Married At First Sight UK: meet Matt, the Leeds man part of the first gay couple in the show's history

Last month saw the marriage of the first gay couple in Married At First Sight history, with one half of the new pairing coming from Leeds.
Four couples have been paired up so far, including the first gay couple of the show. Photo: E4Four couples have been paired up so far, including the first gay couple of the show. Photo: E4
Four couples have been paired up so far, including the first gay couple of the show. Photo: E4

Matt, 39, joined the series looking for love after his last relationship ended when his partner did not want children.

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The charity worker from Leeds quit his previous corporate job after his father was diagnosed with cancer, and was inspired to work in the charity sector.

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Joining the series, he said he was looking for a partner to grow old and have children with- and hopes he has found that in Northern Irish lad Daniel.

Daniel, 27, married Matt in the first episode of the show aired last month.

Despite an age gap of over 10 years, the couple seem to feel confident that they can make the marriage work after it was revealed that they both share strong family values.

After embarking on their honeymoon alongside the other three couples now paired up in the series, Matt and Daniel failed to return to screens for the first dinner party.

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Sparking outrage on social media, some were worried that the duo had already split on their honeymoon and had left the series.

However it was revealed this week that the pair actually had a delay returning to the UK, and are still very much loved up.

This week saw them move in together and take part in Married At First Sight's 'Yes Week', as well as enjoy the second dinner party.

So far neither of the pair have revealed anything on their social media accounts to indicate if they are still together- however the couple will face their first commitment ceremony this week where more will be revealed about their relationship.

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You can watch tonight's episode on E4 at 9pm, with new episodes being shown from Monday to Thursday.

Episodes will be available to watch after they have aired on the streaming service All 4.

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