Love Island Australia 2023 was quite the ride and finally, two deserving winners have been crowned.
After returning to the villa after being dumped, their fairytale story had the audience swooning, with loyal fans voting them their favourite couple over the other finalists, Lucinda Strafford and Zac Nunns and Savanah Badger and Clint Posselt.
Tyra and Kale’s winning speech
“This has been one of the best seasons of Love Island Australia yet,” host Sophie Monk said. “I’ve laughed out loud and actually cried. It’s so entertainingly beautiful, there were heartfelt moments, and it’s so relatable. I feel like I’m learning life lessons from this season, and I’ve seen A LOT in my lifetime.”
Tyra, 23, admitted she was “stoked” about their win.
“Kale is everything I could ever ask for in a partner and more,” she said. “The most kind and considerate man I’ve ever met. We’ve got so many plans, kicking it all off with a trip over to Perth to meet Kale’s family. I am stoked.”
Meanwhile, Kale, 25, said: “I couldn’t be more excited for what’s next for me and the future with Tyra. We have so many exciting things coming up already. It’s amazing how bubbly and uplifting her presence is, she can light up a room with one smile.” CUTE!!
While in previous seasons, the winning couple were handed an envelope each, one containing $50,000 and the other nothing — which determined who was in it for love or money — this year was a little different.
Last week, the top four couples were made a life-changing offer as individuals, deciding whether to take $20,000 from Sophie. All of the couples who remained turned down the cash and chose love, meaning that Tyra and Kale walked away with a cash prize of $50,000.
Stream Love Island Australia Season 5 on 9Now.