Ovie Soko

Star of Love Island 2019

British professional basketball player, Ovie Soko first came to the forefront of media personalities when he starred in ITV’s extremely popular summer reality dating show, Love Island. As a late joiner, Soko made waves throughout the British public with his hilarious and charismatic personality which took him all the way to the final with partner India Reynolds. Now as an emerging influencer, Ovie is one of the most popular reality stars on our roster of after-dinner speakers and event hosts.

After playing basketball for the University of Alabama, the six-foot-seven media star began his career as a prized basketball player for UCAM Murcia. After playing for the likes of Boulazac and Aries Trikala, he joined the Spanish Liga ACB and was named the Basketball Champions League Star Lineup for his average of 13 points of 7.4 rebounds per game.

In 2019, Ovie joined the cast of the highly successful reality TV show, Love Island. In the bid to find love, he appeared on the fifth series of the show as a member of Casa Amor where he caught the eye of Anna Vakili. After earning himself a place into the renowned Love Island villa and joining the rest of the cast, Ovie formed a close bond and friendship with the to-be winner, Amber Gill. His continuous emotional support to other islanders and hilarious catchphrases won the heart of the nation and consequently, his social following began to rapidly rise.

Now with over two million followers on Instagram, Soko managed to finish third place along with partner India Reynolds and has now established himself as a social media star. He continues to spread positive vibes with the messages he puts out onto his social media platforms and remains highly popular with the British public. With brands queuing up to collaborate with the iconic figure, Ovie Soko announced that he will be releasing his own clothing line with fashion retail giant ASOS along with his father, Raymond Soko.

A hilarious, instantly recognisable figure, Ovie Soko is in high demand to attend a variety of corporate events and functions. With the ability to keep audiences entertained the entire night and even guide and create the most interesting conversations, Ovie is the ideal attendee for any manner of event.

To book Ovie Soko to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Ovie is known for covering the following topics:

  • Professional Basketball
  • Life As An Influencer
  • Stories from Love Island
  • BTS of a Reality Show