Love Island’s Wes Nelson splashes £161k on luxury new Mercedes G-Wagon and gives fans a tour of the customised vehicle… after revealing he became a millionaire aged 21
He revealed last year that he became a millionaire at the age of just 21 following a series of reality TV appearances and canny investments .
And on Sunday, former Love Island star Wes Nelson, now 22, put his money where his mouth is, splashing out on a Mercedes-AMG G63, which retails for around £161k.
Proudly showing off his new customised vehicle on Instagram, Wes sat atop his flashy blue G-Wagon, telling fans: ‘Nah I don’t even know what to say…my new G63 AMG!’
Wow: Love Island star Wes Nelson, 22, revealed on Sunday that he had splashed £161k on a new customised Mercedes
Reality star: Wes rose to fame on season four of Love Island and last year revealed he became a millionaire the age of just 21
The reality star-cum-musician also treated fans to a short unveiling clip, in which the Mercedes slowly appeared from beneath a black cover.
Wes then posted footage of the vehicle’s luxurious interior, revealing he’d opted for red leather seats.
Delighted Wes picked up his new car from a London dealership and was joined by friends.
Last year, the former TV personality collaborated with singer Hardy Caprio on a hit titled See Nobody, which peaked at number three in the charts.
Gushing: Posing alongside his new vehicle, Wes wrote: ‘Nah I don’t even know what to say…my new G63 AMG!’
Wes signed his first solo record deal in August after failing to win The X Factor: Celebrity last year.
He took to Instagram at the time to announce he’d signed on the dotted line for his contract with EMI Records, and was quick to tease that a ‘debut single was on the way.’
In 2019 Wes joined Love Island co-stars Zara McDermott, Samira Mighty and Eyal Booker to compete on The X Factor: Celebrity, but the group were eliminated during the third live show.
All in the detail: Wes then posted footage of the vehicle’s luxurious interior, revealing he’d opted for red leather seats
Elsewhere, the hunk was reported to be ‘growing close’ to model Lucciana Beynon, who’s the daughter of millionaire tobacco tycoon Travers Beynon, also known as The Candyman, last month.
The pair met in Dubai last year but are now both in London where they’ve spent the last few months getting to know each other.
Lucciana, who moved to the UK shortly after turning 18, grew up in Australia, where her father Travers, 49, still lives at the ‘Candyshop mansion’ alongside his wife Taesha and multiple girlfriends.
Big reveal: The reality star-cum-musician also treated fans to a short unveiling clip, in which the Mercedes slowly appeared from beneath a black cover
A source told MailOnline: ‘Wes met Lucciana in Dubai last year and it wasn’t long before they started spending more time together.
‘Friends say Wes and Lucciana really get on and something may progress between them, especially as they continue to hang out together in London.
‘Lucciana supports Wes’ music career while she has ambitious plans with her modelling, they definitely inspire each other to do well.’
Lucciana promoted the release of Wes’ recent single Nice To Meet Ya on her Instagram page, telling her 105K followers the track is ‘out now’ with a picture taken at Wes’ house.
A spokeswoman for the former Love Islander told MailOnline Wes and Lucciana are ‘friends’ after meeting through Wes’ housemate.
The pair follow each other on Instagram and Wes has liked several of Lucciana’s sexy posts, including one of her wearing a red thong with the caption: ‘Patient I’m not.’
New romance?: Wes is ‘growing close’ to model Lucciana Beynon, who’s the daughter of millionaire tobacco tycoon Travers Beynon, also known as The Candyman