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10 celebrities who have tried online dating apps – Sunday World


Dating in the 21st century can be tough, and trying to meet The One can be even tougher.

owever, thanks to dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble and Hinge, us normal folk have the opportunity to chat with people we may never meet in our everyday lives. Be it people who live further afield or people who move in completely different social circles to us.

But what happens when you’re a star and you’re looking for love? Well, it turns out that celebrities are just like us!

Dating app Raya is an exclusive dating app for public figures so that they can meet other equally famous people. But some celebs have been known to pop up on other apps in search of romance too.

Here are 10 celebrities who have joined dating apps in a bid to find love:

Maura Higgins


Maura Higgins via Instagram

Maura Higgins via Instagram

After splitting from her boyfriend Giovanni Perinice, 30-year-old Maura has been recently spotted on celebrity dating app Raya.

The pair ended their four month romance after Giovanni decided he wanted to focus his attention on his role as a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.

According to a Sun source the Longford woman has been inundated with “offers and swipes” on the app and won’t be single for long.

Ben Affleck

Back in May TikTok user Nivine Jay shared a personal video sent to her by actor Ben Affleck after the pair met on Raya.

“Thinking of the time I matched with Ben Affleck on Raya and thought it was fake so I unmatched him and he sent me a video on Instagram,” she captioned the video.

She then added the video that the 48-year-old Gone Girl star sent her on Instagram. “Nivine, why did you unmatch me?” the asked in the clip. “It’s me.”

The video emerged after Ben reunited with his ex-fiance Jennifer Lopez. Bennifer, who split in 2003 after a two year relationship, rekindled their romance earlier this year and have been spotted since enjoying many dates together.

Matthew Perry


Matthew Perry (Ian West/PA)

Matthew Perry (Ian West/PA)

Friends actor Matthew Perry was also spotted on Raya. The 52-year-old was blasted for matching with a 19-year-old model on the dating app. Kate Haralson, who was …….