Yewande Biala is an Irish television reality star best known for competing in season 5 of the ITV2 hit reality show Love Island. She is also a professional scientist and currently serving at Briston-Myers Squibb as a Quality Assurance Specialist.
Early Life, Family & Education
Yewande Biala was born on November 7, 1995, in Dublin, Ireland, to father Samsun Biala and mother Biliki Biala.
She spent most of her early childhood days in Dublin along with her younger sister. She holds Irish nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Biala was a dedicated and conscientious student at school. After her schooling, she attended the Athlone Institute of Technology and earned her Bachelor of Science BSc (Hons).
Subsequently, Biala enrolled at the Dublin Institute of Technology and obtained her degree in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Regulation.
Following her graduation, Yewande Biala worked for a few years as an oncology vaccine specialist. She only rose to fame after appearing in the hit television show Love Island, in 2019.
She became the fifth and final lady to enter into the villa in season 5 of the ITV2 show. She stood forward for Joe Garratt but later Joe chose Lucie Donlan because of which she had to team up with Michael Griffiths.
She later coupled up with Danny Williams. She told Danny that he was the only guy in the villa that she wanted. Later in episode 14, she shared that she had a doubt about her love story with Danny.
Danny was later coupled up with a new lady Arabella Chi. Yewande Biala was eliminated in the 19th episode.
After leaving the show, she started serving at Briston-Myers Squibb as a Quality Assurance Specialist.
As for now, Yewande Biala is single and not married to anyone. As we mentioned earlier, while she was a part of the ITV2 reality show, Love Island, she was linked with Michael Griffiths and Danny Williams.
None of her relationship lasted for a long time. This may be the reason why she doesn't want to be in a relationship again.
Online sources reported that Yewande was in a serious relationship with an unidentified boyfriend before entering the show. She called it quits with her ex-girlfriend because he had cheated on her.
Salary & Net Worth
Being a successful television star, Yewande Biala has earned a considerable amount of money. As per some sources, Yewande has a total net worth of around $500k, as of 2019.
She currently works at Briston-Myers Squibb where she is paid $57k to $66k per year.
She has also made money from Love Island where a winning couple receives a £50,000 ($60,588.25) cash prize.