Love Island star Wes Nelson, 22, reveals he has become a MILLIONAIRE

Love Island star Wes Nelson, 22, reveals he has become a MILLIONAIRE and claims he'll 'never have to work again'

By Nick Ferris For Mailonline

Published: 17:02 BST, 4 September 2020 | Updated: 17:55 BST, 4 September 2020

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Wes Nelson has revealed he became a millionaire the age of just 21 following a series of reality TV appearances and canny investments with his earnings - and claims he'll never have to work again. 

The 2018 Love Island finalist, now 22, recently also signed a record deal with EMI Records - a moment he described on Instagram as 'my biggest dream'.

Speaking to The Sun, Wes said: 'I was a millionaire by the age of 21. And that's not being a show off or anything, but it's wise investments and understanding this life doesn't last forever.'

Jet set: Wes Nelson has revealed he became a millionaire the age of just 21 following a series of reality TV appearances and canny investments with his earnings

Jet set: Wes Nelson has revealed he became a millionaire the age of just 21 following a series of reality TV appearances and canny investments with his earnings

'I have a passive income and generational wealth, so my children, whenever they come about, they're not going to have to work again. I don't have to work again.' 

Wes added that he used to listen to property podcasts in-between making club appearances, meaning he now owns 'a lot' of mortgage-free properties. 

Only last month, Wes revealed he'd signed his first solo record deal, following his failing to win The X Factor: Celebrity last year. 

Wes shared a gallery of snaps from the moment he signed his contract and described himself as 'the happiest man on the planet.'

How it all started: Wes first found fame as a  finalist on the 2018 series of Love Island, but has come a long way since then

How it all started: Wes

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