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First look at the cast of 2022's Married At First Sight UK

Lucy Devine

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First look at the cast of 2022's Married At First Sight UK

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Married at First Sight UK is heading back to our screens very soon, and now, Channel 4 has released the exciting new line-up of brides and grooms.

The singles, who will be matched together by returning experts Melanie Schilling, Paul C. Brunson, and Charlene Douglas, will meet each other for the first time at the altar before making a commitment to one another in front of family and friends.

Married at First Sight UK is heading back to our screens very soon. Credit: Channel 4
Married at First Sight UK is heading back to our screens very soon. Credit: Channel 4

Once the wedding celebrations are complete, the couples will head off on their honeymoon before moving in with each other and also getting to know the other couples in the experiment.

Through a series of challenges, dinner parties and commitment ceremonies with the experts, the marriages will be put to the ultimate test, and couples will have to decide each week if they want to stay or leave.

Let's meet this year's brides and grooms...


Adrian, 37, is a digital designer from Manchester

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Credit: Channel 4

Adrian loves socialising, hosting dinner parties and having movie nights at home. He hasn't had the best experience in relationships, and has been a serial dater over the last few years, but he's now looking for the right person to settle down with.

Adrian is looking for someone who will make him laugh and be up for an adventure.


George, 40, is a financial advisor from Worcester

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Credit: Channel 4

George is a dad-of-four and after going through a divorce, has struggled to find that special someone.

He lives in the countryside with his two eldest children and is an old fashioned romantic. He wants someone who excites him, someone to keep him on his toes and who can be open emotionally.


Duka, 31, is a HR recruitment coordinator from Birmingham

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Credit: Channel 4

Duka says women fall at his feet - but he's never found the right girl, explaining he gets bored easily.

He has lived in the UK since the age of 10, when his family fled the former Yugoslavia to escape conflict. After being bullied as a child, he finds it difficult to let people in and tends to put up his guard.

Duka loves art and poetry and wants to find an ‘Instagram girl’ that loves looking after herself, but can also have a deep conversation with.


Jordan, 29, is an account manager from Darlington

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Credit: Channel 4

Jordan is spontaneous and outgoing and describes himself as 'a great catch'.

But, when it comes to relationships, he acknowledges that he’s single because he’s too particular and knows he needs to give girls more of a chance.

Jordan says his goal is to find true love and a real connection.


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Credit: Channel 4

Kwame is a confident business owner who believes he's 'done it all'. He’s travelled across the world, established himself in a successful career, got married, had kids and got divorced.

A self-professed 'ladies man' he admits he’s a bit cocky, but also says he’s a nice guy. Kwame was also crowned Mr Ghana in 2000 and says he wants another chance at finding love.


Richie, 51, is a sales advisor from Sheffield

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Credit: Channel 4

Richie worked in the music industry for 23 years and has worked with the likes of Sheryl Crow. He also wrote a song which appeared on a Russell Watson album, and boasts that he’d be able to get him to perform at his wedding.

Richie considers himself to be deep, emotional, a good laugh, clever, and socially and emotionally intelligent.


Pjay, 31, is a dancer and performer from Birmingham

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Credit: Channel 4

Dreamboys performer Pjay has never been short of attention, but he can't seem to find the right person to settle down with, explaining his job has sometimes been a barrier.

He's looking to find someone with whom he can create a peaceful and loving environment. His best friends are his mum and his sister. Pjay explains how he tells him mum everything - and that his future wife will need her seal of approval!


Thomas, 31, is a mental health care assistant from Liverpool

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Credit: Channel 4

Thomas loves being the centre of attention and is bursting with energy and sarcasm!

He's sociable and unapologetically loud and says his worst nightmare would be for someone to describe him as 'nice'.

He’s looking for a partner to help balance him out. 


April, 32, is a dress designer from London

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Credit: Channel 4

Ambitious April is a dress - and wedding dress - designer and also former Miss Great Britain. But April has struggled when finding the right man.

In fact, April’s friends joke about her being ‘always the bridal designer, never the bride’.

Determined to change this, she's ready to put her love life in the hands of the experts.

April considers herself a positive, bubbly sociable butterfly, with a ‘live everyday like it’s your last’ ethos, and says her personality can be quite silly and jokey, but also sensitive and empathetic towards others.


Chanita, 29, is a social worker from Derby

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Credit: Channel 4

Chanita is a caring, loyal and protective social worker from Derby.

Chanita came out of a 10-year relationship two years ago, and now feels she's ready to meet her future partner. Alongside her important work, Chanita’s big ambition is to be happily married with a family and a stable home. 


Jenna, 32, is a zero waste shop owner from Blackpool

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Credit: Channel 4

Small business-owner Jenna never saw herself getting married and hated the traditional concept of marriage. But, she wants to find love, commit to someone and build a long life together. 


Jess, 31, is a dental hygienist from Cambridgeshire

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Credit: Channel 4

Jess says she's unique and weird, but extremely fun and outgoing.

Jess is not afraid to do something that will make her look silly; she will happily get up on a table and start dancing and believes she needs her future partner to match the same energy as her.

Romantically, she admits that jumping into something quickly has landed her in trouble in the past and she thinks that this is the main reason why she is still single.


Kasia, 36, is a businesswoman from London

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Credit: Channel 4

Mum-of-two Kasia is a calm, focussed, and extremely driven individual who won’t let anything stand in her way until she finds the right guy.

Kasia left school at 16 to have her first child, and believes the odds were against her. But since then, she has raised two children and has a successful career, launching her own body contouring clinic.

Despite being the boss at work, she’s after a man who can take the lead, but shares the same drive and passion that she does. 


Lara, 49, is a waitress from Nottingham

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Credit: Channel 4

Canadian former dancer, Lara, has been married and divorced twice and has led a luxury lifestyle, once flying from Japan to New York - for dinner!

Lara’s relationship role models are her parents who have been married for 51 years and are one another’s best friend. Lara says they are madly in love all these years later.

Although she’s been single for 12 years now, Lara believes in love and is looking for her prince to introduce to her two sons.


Whitney, 31, is a PA from St Albans

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Credit: Channel 4

Whitney isn't short of male attention, but struggles to find a guy who ticks all her boxes.

Her biggest fear is ending up 50 and single, but she now feels ready to give someone a chance, and thinks that putting the responsibility of finding her partner into the experts’ hands might be her only solution. 


Zoe, 31, is a quantity surveyor from the West Midlands

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Credit: Channel 4

Zoe is an outgoing, ambitious and successful professional who works hard and plays even harder. Zoe has recently turned 30, and no longer wants to be a serial dater. Zoe wants to settle down and eventually start a family - and is hoping 2022 will be the year she finally finds love.

Married At First Sight UK is coming soon to Channel 4.

Topics: TV And Film, Married At First Sight

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