Cynthia Loyst [CTV's The Social's Co-Host]: Bio, Married Status & Family

By Staff Writer | Published On: 18 Feb, 2020
Cynthia Loyst [CTV's The Social's Co-Host]: Bio, Married Status & Family

Cynthia Loyst is a two-time Gemini Award nominee TV show host, media personality, relationship expert, and healthy sexuality advocate. Most prominently, she is known for hosting the CTV's program, The Social.

She is recognized for her candid opinions and advice on the joys and complications of love and relationships.

Likewise, being a certified life/relationship coach, she has also hosted various shows on radio and television, where she has shared her relationship expertise numerous times. Some of her notable TV shows are SexTV (2001-2003), The Marilyn Denis Show (2011), InnerSpace (2012-2013), and Ikea & The Social-Kallax (2018). 

Additionally, she is also a public speaker. She has spoken at various colleges and universities like Ryerson University, Sheridan College, Centennial College, and the University of Toronto, where she often lectures on media technology and sexuality as a guest.

Cynthia Loyst's Bio: Age & Nationality

Cynthia Loyst was born on 10 October 1978 in Barrie, Central Ontario, Canada.

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She attended York University and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the university's Film and Video Department. She also studied with the university's Women/Gender Studies Department.


Cynthia was raised in a Catholic household where she was taught strict rules regarding lifestyle. Talking about her growing up, she said, "We hear 'If you eat, you'll get fat; if you have s**, you will be s**t.'" Also, while, talking to Optimyz 20 December 2019, she said, "My parents still haven't given me 'the talk.'"

She has an older sister, who got pregnant at the age of sixteen. Talking about that event with Optimyz, Cynthia said, "That's what happens when you don't talk about s**." Her sister became a single mother at the age of nineteen. Later, she earned a degree and currently works as a successful graphic designer.

Married Details

Cynthia Loyst is married to her long-time boyfriend, Jason, and together, they have a son named Jaya (born in 2013).

She and Jason first met in stages while both of them were in the York University's film and video department. However, they didn't have a conversation back then. After graduation, she was hired by a mutual friend to belly dance in a music video whereas Jason was hired as a director of photography. Eventually, it was the time they noticed but didn't speak. 


Cynthia Loyst with her husband Jason on 29 January 2020 (Source: Cynthia Loyst's Instagram)

Coincidentally, they ended up at the same party where they finally chatted and finally shared their numbers. For their first date, the pair went to Insomnia at Bloor and Bathurst streets.

The couple, who started dating in 2001, got engaged at The Distillery in Toronto after Jason proposed to Cynthia when they were out for dinner. 

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Later, they tied the knot at the same place where they were engaged, The Distillery.