We have already witnessed reality dating shows that deal with couples tackling obstacles across international borders and prison bars, namely ‘90 Day Fiance’ and ‘Love After Lockup‘. From the creators of the ’90 Day’ franchise, ‘Marrying Millions’ is a show that addresses relationships attempting to cross the economic status quo.
‘Marrying Millions’ is a Lifetime show, which revolves around six couples. One of the partners in each of these pairs is extremely rich while the other comes from a modest background. Every episode follows these individuals as they embark on a romantic quest, packed with intense scrutiny and questions, where people want to know if this is actually true love or just love for money and a lavish lifestyle.
Season 1 of ‘Marrying Millions’ opened to huge ratings upon its release. So, will Lifetime renew the show for another season? Well, here’s all we know about ‘Marrying Millions’ season 2.
Marrying Millions Cast: Who is in it?
‘Marrying Millions’ is about six couples, with contrasting economic backgrounds, who are deeply in love. Bill and Brianna from Dallas, Texas is a couple with an age gap of 40 years. 60-years-old Bill is the founder and owner of a commercial real estate company, that deals in investments worth billions. He has been through two divorces. Bill met the 21-year-old Brianna at a famed restaurant in Dallas, where she was employed as a hostess. The duo soon started dating and gradually, they became inseparable. Bill obviously wants Brianna to experience the posh life of Dallas, but he is not sure if she is ready or if the city’s high societal section is willing to welcome her.
Katie and Kolton are also from Dallas, Texas. 37-year-old Katie was formerly in a married relationship with baseball star Josh Hamilton. However, after the couple’s ugly and messy divorce, she ended up earning millions and also won the custody of her two daughters. She met upcoming hip-hop artist, the 23-year-old Kolton, when her teenage daughter brought him to her mother’s house along with a group of other friends. The two soon developed a strong connection and started dating. Although the relationship is pretty new, they are already facing opposition from their families and Katie is yet to meet Kolton’s mom.
Gentille and Brian hail from Las Vegas, Nevada. Gentille is a wealthy real estate investor who deals in buying and selling extravagant homes. Of course, she leads the ultimate lavish lifestyle. Brian comes from a blue-collar family and is a construction worker, earning wages on a daily basis. They met each other when Gentille hired him to work on one of her projects. But soon, the humorous, witty Brian won her heart, leaving Gentille’s friends to doubt his true intentions.
Drew and Rosie are located in Cleveland, Ohio. Drew is a divorced, multi-millionaire and he owns and runs a construction and landscaping company. He came across Rosie, a young college graduate, living with her parents. Although Drew is hell-bent on spoiling her with lavish dinners and gifts, her parents are not supportive of the relationship.
Shawn and Kate are residents of Palm Springs, California. 29-year-old Shawn is an entrepreneur and rapper, who earns in millions. He met the 33-year-old Kate during a conference where he was the keynote speaker. She later approached him for mentorship, which immediately sent sparks flying. Although Shawn loves indulging her with the finest things, he is still struggling with the idea of marrying her.
Sean, with a net worth of over $30 million, is the heir to a huge publishing firm. Megan is from a working-class family, settled in Inland Empire, Southern California. She had come for an interview in his company but left when he arrived 15 minutes late. This made him look her up on Facebook and after being struck with her profile, tried to woo her for a year, after which she ultimately gave in and agreed for a date. Their relationship is five years old now and they have a son. But there are still many questions to be answered before they decide to walk down the wedding aisle.
Season 2 is expected to feature most of the couples making a comeback since the cast really wants to stay on the show. Katie and Kolton are definitely appearing in the upcoming season, with Katie confirming that Lifetime has already asked them to be a part of the next installment. She said, “They approached both of us about it. I would be down for at least exploring the option.”
Also, joining them would be Bill and Brianna. Drew and Rosie, as well as Sean and Megan, are also expected to return. We cannot be sure about Shawn and Kate since the former had openly expressed his dislike for the series. Finally, Gentille and Brian have officially broken up. Brian is no way making a return but Gentille, because of her good relationship with the Vegas crew, would most certainly return but with another less-wealthy partner.
What’s Marrying Millions about?
‘Marrying Millions’ is a reality TV series that chronicles the journey of six couples who are completely in love but come from vastly different backgrounds. People who had been living normal lives need to adapt to a high-profile society that is not a stranger to extreme riches, extravagant experiences, and glamorous trips. However, even though all these sounds too good to be true, everything is not about champagne and caviar. While they plan to embark on that much-awaited road to the altar, each pair needs to learn to bridge their vast gaps, attempt to adapt to the changes and accept one another.
Season 1 follows the couple through their tumultuous journeys, with Bill and Brianna deciding to tie the knot, but sometime in the future, as they both are not ready now. Gentille decides to retrace her steps from the altar at the last moment whereas Katie and Kolton’s relationship becomes stronger. The happiest ending is for Sean and Megan who finally tie the knot, in the presence of their families.
As you can see, several stories are still left to feature their solid endings and we expect season 2 to resolve these incomplete arcs.
Marrying Millions Season 2 Release Date: When will it premiere?
‘Marrying Millions’ Season 1 premiered on July 10, 2019, on Lifetime and came to an end after 10 episodes on September 11, 2019.
The season 1 finale of ‘Marrying Millions’ marked a season-high performance within all key demos, garnering 433K with W25-54 in L3. Season 1 attracted around 331k viewers in W25-54, pushing the title to be ranked as Lifetime’s “strongest unscripted non-spinoff freshman season in more than 3 1/2 years in that demo as well as A25-54 and Total Viewers.”
So, it did not come as a surprise when Lifetime announced that the show has been renewed for another season. It will consist of 16 episodes and is slated to premiere sometime in July 2020.
Marrying Millions Trailer:
While we wait for season 2, check out the official trailer for ‘Marrying Millions’ Season 1.
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