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What happened to the host of Perfect Match? Greg Evans resurfaces on Sky News

Greg Evans was one of Australia’s most beloved tv hosts. 

In the Eighties, the 69-year-old was the face of Perfect Match, the nation’s most beloved dating present. 

On Monday, the star emerged in a brand new commercial for Super Sleeper Pro mattresses, which aired on Sky. 

Greg Evans has emerged in a brand new commercial for Super Sleeper Pro mattresses, which aired on Sky on Monday (pictured) 

‘I believed I had a fairly good mattress, however when the Super Sleeper arrived, it rejuvenated me,’ he mentioned in the industrial. 

‘It’s like a model new mattress, and my sleep is best than it is ever been’ he added, patting the mattress he was sitting on. 

The silver fox appeared barely modified from his days as a primetime tv host, nonetheless sporting the identical beauty and charisma that made him a fan favorite.

In the 1980s, the 69-year-old was the face of Perfect Match (pictured), the country's most beloved dating show

In the Eighties, the 69-year-old was the face of Perfect Match (pictured), the nation’s most beloved dating present

Greg hosted Perfect Match between 1984 and 1989, overseeing the union of hundreds of {couples}. 

After a break in 1990, the present returned in 1991, now known as Blind Date, once more with family identify Evans at the forefront.  

Collectively, Greg hosted 1,400 episodes of the present and was nominated for a Gold Logie thrice. 

'I thought I had a pretty good mattress, but when the Super Sleeper carried, it rejuvenated me,' he said in the commercial. The silver fox appeared barely changed from his days as a primetime television host, still sporting the same good looks and charisma

‘I believed I had a fairly good mattress, however when the Super Sleeper carried, it rejuvenated me,’ he mentioned in the industrial. The silver fox appeared barely modified from his days as a primetime tv host, nonetheless sporting the identical beauty and charisma 

In 1992, he moved on to radio, internet hosting Melbourne’s primary breakfast speak back radio present on 3AW. 

He went on to host a drive time present on 104.3 GOLD FM in 1994 earlier than shifting to the community’s breakfast slot in 1996. 

A return to tv adopted in 1997, with Greg helming Channel Ten’s Monday to Friday. 

Greg hosted Perfect Match between 1984 and 1989, overseeing the union of thousands of couples. After a break in 1990, the show returned in 1991, now called Blind Date, again with household name Evans at the forefront

Greg hosted Perfect Match between 1984 and 1989, overseeing the union of hundreds of {couples}. After a break in 1990, the present returned in 1991, now known as Blind Date, once more with family identify Evans at the forefront 

The massive display then beckoned, with the star scoring an appearing position in the The Craic in 1999.

Between 1999 and 2002, Greg starred on Melbourne Talk Radio Station 3AK, earlier than becoming a member of Radio 3MP between 2005 and 2006. 

In 2001, he appeared in the comedy sequence Pizza, in the related position of the Dating Show Host. 

Collectively, Greg hosted 1,400 episodes of the show and was nominated for a Gold Logie three times

Collectively, Greg hosted 1,400 episodes of the present and was nominated for a Gold Logie thrice

It was in 2007 that the tv icon had his sea change – turning his pursuits to turning into a wedding celebrant. 

Greg graduated from The International College of Marriage Celebrants that very same year. 

Much like he did on tv, Greg has united lots of of {couples} in love, and is presently working as ‘Melbourne’s premier marriage celebrant’. 

It was in 2007 that the television icon had his sea change - turning his interests to becoming a marriage celebrant. Greg graduated from The International College of Marriage Celebrants that same year. Pictured with his certificate

It was in 2007 that the tv icon had his sea change – turning his pursuits to turning into a wedding celebrant. Greg graduated from The International College of Marriage Celebrants that very same year. Pictured together with his certificates 

His social media paperwork just a few of the 800 weddings he has officiated, with the former host clearly loving his duties. 

Greg and his spouse of 45 years, Sue, have taken to the highway in recent times, travelling round Australia in a caravan. 

They cut up their time between an condo in Melbourne and a lakeside cottage in Bonnie Doon earlier than heading out on adventures. 

His social media documents just some of the 800 weddings he has officiated. Greg appeared on Sunrise in 2018 (pictured) showing off his marriage celebrant skills

His social media paperwork just a few of the 800 weddings he has officiated. Greg appeared on Sunrise in 2018 (pictured) displaying off his marriage celebrant expertise

The couple spend three months out of each year – normally throughout the colder seasons – highway tripping of their luxurious 7.6 metre Jayco Silverline. 

‘We’ve been just about throughout Australia. Caravanning is a ardour of mine,’ Greg advised Woman’s Day final year.   

‘It’s pretty to get back to nature in consolation! Our caravan is about as massive as you may get, so it truly is extra like glamping than tenting,’ he added. 

Greg and his wife of 45 years, Sue (left), have taken to the road in recent years, travelling around Australia in a caravan. They split their time between an apartment in Melbourne and a lakeside cottage in Bonnie Doon before heading out on adventures for three months every year

Greg and his spouse of 45 years, Sue (left), have taken to the highway in recent times, travelling round Australia in a caravan. They cut up their time between an condo in Melbourne and a lakeside cottage in Bonnie Doon earlier than heading out on adventures for 3 months each year

The couple have two grownup kids, son Jason, who’s a vet, and daughter Jodi, a college lecturer. 

Greg and Sue dote on their grandchildren – Jason’s kids, Riley, 11, and Leo, seven. – and spend as a lot time with them as they will. 

‘I really like being a grandad. I simply see so many things my grandkids do, that their very own dad did at the identical age,’ Greg advised Woman’s Day. 

'We've been pretty much all over Australia. Caravanning is a passion of mine,' Greg told Woman's Day last year. 'It's lovely to get back to nature in comfort! Our caravan is about as big as you can get, so it really is more like glamping than camping,' he added

‘We’ve been just about throughout Australia. Caravanning is a ardour of mine,’ Greg advised Woman’s Day final year. ‘It’s pretty to get back to nature in consolation! Our caravan is about as massive as you may get, so it truly is extra like glamping than tenting,’ he added

‘They have not been tenting but, however I need to take them and that is on the horizon. They do love spending time in the nation with us at Bonnie Doon.’

Greg additionally continues to seem on tv reveals, popping up as a visitor from time to time. 

He appeared on Sunrise in 2018 displaying off his marriage celebrant expertise and was a visitor on the Morning Show alongside Larry Emdur and Sally Obermeder in 2019.

Greg also continues to appear on television shows from time to time. He appeared on the Morning Show alongside Larry Emdur and Sally Obermeder in 2019 (pictured)

Greg additionally continues to seem on tv reveals from time to time. He appeared on the Morning Show alongside Larry Emdur and Sally Obermeder in 2019 (pictured) 

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