Matthew Hussey

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Matthew Hussey
Born (1987-06-19) 19 June 1987 (age 32)
OccupationDating coach, author
Notable work
Get the Guy (2013)
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)[1]

Matthew Hussey (born 19 June 1987 in Essex, England) is a British Life coach, YouTube personality and writer.[2] Hussey has also made many television appearances, including being the matchmaker on NBC's Ready for Love.[3] He has been the resident love expert on the Today Show.[4][5] In 2013 he released his first book, the New York Times bestseller Get The Guy: Learn Secrets of the Male Mind to Find the Man You Want and the Love You Deserve.[6][7]

Hussey's YouTube channel has over 1.6 million subscribers and 266 million views as of January 2019.[8] He has hosted the radio show Love Life with Matthew Hussey.[5]

Early life[edit]

Hussey was born in Essex, England on 19 June 1987 to Stephen and Pauline Hussey. He has two brothers.[9][10]


Hussey began working as a life coach in his late teens,[11] and in 2008 began working as a dating coach for women aged in their 20s to 60s.[12][13] Initially Hussey was a dating coach for men.[14]

In 2010 he moved to the United States[15] and has since attracted a following which includes actresses Eva Longoria[16] and Tyra Banks.[13]

He has had a column in Cosmo magazine since 2015[17] and offers Get the Guy online tutorials, 7-hour seminars and $4,000 retreats periodically in the UK and the United States.[14][16][13] Seminars include diagnostics, gendered advice on how to approach and offers lines and text messages tailored to various situations.[14][13] The $10,000/hr price tag on his one-on-one coaching has attracted media attention and even controversy.[18][13] His movie-star looks are often partly credited for the enthusiasm of his numerous female followers.[14][16]

Get the Guy is a family business managed by Hussey's father Steve Hussey.[14] Hussey's brother Stephen[19] often appears on videos on Hussey's YouTube channel and writes content for Hussey's site.[20]


He encourages women to set their standards, be confident but challenging and have a fulfilled life to attract men.[16] He helps women face the challenges of technology-driven dating.[13] He advises that women approach men by asking for a favor.[21]


  • Get The Guy: Learn Secrets of the Male Mind to Find the Man You Want and the Love You Deserve (2013)


  1. ^ Matthew Hussey, "Matthew Hussey's Online Bio",,October 2018
  2. ^ Stewart, Victoria (7 September 2009). "How to succeed by Matthew Hussey, success coach". Evening Standard. Retrieved 29 March 2013.
  3. ^ "Ready for Love". NBC. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
  4. ^ Writer, Shyama Krishna Kumar, Staff (2018-02-11). "Podcast Post: A little dose of laughter and a whole lotta love". GulfNews. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  5. ^ a b "Love Life with Matthew Hussey". Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  6. ^ Hussey, Matthew (2013). Get the Guy: Learn Secrets of the Male Mind to Find the Man You Want and the Love You Deserve. New York, NY: HarperWave. ISBN 0062241745.
  7. ^ Cowles, Gregory. "Print & E-Books". New York Times.
  8. ^ "Matthew Hussey". YouTube.
  9. ^ "(no title)". The Sun.
  10. ^ "Matthew Hussey on Instagram: "This is my mum. To the rest of the world she is Pauline. A beautiful, intelligent, caring woman. A sister. A daughter. A friend. A role…"". Instagram. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  11. ^ Atik, Nilufer (2 July 2015). "Would you spend £3,000 on a 'love retreat' for dating advice?" – via
  12. ^ "This Is What One of London's 'Female Pick-Up Artist' Seminars Is Actually Like". 15 May 2015.
  13. ^ a b c d e f McMahon, Barbara (2017-07-08). "Why are women paying $10,000 for this man's dating advice?". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  14. ^ a b c d e "This Is What a 'Female Pickup Artist' Seminar Is Actually Like". Vice. 2015-05-15. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  15. ^ "Dating pro Matthew Hussey charges £8k an hour so women can net the man of their dreams". 21 July 2017.
  16. ^ a b c d "I spent seven hours in Matthew Hussey's 'Get the Guy' seminar". Metro US. 2015-04-29. Retrieved 2018-03-19.
  17. ^ "Matthew Hussey". Cosmopolitan.
  18. ^ O'Sullivan, Kyle (2017-11-03). "International love guru blasted for charging £8,000 for 'stating the obvious'". mirror. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  19. ^ "Matthew Hussey". Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  20. ^ "Here Are The Top 4 Traits Men Want in Our Dream Woman (#3 Might Surprise You) | Get The Guy". Get The Guy. 2014-04-23. Retrieved 2018-03-20.
  21. ^ "Love guru who charges £8,000 reveals the best way for women to entice a man". Retrieved 2018-03-20.

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