Married At First Sight UK’s Jess Potter goes public with ‘love of her life’ after quitting show

The reality star is Insta official with her new man

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by Nathan Katnoria |
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Married At First Sight UK is sadly coming to an end after a dramatic AF season and it's not a surprise that not all of the couples who started the experiment have made to the finish line.

The first couple to quit the experiment were dental hygienist Jess Potter and her Dreamboys stripper husband Pjay Finch, who failed to move past the friend zone. But despite not falling in love on the show, Jess has revealed that she's smitten with a new boyfriend.

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Jess was set up with Pjay Finch by the relationship experts ©E4

She went public with her new man on Instagram earlier this week and even went as far to call him "the love of her life". So, just who is the fella lighting up Jess' life?

Jess is now dating gas engineer TJ O'Reilly after meeting on a dating app and has already taken the major step of moving in with him, even though they've only been dating for four months.

After sharing a series of loved-up snaps on Instagram, Jess' followers took to the comment section to question whether she'd secretly been in a relationship while she was on the show but she quickly cleared things up.

"Nooooo!!! We met on tinder 4 months ago. Me and PJ have been back from the experiment over 6 months now," she clarified.

Fans are over the moon that Jess has finally got her happy ending, with one writing, "Glad you’ve found your soulmate ❤️❤️"

Another added, "Pleased you’ve finally found happiness x."

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Jess appeared on another dating show before Married At First Sight.

Much like her fellow bride April Banbury, she has a reality TV past after appearing on the second series of Netflix's, frankly, bizarre dating show Sexy Beasts. If you’ve never seen it before, Sexy Beasts sees its contestants don some really-rather-disturbing animal prosthetics for perhaps the strangest blind dates ever.

The premise of the show is for the singletons to really get to know each other without taking their looks into consideration in the hopes of sparking a deep and meaningful relationship. Think Love is Blind meets The Masked Singer meets Halloweentown.

During her appearance on the show, Jess disguised herself as Frankenstein for a date with New York-based chef Sullie aka The Bat (yep, he really was wearing a bat mask). Jess fended off Sullie’s two other potential suitors and was chosen for a final date where they revealed their true identities.

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Jess and Sullie had an unusual first date ©Netflix

Both Jess and Sullie were happy with what they saw when they were unmasked, with Sullie telling Jess, "All right! Yeah, I made the right choice. I did." She also told him that he was her type and it seemed like romance could be on the cards.

However, things obviously didn't work out for Jess and Sullie as she's looking for love on Married At First Sight UK. The long distance between them undoubtedly played a part, with Jess residing in Cambridgeshire in the UK while Sullie lived in New York and embarked on a new career as an actor after his Sexy Beasts appearance.

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Jess didn't find love on Sexy Beasts and is now appearing on Married At First Sight UK ©Netflix

As she appears on MAFS UK, here's everything you need to know about Jess Potter...

Who is Jess Potter?

Jess Potter is a dental hygienist who rose to fame as a reality star on the current series of Married At First Sight UK.

How old is Jess Potter?

Jess is currently 31 years old.

Where is Jess Potter from?

Jess is originally from Cambridgeshire.

Are Jess and Pjay from Married At First Sight UK still together?

Jess and Pjay got off to a rocky start when she stormed out of their wedding after finding out he worked as a stripper. She returned to their wedding and they later went on a honeymoon but Jess wasn't feeling the romantic vibes and insisted she and Pjay were just friends. They decided to stay together at the first commitment ceremony, but it remains to be seen how long they will last as a couple.

Does Jess Potter have Instagram?

You can follow Jess on Instagram at @jesspotter_xx.

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