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

Greg Evans was one of Australia’s most beloved television presenters.

In the 1980s, the 69-year-old was the face of Perfect Match, the country’s most beloved dating show.

On Monday, the star appeared in a new ad for Super Sleeper Pro mattresses, which aired on Sky.

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

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

“I thought I had a pretty good mattress, but when the Super Sleeper arrived, I was rejuvenated,” he said in the commercial.

“It’s like a brand new bed and I’m sleeping better than ever,” he added, patting the mattress he was sitting on.

The silver fox had hardly changed since his primetime television host days, and still had the same good looks 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 1980s, the 69-year-old was the face of Perfect Match (pictured), the country’s most beloved dating show

Greg presented Perfect Match on Channel Ten between 1984 and 1989 and oversaw the union of thousands of couples.

Evans was signed by Channel Nine with a huge contract, but the network couldn’t find the right program to showcase his talent and he returned to Ten.

After a hiatus in 1990, the show returned in 1991, now called Blind Date, again with the well-known name Evans to the fore.

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

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“I thought I had a pretty good mattress, but when the Super Sleeper arrived, I was rejuvenated,” he said in the commercial. The silver fox had hardly changed since his prime-time television host days, and still had the same good looks and charisma

In 1992 he switched to radio and hosted Melbourne’s number one breakfast talkback radio show on 3AW.

He hosted a drive time show on 104.3 GOLD FM in 1994 before moving to the network’s breakfast room in 1996.

A return to television followed in 1997, with Greg heading Channel Ten’s Monday to Friday.

Greg hosted Perfect Match between 1984 and 1989 and oversaw the union of thousands of couples.  After a hiatus in 1990, the show returned in 1991, now called Blind Date, again with the well-known name Evans to the fore.

Greg hosted Perfect Match between 1984 and 1989 and oversaw the union of thousands of couples. After a hiatus in 1990, the show returned in 1991, now called Blind Date, again with the well-known name Evans to the fore.

The big screen then beckoned, with the star scoring an acting role in The Craic in 1999.

Between 1999 and 2002 Greg played on Melbourne Talk Radio Station 3AK, before joining Radio 3MP between 2005 and 2006.

In 2001, he appeared in the comedy series Pizza, in the relevant role of the Dating Show Host.

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

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

It was in 2007 that the television icon got his sea change – he turned his interest in becoming a wedding celebrant.

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

Just as he did on television, Greg has united hundreds of couples in love and currently works as “Melbourne’s premier wedding celebrant.”

It was in 2007 that the television icon got his turn - he turned his interest in becoming a wedding celebrant.  Greg graduated from the International College of Marriage Celebrants that same year.  In the photo with his certificate

It was in 2007 that the television icon got his turn – he turned his interest in becoming a wedding celebrant. Greg graduated from the International College of Marriage Celebrants that same year. In the photo with his certificate

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

Greg and his wife of 45, Sue, have been out and about for the past few years, touring Australia in a caravan.

They split their time between an apartment in Melbourne and a lake cottage in Bonnie Doon before going on an adventure.

His social media documents just a few of the 800 weddings he has led.  Greg appeared on Sunrise in 2018 (pictured) showing off his wedding party skills

His social media documents just a few of the 800 weddings he has led. Greg appeared on Sunrise in 2018 (pictured) showing off his wedding party skills

The couple spend three months of the year – usually during the colder seasons – road tripping in their luxurious 7.6-meter Jayco Silverline.

“We’ve been pretty much all over Australia. Caravanning is a passion of mine,” Greg . said women’s Day last year.

‘It’s wonderful to be back in nature comfortably! Our caravan is about as big as you can get so it’s really more glamping than camping,” he added.

Greg and his 45-year-old wife, Sue (left), have been out and about for the past few years, touring Australia in a caravan.  They split their time between an apartment in Melbourne and a lake cottage in Bonnie Doon before going on an adventure for three months each year.

Greg and his 45-year-old wife, Sue (left), have been out and about for the past few years, touring Australia in a caravan. They split their time between an apartment in Melbourne and a lake cottage in Bonnie Doon before going on an adventure for three months each year.

The couple have two grown children, son Jason, who is a veterinarian, and daughter Jodi, who is a university teacher.

Greg and Sue love their grandchildren – Jason’s children, Riley, 11, and Leo, seven. — and spend as much time with them as they can.

‘I love being a grandfather. I just see so many things that my grandchildren do, that their own father did at the same age,” Greg told Women’s Day.

“We've been pretty much all over Australia.  Caravanning is a passion of mine,

“We’ve been pretty much all over Australia. Caravanning is a passion of mine,” Greg told Women’s Day last year. ‘It’s wonderful to be back in nature comfortably! Our caravan is about as big as you can get, so it’s really more glamping than camping,” he added

“They haven’t camped yet, but I want to take them with me and that’s in sight. They love spending time in the countryside with us at Bonnie Doon.”

Greg also continues to appear on television shows, appearing as a guest from time to time.

Appearing on Sunrise in 2018, he showed off his wedding party skills and was a guest 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 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)

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