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Love Island's previous winners – what happened next?

What can 2018 champs Dani and Jack expect from life outside the villla?

Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham have been crowned the winners of the fourth series of ITV2 dating show Love Island after being coupled up from the very first episode.

The programme has broken ratings records for the digital channel this year, with plenty of surprises and twists keeping viewers hooked.

However, this year’s winning couple was predicted by many fans and bookmakers, with the daughter of EastEnders star Danny Dyer and her pen salesman partner emerging as favourites to win early on.

Jack has already asked Dani to move in with him and said he would like to start a family with her in the future.

But after emerging triumphant from the villa, what is the true reality for the winners of the dating show?

Here is a look at how the three previous couples to win Love Island have fared.

Jess Hayes and Max Morley

Max and Jess were the first couple to win the show when it was revived in 2015, nine years after its predecessor, Celebrity Love Island, was axed.

Both forged careers on social media after the final, with Jess’s Instagram profile, followed by 320,000 people, describing her as a fashion and beauty influencer.

Former cricketer Max found work as a model after the show and appeared on another ITV reality programme, Ex On The Beach, in 2017.

On the romance front, things were less successful. Six weeks after walking away with the £50,000 prize money the couple split.

Both appeared to have moved on though, with Jess sharing a picture of herself with her new partner ahead of this year’s final.

Max shared a photo of himself with his new love on holiday as he sent her a birthday message on Instagram in June.

Cally Jane Beech and Luis Morrison, who also appeared in the first series, became the first couple from the show to have a baby together.

Cara de La Hoyde and Nathan Massey

2016 winners Cara and Nathan brushed off marriage talk during their first interview after the show with ITV’s Lorraine Kelly.

But in December 2017 they took their relationship to another level when they welcomed their first child together, son Freddie-George.

Nathan shared the news on Instagram with a selfie in front of Cara, who appeared to be in labour.

The couple announced they were expecting a baby just two weeks after separating, but reunited weeks before the birth.

The young family made a guest appearance on The Only Way Is Essex in May.

Amber Davies and Kem Cetinay

Love Island 2017's Kem and Amber
Kem and Amber split months after winning Love Island 2017 (Ian West/PA)

The winners from last year, Amber and Kem, the first couple to have sex on the programme, announced their split in December 2017 in a joint statement.

Post-villa, Amber landed a lucrative contract with fashion label Motel, and has presented on programmes including Good Morning Britain.

Kem appeared on Dancing On Ice, had his own spin-off show with fellow Love Island star Chris Hughes, and released a rap single.

Offering frank advice to the latest winning pair, Amber told The Sun: “Kem and I realised we weren’t meant to be after just one week of the series ending.

“But I thought by splitting up I was going to break the nation’s hearts and he felt the same.”

She added: “Jack and Dani will know right away too. Their relationship will either become exhausting or a success story.”

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