Ulove, which matches ‘high-quality’ Chinese men to young, good-looking women in Ukraine, has more than 800,000 followers on Weibo.
Unable to gain admittance to a decent university in China, he decided to study the arts in Ukraine because the country had favourable entry requirements for foreign university students, even though he initially confused Ukraine with Uganda.
Based in the majority Russian-speaking city of Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second largest city, Mei says he learned the language while playing table tennis with classmates.
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Involved in competitive sport since the age of four, after completing a Ph D in Ecology, Pavel worked in Colombia, Brazil, the UAE, South Korea and China.
His love of outdoors sees him setting courses for ultra-marathons in Bhutan, powder skiing in Japan and guiding tourists to both the North and South Poles.
Originally called Culove – “Chinese-Ukrainian Love” – he got the idea after sharing photos on social media of himself with his young Ukrainian wife and their first mixed-race child.
Many followers commented that they aspired to emulate his success in life. He realised he could leverage his fluent Russian, his “expertise on cross-cultural relationships” and the “overproduction of beautiful women in Ukraine” to launch a matchmaking business.
Mei filled his website and social media channels with photos of his family, especially his blonde, model-like wife Dasha Mei.
She is often seen wearing skimpy outfits – bikinis, making dumplings in her underwear – or just draped on her husband’s arm.
He also crossed South America by bicycle, pedalling over 12,000 kilometres, alone.