Love Island’s Mimii Ngulube’s age, job and Instagram revealed

11 June 2024, 10:50

Mimii Ngulube stars on Love Island 2024
Mimii Ngulube stars on Love Island 2024. Picture: Instagram/@mimiitafara

By Tiasha Debray

Love Island 2024’s Mimii Ngulube has joined the villa of love this year but who is she? From her age, job and Instagram to her stance on diversity, here's all of her important facts.

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Love Island contestant Mimii Ngulube has headed into the Mallorca villa as one of the original 2024 contestants as she sets her sights on love this summer.

The Portsmouth local is done with the dating scene and is ready to look outside her area for ‘The One’, and it seems she has eyes only for Ayo who is busy getting to know Uma too.

However, Love Island viewers are hoping for a better outcome for Mimii who think she can do better so it's just a case of waiting for the right bombshell.

From her age, job and Instagram to her thoughts on diversity, here’s what you need to know about Love Island's Mimii Ngulube.

Mimii Ngulube is looking for love on Love Island
Mimii Ngulube is looking for love on Love Island. Picture: ITV

How old is Love Island’s Mimii Ngulube?

Mimii is 24-years-old and her full name is actually Michelle Ngulube, she just goes by Mimii for short.

Despite her young age, Mimii knows who she is and what she can bring to a relationship stating: "I’m a girls’ girl. My girls are my rocks and I’m theirs so I’ll be a good friend as well as going in there to find a man.

"I like dressing up so I’ll bring style, and I’d like to think I’m quite funny so I’ll make people laugh. Bringing honesty as well - I’m good at picking up on people's personality traits and side-eyeing those who might be a liar."

Where is Miimi Ngulube from?

Love Island star Miimi is from Portsmouth. Despite being a relatively large city, dating in Portsmouth hasn't been easy for Miimi.

The budding influencer revealed: "The pool in Portsmouth is not giving. I’ve tried dating, speaking to people on social media and it just hasn’t been successful. Applying was a spontaneous thing, I didn’t expect to get here!"

Miimi Ngulube is hoping to find a partner on Love Island
Miimi Ngulube is hoping to find a partner on Love Island. Picture: Instagram/@mimiitafara

What is Love Island Mimii Ngulube’s job?

Mimii has fully trained to be a mental health nurse, revealing to the Radio Times: "Now I've got my degree, it's the perfect time to kind of explore before I go into that career."

Mimii disclosed that now that she’s pocketed the degree, she knows she can always go back to her career in mental health, however for now she’s seeing what opportunities will come her way.

"I would like to go back. I think eventually. Right now, I'm just living in the moment but with the mental health stuff, my goal was to become a therapist,” she told the tabloids.

"That's something I'd visit later, I'm still young so I can still go back and do that when I'm ready. I feel like right now I'm just literally living and taking every day as it comes."

Is Love Island's Mimii Ngulube an actress?

Prior to entering the villa, it was revealed that Mimii has dabbled in acting, taking part in a local production of Grease.

However it appears that acting is just a hobby for Mimii and her main focus is her role as a mental health nurse.

Miimi Ngulube is a Love Island 2024 contestant
Miimi Ngulube is a Love Island 2024 contestant. Picture: Instagram/@mimiitafara

What’s Love Island’s Miimi Ngulube said about diversity?

Some critique for Love Island has crept up online after the cast lineup was released in May. With Mimii just one of three people of colour on the 12-person lineup, fans are worried about the lack of diversity in the show.

However, when asked about her thoughts on the topic, Mimii didn’t seem as concerned.

"I feel like it's less of an issue now," she explained to Radio Times: "Just because the recent years I feel like they've very much improved. Obviously, I'm not too sure who's going in or anything like that, so I don't know if it's just going to be me or not. But I'm pretty sure it'll be fine."

"I don't feel any pressure or anything of that thought because the way I am will show, culturally anyway."

What’s Love Island’s Mimii Ngulube’s Instagram?

You can find Mimii on Instagram with her handle @mimiitafara.

She often shares images of her nights out with friends and stunning outfits.

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