Love Island final 2023 LIVE: Jess and Sammy are crowned the WINNERS

Love Island final 2023 LIVE: Jess and Sammy are crowned the WINNERS as Whitney and Lochan land second place

This is MailOnline’s live blog for the Grand Final of Love Island 2023:

Love Island final: Viewers notice major mistake as the boys head to the barbers

Love Island fans poke fun at Zach over his 'limited' vocabulary in final speech

Love Island viewers shocked at Tyrique and Ella finishing in third place as they claim public vote was 'rigged'

Love Island viewers were astounded as Tyrique Hyde and Ella Thomas finished in third place during the series final on Monday, with some fans even claiming the vote was ‘rigged’.

Jess Harding and Sammy Root were named the winning couple of the 2023 season, taking home the £50,000 prize, while Whitney Adebayo and Lochan Nowacki finished in second place.

But many fans of the show were surprised Ella and Tyrique came in behind the other two couples, with many insisting they should have finished runners-up.

What a series it has been! You guys sure are going to miss the drama!

Here they are your winners: It's Jess and Sammy!

A huge congratulations to Whitney and Lochan who are your runners up!

The series really wouldn’t have been the same without them!

Who were the winners of the 2023 series of Love Island?

Catch up with all the gossip from the final here!

Sammy and Jess are your WINNERS – read more here:

There are some shocked reactions after Sammy and Jess beat fan favourites Whitney and Lochan…

It's official! Jess and Sammy are your winners!

The pair walk away with the 50k prize after an unforgettable 8 weeks in the villa!

This is it! In a few minutes the winners will be announced!

Will it be Jess and Sammy or Whitney and Lochan?

Love Island host Maya Jama makes savage dig at former contestant Ouzy See

The show appears to have been hit by a technical glitch…

Sammy and Jess’ ‘best bits’ compilation was shown too early leading to an awkward moment for host Maya Jama.

Viewers in hysterics as they all say the same thing about Tyrique's speech to Ella

Love Island fans have reacted to Tyrique Hyde’s final speech as he confessed his love to his girlfriend Ella Thomas in Monday’s final.

But fans are all saying one thing as they took to Twitter to ask why he seemed to be shouting his speech.

One wrote: ‘THE WAY TYRIQUE WAS READING HIS SPEECH HAHHAHHAHA BLESS HIM. why he yelling it, she’s not 20 feet away from him’.

Lots of you are shocked that Tyrique and Ella landed third place!

Read more as the final reaches its climax…

Tyrique and Ella come in THIRD place!

Tyrique said: ‘It’s time to move in together now! We are ready for life on the outside!’

Ella added: ‘I am willing to move to London for him!’

It's the end of the road for Molly and Zach as they finish in FOURTH place!

Molly said: ‘I did not expect to be here after being on that flight home! I am so grateful for everything. It all happened for a reason!’

Zach added: ‘We already have a few dates planned and we are ready to start the real thing now!’

Soon the 4th place couple will be announced!

You guys aren't holding back with your opinions on Zach's speech

Viewers were quick to pick up on his ‘what you sayin’ comment in his declaration of love!

Maya hasn't resisted a cheeky joke with her hosting!

Love Island: Whitney blows fans away with her sensational final look

Love Island finalist Whitney Adebayo has blown fans away with her sensational final look as viewers predict her and partner Lochan will be crowned winners.

The star looked incredible in the figure-hugging black silk dress which showcases her enviable curves.

Keeping it simple, she added a touch of glamour with a silver-sequined border to the strapless dress which drew attention to her ample cleavage.

Viewers are reacting to Tyrique's declaration of love…

Maya looks stunning as always!

The Love Island ball gets emotional as Sammy tells Jess 'I love you'

The final four enjoy the ball as they give their declarations of love!

Sammy told Jess he loved her in his speech as she looked thrilled and said it back to him.

Take a closer look at Maya's outfit here!

Love Island fans praise producers for shortening final opening sequence

Love Island fans praised producers for keeping the opening to the final short and sweet as the Islanders made their way into the villa live on television on Monday.

The final four couples – Tyrique Hyde and Ella Thomas, Jess Harding and Sammy Root, Zachariah Noble and Molly Marsh, and Whitney Adebayo and Lochan Nowacki – cut glamorous figures as they made their way into the garden of the villa ahead of the winner of the series being announced.

And the last remaining contestants were on camera for just a few seconds before host Maya Jama stepped in to get the final moving.

You guys are loving Maya's latest sexy look!

Love Island's fiery reunion special 'date revealed' ahead of winners being crowned in grand finale

The 2023 summer series of Love Island will be coming to a close on Monday night.

However, fans who are still eager for more will reportedly not have to wait long for an extra dose of the hit ITV2 show.

