Meet the Couples From ‘Married at First Sight: Australia,’ Premiering May 27 on Lifetime

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Married at First Sight is heading down below. Hot on the heels of season 10 — which had the highest-rated finale within the present’s historical past — Lifetime is bringing Married at First Sight: Australia to American TV audiences. 

The Australian model of the fact present franchise will premiere Wednesday, May 27 at 9/8c on Lifetime. Two-hour episodes will air on Wednesdays and Thursdays. 

‘Married at First Sight: Australia’ options greater than the same old variety of {couples} 

In the U.S., the MAFS relationship consultants solely match 4 or 5 {couples} per season. But on MAFS: Australia, there are a whopping 12 {couples} who’ve been matched by that present’s consultants: John Aiken, Mel Schiling and Dr. Trisha Stafford. That means extra weddings, extra honeymoons, and extra drama. Plus, the Australian present encompasses a MAFS first, at the very least for American audiences: a same-sex couple. There’s additionally an older bride and groom who each have grownup youngsters, in addition to {couples} with youthful children, one thing we haven’t seen but within the U.S. 

So who’re the courageous Aussies who’ve agreed to marry a complete stranger? Let’s meet the {couples}. 

Aleks and Ivan

Outspoken Perth-born Aleksandra was raised in a strict Serbian family. She’s matched with Ukranian-born Ivan. Will her fiery persona mesh together with his hard-working and conventional outlook? 

Tash and Amanda

Tash is a yoga trainer and bartender who typically intimidates individuals along with her tattoos and darkish hair. But she’s actually searching for love and affection. Perhaps she’ll discover it with Amanda, a self-proclaimed alpha-female who says she’s searching for her soulmate. 

Cathy and Josh

Cathy is from New Zealand, however lives in Australia. She’s glamorous on the skin however in actuality is right down to earth and searching for an sincere and constant associate to share her life with. Josh, from Sydney, regrets some previous relationship errors and is now able to quiet down. 

KC and Drew 

KC spent a decade working as a dancer in LA earlier than returning residence to Australia within the hopes of discovering love. Her match, Drew, is a laid-back musician who loves his easy life-style. He’s additionally a bit gun-shy about relationships, since his former fiancée referred to as off their engagement 4 years in the past.   

Connie and Jonethen

Aspiring marine biologist Connie has been single for 5 years. She’s not very snug round males, however has determined to go together with the experiment to discover a associate. She’s matched with Jonethen, whose work has made it troublesome to seek out “the one.”

Hayley and David 

Hayley is a recovered drug addict who turned to well being and health to assist her get her life again on monitor. The consultants match her with David, an ex-boxer turned truck driver whose skeptical dad and mom aren’t on board together with his participation in MAFS. 

Lizzie and Seb 

Lizzie really appeared on an earlier season of MAFS: Australia. That marriage crashed and burned when her husband cheated on her, however she’s taking an opportunity that her match this time round is a greater match. Hopefully, Sebastian, a semi-pro ALF participant, received’t stray.   

Natasha and Mikey 

Natasha is a daring businesswoman who tends so far older males. But she feels her exes haven’t all the time handled her as an equal. She’s hoping for one thing completely different from Mikey, who runs his household’s nursing residence. But will his insecurity in terms of girls trigger issues of their relationship?

Poppy and Luke 

Poppy, the mother of 2-year-old twins, typically turns to humor to get by means of disappointments. She’s hoping to discover a associate who can even be a task mannequin for her children. Luke is a single dad with two teenage daughters who believes in placing household first. 

Mishel and Steve 

Mishel is a mother of two adults children who’s skilled various courting disasters since her divorce 15 years in the past. Will she break her streak of unhealthy luck with Steve? He’s a most cancers survivor with an grownup son who’s afraid of spending the remainder of his life alone. 

Stacey and Michael 

Stacey, a legislation graduate, has two children and one damaged engagement. Past household trauma has left her hesitant to let different individuals in, however she could speak in confidence to single-dad Michael. He turned rich at a younger age and now needs to quiet down with a girl who appreciates his humorousness. 

Vanessa and Chris

Vanessa has a method for avoiding getting harm in relationships: rejecting males earlier than they’ve an opportunity to reject her. But she’s going to attempt to speak in confidence to Chris, a single dad who’s attempting to construct the right household after two failed engagements.

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