Exclusive: Olajuwon reveals the turning point of his ‘Playboy’ days before marrying Katina

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Married at First Sight Star Olajuwon is leaving his boyhood to find true love. Olajuwon has entrusted the task of finding his wife to the Married at First Sight According to experts, the Boston resident is set to marry Katina in the new Lifetime episode on Wednesday. Before his big day, Olajuwon spoke to PopCulture.com to discuss his decision to settle down.

“I feel there was a point in my life where I was young and having fun,”He shared his thoughts, and said that it was part of being with women. “After having fun, I came to a point in my life where I thought I maximized the joy within myself and it was time to become a better version of myself,”He went on. “I always knew I wanted true love and someone who seeks the same thing as me.”

These experiences were gained while Olajuwon was younger and helped shape his view of what he wanted in a lifetime partnership. “Experimenting with different women when I was younger helped me get experience for what I was looking for and showed me what I was attracted to and what I wasn’t,”He elaborated. “It also showed me that beauty doesn’t matter but character and a knowledgeable woman are more important in what I was seeking in a wife.”

Jephte Pierre was my teacher in Season 6.Married at First SightOlajuwon was impressed by the process and heard nothing but good things from the former classmates. He was eager to connect with someone who would be a good match for him when the show came back to Boston. Are you looking for someone who was? “loyal, trustworthy”Olajuwon was keen to find a way to make something happen with him, but he also wanted to marry a woman who was compatible with his values. “patient”It was enough to get to know him better than one who was already there. “non-judgmental about [his] past.”

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Olajuwon admitted that while his marriage to Katina is not yet on the screen, he was amazed at how much he gained about himself and what areas he needs to grow. “I thought I knew everything that it takes regarding being considered a complete man, which was wrong because I had to learn so much more about life,”He elaborated. “But the most surprising factor that shocked me the most is that the experts didn’t necessarily give me someone I asked for, instead they found someone I have great chemistry with.”On Olajuwon’s wedding day, Katina is there Married at First SightProduced by Kinetic Content. Airs Wednesdays at 8 PM. ET on Lifetime