After the cancellation of the 2020 winter series, Love Island is back this summer for its 7th season. As the show is scheduled to premiere on June 28, 2021, the ITV2 dating show has already revealed this season’s line-up, who are ready to find their loved ones during their time in the villa. One of the first islanders announced to enter the villa was Sharon Gaffka. As the show is back after 15 months, Love Island fans can’t wait to see all the dramas Sharon and other contestants create.
Let’s learn about her journey to Love Island and what kind of person would be her ideal boyfriend in this Sharon Gaffka wiki. Also, get insights into Sharon’s age, ethnicity, and job.
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Sharon Gaffka On Love Island
Among all the cast members of this season’s Love Island, Sharon definitely stands out as one of the most intelligent people. She has worked on government policies for years and was also one of the people to help the UK fight against coronavirus by delivering testing kits and managing other operations.
In short, 2020 was an intense year for her. Therefore, she believes if anyone deserves a break, it should be her. She deems herself ready to find her loved one among the islanders after working for a year in the front line.
Sharon had applied for Love Island because she was frustrated being the only single person in her friend circle. She further revealed that all her friends are either married or planning to get married.
Coming into the show, Sharon was the only islander this season to be a winner of some beauty pageants. Sharon had run for Miss UK 2018 and finished her journey winning the title of Miss International UK.
However, Sharon is not the first beauty queen to have ever entered the villa. Previously, Zara Holland, Miss Great Britain, starred on Love Island in 2016.
If you follow Sharon on her Instagram, then you might be aware she campaigns for equality and women’s rights. Other cast members of Love Island revealed that Sharon is likely to use the stage of Love Island to raise discussions on the issue she is passionate about.
Her Ideal Boyfriend
Sharon Gaffka has already made it clear that she does not have strict rules when it comes to dating men. Nevertheless, she said she tends to date a guy who is taller than her. Therefore, we might see Sharon trying the taller men in the show.
Sharon, however, revealed that her previous boyfriend was in fact shorter than her. Her ideal boyfriend would also be smart and intellectual like her. In the villa, she hopes to meet some smart men. She said, “I’m quite an intellectual person so I want someone who can kind of match that.”
Her Age, Birthday
Sharon Gaffka was 25 years of age in June 2021. She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of December every year. Sharon’s December 1st birthday gives her a zodiac sign of Sagittarius.
Sharon Gaffka Ethnicity
Sharon Gaffka’s Instagram bio includes the flags of Indonesia and Polish. Her ethnicity is mixed; she is of Indonesian and Polish heritage.
In a recent Twitter post, she even revealed her identity as a “BAME individual”. BAME stands for Black, Asian, and minority ethnic.
She wrote, “As a mixed-race woman, it’s a constant battle to get people to hear and understand your lived experiences as a woman and as a BAME individual… I am not who I am because I’m there to tick diversity boxes. I am a person, with feelings, with knowledge, and with experience.”
Sharon Gaffka Mom, Dad
Sharon Gaffka was born and raised in Oxfordshire, England. However, she lives in London at the moment. Her dad Robert is Polish by origin and her mom Linda is Indonesian by origin. You can see Sharon’s parents’ pictures visiting her Instagram handle. Sharon’s mom is a cancer survivor. Linda was first diagnosed with bowel cancer, however, slowly and steadily the cancerous cells had also spread to the liver region. Linda’s battle with cancer was inspirational to Sharon.
Sharon is proud of her Indonesian roots. She regularly visits her extended family in Indonesia. In 2016, she even had an emotional reunion with her grandfather.
As for siblings, Sharon also has a brother named Adam.
Her Instagram, TikTok
Sharon was available on social platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook as of June 2021. She had 24.9 thousand followers on her @sharongaffka Instagram account, 326 followers on her @SharonNJGaffka Twitter account. As of this writing, we could not find her TikTok handle.
Sharon Gaffka Measurements
Love Island star Sharon Gaffka stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs no more than 55 kilograms. Sharon boasts juicy body measurements of 37-24-35 inches.
Sharon Gaffka Job, Net Worth
Sharon’s official job title is Operations Lead for the Department of Transport. She has been working as a civil servant since she was 18 years old. Over the years, Sharon has worked for a lot of government departments.
In 2020, she was doing Brexit policy. The same year, Sharon did a brief stint in the Department of Health during COVID.
Furthermore, Sharon is an aspiring lawyer as she is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Law at a University in London at Birkbeck.
Plus, we know that she is an ambassador for Young Women’s Trust.
While she was in Japan for Miss International event, Sharon took the role of being an ambassador against domestic violence the women in Japan go through. As an ambassador, she worked with few charity organizations to organize campaigns on period poverty.
Sharon Gaffka’s net worth was reported to be around $500 thousand as of 2021.
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Last modified: June 23, 2021