Jess Shears and Dom Lever have discussed starting a family.

Jess Shears

Jess Shears

The 23-year-old beauty has been dating fellow 'Love Island' star Dom Lever since the pair were reunited following the brown-haired hunk's exit from the programme.

Reflecting on their burgeoning romance, Jess gushed: "I love him too. We're definitely planning marriage and babies.

"For me marriage is just a piece of paper to show that you promise to spend the rest of your life with that person but I want to. I've been engaged before, but never like this. It's the real deal."

The pair hit things off in the villa on the ITV2 show five weeks ago but Jess was voted off the island alongside Mike Thalassitis, and rumours subsequently circled that the pair had hooked up after leaving the show.

The news filtered back to the islanders and an already heartbroken Dom was left reeling.

But Jess and Dom have since cleared the air and are now stronger than ever.

Dom told the Daily Star newspaper: "I couldn't wait to rip Jess's clothes off but we were being filmed and the questions about Mike needed to be addressed.

"I wanted to hear it from her, even though I always trusted her. I do love her and she's the woman I want to marry."

Dom admitted he wants to get married sooner rather than later - and should their whirlwind romance last, the pair could end up becoming the first 'Love Island' couple to tie the knot.

He said: "If we did get married it would be quick, I don't want to wait. When you know, you know. I trust her 100 per cent and want this long term."