Love Island favourite, Laura Anderson has captured the nation’s hearts after a difficult journey to find love in the ITV2 villa, being ditched by Wes Nelson and Jack Fowler.
While fans may think they know the dating show favourite inside out after watching her on their screens, they were blown away at how different she looked in a throwback snap shared by her dad, David Anderson.
Posting to Instagram, David shared a snap of his 29 year old daughter back when she was just 15 years old, with dark brunette tresses styled in a short bob.
In the shot, Laura – who usually sports long blonde locks – wore a bright yellow ball gown, skin coloured tights and a pair of statement white cowboy boots.
He captioned the image: “Here’s a pic of Laura , 2003ish, she really loved her dancing comps, she hated coming second, think she’s join to kill me for this, a don’t care, am so proud of her, thanks again to everyone for their support.”
David didn’t stop there as he showed his support for Laura and her new man, Paul, commenting under a picture of the pair to show he approved.
Dani Dyer is such an adorable youngster as she joins her dad Danny at a movie premiere during her childhood [Getty]
[Instagram/ Laura Anderson]
Making a joke about the carpenter’s skills with wood, David wrote: “A will never forget this photo am going to frame it and put it on my living room wall.
“Love you wee yin. See you and Paul soon. Paul can make the frame lol.”
He hilariously added: “Just like to thank everyone for voting for Laura, if I win the lotto a will take you all out for a drink”.
Laura’s dad isn’t the only family member to speak out in her support since she entered the villa, with her sister Danielle also revealing she is rooting for her.
Claiming she was happy Laura had wont he favour of the public, she told new! magazine: “At the beginning it was hard, but now I think it’s turned around completely.
“People are seeing what she’s like from the show!”