The Sun reports that the hotly-anticipated reunion episode will air on Sunday, August 6.

Viewers are left in stitches as they claim the barbers 'did nothing' during pamper session!

The final four are all glammed up for the big night!

L-R: Jess and Sammy, Tyrique and Ella, Zach and Molly and Whitney and Lochan

The Islanders prepare their 'declarations of love'

The boys are sent away to write their statements ahead of the annual Love Island ball. They also get to enjoy a pamper day!

Meanwhle the girls remain in the villa to write theirs.

Fans are happy the opening finale sequence isn't as 'cringe' as normal

And we're off! Maya looks incredible in a busty black dress as she takes on hosting duties!

Here we go! The final is just about to begin…

Who will be crowned the King and Queen of Love Island 2023? It's almost time to find out!

This is your 15 minute countdown!

The dumped Islanders are continuing to arrive for the ITV bash

Catherine and Amber held hands as they made their way to the screening event in London

Here's a final look at the four remaining couples:

Almost time for the final instalment of the series…

Zara McDermott showcases her incredible figure in white cut-out dress… after 'cringey' Love Island Aftersun appearance

Zara McDermott set pulses racing on Monday as she shared a behind-the-scenes snap from her appearance on Love Island’s Aftersun.

Taking to Instagram, the former Islander, 26, stunned in a white cut-out maxi dress.

The racy number featured an ab-flashing slit along her stomach and busty top, putting her ample assets on full display.

Only 40 minutes to go until the final begins! Are you ready?

You guys seem convinced Whitney and Lochan have it in the bag!

Former Islanders Olivia Attwood and Liberty Poole arrive for glam finale party

Love Island stars Olivia Attwood and Liberty Poole looked stylish as they were both spotted at the Me London hotel on Monday for a viewing party of the show’s finale.

The stars both got the memo as they donned all black with a flash pink as they headed out for the night.

Olivia smiled and waved as she cut a chic figure in an oversized black blazer and bright pink shiny short skirt.

Abi Moores shares plane snaps with Scott van-der-Sluis after being dumped ahead of final

The pair looked cosy as they returned to the UK after leaving the show following a tumultuous journey.

As the final approaches it seems you guys will miss the series!

Fans will have to wait until next summer as the winter South Africa series in January has now been scrapped.

Dumped Islander Leah Taylor gets ready for ITV bash final screening

The blonde beauty looked incredible in a pink dress as she posed for snaps ahead of the party in London.

Let's take a look back at some of the funny moments from this series while we wait!

Host Maya Jama wows in racy outfits as she shares favourite BTS snaps ahead of final

Love Island host Maya Jama has shared her love for this year’s series of the hit ITV show with some of her favourite behind the scene snaps ahead of tonight’s final.

The 28-year-old reflected on this summer’s series as she uploaded a selection of gorgeous posts to her Instagram on Monday.

The presenter looked incredible in the snaps as she shared some of her looks from the show’s final weekend.

You guys are getting excited for the final! Just over two hours to go now!

Love Island's Abi Moores and Scott Ven-der-sluis jet back to the UK

Love Island’s Abi Moores, Scott Ven-der-sluis, Mitchell Taylor and Ella Barnes were in high spirits as they jetted back to the UK from Mallorca on Monday.

The air hostess, 25, narrowly missed out on a place in Monday’s final as the islanders voted her and footballer, 22, off – just hours after the called time on their romance.

Abi showed off her incredible figure in a khaki green catsuit, teamed with white trainers and a pair of stylish sunglasses.

Dumped Islander Catherine looks stunning in a white dress ahead of the final screening

A host of dumped Islanders get ready to watch the final!

Kady McDermott shared some glam snaps as she headed to a party for the dumped Islanders to watch who will win the prize!

ITV are hosting a final screening event at the ME hotel in London.

So far Catherine Agbaje and Leah Taylor have also shared snaps getting ready for the event!

ITV wishes all its viewers a Happy Love Island day!

The channel took to its Instagram on Monday afternoon to share snaps of the four finalists as the series comes to a close.

Host Maya Jama is getting ready for the final!

The star shared a selfie with eye masks on from the villa as she prepared for one of the biggest nights of her presenting career

Others are backing Tyrique and Ella

You guys are having your say on who you want to win and Whitney is looking popular!

Maya hasn't shied away from flaunting her curves with bikini-clad posts

Who is the REAL Maya Jama?

Since she took over as the host of Love Island in January, Maya has been lauded by fans, and has become one of the most in-demand presenters on TV.

Back in June, MailOnline took a look at her uphill journey from unknown grafter to multi-millionaire presenter.

