When it comes to match-making, Our Time is the ultimate source for the older generation looking for love.
He never would have had a chance with her otherwise.
Ms Beeny, who hosts Channel 4's Property Ladder programme, owns about 40 per cent of My Single Friend, which she co-founded with her friend Amanda Christie in 2004.
The site is unique in that subscribers must nominate a friend who will write a description of them – which, unlike other dating sites, means that a user's profile features both their own words and those of their friend.
With an amazingly high match rate, a unique take on the romance scene and a website that frequently offers promotions – e Harmony has proved very popular for singletons looking for love.
Their highest success relates to those aged between 25 and 40, and they provide great discounts for users without success after a few months.
And for those stuck for ideas of where to take their newly bought date, the site offers a list of helpful suggestions such as sky diving or for the more unusual perhaps, 'putting on a funny accent and going around town asking for directions to places that don't exist' is more your thing.