MAFS’ Evelyn Ellis debuts in new television gig

It's only upwards for this former TV bride.
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Evelyn Ellis made quite the splash on this year’s Married at First Sight Australia. Arriving later in the season as an intruder, she captured audiences’ hearts with her ‘tell it like it is’ attitude.

Because of this, the 27-year-old has also secured Channel Nine’s ongoing interest. 

WATCH: Married at First Sight’s Duncan and Evelyn confirm they’re dating. Article continues after video.

She spoke at the Cairns in Cannes media summit alongside her boyfriend Duncan James and Nine’s CMO and Head of Content in 2023 – and it seems as if Nine want her on board for the foreseeable future.

As reported by Yahoo Lifestyle, a TV insider revealed the network is “keen to keep Evelyn in the family and really champion her,” considering her their “new darling”.

It seems as if these musings were correct! Evelyn debuted as a presenter on Nine’s travel programme, Getaway on Saturday, June 26.

WATCH: Evelyn makes her debut on Getaway. Article continues after video.

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Giving viewers a tour of Sydney’s hidden gems, she shared a snippet of one of her favourite hometown stops – Balls Head Reserve. The 27-year-old also paid a visit to Cantina OK! for a cocktail and the Imperial Hotel for a round of drag bingo.

Her MAFS’ buddies were quick to share their support of the budding presenting star, with boyfriend Duncan leading the pack with his sweet message.

“So pumped and so bloody proud of you! You deserve this xx 😘,” he wrote.

Sandy, Janelle, Caitlin and Harrison also shared their support in her comment section.

Following her exciting presenting debut, Evelyn also shared some filming sneak peeks in line with her upcoming second Getaway segment.

You’ll be seeing a whole lot more of her… (Credit: Instagram)

In her post, she thanked the team for coaching her through her first gig. 

In true boyfriend fashion, Duncan jumped on to share his support for his partner.

“It just keeps getting better! Even more proud then the time you first made an amazing paella 🥘 😍,” he wrote.

“SETTING AN ALARM IMMEDIATELY,” close MAFS friend Janelle added.

She’s already a natural. (Credit: Instagram)

This is not the first time that the network has expressed a keen interest in maintaining continued working relationships with MAFS contestants.

Notably, season six bride Matha Kalifatidis was hired on as a contestant on the 2021 iteration of Celebrity Apprentice, where she was described as “one of Australia’s most in-demand digital personalities”. 

WATCH: Martha Kalifatidis on the set of Celebrity Apprentice. Article continues after video.

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Similarly, season nine’s Domenica Calarco also hosted her own digital MAFS spin-off series with the network in 2022.

Evidently, the possibilities for Evelyn are endless.

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