British fans of Married At First Sight will be delighted to see Mel Schilling is back as one of the relationship experts for the second year in a row – but who is she married to?
The E4 Favorite is finally back with an explosive series debut after more single people are about to take the plunge into marriage without ever meeting.
Along with Mel, Charlene Douglas and Paul S. Brunson are back to help the newlyweds navigate their newfound marital bliss.
last line-up of 16 singles was announced and features two same-sex couples, one of which is the main character of the show. first lesbian couple.
The series is “bigger and more dramatic than ever,” according to the producers, but some fans also want to know the show’s experts’ relationship history.
Here’s everything you need to know about Australia’s Queen Mel’s own marriage.
Who is Mel Schilling?
Mel Schilling has been the romance coach on the explosive Australian edition of Married At First Sight since 2016, and last year he was called on to help with the UK version.
The upcoming MAFS UK series will be Mal’s 10th time at a rodeo, her second series in the UK after being a primary therapist for eight series in Australia.
The 50-year-old love guru has been a skilled practitioner of human behavior and goals for over two decades.
Mel says she is passionate about “teaching, motivating and inspiring people to become better people.”
In addition to being a relationship expert, she also works as a trainer, speaker, TV host and consultant, and has a blog where she writes about everything from body acceptance tips to how to survive the global pandemic.
Who is Mel Schilling married to?
Mel is married to her husband Gareth Brisbane, originally from Northern Ireland. They got married on December 24, 2020.
Gareth runs an online bookmaker and the couple have a seven-year-old daughter, Maddie, who was conceived through IVF.
Mel gave birth to her first child at the age of 42 and moved her young family to Brighton last year to be able to film a show that puts the cast together through science.
Talking about how the couple met, she said OK! Magazine last year: “I was single until I was thirty. I wasn’t interested in anyone. I’ve been busy traveling the world and working overseas, I’ve been busy building my business and just living a great life.
“We were both almost 40 when we met and he just turned my world upside down. I didn’t expect this! We met at [dating website] harmony. He is from Whitehead in Northern Ireland but lived in Adelaide and I in Melbourne.
“We were apart for six weeks, which was really critical to the success of our relationship because we didn’t meet physically during those six weeks, but we talked every day. And it was mostly email, and then – at first I couldn’t talk to him on the phone because I couldn’t understand his accent!”
Married at First Sight returns tonight at 9pm on E4.
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