Meet The Nevermets couples from Channel 4 TV show

Jay & Veena on The Nevermets

Welcome to the world of The Nevermets, narrated by actress and comedian Dawn French. Couples who have met online and formed long-distance relationships with someone they have never met in person.

After months and years of video calls and messaging, these ordinary Brits are about to take the plunge and cross international borders to meet their long-distance partners for the first time.

We’ll be with them every step of the way as they attempt to make their virtual romance a reality. Once immersed in their partner’s real worlds, is the connection they shared online destined to flourish or fail?

Dumebi & Mazi

Dumebi & Mazi
Dumebi & Mazi

Nevermets for 1 year and 9 months


Age: 25
Job: Charity Founder
Location: London


Age: 27
Job: Broker for luxury car rentals
Location: Dubai

Dumebi saw Mazi on Instagram in 2019 and messaged him. After a month, Mazi responded, and they started talking daily on FaceTime. Dumebi wants to marry and have kids, which Mazi also desires. They discuss their future and potential to move countries to be together.


Jay & Veena

Jay & Veena
Jay & Veena

Nevermets for 1 year and 78 days


Age: 17
Job: Politics & Law Student
Location: Bridgewater


Age: 26
Job: Senior Content Manager/Entrepreneur
Location: Kochi, Kerala, India

Jay and Veena met on Discord in December 2020 in a Game of Thrones role play group. They fell in love through their writing before revealing their true identities. They speak daily on WhatsApp and FaceTime, discussing their future plans and saving money to meet in person.


Leah & Chad

Leah & Chad
Leah & Chad

Nevermets for 2 months


Age: 24
Job: Social Media Manager
Location: Glasgow


Age: 48
Job: Project Manager
Location: Fargo

Leah and Chad met on the dating site Seeking. Leah initiated contact, and they began video calling. Despite the age difference, they enjoy each other’s company and discuss future plans, including Chad possibly moving to the UK. Leah is concerned about Chad’s daughter’s acceptance of her.


Matt & Maria

Matt & Maria
Matt & Maria

Nevermets for 2 years, 7 months, 24 days


Age: 38
Job: Team Leader at Food Packaging Factory
Location: Warrington


Age: 28
Location: Negros Occidental, Philippines

Matt and Maria met on a dating app in 2019. Matt, a virgin, found confidence in Maria, who was his first girlfriend. They talk constantly, often falling asleep on video chat. Despite financial constraints, they dream of meeting and possibly having a beach wedding in the future.


Sarah & Jgoy

Sarah & Jgoy
Sarah & Jgoy

Nevermets for 2 years and 6 months


Age: 38
Job: Catering Assistant
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire


Age: 27
Job: Digital Tasker
Location: Cagayan de Oro

Sarah and Jgoy met on Instagram in 2020. They quickly connected and declared their love after four months. Constantly in touch, they dream of meeting despite the costs. Jgoy wants to start a family with Sarah, but they wonder if reality will match their expectations.


Stream or watch live from Friday, 24 May on Channel 4.

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