It’s only week one of Married At First Sight’s seventh season and it’s already all we can talk about!

Tonight’s episode sees two more couples matched by the experts with the hopes that they will find true love at the end of the aisle – one of which was 37-year-old Chris and 31-year-old Vanessa.

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As we’re introduced to this new couple, we learn that Vanessa has some serious self-confidence issues after being bullied as a kid (which is heartbreaking really because she can’t even see how gorgeous she is!) and Chris is a single dad who has a hard time dealing with being away from his kids.

But you know what the video montages don’t tell you that a nice deep dive on the good ol’ internet does..? Our mate Chris Nicholls has a bit of a scandalous past!


The father-of-two from Adelaide hasn’t always been a correctional youth worker. Turns out he actually used to be a male stripper and topless waiter!

And TBH he could definitely give Channing Tatum a run for his money with those abs and moves…

In fact, check out this pic we dug up from his Instagram account! He looks like a Channing Tatum in Magic Mike lookalike!

According to images published by NW Magazine, Chris used to work for the company Aussie Hunks Australia, which is an Adelaide-Based male entertainment company.


The publication claims that Chris worked for the company between 2014 and 2015 and he also posed as Mr August in their annual calendar in 2015.

Check out some more pictures here!

Hopefully some of Chris’ confidence will rub off on his new bride Vanessa during the experiment!

Married At First Sight airs Sunday-Wednesday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine.

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