She’s just days away from debuting as the new host of Love Island.
And Maya Jama certainly looked stunning in a silver jeweled bralet and matching miniskirt as she posed for a stunning photo on Wednesday.
The presenter, 28, took to Instagram to share the stunning photo as fans eagerly await the return of the ITV2 show on January 16.
Stunner: Maya Jama looked dazzling in a silver bejeweled bralet and matching miniskirt as she posed for a stunning photo on Wednesday
Maya showed off her impressive abs in a shimmering silver crop top covered in jeweled details, paired with a revealing matching skirt.
The glamorous look of the former Radio 1 DJ was paired with a light blue feathered boa as she posed up a storm at the party.
It comes after Maya reflected on her own love life as she turned to the stars for relationship guidance.
Romance: It comes after Maya reflected on her own love life when she turned to the stars for relationship guidance
The presenter again shared a post on her Instagram Stories from a page called Astrology Island, which went deep into her zodiac sign and what it means for her love life.
The caption explained what each part meant, starting with, “Maya’s Libra Venus suggests that partnership is important to her and she loves relationships, making her an ideal host for Love Island.”
4/5 of Maya’s personal planets are in the masculine signs Leo, Libra, and Gemini, and masculine energy is considered more extroverted. This suggests that Maya’s natural energy is bold, social and outgoing. However, her Scorpio moon is incredibly private and reserved about her personal life.
Maya’s Leo Sun & Mercury make a tight square to her Scorpio Moon, meaning there’s tension within her own personality. Her Scorpio side wants to be hidden and not let anyone know her business, but Leo can’t help but turn heads and is always watched and admired in the public eye.”
Love life: She again shared a post on her Instagram Stories from a page called Astrology Island, which took a deep dive into her zodiac sign and what it meant for her love life
Speaking about her personality and fame, they added, “Her personal Scorpio energy could be annoyed by her confident Leo energy for making herself so famous, while her Leo side could be annoyed by her Scorpio side.” because she is so emotionally intense when she just wants to be. have fun and enjoy life.’
It comes after the first full trailer for Love Island’s winter 2023 series was revealed, starring Maya.
Maya, the new host of the ITV2 show, who has taken over from Laura Whitmore, stars in the 30-second teaser, riding a velvet bejeweled bucking bronco.
The caption explained what each part meant, starting with, “Maya’s Libra Venus suggests partnership is important to her and she loves relationships, making her an ideal host for Love Island.”
To promote the ninth series, which kicks off in South Africa, Maya tells the camera ‘it’s time to grab love by the horns, I’m ready, are you?’
The new host looks fabulous in a plunging jumpsuit adorned with twinkling stars and moons as she expertly takes on the bull.
Record-breaking viewing figures saw Love Island’s final series, which aired in summer 2022, become the most-watched series ever on ITV Hub, with over 269 million streams.
The debut winter series aired in January 2020 – shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic – and was won by Paige Turley and Finn Tapp.
Plans for a second winter series were shelved in 2021 due to pandemic concerns.
Paul Mortimer, Director of Reality Commissioning and Controller, ITV2, said: ‘Love Island has once again proven itself as the country’s favorite talking point this summer, and we are always impressed by the show’s continued impact and talkability among our younger audience. .
“So instead of just serving up a Summer of Love, we thought we’d make 2023 the Year of Love with two full runs of the show.”
This Winter Love Island series will also see a new host after Laura Whitmore stepped down from the show, with Maya confirmed as her replacement.
Are you ready? The first full trailer for Love Island’s Winter 2023 series has been revealed, starring new host Maya
Maya said in a statement, “I’ve always been such a huge fan of Love Island and I’m so excited to host one of the country’s favorite shows! I can’t wait to enter the Villa and meet all the islanders.’
The beautiful Winter Love Island villa was unveiled in November.
Sources told MailOnline at the time that the South African mansion is the “best villa” yet.
At the time, it was reported that show bosses made the safety of the islanders their number one priority after previous villas had seen intruders creep in.
Congratulations: While Winter Love Island was shelved during the pandemic, the summer series aired this year with a whopping 3.4 million viewers tuning in to see Ekin-Su and Davide win
The super-sized luxury eco-retreat has stunning mountain views and is tucked away in a ‘conservation area’ in the heart of the Franschhoek wine valley in South Africa’s ‘millionaire’s row’.
The villa is the largest yet of all the series, features a giant swimming pool and is surrounded by palm trees and typically costs around £430 per night to stay per room.
It’s also eco-friendly, as the estate has 100 percent off-the-grid status, allowing it to generate its own electricity, water, and numerous food resources.
Last month, it was revealed by MailOnline that Casa Amor is on the same site as the main villa.
The series’ start date is reportedly set for Monday, January 16.
Who is Maya Jama?
Maya Jama, 28, is a presenter of Somali and Swedish descent.
Her parents named her after poet Maya Angelou because her mother read the famous poem I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings during her pregnancy.
Maya grew up in Bristol along with her brother Omar, but moved to London at the age of 16 to pursue her broadcasting career.
Her father spent most of her childhood in prison for crimes related to violence, such as pub fights and brawls. She stopped speaking to him when she was 12, but she remains incredibly close to her mother.
Maya’s parents named her after poet Maya Angelou because her mother read the famous poem I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings during her pregnancy
She set up her own YouTube channel and landed a gig as a presenter for JumpOff TV.
Her first major gig was as the host of MTV’s The Wrap Up, before hosting MTV Essentials and MTV News.
She hosted Trending Live! on 4Music from 2015 to 2017, Cannonball on ITV in 2017, the MTV show True Love or True Lies in 2018 and the first series of The Circle with Alice Levine on Channel 4.
In November 2017, she became the youngest person, then aged 23, to co-host the MOBO Awards on Channel 5 with fellow presenter Marvin Humes.
She became the team captain of the ITV2 rap panel show Don’t Hate the Playaz hosted by Jordan Stephens.
Maya has enjoyed a successful career as a radio host. She presented #DriveWithMaya on Rinse FM from 2014 to 2017, and co-presented Radio 1’s Greatest Hits and presented her own show Maya Jama on BBC Radio 1 from 2018 to 2020.
In 2020, she announced she was leaving BBC Radio 1, a station she had presented on for two years.
Like twins: Maya in the picture with her lookalike mother
In an Instagram post at the time, she said: My dear, I have made the very difficult decision not to continue my Radio 1 contract from June.
“As you know I am juggling and there are many exciting commitments that would mean I would not be able to devote the time required for my weekly radio show.
Maya famously dated rapper Stormzy in 2016. Three years later they split up, but they remain friends. (Pictured June 2018)
‘I have enjoyed every moment of my time at Radio 1 and I would like to thank the team for their hard work and friendship over the past two years. It’s been a JOURNEY.’
In September 2021, it was announced that Jama would be the host of Simon Cowell’s new music competition game show Walk The Line.
As for her personal life, Maya famously dated rapper Stormzy in 2016. They split three years later, but remain friends.
Stormzy seemed to address rumors he’d strayed into his subsequent music releases – with his song Lessons saying it was about the heartbreaking breakup and the lyrics where he confesses to “doing the dirt” on the TV star.
However, the award-winning musician later revealed that he had not been unfaithful during his entire relationship, instead admitting to showing “disrespect” to his famous ex.
In August, she separated from her fiancé Ben Simmons six months after getting engaged over long distances.