eHarmony Celebrates 14 Years of Making Love
One in Seven Americans Has Turned to eHarmony to Find Love
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fourteen years ago this week, eHarmony founder Dr. Neil Clark Warren changed the way people find love. Revolutionizing what was then a young industry, eHarmony created a research-based approach to matching people for marriage. The company built algorithms based on 29® Dimensions of Compatibility that would only put people together who were well-suited to each other to begin with.
“We are so proud of what we have achieved at eHarmony”
Today, the eHarmony brand is ubiquitous, making it the titan in the online dating space.
With more than 45 million subscribers since inception, approximately one in seven people in America has subscribed to eHarmony at one point or another, leading to more than 600,000 marriages.
“We are so proud of what we have achieved at eHarmony,” said Dr. Warren. “Our success in online dating underscores an opportunity to impact areas beyond online dating. We are launching new verticals in the coming months and years that broaden our reach--verticals that will build eHarmony into a relationship site. Soon, eHarmony will influence the way we look at finding a job, finding friends and solving loneliness.”
Dr. Warren returned to eHarmony as CEO two years ago to realign the company with the purpose it was created to fulfill. Since that time, eHarmony has undergone a transformation with milestones including:
- The launch of eH+, the company’s premium matchmaking service
- The development of Elevated Careers by eHarmony, its soon-to-be-launched jobs matching product
- Record numbers of subscribers
- Record numbers of mobile registrants
- The release of a new, cross-platform redesign of the eHarmony website
- New levels of profitability
The company has plans to release Elevated Careers by eHarmony in the fourth quarter of this year. For more information, please visit us at eHarmony.com.
About eHarmony, Inc.
Santa Monica, California-based eHarmony, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is a pioneer in using relationship science to match singles seeking long-term relationships. Its service presents users with compatible matches based on key dimensions of personality that are scientifically proven to predict highly-successful long-term relationships. New, peer-reviewed research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ranks eHarmony as number one for producing the most marriages and the most satisfied marriages. Of all meeting places measured, eHarmony also had the lowest divorce rate.* On average, 438 people marry every day in the U.S. as a result of being matched on eHarmony, nearly 4% of new marriages in the United States.* Currently, eHarmony also operates online matchmaking services in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia.
*Based on data on 19,131 marriages from 2005 to 2012 by Harris Interactive, couples that met on eHarmony had significantly fewer breakups than couples who met via all other methods combined. Combining methods that account for less than 1% of marriages sampled.