How German model Marie-Lou Nurk landed a place on Netflix’s Selling Sunset as Jason’s girlfriend
She’s landed a coveted role in season six of Netflix’s Selling Sunset – but Marie-Lou Nurk is more likely to be found walking the runways in Paris than selling real estate in the Hollywood Hills.
For the model, 25, who is German and South African, is not another agent who has joined the Oppenheim Group – and has instead joined the cast as Jason Oppenheim’s girlfriend.
Marie-Lou, who at 5′ 9″ towers over her much smaller boyfriend, met the entrepreneur while holidaying in Mykonos last year.
After hitting it off, the pair have been inseparable ever since – with Marie-Lou even making a number of appearances on the new Netflix series, which was released in the UK on Friday.
And while the cast may be known for their luxurious lifestyle and glamorous outfits, Marie-Lou won’t have any problem keeping up – as she often shares snaps with her 66k Instagram followers.
She’s landed a coveted role in season six of Netflix ‘s Selling Sunset – but Marie-Lou Nurk is more likely to be found walking the runways in Paris than selling real estate in the Hollywood Hills
The model, 25, who is German and South African, is not another agent who has joined the Oppenheim Group – and has instead joined the cast as Jason Oppenheim’s girlfriend
In a TikTok video, she revealed her grandfather moved from Germany to South Africa when he was 19, where he met Marie-Lou’s grandmother.
As Apartheid wouldn’t allow them to be together, the pair fled to Swaziland.
They eventually returned to South Africa, where her mother grew up there –with the model claiming she even kept a crocodile and monkey as pets.
However she spent much of her childhood travelling the world – estimating she has moved around 20 times in her short 25 years of life.
After she studied economics at university in Paris, she began working as a model and moved to London.
She then lived in Portugal, Berlin and Frankfurt.
The model used to work as a brand strategist for a German company, the Strichpunkt Design agency.
The couple met last July while they were each vacationing in Mykonos, Greece.
It was a period when Jason was recovering from the heartbreak of his breakup with the show’s star Chrishell.
Appearing on the Netflix show, Marie-Lou said she met Jason at a beach club after noticing him looking at her, and thinking he looked ‘cute.’
According to RadioTimes, Jason said: ‘I liked that she hadn’t seen the show, so she didn’t really know who I was or about my relationship with Chrishell.’
The model used to work as a brand strategist for a German company, the Strichpunkt Design agency
The couple met last July while they were each vacationing in Mykonos, Greece – and have been together ever since
She said the pair hit it off quickly, and even posted about Jason on her Instagram story by the end of the trip.
Speaking to People shortly after the vacation ended, Jason said: ‘I mean, we’re talking. I like her and maybe I’ll see her soon.’
Soon after, they confirmed their relationship by walking the red carpet together at the premiere of Netflix’s Day Shift in August.
Since then, they’ve travelled across the world together, visiting Australia, Paris and back to the Greek Island where they first met.
Speaking to US Weekly, Jason revealed: ‘She’s met mom and dad and that went really well. Met my dad a couple months ago.
‘Met my mom on Thanksgiving. I’ve just met her mom over FaceTime, but you know, many times. And her grandpa.
‘So I kind of feel like I know her family at this point.’
Appearing on the Netflix show, Marie-Lou said she met Jason at a beach club after noticing him looking at her, and thinking he looked ‘cute’
The couple now live together part-time, with Marie-Lou splitting her time between the US and Europe.
She previously opened up about the challenges of the long distance relationship online, writing: ‘While it’s not always easy, we both believe that our love is worth the effort.
‘I’m grateful to have such a supportive partner who understands my goals and passions.
‘At the end of the day, it’s important to follow your heart and pursue your dreams, even if it means taking risks and facing challenges.’
As their one-year anniversary approaches, Jason told Today that he and Nurk are ‘very much in love’, saying: ‘We’re trying to figure out how to see each other in a couple of weeks, because it’s already been a couple of weeks.
‘We talk every day and things are still going great, but obviously, it’s hard being apart.’
Meanwhile Marie-Lou often shares snaps of her skimpy outfits on her Instagram with her 66k followers
As their one-year anniversary approaches, Jason told Today that he and Nurk are ‘very much in love’
He continued: ‘Neither of us put any pressure on the relationship. Right we’re just trying to feel our way through the long-distance aspect.
‘We’re very much in love. I think we’re just trying to be more relaxed about it.’
Sparks have been flying in the new season of Selling Sunset, as the cast have been served two new helpings of sizzling drama.
Bre Tiesi, one of the growing list of women who have had children with Nick Cannon, entered the cast this season and scandalized Chelsea Lakzani with her lifestyle.
Meanwhile Nicole Young, a years-long veteran of the Oppenheim Group, has now joined the show and instantly found herself locked in a feud with Chrishell Stause.
Nick has 12 children with six different women, with five of them arriving in 2022 alone amid his open relationship with Bre.
‘Who I have children with is my business,’ Bre said in the new season. ‘I don’t need a judge and a jury.’
At one point Bre said of one of her co-stars, who remained unnamed in the trailer: ‘She just can’t take accountability for what comes out of her mouth.’