Who is Fred Sirieix? First Dates star's age, wife, family and when the show is back on TV

16 April 2019, 16:09

Fred Sirieix from First Dates
Fred Sirieix from First Dates. Picture: Getty

By Sofia Rizzi

Channel 4's First Dates is back on our screens, so here's everything you need to know about the hunky Maître d' Fred Sirieix.

Fred Sirieix has charmed many of us with his good looks and charming accent on First Dates. But how old really is the First Dates front-of-house, and is he single? Here's all the info.

The first episode of the new series of First Dates will air on Tuesday 16 April, so get your love goggles on!

  1. Fred Sirieix age: How old is he?

    Fred at the BAFTAs
    Fred at the BAFTAs. Picture: Getty

    Though his good looks might tell another story, Fred Sirieix is 47 years old.

    He was born on 27 January 1972 in Limoges, France.

  2. Fred Sirieix wife: Is he single?

    Fred was previously in a long-term relationship for 12 years with his partner Alex. The pair have two children together, Andrea and Lucien.

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    Good times ☀️🇯🇲 #fruitcake 🍫❤️

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    Fred is now dating someone who he refers to as his 'fruitcake' on social media.

    The pair seem to enjoy holidays together, whilst staying anonymous in the public eye.

  3. Fred Sirieix's restaurant: Where is the First Dates restaurant?

    St Paul's Cathedral is the stunning backdrop to the First Dates Restaurant
    St Paul's Cathedral is the stunning backdrop to the First Dates Restaurant. Picture: Getty Images

    Is the First Dates restaurant even real? If you fancy a chance at love yourself, you're in luck.

    The First Dates restaurant is indeed real. It's called Paternoster Chop House, and you'll find it at 1 Warwick Court, Paternoster Square in central London, just a stone's throw away from St Paul's Cathedral.

  4. Fred Sirieix's Instagram and Twitter: Is he on social media?

    Fred has lively Instagram and Twitter accounts. You can follow him on Instagram at @fred_sirieix and on Twitter at @fredsirieix1.

  5. Fred Sirieix's career: His TV appearances and more

    Fred began his career training as a chef in France, before deciding to focus on front of house work.

    Beyond First Dates, Fred has starred in the spin-off series First Dates Abroad, My Million Pound Menu, Gordon, Gino and Fred's Christmas Roast, and more recently Gordon, Gino and Fred's Road Trip.

  6. Fred Sirieix dad: Who is he?

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    Fred's father stole First Dates fans' hearts when he visited his son at the restaurant.

    Although he couldn't speak English, the suave frenchman sent Twitter into a meltdown, and Fred often posts about his father and mother on social media.

  7. Fred Sirieix's accent: Where is he from?

    Fred grew up in Limoges, France. Both of his parents worked in the healthcare profession, and Fred followed in their footsteps ensuring people had a good restaurant experience under his care.

    Fred now loves in Peckham, London, but his French accent still stays true to his roots.