Channel 5 have officially announced Alex Marks as The Bachelor 2019.
A 31-year-old personal trainer from London, Alex certainly has all the physical attributes to rev the engines of the nation.
But besides the press releases and loose facts about how he looks just like Aquaman, who actually is Alex Marks?
Here are seven facts you didn’t know!
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Alex Went to Uni
According to his LinkedIn profile, Alex studied physical education at Leeds Metropolitan University from 2007-2009.
That’s right, you can do PE outside of secondary school!
Ales hails from Kent, however, and moved back to the London area as a personal trainer at Fitness First, before working his way up to launching his own business.
He’s an Actual Giant
Alex is an actual giant, standing at 6ft 6
That means he’s got a whole three inches on Aquaman actor Jason Momoa… three inches!
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The secret is out… 🌹@wrighty_ . So it’s out !! Finally we can talk about the new Bachelor @alexpmarks !! This man is 6ft 6” ripped to shreds, personal trainer, well spoken, charming, humble, the perfect gentleman……… I mean the list goes on and that’s why he is @thebacheloruk !! . When I say this I mean it !! You are going to LOVE this new series out in March. There is drama from the get go, romance and love !! Stay tuned !! @channel5_tv . #thebacheloruk
Alex is a Business Owner
In his Channel 5 interview, Alex confessed that he has put a potential love life on the backburner while launching his own fitness company.
Alex owns ‘On The Marks’, a fitness company based in Clapham, which he launched last year.
This isn’t his first business venture, though, having also launched Zinc Fitness in 2012.
He Didn’t Always Have Wavy Locks
For some, Alex’s wavy locks are the selling point of his look.
For others, however, they’re probably not into it.
Which do you prefer?
Alex Loves His Abs
As with all personal trainers, Alex loves his abs.
His Instagram is full of topless photos, and you can join the action by following him at @on.your.marks.
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This guy 🙌🏼 @wrighty_ . My first solo date in SA was with this absolute specimen of a man. It was so nice having dinner and a few cold ones with the King Of Essex. 👑 . As cheeky as he can be I learnt a lot from him during my time away. His love for his gorgeous wife is obvious and he has a huge heart. Couldn’t have asked for a better sounding board – little did I know, I was going to need it! Genuinely don’t think I could have done it without him. . You guys are going to have to wait until tomorrow to see what was the other side of the camera 👀 . #TheBachelorUK . @channel5_tv @thebacheloruk 🌹
He Has Zero Ex’s
We trolled Alex’s entire Instagram attempting to find an ex-girlfriend and found absolutely nothing.
Perhaps he really is the ultimate Bachelor? Perhaps there’s a reason he doesn’t have an ex’s? Perhaps he just wants the opportunity to promote his company?
Or, perhaps we’re just extremely cynical.
Alex in Five Words
During a 2016 interview with The Beauty Shortlist, Alex was asked to describe himself in five words.
He answered: “Ambitious, insightful, selfless, genuine, passionate.”
Only time will tell on those answers…
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