Author, TV personality and influencer Yewande Biala first appeared on our screens in the 2019 series of Love Island. Yewande, who was a Scientist before the show, has now gone on to carve out a successful career for herself as a fashion and beauty influencer, working with brands such as, Elemis, Spotify, Primark, Boux Avenue, Desenio and Savage x Fenty.

Yewande has had many career highlights such as appearing on Ireland’s Dancing With The Stars, co-hosting Capital Xtra’s ‘Tea-Time podcast and releasing her critically acclaimed debut book in 2022, ‘Reclaiming’ – essays on finding yourself, one piece at a time’. The book covers topics such as racism, body image and mental health struggles, and has tips for navigating social media and dating apps without damaging your self-esteem.

Yewande has written opinion pieces for the Independent and she has become a respected voice and role model for many young women as she continues to break boundaries and dispel misconceptions by speaking openly about her experiences.