MARRIED At First Sight is back – and it’s promising to be bigger, better and bolder than ever after taking inspiration from the fiery Aussie version.
Eight couples – more than ever before – will take a trip down the aisle as the hit reality show moves to E4.
Who are the Married At First Sight UK 2021 couples?
It’s still (mostly) a mystery who will be paired with who, but all of the potential bride and grooms have been revealed ahead of the new series launch on August 30, 2021.
For the first time, the marriages on the show won’t be legally binding and the will feature a same-sex couple.
Here’s the list of contestants in full…
Nikita & Ant
This is one match we do know is definitely going ahead – but for all the wrong reasons!
It’s already been reported that Nikita, a saleswoman based in County Durham, and her businessman partner Ant are set to have a disastrous wedding on the show’s first episode.
Another bride hoping to find love on the show is 31-year-old Vet Morag.
Hailing from Essex, she describes herself as the life and soul of every party and is looking for a man to match her energy.
It doesn’t look like she gets it, however, as she’s seen in the trailer bluntly saying “I didn’t exactly get what I ordered.”
Model Alexis says she’s struggled to find a man due to her bold and opinionated personality.
The 28-year-old says she needs someone “who is going to take the reins in a bit.”
Tayah has revealed that her ultimate goal in life is to get married and have kids, despite being just 25 years old!
The Estate Agent says she’s looking for her “forever man”.
Wellness coach Megan is hoping to share her top tips and positive vibes with someone special.
The Mancunian described her past dating life as “horrendous” and hopes she can turn her luck around!
Like Megan, Marilyse would describe her as a positive person.
As a personal trainer, she says fitness and staying in shape are key and is looking for a man with the same attitude.
But she says she needs her groom to get the approval of her two young sons first!
Sports journo Amy is (unsurprisingly) dead keen on football and is a die hard supporter of Chelsea FC.
“I’m going to find the love of my life or I’m going to learn a really big lesson from it (the show), which might lead me to the love of my life,” the 34-year-old said.
Resident Irishman Daniel is passionate about positivity, hiking and swimming in freezing waters.
The 27-year-old veggie is looking for someone to share his holistic and healthy lifestyle.
26-year-old Robert loves the spotlight – but he’s happy to share it with the right person.
Known as “Big Bob” to his mates, the business production specialist is enlisting the help of experts in his pursuit of love.
Northerner Adam is just as dedicated to his time in the gym as he is to finding love.
The 26-year-old electrician is looking for a “bubbly” and natural-looking woman.
Rugged military man Franky now works as a strength and conditioning coach.
Having moved to the UAE fifteen years ago, the 47-year-old says he’s now looking for a lucky lady to join him overseas.
39-year-old Matt says he’s hoping to move past a particularly nasty break-up.
The Charity worker quit his job after his Dad was diagnosed with prostrate cancer to take on a more meaningful career path.
The second Personal Trainer to appear on this year’s series, 27-year-old Welshman Jordon says he’s actually not as tough as he seems.
He revealed that he’s actually a devout Christian and is keen to meet someone with similar values.
26-year-old Joshua prides himself on his career ambition and competitive nature.
He works in Insurance and says his main priority is working hard and achieving his dreams leaving him little time for romance – until now, that is!
Rounding out the cast is 36-year-old care home manager and fireman Luke.
Luke revealed his previous relationship did a number of his confidence, leaving him keen to find someone who’ll love him for him.