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Everything you need to know about MAFS expert Alessandra Rampolla

The gorgeous sexologist is joining the show.
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Married At First Sight is back for another season in 2024 – with drama, scandal, tension and hopefully a little love on the cards. Joining the contestants will be the love experts: Mel Schilling, John Aiken and Alessandra Rampolla.

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Puerto Rican sexologist and TV presenter Alessandra Rampolla joined MAFS in 2021, after Dr Trisha Stratford announced her departure from the program.

The stunning 49-year-old brunette joined the show’s existing experts John and Mel for the eighth season of the controversial reality TV show. Quickly becoming a fan-favourite, Alessandra is known for keeping it real with the contestants and calling out ‘bad behaviour’ when she sees it.

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Alessandra speaks both Spanish and English. (Image: Instagram)

Who is Alessandra Rampolla?

Alessandra is a certified clinical sexologist who has worked as a therapist with couples and families for years, as well as appearing on numerous TV shows, hosting her own radio show and has written several books on love and relationships.

She has 773,000 Instagram followers and frequently uploads selfies and informational videos to her account – you can follow her on Instagram here @allesarampolla

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She is a huge star in her native Puerto Rico. (Image: Instagram)

“I am thrilled to be joining John and Mel in Australia’s biggest social experiment,” Alessandra said in a statement when she first joined MAFS. 

“With my particular expertise, I hope to contribute to the complex mix of components that ensure marriages not only work but thrive in the long haul,” she added.

“One of my strongest core beliefs is that sexual expression and compatibility are vital in building, nourishing and maintaining healthy romantic relationships, and it is my pleasure to help guide our participants in balancing this important factor in their brave quest for love.”

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The gorgeous brunette frequently uploads selfies to her 622,000 Instagram followers. (Image: Instagram)

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