Jack Fowler and Justine Ndiba, winners of the Love Island Games, are exploring a potential romance while managing long-distance challenges. Justine Ndiba, 27, shared with The Hollywood Reporter that they are “doing our best” in their relationship, acknowledging the distance as a significant factor.
Both Fowler and Ndiba were original contestants on Peacock’s Love Island Games, a spinoff of the popular Love Island franchise. Ndiba previously triumphed in Love Island USA’s second season, while Fowler stood out in the British version’s fourth season.
Their journey in the Love Island Games was marked by initial partnerships, strategic recouplings, and, ultimately, victory in the final challenge, where they shared a $100,000 prize. Notably, Ndiba became the first two-time champion in the franchise’s history. Additionally, the pair won the “Most Valuable Islanders” title, earning an extra $15,000 each.
Post-show, Fowler and Ndiba have continued to date, overcoming the geographical divide with frequent communication and visits. Based in London, Fowler highlights the effort they put into maintaining their connection despite the distance, with regular FaceTime calls and mutual support.
The couple’s approach to their relationship post-victory is cautious and realistic, focusing on enjoying each other’s company and taking things one day at a time, contrasting the often-forced narratives of other Love Island winners.