Martha Stewart will be joining the millions of Americans who are looking for love online. That’s right people; world’s ultimate homemaker will be joining Match.com.
As many singles know, technology has drastically changed the world of dating. According to statisticbrain.com there are about 56 million single Americans. Out of this population a staggering 40 million have tried online dating with about 14 million of those having a Match.com profile.
However, Miss. Stewart will not be treated like the average bachelorette on Match.com because she will be getting tips and coaching from Sam Yagan who is the chief executive of Match.com, co-founder of OkCupid.com, and was recently listed as TIME 100 Most Influential people of 2013.
In an interview with the Today Show, the first tip that Mr. Yagan gave Martha Stewart was to not use her real name or picture even though she was open to the idea because he believed that her fame would distract people from getting to know her has an actual person. Mr. Yagan also has admitted that finding her soul mate might be a little difficult but he would definitely be able to get her out on first dates.
According to statisticbrain.com, Martha Stewart has good odds at finding love online because more people who have online dating profiles are male, couples that meet online date for shorter periods before getting married, about 20% of all current committed relationships began online, and online courtships produced about 17% of marriages this past year.
Martha Stewart said that she has contemplated online for a longtime after seeing many of her employees find relationships through the website and says that while she loves dating, she wants a committed relationship, and wants someone to have breakfast with.
Based on her numerous cookbooks and shows breakfast with Martha Stewart would most likely include more than one course, have high quality ingredients, and be served on a perfectly set table on plates that she designed herself. Sounds like a pretty nice deal, doesn’t it?