Amari Ice, The Prince of Hearts, is on a mission to empower gay men to have the lasting love they desire and deserve. According to the Matchmaking Institute, he’s the first black gay relationship coach in the entire love industry who’s also a certified matchmaker.

Amari’s coaching philosophy is founded on his twelve-step RELATIONSHIP Process, which he outlines in his international best-seller, Lasting Love at Last: The Gay Guide to Attracting the Relationship of Your Dreams. Through his book, live workshops and coaching programs, Amari provides gay men with a proven method to initiate and navigate romantic interactions.

Utilizing his expertise in personality psychology, communication, and interpersonal relationships, Amari has helped over 500 men achieve emotionally intelligent results in love and life. Before launching his relationship coaching enterprise, Amari Means Love, he spent over a decade leading organizations and programs designed to empower the LGBTQ community.

Amari received an MBA in marketing from Strayer University after studying communication, culture, and psychology at Howard University. He lives in Northern Virginia with his partner and their cat.


“Amari Ice isn’t only one of the highest quality matchmakers and relationship coaches I’ve ever met, he’s one of the highest quality PEOPLE I’ve ever met. If there was a stock market for people, I’d tell everyone to invest in Amari. He’s among the best of the best and the gay community is lucky to have him on their team.”

- Paul Carrick Brunson, “The Worlds Most Influential Matchmaker” and host of the UK television show Celebs Go Dating.


“Out of all the relationship coaches I’ve trained and worked with in my career, Amari Ice is definitely one of the best and brightest in the field. He is a tremendous talent whose sharp instincts, insights and experience will help and empower others to find the right love match.”

- Dr. Terri Orbuch, “The Love Doctor,” therapist, coach, professor, research scientist and media personality.


Check out Amari’s TEDx-style talk on why your career will be better than your relationships.

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“Relationships continually reflect our own inner beauty, pain, and wonder on a daily basis. They are probably the single most powerful example of self reflection we experience.”

- Amari Ice