MAYA Jama is at the peak of her career as the new host of Love Island.

One person who is particularly proud of how well she has done so far in life, is her beloved mum Sadie.

Who is Maya Jama's mother?

Maya Jama was born in Bristol and raised by her mum Sadie.

Her mother gave birth to the Love Island host when she was 18-years-old.

Sadie is of Swedish descent, while Maya's father Hussein is of Somali descent

Her mum named her after the US author and poet Maya Angelou.

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Sadie previously appeared alongside her famous daughter in All Round To Mrs Brown’s Boys.

Maya is incredibly close to her mum and also her brother Omar.

What has Maya Jama said about her mother?

Maya often talks about the great relationship she has with her mother.

She even told to the Evening Standard that she reckons smaller parent-daughter age-gap has brought them even closer over the years.

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Maya explained: "She had me at 18, so our relationship was a bit different. I rebelled less because I was quite free. 

"My mum's always been like, 'I want you to have your experiences—just tell me. I'm not going to judge you or shout at you.'' 

However, she did admit that sometimes Sadie takes the 'cool mum' vibe a bit too far.

Maya confessed: "She's banned from my parties though. She gets too drunk."

She also admitted they often get mistaken for sisters, adding: "All my boyfriends and friends that were guys fancied her."

Maya also revealed in an interview that she had to keep landing the Love Island gig a secret from Sadie.

Speaking to ITV, she said: “I’m not a good liar. I didn’t tell my mum because she’d get too excited and tell people."

Is Maya Jama's mother on social media?

Sadie is not active on Instagram or TikTok, and can't be found on social media.

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However, Maya often wows fans with images of her lookalike mum.

You can follow the Love Island host and her army of fans on her Instagram channel @mayajama.

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