Love Island SPOILER: Four FINAL couples pour their hearts out in romantic declarations

One fan is suspicious of Tyrique's intentions… do you agree

WATCH: FIRST LOOK at the Love Island Ball!

As this year's Love Island stars prepare to leave the villa… stars of series past hit the beach!

Last year’s runner-up Lana Jenkins and her co-star Tanya Manhenga joined series three’s Gabby Allen and Louis Tomlinson’s sister Daisy for a day of fun and frolics.

After wowing fans with her hosting stint, Maya could be set for a 'bumper pay day' to return for the next series

Excitement is building among Love Island fans for the final

WATCH: Mitch and Ella B are dumped from the villa

SPOILER: Sammy has a surprise for Jess during his declaration of Love

Mitch and Ella narrowly missed out on a place in the final in the last dumping of the series

Viewers were left in hysterics when Ella took a nasty tumble during Sunday's show

This series hasn't been without controversy, with one star accused of 'stealing booze'


Exclusive: But as the summer series draws to a close… the winter series has been AXED with a star-studded replacement

What can fans expect from the final? The Love Island ball is back!

While host Maya Jama will be announcing the winner of the Love Island 2023, the remaining couples will also celebrate the end of the series at the villa ball.

Tyrique receives a text which reads: ‘Islanders. Tonight you will attend the Love Island ball but before that boys it’s time to spruce up please get ready to leave the Villa. #LookingSharp #FreshFaced’

The boys head out of the Villa to get ready for the evening ahead.

Lochan asks Tyrique: ‘We’ve obviously got the ball later where we have to open up about our feelings. Are you nervous? Are you excited?’

Tyrique says: ‘I am a little bit nervous but I feel like I’ve got a lot of things I want to say and I just want to deliver it in the right way.’

Back at the Villa, the girls head out to the garden for a spa day. Jess asks the girls: ‘What’s everyone thinking of writing in their declarations?’

Whitney says: ‘You’ll find out when I say it!’

Jess says: ‘Girls, I think I’m going to surprise myself.’

The boys and girls then sit down to pen their declarations of love ahead of tonight’s Love Island ball.

As the series draws to a close… take a look-back at the most shocking moments of the series

Tyrique Hyde and Ella Thomas

One of the series’ original couples, Ella and Tyrique have overcome ever obstacle imaginable to maintain their love.

Given he’s never been in a relationship, Tyrique was keen to explore options with other girls as and when they entered the villa, leaving Ella questioning his commitments.

These doubts blew back in a huge way when she decided to recouple with Ouzy in Casa Amor, while Ty stayed loyal.

Ella eventually saw the error in her ways and they found their way back to each other, and Ty even uttered those famous three words for the first time on a romantic date on the front steps of the villa.

While Ella and Ty were considered many fans’ pick to win, bookies currently have them at 11/4.

Molly Marsh and Zachariah Noble

When Zachariah entered the villa as the first bombshell of the series, he quickly caught Molly’s eye and she was lured away from her first partner Mitch.

But she struggled to hang onto her man when Love Island veteran Kady McDermott strutted back into the villa, and decided to steal him.

It was a decision that led to one of the most shocking moments in the show’s history, when Molly was abruptly dumped from the villa.

Zach wasn’t a free man for long, as Molly made an explosive return to the villa during Casa Amor, and reunited with him.

Their relationship hasn’t been without tension, with a in a furious row when Zach kissed Kady TWICE in Snog, Marry Pie.

But despite this, Zach and Molly are still battling it out for the Love Island crown, though they are considered outsiders with odds of 25/1.

Jess Harding and Sammy Root

Jess and Sammy’s ride hasn’t been easy, with the hunk struggling to show he’s willing to commit, and they were even forced to split when they were voted the last compatible couple by viewers.

While Jess questioned whether he would stay loyal, the hunk kissed both Amber and Gabby in the same night, before opting to reunite with the blonde beauty.

In recent weeks, things have settled down for the couple, and Sammy even asked Jess to be his girlfriend.

Latest odds have them at 4/1 to be crowned winners.

Whitney Adebayo and Lochan Nowacki

After a short-lived romance with Mehdi Edno, Whitney sparked up a romance with Lochan during Casa Amor and since then their relationship as gone from strength.

They’re currently odds-on to be crowned winners, with Ladbrokes placing them at 1/2.

Who will battle it out for the Love Island crown?

After eight weeks of romance, tears and turmoil, just four couples remain…

Here's what you missed on Sunday night

If you haven’t caught up on last night’s action – including the couple who missed out on a place in the final –

here’s what you missed

Hello and welcome to MailOnline's live blog for the 2023 Love Island final!

Fans are already counting down the hours until the grand final in Mallorca, as the remaining four couples battle it out for a £50,000 prize


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