Zara McDermott: Bio, Love Island, Sam Thompson Girlfriend

Zara McDermott is a well-known English television presenter, campaigner, model and social media influencer. Zara gained popularity after featuring on Love Island (season 4). Born on 16 June 1997, her birthplace is Essex, England, United Kingdom. Firstly, it shows her zodiac sign is Gemini. Secondly, the very thing suggests that her nationality is English. Zara, who represents pure white blood, does follow the Christian religion. Zara McDermott is the of English film score composer Sam Thompson. Her age is 25 years.

Physical Stats of Zara McDermott

Blessed with amazing looks, Zara McDermott stands 5 feet and 5 inches tall. Being a model, she takes care of her body very well. Therefore, she weighs around 55 kg. Zara does like to put quality hours at the gym on a regular basis. Dark brown eyes and Brunette hair indeed takes her looks to another level. Zara’s body measurements are 34-25-35 inches. Her bra size is 34C and her feet size is 7 (US). Many reports do suggest that Zara has done a lot of cosmetic work on her body. She feels that in a way it makes her look even better. Despite being too modern, Zara is not a huge fan of making tattoos.     

Childhood, Parents, Siblings, Education 

Zara McDermott was born and bred in Essex, England. She was raised by Alan McDermott (father) and Karen McDermott (mother). However, she has not shared any information about her siblings. She did most of her schooling from Essex. Her force was always in a creative field. Thus, Zara did a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. Hence, she does look very comfortable while presenting and hosting shows. 

Boyfriend, Love Life, Children 

Zara McDermott has had her ups and downs when it comes to finding the right partner. During her time Love Island days, she dated ‘Love Island’ co-star Adam Collard. They did look happy together for three to four months. 

However, things started to change in late 2018. It did become one of the key reasons behind the pair’s separation in February 2019. She then linked with famous English singer Olly Murs. However, the age gap did become raison d’etre behind their short-term relationship.  

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Zara McDermott with her boyfriend Sam Thompson

In the summer of 2019 (May), she was spotted with Sam Thompson who gained popularity from the reality TV series ‘Made In Chelsea’. In just two months (June 2019), they made their relationship status official, kissing each other at London Soho’s Century Club.

Zara McDermott: Controversy

Zara McDermott has been facing too many challenges since 2018. Her naked pictures of the pre-fame era created a lot of issues. In a way, it did break her reputation massively. She did express these feelings in a BBC documentary about revenge porn. She even made it clear that her boyfriend Sam Thompson did see her leaked image a year before officially meeting. 

Professional Career 

Zara McDermott does have multiple ways to gain huge sums. She is a popular model. Being a former islander, it does indeed help her to land huge names to her modelling CV. Storm Management; one of the leading modelling agency in the United Kingdom, does manage her career. Being a fitness nerd, it helps Zara to sell her style. One can go to for buying her style of fitness wears. Zara also works very well as a presenter. She can be spotted in several mega-events in England as a host. She has also appeared on the cover pages of top fashion magazines in the UK. Indeed, Love Island has taken her pro career to a stable level. Before earning on Love Island, she was only gaining fame from Instagram. But she did not have millions of followers at that time.        

Social Media  

Zara McDermott is indeed very much popular on social media. She has over 1.5 million followers on Instagram. She mostly loves to share her personal life and pro work on Insta.

Net Worth 

Zara McDermott’s net worth is estimated at around USD 2 million. She has indeed earned huge sums quickly. The way she is working hard, things can only go smoother for her.

Hobbies and Favourite Things

Travelling, gymming, swimming, and shopping are Zara McDermott’s hobbies. Being a travel nerd, she does like to travel a lot. McDermott does enjoy latest web series and movies. She said in an interview that it is indeed not hard for her to spend hours and days on Netflix. While growing up, she was a fan of Harry Potter film series. McDermott is a huge football fan. She does support Arsenal, who play in the Premier League. Chinese, Indian and Italian dishes do captivate her soul more than any other.  

Boyfriend – Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson is a famous English film score composer and television presenter. He was born on 2 August 1992 in London, England. Most people know him from his days on the reality TV series ‘Made In Chelsea’ in 2013. Since then, he has been on several English reality shows.

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