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Zara Holland's Biography

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Zara Holland trained at David Johnson Drama in Manchester for three years, and as well as gaining success in beauty pageants, has gained acting credits in Emmerdale and Hollyoaks.

Heralding from North Ferriby she was crowned Miss Hull and District in 2014. Her mother, Cheryl Hakeney had won Miss Hull and District in 1982.

Zara Holland also won Miss Extreme Sport 2014.

Although she came 15th out of 60 in the Miss England competition, in 2015 she won Miss Great Britain.

Zara Holland is a director of her family fashion business, Mimi Boutique in Hessle and Beverley.

She has modelled for Little Bird Boutique and Tan Express.

In 2016, she became one of the celebrities on Channel Four's The Jump, after the show was hit by a raft of injuries.

Soon after, Zara Holland was one of the islanders on ITV2's Love Island.

In June 2016, she was stripped of her Miss Great Britain title after having sex with Vicky Pattison's ex-boyfriend Alex Bowen on Love Island.

Shortly afterwards, Zara Holland quit Love Island after finding out her mother was ill.

In January 2021, The Mirror reported: "Zara Holland has avoided being jailed in Barbados after pleading guilty to trying to flee the country with boyfriend Elliot Love, who had tested positive for coronavirus."

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