For those dying to hear “the pods are now open”, it’s time to rejoice as the beloved dating show ‘Love Is Blind’ is almost here with a fresh new season. The sparkling Season 3 is all set to premiere on Netflix on October 19, 2022. And with the new season, fans will also be treated to new faces who will be seen figuring out the tricky aspects of blind dating throughout the course of the season.
As you may already know, what sets this Netflix dating show apart from other dating shows is its core concept where contestants cannot see each other’s faces during the dating phase. Taking blind dating to a whole new level, participants will decide who they want to tie the knot with based solely on the other person’s voice and personality. The show is meant to conclude with the contestants walking down the aisle with “the one”. Brave souls who are desperate for love participate willfully in the show in the hopes of finding the right partner. So who are the bold and hot singles to grace Season 3 of ‘Love Is Blind’? Here are all the details of the new participants looking for love.
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Tony Taylor, 34, is a medical device sales rep. His best qualities are being open, accepting, and loving. He is searching for a “teammate” and his biggest dating pet peeve is a person who is “rude and pretentious”. Tony’s longest relationship lasted for 10 years.
Dakota, 32, is an aerospace engineer looking for someone who doesn’t take themselves too seriously. He is ready to find his future life partner and is looking for love like his parents have shared for the last 40 years. As a partner, Dakota brings his “welcoming personality,” selflessness, and drive to the table.
Brennon Lemieux, 32, is a water treatment engineer. He knows what he wants — someone with a “take charge” personality. Brennon hopes to find an alpha woman who is an “authentic” partner and wants to share his culture and values. He has a strong personality, always willing to speak his mind.
Zach Gordon, 29, is a med school/interior quality control manager. The key to his heart is genuine commitment and food. Due to his high standards, he has been single for over four years and says he has joined the ‘Love Is Blind’ experiment to remove the “physical” from dating and “let someone know who he truly is.”
Dale Dalida, 32, is a cybersecurity student. Dale is on the show for good conversations and thinks the hallmark of a great relationship is 3 am talks.
Simmer Bajwa, 27, is a director of marketing technology and doesn’t put himself out there much. He is searching for an ambitious other half and wants someone to help him grow. Unlike most of his fellow contestants, Simmer boasts that he does not have a type.
34-year-old Nash Buehler is a realtor looking for an “equal partner”. He loves apple pie, bar trivia, and sand volleyball.
Another realtor on the show, 27-year-old Cole Barnett, is looking for a partner who appreciates his crazy and weird side. His biggest pet peeve is bad driving, and he desires a loyal and encouraging woman “who lives in faith with God.”
33-year-old Anthony LaScalea is an attorney who wants to try something different and date without social media distractions. He loves chocolate chip cookies. His type of woman is one who is down to do anything and lives for fun.
Matt Bolton, 28, is a private charter sales executive who is hoping to find someone who breaks down his walls. He describes himself as a morning person who loves golf and working out. Before being on the show, Matt was in a 10-year-long relationship.
Bartise Bowden, 27, is a senior analyst by profession whose friends describe him as being too picky. He loves going to the gym and cracking jokes and hopes to find a partner who can take all of his jokes and even crack some back at him.
Sikiru ‘SK’ Alagbada
The 34-year-old is a data engineer who loves food and snacking. Sikiru is looking for a boss lady who isn’t materialistic and is excited to fall in love with his partner’s mind before their appearance.
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Andrew Y Liu, 30, is a director of operations at a firm and looking for “love at first voice.” His biggest pet peeve with dating is someone who looks to other people to solve their problems. He also loves to cuddle. He is also a wildlife photographer.
DaVonté Black, 30, loves working out and wants to match with someone who appreciates the fitness development coach’s hobby. His relationship inspiration stems from Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, hoping to “set a new standard” for marriage.
Julian Torres, 34, is a managing director of operations by profession and loves women with magnetic personalities. His deal breaker is someone who “isn’t well-read.” Julian’s hobbies include reading books, trying out new restaurants, and sand volleyball. On the show, he hopes to break his habit of dating the most physically attractive girls who were inherently wrong for him.
The 29-year-old chiropractor wants a “best friend” and a “leader”. Her ideal man is a gentleman with a heart as big as her own, and she refuses to settle until she finds him.
The 31-year-old ICU nurse practitioner is finally ready to focus on finding her perfect partner after years of dabbling in a demanding career. She hopes to find a sincere partner who knows how to communicate in a relationship. Kalekia is also known to overlook red flags.
The 35-year-old critical care nurse does not want to settle for anything less than her worth. She loves ax-throwing and other unexpected hobbies such as cake decorating and hates “f-boys”.
Nancy is a 32-year-old real estate investor whose biggest pet peeve is rude people. Her longest relationship was eight years, and she has never found men willing to settle down. Nancy wants to find a partner who is up for any adventure with her.
The 27-year-old is a customer cuccess manager who enjoys the outdoors, culture, and working on her plants. She wants a partner who is just as silly as her and will make her light up.
The 26-year-old ballet dancer and digital PR strategist believes someone gets an “instant feeling” the moment they find “the one”. She hopes to get that feeling on the show.
The 35-year-old makeup artist dislikes inconsistency in a relationship. Her hobby is cooking from scratch and after numerous situationships, she wants to find someone who’s funny, intelligent, communicative, and ready for a real relationship.
The 35-year-old dermatologist loves baking, hiking, surfing, and writing songs. Valarie wants to find her soulmate on ‘Love Is Blind’. Her pet peeve is people who lack “accountability.”
A stylist by profession, 31-year-old Amanda thinks she’s single because she “picks the wrong guys” and is looking for a relationship that will bring her “joy” through travel and kindness.
Another realtor on the show, 32-year-old Zanab is looking for someone loyal and supportive while also taller than her in heels. She admits to being “picky AF.”
Raven Ross, 29, a pilates instructor, is looking for someone intelligent and responsible to get married to. She is inspired by the relationship between Barack and Michelle Obama and admits she’s always late to everything.
Alexa is a 27-year-old insurance agency owner who admits to being stubborn. She dislikes ghosting and models her ideal relationship after Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively.
Jess Gumbert, 30, is a senior event producer who hates “dating games” and wants someone who’s down-to-earth and can make her laugh.
The 36-year-old is a medical device representative who loves loud music and rocking out at concerts. Her hobbies include hiking, yoga, and traveling.
Kimberlee ‘Kim’ Clarke
The 30-year-old teacher and coach hopes to find someone willing to “go with the flow.” She dislikes poor communication and is done with online dating.
Catch ‘Love is Blind’ Season 3 premiere on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, on Netflix.