Mackenzie Dipman who left Love Island Season 4 as a single woman has found love off the island and we can not wait to tell you all about it!
Two months before now (November 2022) Mackenzie entered the Love Island villa on episode 27, only to voluntarily leave on episode 33. Two months later and she not only admits to the world that she is in love but also proudly shows off with whom. Let’s find out who the lucky guy is.
Meet Ben Ashby, Love Island Star Mackenzie Dipman Boyfriend
On 14 November 2022, Love Island star Mackenzie Dipman took to her IG (@mackenziedipman) several lovey-dovey pictures of her and her new boyfriend on Ben Ashby, taken at various outings. And next to these pictures, she wrote “the love story from season 4 that you didn’t get to see…💜 @_bashby_” as the caption.
This means, Mackenzie since that day is no more keeping it a secret that she and Ben are an item.
But, so far, the details were not revealed. For instance, one could not tell where and how they met.
Scottsdale, Arizona-based Mackenzie after graduating from Arizona State University in 2020 had gone straight to filming Love Island season two, where she was paired up with Connor Trott.
Anyway, Ben also graduated from the same university as Mackenzie in 2020. So, it is clear that they have been college mates in the past.
Before Mackenzie debuted her new relationship in 2022, she appeared twice on Love Island during the second and fourth seasons.
Ben Ashby Age
Ben Ashby was reportedly born in 1998. So, he should have perhaps turned 24 years old in 2022.
Ben Ashby Family
Ben Ashby’s mother is Nancy Kay Ashby and one could give her a follow on Instagram @fairwood1818 as well as Facebook. A Phoenix, Arizona native, she turned 67 years old on 25 October 2022. On her birthday a couple of years back, Ben gushed on his IG that his mother is everyone’s favorite, 1st/2nd-grade teacher, and someone known mostly as “Mrs. Ashby”. But, he said, he and the rest of the family just call her “fairwood1818” teasing her after her user name on social media.
Likewise, there is Mark Ashby, Ben’s beloved father. This one could be found on Instagram @tptr1227. From the look of things, he seemed to have had a career as an orchestra director/teacher. After Cartwright Elementary School District and M.Ed. – Educational Leadership & Administration at Northern Arizona University, Glendale Community College, and Cortez High School, Ben studied Music education at Northern Arizona University. On his Facebook, he also proudly writes about being the former band director/explorer at Middle School at Paradise Valley Unified School District.
Most importantly, Ben’s parents also remained married and together as of 2022.
As for siblings, Ben has two older sisters. Amber Dodd is the eldest of all, could be found on IG @amburger28 and is also known as Joni Missile. The next one is Hannah Ashby and she is one who loves traveling. She studied International hospitality management at Northern Arizona University and turned 28 in July 2022.
Where Is Ben Ashby From?
Love Island star Mackenzie Dipman’s boyfriend Ben Ashby hails from Phoenix, Arizona.
Ben Ashby Height
Ben Ashby is not only good looking but he also appears to be standing above 6 feet in height. Of course, he also gave away this vibe that he is a fitness and healthy lifestyle enthusiast.
Ben Ashby Job
Ben Ashby, according to his LinkedIn, works in film and media development and production. Even the IMDB knows this about him. According to it, he is a writer, director, and actor. His profile continues to read that Ben is known primarily for comedic works, and several of his short films have garnered recognition from festivals around the country. Also as per the profile, he won “Best Screenwriting”, “Best Directing”, “Best Performances”, and “Best Film” between his two shorts, Meat Head and Scrambled.
Ben also directed the short film, Being Sparky (2019) and the TV movie A Gay Couple (2020).
Speaking of his education, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Media Production at Arizona State UniversityArizona State University in 2020.
As of 2022, he mentioned working as a part-time actor at The Murder Mystery Company and a part-time archival researcher at Archival Ninjas, LLC.
Then, interestingly, his LinkedIn also discloses that he worked as a production assistant for now other than ITV’s Love Island between May 2021 and September 2021.
So, not only Ben has the same home state and the same alma mater as Mackenzie, but he also has the same kind of, i.e., in the entertainment industry, as her.
About Mackenzie, we know that apart from Love Island fame, she has competed in several pageants and was crowned the first runner-up in the 2015 Miss Arizona Teen USA competition.
Is Ben Ashby On Instagram?
Yes. Ben Ashby could be found on Instagram @_bashby_ with 67 posts and 2,295 followers as of 16 November 2022. He seemed to be routinely showing glimpses from his life here but did not appear as active on Facebook.
On his social media, one can also see him wish his ex a ‘happy birthday’. One can tell that he used to date a person named Dominique Krzykos. The two likely started dating in 2014 and were still together until 2015. There still were several pictures of them together, on Ashby’s Instagram mostly.
When Is Ben Ashby’s Birthday?
Ben Ashby’s birthday is either on February 8th or 9th and that makes him an Aquarian.