MAFS Australia: Inside Dion Giannarelli's desperate quest for fame

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Inside Married At First Sight star Dion Giannarelli’s desperate quest for fame – from his failed attempt to become a celebrity chef to unsuccessfully pitching his own property show

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He’s the Queensland property developer who joined Married At First Sight in search of true love.

But a glimpse into Dion Giannarelli’s past suggests he is also on the hunt for fame.

The 34-year-old has actually made several attempts to become a reality star in recent years, including pitching his own real estate program to a major American broadcaster, reports Emerald City.

Fame hungry: Inside MAFS groom Dion Giannarelli's desperate quest for fame - from his failed attempt to become a celebrity chef to unsuccessfully pitching his own property show

Fame hungry: Inside MAFS groom Dion Giannarelli’s desperate quest for fame – from his failed attempt to become a celebrity chef to unsuccessfully pitching his own property show

The businessman reportedly told friends in 2018 he was ‘in talks with NBCUniversal in Los Angeles’ for his own reality show titled Dealing with Dion.

According to the gossip column, Dion often used the hashtag #DealingWithDion on social media in an attempt to generate buzz about the project. 

However, the show never eventuated, and Dion’s dreams of becoming a celebrity property developer were dashed.

Hollywood dream: The businessman reportedly told friends in 2018 he was'in talks with NBCUniversal in Los Angeles' for his own reality show titled Dealing with Dion

Hollywood dream: The businessman reportedly told friends in 2018 he was ‘in talks with NBCUniversal in Los Angeles’ for his own reality show titled Dealing with Dion

Promotion: According to Emerald City, Dion often used the hashtag #DealingWithDion on social media in an attempt to generate buzz about the project

Promotion: According to Emerald City, Dion often used the hashtag #DealingWithDion on social media in an attempt to generate buzz about the project

Not meant to be: However, the show never eventuated, and Dion's dreams of becoming a celebrity property developer were dashed

Not meant to be: However, the show never eventuated, and Dion’s dreams of becoming a celebrity property developer were dashed

Last year, Daily Mail Australia also revealed that Dion had plans to become a famous chef, having recently launched his own YouTube channel, ‘Cooking With Dion Giannarelli’. 

He launched the channel early last year and has amassed just 156 subscribers. 

Just months after starting the channel Dion was cast on Married At First Sight, marrying Brazilian bombshell Carolina Santos. 

Watch out Jamie Oliver! Last year, Daily Mail Australia also revealed that Dion had plans to become a famous chef, having recently launched his own YouTube channel,'Cooking With Dion Giannarelli'

Watch out Jamie Oliver! Last year, Daily Mail Australia also revealed that Dion had plans to become a famous chef, having recently launched his own YouTube channel, ‘Cooking With Dion Giannarelli’

Slow burn? He launched the channel early last year and has amassed just 156 subscribers

Slow burn? He launched the channel early last year and has amassed just 156 subscribers

Bride: Just months after starting the channel Dion was cast on Married At First Sight, marrying Brazilian bombshell Carolina Santos (left)

Bride: Just months after starting the channel Dion was cast on Married At First Sight, marrying Brazilian bombshell Carolina Santos (left)  

According to Emerald City, Endemol Shine (the production company that created Married At First Sight) was very impressed by Dion’s performance on the Channel Nine show, and are even considering casting him in the next season of Celebrity Apprentice. 

Dion is no stranger to mingling with bonafide Australian celebrities. 

Daily Mail Australia previously revealed that Dion is actually friends with Today host Karl Stefanovic and his wife Jasmine, having previously appeared in photos on Jasmine’s social media.     

Connections at Channel Nine: Daily Mail Australia previously revealed that Dion is actually friends with Today host Karl Stefanovic and his wife Jasmine, having previously appeared in photos on Jasmine's social media. Pictured centre with Karl, Jasmine and a friend

Connections at Channel Nine: Daily Mail Australia previously revealed that Dion is actually friends with Today host Karl Stefanovic and his wife Jasmine, having previously appeared in photos on Jasmine’s social media. Pictured centre with Karl, Jasmine and a friend

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