love with Olivia [ITV]
“My fiancé my everything @ab_bowen this was magical. So magical.”
Alex also shared the good news on his social media when he posted a picture of Olivia’s hand with her engagement ring in full view with the caption: “She said yes @oliviadbuck.”
Reacting to the news, Kady posted on her Twitter: “So happy for my babies @OliviaDBuck @ab_bowen07 time to go hat shopping yaaaaaaay! Love you both so much congrats xxxxx.”
Love Island 2017 new series details revealed: Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen got engaged New York over the festive period [Olivia Buckland/Instagram]
While Cara quipped: “@ab_bowen07 about bloody time been keeping it in for ages congratulations boo @OliviaDBuck so happy for you and I better be bridesmaid.”
Love Island returns later this year on ITV2.