Grab the confetti: Married at First Sight UK is back with its longest run to date. The popular dating show, where couples are matched by relationship experts and meet for the first time at the altar, is set to follow their journey as they navigate various challenges and decide whether to stay together. The series features relationship experts Melanie Schilling, Paul C Brunson, and Charlene Douglas, who have carefully matched each couple.
The 2023 season is filled with an interesting mix of contestants. Let’s take a closer look at the grooms:
1. Arthur, 34 years old, from London, is a tennis coach. Born in Poland, he came to England at the age of 16, not speaking a word of English. Despite the challenges, Arthur successfully embraced his role as a caretaker for his younger brother while his parents worked. Now, he is ready for a committed and loving relationship, hoping to find the fairy-tale love he has dreamed of since his childhood.
2. Brad, 27 years old, from Grimsby, is a model. With his bad-boy look, Brad found success early on in his modeling career but eventually felt overwhelmed by the party lifestyle. Seeking spiritual growth, he hopes that Married at First Sight UK will be the opportunity for him to find true love for the third time, as he believes people only fall in love three times in life.
3. Georges, 30 years old, from Surrey, works as a sports rehabilitator. Having grown up in private and boarding schools, Georges describes himself as weird and wonderful. Unafraid to speak his mind, Georges aspires to live a luxurious life with a like-minded partner by his side.
4. Luke, 30 years old, from Clacton, is a sales executive. Known as the “funny one” in his local town, Luke always jokes around and brings laughter to people’s lives. However, he has faced his fair share of rejection in relationships and struggles to find a partner who is willing to fully commit. Tired of dating apps, Luke is hopeful that the experts can help him find a down-to-earth woman who shares his desire for a happy family.
5. Nathanial, 36 years old, from Manchester, is an events marketing manager who previously appeared on Geordie Shore: Hot Single Summer. With his charisma and charm, Nathanial leads a jet-set lifestyle and is now open-mindedly searching for love and that perfect connection.
6. Paul, 26 years old, from Chesham, works as an accounts manager. Paul lights up every room he enters and enjoys an active lifestyle, engaging in activities such as football, boxing, and hitting the gym. Despite his socialite personality, Paul has struggled to find a lasting relationship through conventional dating methods. Eager to find lasting love, he is determined to tackle this experiment head-on in search of his soulmate.
7. Terence, 40 years old, from Reading, works as a youth worker and DJ. Described as optimistic and vibrant, Terence is known as the life and soul of the party. As a father of three, Terence has enjoyed a bachelor lifestyle but feels that reaching the age of 40 is a turning point, making him ready to settle down and find the one.
8. Thomas, 27 years old, from Wiltshire, is an investment communications professional with a passion for travel and adventure. Living in Indonesia during his teens sparked his love for exploration. Thomas is a gentleman who enjoys gifting and is looking for a soulmate who will accept him and his feline friends. He is excited to watch his bride walk down the aisle.
Now, let’s meet the brides:
1. Ella, 29 years old, from Weston-super-Mare, works as a clinic consultant. Described as a blonde bombshell with a big heart and sense of humor, Ella has a close bond with her nan and considers them the dynamic duo. Ella is excited to settle down with the right person and looks forward to finding love through the experiment.
2. Jay, 31 years old, from Lancashire, is a sales manager who is known for her funny and positive personality. Not easily fazed, Jay is looking for a cheeky and humorous partner who can make her laugh. After being single for a few months, she is ready to find someone to settle down with.
3. Laura, 34 years old, from Hampshire, works as a finance manager and loves the finer things in life. She spends most of her weekends in Chelsea and owns a collection of designer handbags. Laura describes herself as a “boss bitch” and knows exactly what she wants in life. Despite her previous marriage ending unexpectedly, Laura is determined to find love and commit fully to the experiment.
4. Peggy, 32 years old, from Kent, works as a technology risk partner. Standing at 5’10”, Peggy is known for turning heads wherever she goes. She has developed a reputation as a “Picky Peggy” when it comes to men, yet she remains hopeful for a fairy-tale ending. Peggy is ready to meet her knight in shining armor and won’t settle until she finds the love she desires.
5. Porscha, 36 years old, from London, works as an executive assistant. With traditional values and a big heart, Porscha is a loving single mom who holds her Christian faith in high regard. After exhausting all her options, she has decided to join the experiment in search of her alpha male.
6. Rosaline, 28 years old, from Crewe, works as a florist. Described as a quirky ball of energy, Rosaline grew up on a working farm. She is looking for a happy conclusion to her fairy-tale and dreams of finding true love.
With such an intriguing mix of contestants, the 2023 season of Married at First Sight UK promises to be the most exciting and dramatic yet. Tune in to see how these couples navigate the challenges and make the decision of whether to stay together or not. Don’t miss out on the captivating journey of these brave singles who are taking a chance at finding love on national television.