Raymond “Ray” Gantt, born April 29, 1996, is an American reality T.V. star who is famous for being cast on season one of the show “Love Island.” Gantt entered the show on day 12 and went on to finish off in third place alongside Caro Viehweg, his castmate. The aspiring dentist has also starred in “The Amazing Race” season 33 and is set to star in the upcoming season of “Ex On The Beach,” in 2022. Come celebrate his birthday with us!
Ray Gantt was born in Hillside, New Jersey, to two loving parents, Raymond Gantt Sr and Zetta Gantt. He is an American reality T.V. star, aspiring dentist, promoter, and singer. Not much is known about his personal life outside the public eye, but it is stated that he studied biology and sociology and graduated in 2019. Also in 2019, Gantt got his start in the first season of “Love Island” in the United States, where he entered the show a few days in.
Once there, Gantt met fellow castmate Caro Viehweg, and they quickly became romantic. After some bad luck with votes, the couple only made it to third place — which is still very impressive! In 2020, the reality star released his first single, “Do You Love Me?,” which has been seen over 21,000 times on YouTube. In the same year, Gantt, along with his love-interest, Viehweg, began production on “The Amazing Race” season 33, which premiered in January 2022.
After his brief stint on “The Amazing Race” and his heartbreaking uncoupling from Caro Viehweg, Gantt announced in 2022 that he would star in the new season of “Ex On The Beach.” Who is he starring alongside? You guessed it; Viehweg. Gantt’s star is only just rising, and we are excited about what is next. In between his T.V. appearances, he has also been working with brands doing endorsements and just living his best life.
He stars in the first season of “Love Island” U.S.
Gantt debuts his single, “Do You Love Me?”
Gantt and his love interest, Caro Viehweg, begin filming for “The Amazing Race.”
He reveals he is cast in the new season of “Ex On The Beach.”
Why We Love Ray Gantt
He is looking for real love
Gantt is on the hunt for the real love of his life. He is looking for a genuine person who can also be his best friend. We are holding thumbs that he finds his lady love.
He is family oriented
He is very family-focused and loves the relationship his parents have. He praises them for all the love they show him, as well as all the support.
He is all for uplifting women
He is very supportive of women in that he will always be by his woman's side in pursuit of her dreams. Lifting her and supporting her along the way. What a true gentleman.
5 Surprising Facts
He thrives on being adventurous
He is an avid cliff diver and traveler.
During spring break in Miami, he almost broke his chin and had to get 15 stitches.
He loves to take photos
In his spare time, Gantt is a photographer.
While on “Love Island,” he had a large fan following, who also started the hashtag #TeamRay.
He studied to be an orthodontist
Gantt graduated from Montclair State University in 2019, intending to be a dentist.
Ray Gantt FAQs
Are Caro and Ray still together?
The couple split in 2020, however, they are on the new season of “Ex On The Beach,” together.
Why did Caro and Ray break up?
She felt he was not as committed to the relationship as she was.
Where is Ray Gantt from?
Gantt is from Hillside, New Jersey, United States.
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