#Movies & TV
Where Are Your Favorite Reality TV Show Couples Now?
by Alisha Humiston
The shows might not have lasted, but did the relationships? Catch up on the most iconic reality TV couples and where they are today.
Snooki and Jionni
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Jionni LaValle met during the third season of reality TV show Jersey Shore, at one of the cast’s favorite clubs, Karma. Who can forget the infamous exchange the couple had that night? Jionni whispered to Nicole, “Say my name… You don’t remember, do you?” To which Nicole replied, “I’ll call you Bernard.” Fast forward to now, the two are still together, and married with two kids.
Heidi and Spencer
Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt met on season two of The Hills and the two became inseparable. The couple has made it through reality TV drama, countless feuds, a high profile wedding, and a very public borderline bankruptcy, but still remain together today.
J-Woww and Roger
Jenni Farley and Roger Mathews first met on the first season of Jersey Shore, but the two didn’t begin dating until season three of the show. Watching their relationship bloom, they were an instant fan favorite and had everyone rooting for them. Now they are married with two kids.
Flavor Flav and Brigitte Nielsen
Flavor Flav and Brigitte Nielsen were an unlikely pairing, but when they appeared on the VH1’s The Surreal Life, they struck up an unexpected relationship that actually kind of had us rooting for them. The couple continued their relationship and had their own spin-off show, Strange Love. The two only made it through one season of Strange Love before Flavor Flav went in the world of reality dating shows with his Flavor of Love series.
Ashley and J.P.
Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum met on the seventh season of The Bachelorette. Since the finale of the show, the TV couple had a televised wedding ceremony and have welcomed two children, Ford and Essie.
Amber and Rob
Amber Brkich and Rob Mariano met on Survivor: All Stars in 2003, where Amber won and Rob was the runner-up. The reality stars not only survived the show, but went on to compete as a team in The Amazing Race. They got married in 2005 and since have added four children to the family.
Lauren and Brody
Lauren Conrad and Brody Jenner appeared in MTV’s The Hills. On screen the two were a relationship fans quickly got behind. Recently, Brody came forward stating the two never actually dated; the friendship was real, but the relationship was for the show. Today, Brody is engaged to longtime girlfriend, Kaitlynn Carter, and Lauren is expecting her first child with husband William Tell.
Rachel and Sean
Rachel Campos of Real World: San Francisco and Sean Duffy of Real World: Boston first met on the first Real World: All Stars. (Are you still with us?) The couple survived the reality TV world with ease and have been together ever since. They’ve been married 18 years and have 8 children together. Yes, 8!
Catherine and Sean
Catherine Giudici and Sean Lowe met on the 17th season of reality TV show The Bachelor and have been together since. The two were married in 2014, had their first child, and are planning their second! This pair should give everyone faith in The Bachelor and in humanity itself.
Sammi and Ronnie
Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola and Ronnie Ortiz-Magro met day one of MTV’s Jersey Shore. Their on-and-off relationship started towards the beginning of the season and carried on a tumultuous timeline until the very end. There was no doubt the cared for each other, even if every episode did feature them in explosive fights. They have apparently finally called it quits, since Ronnie’s most recent dating news is a breakup with Khloe Karadashian’s bestie Malika Haqq.
Jordan and Jeff
Jordan Lloyd and Jeff Schroeder are arguably America’s reality television sweethearts. The pair met on season 11 of Big Brother and the rest is reality TV history. They got engaged September of 2014 and married the following March when they learned of Jordan’s pregnancy.
Suzy and Matt
Suzy Preston and Matt Hoover met on season two of The Biggest Loser. The two were not very fond of each other at the beginning of the season, but seemed to ease up with time. During the season finale, where Matt was the season’s winner and Suzy was the runner-up, the pair stated they had been secretly dating over the course of the season. Today they are happily married and have two kids.