Bill, who describes himself as 60 years young, founded and currently runs a commercial real estate company with investments in the billions. Twice divorced, Bill met Brianna, 21, at a popular restaurant in Dallas where Brianna was a hostess and the two began dating. Despite their almost 40-year age gap, these two couldn’t be more in love with one another. Bill wants to introduce Brianna to the finer things in life but wonders if she is ready for Dallas high society and if Dallas high society is ready for her.
Kolton and Katie
Katie, 37, was previously married to baseball star Josh Hamilton, but following a messy and public divorce, she ended up millions richer, with shared custody of their daughters. Katie met aspiring hip-hop artist, Kolton, when a group of her 18-year-old daughter’s friends showed up at Katie’s house, which included the 23-year-old. After hitting it off, the two began dating and though they have only been together for a few months, there has already been backlash from her friends and family. She has yet to meet his parents.
Brian and Gentille
Gentille is a real estate investor who buys and sells extravagant homes, and in doing so, lives an extraordinarily lavish lifestyle. Brian, meanwhile, comes from a blue-collar family in Minnesota and works in construction, living paycheck-to-paycheck. They met when Gentille hired Brian to work on one of her developments, but Brian quickly won her over with his charm and sense of humor and they began dating. Gentille’s friends, a big part of her life since she has no family, have their doubts about Brian’s true intentions.
Rosie and Drew
Divorced, multi-millionaire Drew, who owns a successful construction and landscaping company, met Rosie, a recent college graduate who still lives with her parents. Drew enjoys spoiling Rosie with fancy dinners, extravagant purchases, and basically whatever she needs, much to the dismay of Rosie’s family who aren't supportive of their relationship.
Kate and Shawn
Millionaire Shawn is a 29-year old entrepreneur and rapper from Palm Springs, who made his money in the tech sector. Kate, 33, met Shawn at a business conference she attended and where Shawn was the keynote speaker. After the speech, Kate approached Shawn about a mentorship, sparking a romance and the two have been dating ever since. Shawn enjoys lavishing Kate with all the finer things that she never had growing up. Kate hopes to get married to Shawn soon, but his career ambitions have him struggling with the idea of getting engaged.
Sean and Megan
Third-generation heir to a successful publishing company Sean has a net worth of over $30 million, while Megan grew up in working class family from Southern California’s Inland Empire. Megan applied for a job at Sean's company, but when he was 15 minutes late for the interview, she left. Sean looked her up on Facebook and, struck by her profile, pursued her for the next year and a half until she finally said yes to a date. Five years and a son together later, the couple is ready to walk down the aisle but many still question their relationship.
From the creators of 90 Day Fiancé, Lifetime's new docuseries Marrying Millions follows six couples where one partner is incredibly wealthy, and the other is definitively not. Is it true love… or true love of the money and the lavish lifestyles that follow?
The series will follow as regular people are whisked off their feet and plunged into a high-end life of riches, extravagant experiences, and glamorous trips around the globe. While it may sound like a modern-day fairytale, it’s definitely not all champagne and caviar.
On the road to the altar, the couples must try to bridge their vast differences and fit into each other’s alien worlds.
Click through the gallery above to meet the six couples profiled in the first season!
Marrying Millions, Series Premiere, Wednesday, July 10, 10/9c, Lifetime