Who is Austin Ventour? First Dates waiter, hip-hop dancer and model who’s on the Channel 4 show


FANS are thrilled that popular Channel 4 show First Dates has returned for another entertaining series.

All of the staff at the restaurant of love work to help singletons on their journey towards finding their one true love. Here’s the skinny on Austin Ventour…

 Dishy Austin will be welcoming the new guests into the Channel 4 restaurant

Channel 4
Dishy Austin will be welcoming the new guests into the Channel 4 restaurant

Who is Austin Ventour?

Austin is most known for his role on Channel 4’s First Dates, where he works serving guests.

Not only does the cheery waiter help make the singletons feel at home, he has also won over the viewers at home.

The actor, from Greenwich, London, has finally earned his time in the spotlight after working as an extra for a number of years.

 The First Dates team are hoping to make more matches this series

Channel 4
The First Dates team are hoping to make more matches this series

As well as enjoying improvisation work, Austin is also an accomplished hip-hop dancer.

The 6ft heart-throb has also dabbled in a few modelling jobs in his time, although he prefers to focus his attention on acting

Is Austin Ventour actually a waiter?

Contrary to popular belief, Austin doesn’t actually work in the First Dates restaurant full time.

Despite this, the actor does actually have experience in the hospitality industry.

From 2012-2013, he worked as a bartender at dance club The Coronet, in London.

He has also worked as a part of the waiting staff team at Jamie’s Italian and The Breakfast Club.

Is Austin Ventour single?

Unlike some of his First Dates co-stars, Austin is in a happy relationship.

He is currently dating makeup artist Katie Moore and the pair both enjoyed a romantic trip to the Lake District earlier this year.

Fans have been urging co-stars CiCi Coleman and Sam Conrad to get together after spotting their chemistry on the show.

Despite Sam offering his co-star an adorable Love Actually-inspired gesture at Christmas, it looks like the pair have remained apart.

When is First Dates on TV?

First Dates airs on Monday evenings at 10pm on Channel 4.

This is the ninth series of the popular dating show.

Tonight’s episode goes head-to-head with the news on BBC One and ITV, W1A on BBC Two and Aircrash on Channel 5.

First Dates dumper Peter is forced to apologise to his ex Emma for the way he treated her

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