Hugo Hammond is the cast of Love Island UK for 2021 and the catch is he was born with a disability called Club Foot. This made him the first person with a disability to appear on the reality show. But, he is far from willing to let those things bring him down.
Delve into this Hugo Hammond Wiki to learn more about him.
Hugo Hammond On Love Island
ITV2 Love Island announced their cast for 2021 and Hugo Hammond is the first disabled individual to debut in a reality show. He joined the villa with OnlyFans model Shannon Singh, 22, luxury events host Aaron Francis, 24, Nando’s waitress Liberty Poole, 21, fashion blogger Kaz Kamwi, 26, and footballer Toby Aromolaran, 22.
However, his pals believed that though he might appear timid in the beginning, his “arrogant side” will appear later on. We are yet to see what fate has in store for the Hampshire native.
Hugo Hammond Ex-Girlfriend
As one of his friends reflected and shared Hugo Hammond believed that he was on the bees’ knees and aimed to make a name for himself at the university. He often bragged about the female conquests and there also exists a video of Hugo from a few years back.
Before joining Love Island, Hugo dated his ex-girlfriend Millie Simmons at the university. They reportedly dated for two and half years. But, then they parted ways with each other.
While Hugo’s pals claimed he dumped Millie to join the Love Island which was not very long, the reality star shared that he separated with his girlfriend a few months before.
Other sources claimed that Hugo asked Millie to run his social media account during his time in the villa. As expected, his ex-girlfriend declined the request, no surprise there. On his singlehood, Hampshire native had shared, “I’ve been single for a while now. I saw it as an opportunity to have an amazing fun summer and put myself back out there.”
Hugo Hammond Parents, Siblings
Hugo Hammond is of British nationality hailing from Hampshire, London, England. There exist almost no details regarding either of his parents. His father and mother, both remain away from the public attention.
However, Hugo’s parents have been featured on his social media a couple of times during the family vacation, father’s day, graduation, and several other occasions. In his family, Hugo has an older brother named Alex Hammond.
Alex also played cricket as the captain of the England Physical Disability team. Back in 2014, when he made his debut in the tournament was named man of the series.
His Age, Birthday
On 25 July, Hugo Hammond posted on Instagram: “The Birthday Meal with the old man 🍾🍽.” This meant that he celebrated his birthday every in late July. Furthermore, he turned 24 in 2020 waiting to turn 25 in 2021.
Per his precise date of birth, Hugo owned Leo as his zodiac sign.
Hugo Hammond Height
Based on the family photo, Hugo Hammond is the tallest in his family with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters). His friends commented that he attained ‘glow up’ after college. He put on some weight and grew a beard giving him the desirable looks.
Hugo Hammond Disability
Hugo Hammond was born with a condition called club foot also known as talipes. In this condition, a person’s foot or both feet turn in and under. He was born with a short Achilles tendon and needed surgeries to fix his club foot.
Talking about Hugo’s condition, his friend shared: “It means he walks on his toes, so it looks like he bounces slightly. But he’s never let it affect his confidence at all.”
But, Hugo never allowed his disability to bring him down. He found all the confidence he needed in his appearance and his glow-up after college.
His Instagram, TikTok
The only platform Hugo Hammond could be discovered was his Instagram @hugo_hammond_. Even on the platform, he had minimum activity, a total of 81 posts until June 2021. Other than that, it was impossible to discover on Twitter and Facebook.
This concluded that he was not so big on his social media.
Hugo Hammond Net Worth, Job
Even though the real figure is yet to be known, Hugo Hammond should be worth under $100 thousand. Based on the record, casts of the show were paid around £250 each per week for starring on the Love Island, according to Radio Times.
Hugo Hammond attended Oxford Brookes University based in Oxford, England. During his time in college, he studied sports coaching. Based on his IG post, he graduated college in 2019. As for his job, he was working as a Physical Education teacher in secondary school in his hometown.
However, playing cricket for the England Physical Disability Cricket and joining Hartley Whitney Cricket Club are the highlights of his life. In August of 2015, he and his brother Alex were selected in a cricket team by the England and Wales Cricket Board. They were among the 15-men in the Physically Disability squad.
The team traveled to Bangladesh to compete in the International Committee of the Red Cross International T20 Tournament. Hugo had shared previously:
“I’ve been to Bangladesh, Dubai, I’ve been everywhere to play cricket. I was born with clubfoot. I had lots of operations when I was a kid. You can only really tell when I walk barefoot. I’ve got a really short Achilles heel. I walk slightly on my tiptoes.”
He believed in passing down the enthusiasm to remain physically active to the younger generation.
Last modified: June 24, 2021