Bad boy Harry Jowsey became famous after starring on Netflix’s Too Hot to Handle, where he rebelled against the racy show’s rules.
Now, thanks to his success on the show, the Australian model is an influencer with millions of followers. Here’s everything you need to know about the heartbreaker with a wild romantic life.
Harry Jowsey rose to fame on Netflix’s Too Hot to Handle.
The 22-year-old Australia native was born on May 24, 1997, and currently lives in Los Angeles.
Before becoming a reality star, Jowsey, who is 6 feet 5 inches tall, was a model and entrepreneur.
“When people meet me they fizz out about how much of a lanky string bean I am,” Jowsey told TVNZ about his staggering height.
He founded a clothing brand called Naughty Possums and has dubbed his fans his “little possums” accordingly.
In 2018, Jowsey appeared on a New Zealand dating show called Heartbreak Island. However, he really caught viewers’ attention as the rulebreaker on the reality dating series Too Hot to Handle, which debuted in April 2020.
On the show, he and Canadian model Francesca Farago shook things up when they kissed and touched each other. (For the uninitiated, the series premise is that a group of people must abstain from sexual activity in order to earn money.) By the end of the season, Jowsey and Farago had lost the group $32,000 with all their violations.
He turned his brief Netflix stint into a full-fledged career as an influencer.
Though he was only on Too Hot to Handle for a single season, Jowsey used his newfound fame from the show to become an influencer. As of writing, he has 3.5 million followers on TikTok and 3.7 million followers on Instagram. He also has some pretty well-known influencers in his circle of friends, including Tana Mongeau, Lil Huddy, Chantel Jeffries and other Hype House members.
Who is Harry Jowsey dating?
After meeting to film the series, Farago and Jowsey kept their onscreen romance going, on and off, from April 2019 until June 2020.
They ended things and got back together several times. While they were separated, their Too Hot to Handle costar Chloe Veitch alleged that Jowsey dated someone else in 2019 before rekindling his romance with Farago.
That didn’t seem to bother Farago, though. In May, she and Jowsey got engaged during Too Hot to Handle’s virtual reunion when Jowsey proposed over Zoom with a Ring Pop. However, they broke up again soon after — this time for good.
Jowsey has since been romantically linked to Julia Rose. The couple dated in October until Jowsey accused Rose of having an affair with her ex-boyfriend Jake Paul.
“He was very wanting love … and I felt like you know those people that if they’re looking for a relationship through anything it was like they’ll take any kind of relationship that they can get. It was super super fast and a lot of different red flags came up,” Rose said about her time with Jowsey on a podcast.
If you enjoyed this story, read more about one of Jowsey’s friends, Hype House member Chase Hudson.
More from In The Know: