And as the programme celebrates its tenth birthday Paddy, 44 said: “I genuinely don’t know where the time has gone.“It’s the world’s most successful dating show, which is amazing.“I met a little girl the other day whose parents were contestants and I sat there thinking, ‘This little person wouldn’t be here if mum and dad hadn’t met on the show.’ Furious Eamonn Holmes slams 'disgraceful' Paddy Mc Guinness for 'defecating' on his prized Manchester United mug“It’s mad when you think about it.
I feel very proud.“The fact we’ve had seven weddings and three children is amazing.
He's been TV’s top matchmaker for ten years now..Paddy Mc Guinness says he’s so in love with Take Me Out he can’t imagine quitting.
Paddy – famous for his “No likey, no lighty” catchphrase – has had huge success on the dating show with seven couples married and three babies born.
But the pair later found each other on Facebook, got engaged six months later, married in May and are expecting their first baby.
lifeofbeckie/Twitter It took four years from meeting on series five for Robyn and Stuart Smith to say I Do last April.
The actor was seen being interview by Strictly Come Dancing's Claudia on the TV series, which only ran for two seasons in 19.
So I’m spreading the love – even when I’m off duty.”One thing Paddy won’t do is matchmake for his own friends.“It’s funny because when I step away from the job I’m at home chilling.
All my mates have partners, are married or not interested so I’ve no one to fix up.“I channel all my energy into the people on Take Me Out.” Hattrick/ITVBut he added: “I get a lot of people asking about the show and then saying, ‘Can you fix my mate up?
’ That’s lovely.“I like that Take Me Out is part of the culture here now.“If you hear ‘Fernando’s’ (the fictional isle where couples go on a date) or ‘No likey, no lighty’ you instantly know what the show is. So as long as that still happens then I’ll keep going! ”Paddy married model Christine in 2011 – they have twins Penelope and Leo, four, and toddler Felicity. That was quite romantic with all the lights and stuff. “I was coming out of the car park and reversed into another car.
Thankfully, the Bolton-born favourite is now happily married to Christine Martin, and the pair have three children.
However, it didn't end there as she fluffed the time again a bit later, apologising: "I'm so sorry.