Maya Jama Boyfriend: From Stormzy To Ben Simmons

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Born in 1994, Maya Jama is a 28-year-old British celebrity who has won millions of hearts with her immense talent and charming beauty. She is a popular television and radio presenter and DJ. Jolly nature, strong personality, excellent dressing sense, amazing fashion looks and great presenting skills—all attributes make Maya Jama one of the most beloved and stylish faces on the television screens.

From being the presenter of the makeup show: Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star to becoming the new host of the famous dating reality show: Love Island, Maya Jama has truly taken the entertainment industry by storm. Despite being a popular face in the TV industry, the star generally likes keeping her personal and love life under wraps. However, many people are eager to know who is Maya Jama’s boyfriend. Who Love Island host is currently dating? 

In a recent interview in January 2023 ahead of hosting Love Island, Maya confirmed that she is single and not dating anyone currently.

She stated, “I’m really, really single right now. Newly single. It’s only been a month.. but it’s nice.” However, that doesn’t mean she has not dated any guy in her life. Many of Maya Jama’s fans are curious to know everything about her love life—from her relationship with British rapper Stormzy to her engagement with professional basketball player Ben Simmons.

In this blog, we have shared details about Maya Jama’s boyfriend and her dating history. Without further hold, let’s begin.

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Everything About Maya Jama’s Boyfriend


  • Maya Jama And Stormzy

It was in the year 2015 or 2016 when Maya Jama started dating one of the famous British rappers—Stormzy. At that time, Maya was just 20 years old and the duo was hailed as the ‘ideal couple’ by many. In fact, they were one of the favourite and most powerful couples who inspired many people on how to maintain happy relationships. The duo was the perfect couple in the entertainment industry. 

However, after dating for long 4 years, Maya Jama and Stormzy got separated in 2019. The news of their breakup came like a bolt from the blue for their fans. If reports are to be believed, the reason for their breakup was the rapper cheated on the TV presenter. However, Stormzy nullified all the cheating allegations. Even Maya’s spokespeople called the rumours false and confirmed that the duo remains “great friends.”

To people’s knowledge, Stormzy is a well-known English rapper, songwriter and singer. He is one of the popular names in the music industry. The rapper has won many achievements like Innovator Award, Best International Act: Europe, British Male Solo Artist and so many more. 


  • Maya Jama And Ben Simmons

Maya Jama’s boyfriend list includes one of the popular names from the sports industry—Ben Simmons. Ben Simmons is a 26-year-old Australian professional basketball player famous worldwide.

After breaking up with Stormzy, Maya Jama started dating a well-known basketball player, Ben Simmons in 2021. However, just dating for a year and a half, the couple got separated and reportedly ended their engagement in August 2022.

It was in May 2021 when the rumours of Maya dating a sportsperson went viral. Maya even uploaded a picture of herself in a kitchen that was rumoured to belong to Simmons on Instagram 

She was even clicked wearing the shorts of the basketball star. However, Maya and Ben confirmed their relationship with a kiss during Wimbledon in July 2021. In January 2022, Maya was spotted wearing a diamond ring on a coffee date with Ben. 

However, due to the long distance and busy working schedules, the duo called off their relationship in August 2022. 


  • Maya Jama and Rico Gordon

If reports are to be believed, the first Maya Jama boyfriend was Rico Gordon who was killed when the TV presenter was just 16 years old. Maya has been known to be publicly vocal about her first boyfriend.

In one of her interviews with Cosmopolitan, she even discussed the trauma and stated, “When I was 16 I went through a lot. My boyfriend’s passing gave me a fearless approach to things. I felt like life was really short.”

She further added, “Out of everything that [has] happened in my life, that was a reality check on a massive scale. At 16 you think the world is a fairytale and it took me out of that. It made me even more determined.”


Final Words

That’s all about Maya Jama’s boyfriend list. Currently, Maya is very much single and enjoying her life. She is focusing on her career and work projects. 

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Written by Verla Harvey

Verla Harvey is a passionate blogger and content creator with a mission to inspire, educate, and entertain people.

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