Married couple Matty and Sarah Marie and their friend Jad have big personalities and spend a lot of time together. Whether it’s meats, desserts or a raw carrot and cucumber with hommos, the three are always eating, it’s in their culture. The newest addition to this Gogglebox family is their 9-month old son, Malik. The happy couple also has a loveable bulldog Bane which Matty surprised Sarah Marie with as a gift on their wedding day.
Are Matty and Jad related?
Matty and Jad have been friends for over 10 years, first meeting through the Sydney club scene where they both worked in their early twenties. Matty started dating Sarah Marie four years ago and the trio have formed a close friendship; Jad is like Matty and Sarah Marie’s younger, immature brother.
Sarah Marie, 31, is your down-to-earth ‘girl next door’ and owner of a makeup and hair agency, entrepreneur, and café owner, Jad, is the larrikin of the group, and Marketing and Communications Director Matty is the responsible one - having the final call on most things, including what’s on the box.
Although having differing tastes in television – Matty lives and breathes sports, Sarah Marie loves her cartoons, and Jad is a fan of cooking shows – the three love sitting down to watch a movie together, so long as there is food involved. As for who’s who in the group of friends, Sarah Marie is your down-to-earth ‘girl next door’ and owner of a makeup and hair agency. She and Matty welcomed their first born, a boy named Malik and he's proving to be one of the cutest Goggleboxers to date. Meanwhile, entrepreneur and café owner Jad is the larrikin of the group, and marketing and communications director Matty is the responsible one, having the final call on most things – including what’s on the box.
What are Jad's favourite shows?
Jad is a big fan of Narcos, Suits, Entourage and Ballers. He also loves to chill out with some Masterchef, Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares, Australian Property Flippers and The Block. His real passion is NRL – Go the Dragons - and he never misses The Footy Show.
What TV shows does Jad hate?
Jad has no time for The Bachelor or Married at First Sight. He also flips over any science fiction shows.
Does Jad have any TV rituals?
A proper TV-session wouldn't be complete without Jad falling asleep, having a snack, smoking some shisha and checking his socials.
What bugs Jad while watching TV?
He gets upset when someone interrupts his shows, asking too many questions. He also can't relax when his snacks aren't on point.
What are Sarah Marie's favourite TV shows?
Sarah Marie loves animated comedies, such as Family Guy, South Park, Rick and Morty and Archer. She also never misses an episode of dramas The Handmaid's Tale, Power, Narcos, Game of Thrones and Vikings.
What shows does Sarah Marie hate?
Sarah Marie always skips The Real Housewives Of Sydney or RHOMelbourne, and you'll never catch her watching sport.
Does Sarah Marie have any TV rituals?
She can't get into a TV show without eating dinner or dessert and drinking a glass of red wine. She usually ends up with Matt laying on her lap, usually falling asleep.
What bugs Sarah Maried while watching TV?
Sarah Marie doesn't like her TV-watching to be interrupted - by work or Matt's chatting.
What are Matty's favourite TV shows?
Matty is a big sports fan and always catches The Footy Show. His go-to binge-watching is classic TV drama like Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad and House of Cards.
What shows does Matty hate?
Matty is not a reality TV fan. He hates The Bachelor, Real Housewives of Sydney RHOMelbourne, RHO-anywhere, as well as Keeping up with the Kardashians. Although he's an avid sports fan, he has no time for golf.
What are Matty's TV rituals?
Settling into a TV-session with his family, Matty usually makes everyone a healthy dessert of frozen berries, cashew butter and malt syrup. Sometimes he likes to drink a nice glass of scotch, if they have company. To relax, he likes to read his socials and read sports news on his phone.
What bugs Matty while watching TV?
He gets irritated when Sarah asks him questions about the plot of the show, when she hasn’t watched it since season one and they are now in season four. Matty also is disappointed when he falls asleep Always before the show ends.