Love Island’s Ekin-Su makes huge career move that could affect her relationship with Davide Sanclimenti

Love Island 2022 winner Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu is making big career moves as she reveals she’ll be ditching UK life to pursue her acting dream in the US.

Love Island’s Ekin-Su make a huge career move as she takes this step
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Love Island’s Ekin-Su make a huge career move as she takes this step

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu found fame on season 8 of ITV’s Love Island after winning the show with boyfriend Davide Sanclimenti. She has since then done a spin-off show with Davide where they travelled around Italy and Turkey and she appeared on Dancing On Ice. Here’s what she’s up to in her career now.

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Ekin-Su to move to the US

The Turkish beauty is making big moves in her career as she revealed on her Instagram that she’ll be moving to the USA this summer. According to, the 28-year-old is going global as she tells her followers about the ‘exciting announcement.’

A very happy Ekin-Su popped on her Instagram stories to chat with her followers and talked about a charity that she’ll be working with soon. She said:

So firstly, I've had loads of people asking me what I've got lined up so here it goes. I have a really exciting announcement to make.
Within the next few weeks, I'll be going abroad. It's a really exciting project and I will be working with an amazing charity that I'm so passionate about.

And in her spirit of giving good news, she revealed the ultimate career move she’s about to embark on:

And secondly guys, I mean I can't even say because I'm super excited but I will be taking it global this summer and I'm going to America to pursue my acting dream and my acting jobs out there.

Hinting towards a promising start in the US, she added:

I have got some meetings set up already and I'm going to keep you posted, alright.

This may mean that she’ll be leaving her Love Island boyfriend Davide Sanclimenti behind as she follows her dreams. The two could potentially be in a long-distance relationship unless the Italian hunk follows his lover to another country.

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Ekin-Su and her brand deals

This comes after Ekin-Su’s £1 million brand deal with Oh Pollycollapsed as the two together couldn’t deliver what the fans expected. The Sun confirmed that Ekin-Su was only involved in making one 16-piece collection that is now being sold off at reduced prices.

The former Love Island winner is going to take legal action against the brand as their merger fell off. An insider said:

Both the brand and Ekin have been left disappointed and there is now a dispute over money owed on the lucrative contract.

After her Oh Polly drama, Ekin-Su was also dropped from the global beauty brand - Beauty Works.

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