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Richie Dews Bio, Age, Job, Height, Lara Eyre, MAFS UK

Meet Richie Dews, one among the batch of hopeful romantics on the new (Season 7) Married at First Sight UK that first aired on Channel 4 on 29 August 2022.

Richie, looking for love, was matched by experts Mel Schilling, Paul C Brunson, and Charlene Douglas to one among the 16 singletons. He, therefore, exchanged vows with a complete stranger as is tradition, in MAFS. The rest, if the experts got it right pairing him up, and more about him, we shall discuss in the rest of this writing called ‘Richie Dews Bio’.

MAFS UK: Are Richie Dews And Lara Eyre Still Together?

Amid being matched by the experts Richie Dews gets married to Lara Eyre during the first week of the show, on their first date.

So, together, Richie and Lara were hopeful about forming a connection. Are they still together? Here’s what we know.

Despite wanting things to end well, it did not exactly start well for this couple. After they get married, Richie admits that he lives at home with his parents, and this exchange does not go well with his bride.

In turn, Richie is also kind of not okay with Lara having kids. He admits to the camera that this is quite a big thing for him. He is also not being honest with Lara about this.

Considering all this and the “hostage situation” during the 6th September episode, fans seemed convinced Richie and Lara will be the first couple to split. Viewers were left cringing after Richie’s OTT attempts to woo Lara on their honeymoon. Yet some also hoped for the pair, with one writing. This lot thought Richie and Lara were adorable together.

Fast forward to now, Lara seemed to be leading her best life since leaving the show. She got a new tattoo and went back to her job as a waitress at a chicken shop in Nottingham while spending time with her two sons. And yes, she certainly did not appear to be in a relationship with Richie.

As for Richie, because of not being active on social media, we could not tell the same. He describes himself as deep, emotional, a good laugh, clever, and socially and emotionally intelligent.

When Richie first met Lara, he told her that he had never been in love before. “I never found anyone I thought ‘This could be it”, he had sworn.

Richie Dews Age

Richie Dews is the oldest contestant on MAFS UK this season. When he appeared on the show, he was 51 years old.

Richie Dews Job

As per LinkedIn and as of 2022, Richie seemed to have continued working as a sales executive Sales at Sheffield Prestige Ltd, a job he has been on since October 2013. Additionally, on his Facebook. he also wrote about being a UK Reiki Federation Registered practitioner and about having practiced and developed REIKINETICS.

On his IG Bio, Richie mentioned being an Ex-Dare Guitarist at A&M Records. Also a self-described “rocker” he spends plus 23 years in the music industry. In those years, he was on the road a lot and got to do session work with Sheryl Crow. He also wrote a song for Russell Watson and therefore always believed that he will be able to get the singer to perform at his wedding.

How Much Is Richie Dews Net Worth?

Richie Dews reportedly had around $350K net worth as of 2022. Given that he is still working as a sales executive at the said company, his salary from the job should be more or less than £26,006 per year, according to‘s estimation.

As for his reality TV appearance, Richie also featured in the dating show Take Me Out on ITV, hosted by Paddy McGuinness. He had come down in the Love Lift, praying at least one of the 30 women would keep their light on for him by the end of the three rounds. His appearance went off without a hitch in 2011 as viewers saw him win a date with Natasha Tyers. Also, this was not the only time he was on Take Me Out as he returned for a celebrity special in 2018. That same year, he also outed his single “Hologram” which is now available on Apple Music.

If you also need to know, Richie studied at the University of Salford International.

Richie Dews Height

Richie Dews stands around 5′ 10″ in height. Considering his appearance, MAFS fans also have spotted his uncanny celeb lookalikes, saying he kind of looks like someone put every current member of English pop group, Take That in a blender.

Related FAQs

  • Where Is Richie Dews From?

Richie Dews is a native of Sheffield. He was born and bred in this city in the English county of South Yorkshire.

  • When Is Richie Dews Birthday?

Richie Dews’s birthday was not yet revealed to us.

  • Is Richie Dews On Instagram And Facebook?

Richie Dews could be found on Instagram @richiedewsuk where he had 77 posts and 6,619 followers as of 13 September 2022.

He also had two accounts on Facebook the one called ‘Richie Dews’ and the other ‘Richie Dews (MafsUk)’. Plus, he was on TikTok (@richiedews) and on Twitter (@DewsRichie).

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