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Who Is Brad McClelland? Love Island UK 2021 Lineup

Who Is Brad McClelland? Love Island UK 2021 Lineup

You'll be surprised about his dating history...

Laura Sanders

Laura Sanders

Love Island is in full swing now and among the hot new lineup is 26-year-old Brad McClelland.

He's part of the original 2021 cast alongside Sharon Gaffka, Aaron Francis, Liberty Poole, Hugo Hamond, Shannon Singh, Jake Cornish, Kaz Kamwi, Chloe Burrows, Toby Aromolaran, Faye Winter, and late arrivals Liam Reardon and Chuggs Wallis.

Here are a few things we know about Brad.

He's never been on a date

Yes. Really.

The labourer from Northumberland has never been on a date, which tells us one of two things: he either skips straight to ahem.. dessert when it comes to the ladies, or he's just waiting for someone really special to shoot his shot with.

Brad McClelland on Instagram (

Brad lives with his Grandma

Perhaps that explains the no-dating thing? You can't exactly bring a hot date back home if your nan is sitting on the sofa?

You have to admit though, it's pretty sweet that Brad lives with his Gran, and has kept her company during lockdown. We wonder if she'll be the family member who comes on the show to meet the girl he's coupled up with?

Brad's celebrity crushes

Brad's type on paper would be somebody along the lines of Zara McDermott, Sommer Ray or Megan Fox - so no pressure girls!

He enjoys country walks

We've all gotten into walking out in the fresh air during lockdown and with stunning national parks on your doorstep, why wouldn't you take yourself off a ramble over the moors?

Brad enjoys going on country walks (

'Work smarter not harder'

When asked what his colleagues would say about him, Brad said: "I try and make as much money as I can by doing as little as possible. They'd probably say - not lazy, as I'm energetic - I just try to get away with doing literally nothing."

What is Brad's Instagram?

Brad's got nearly 30,000 followers and he can be found at @brad_mcclell.

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Topics: TV and Entertainment, Love Island