Warning: Major Love Is Blind spoilers ahead! Stop reading here if you don’t want to know what happens during seasons 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Netflix’s dating “experiment” Love Is Blind just wrapped up its fourth season (with a live reunion set to hit the streamer on April 16), and the show has a lot of viewers wondering which of the five new couples made it to Happily Ever After.
At the end of each season, the remaining engaged couples meet at the altar to either say “I do” or publicly end their relationship in front of a room full of family and friends. ICYMI, only two couples actually got married during season 2. And during season 3, all five couples made it down the aisle, but only two said “I do.” (Spoiler: They’re both still together today).
The show had a pretty low success rate with its couples for seasons 1 through 3 (just four stayed together), but the season 4 finale, which dropped Friday, proved different. This time around, three couples out of the five that got engaged stuck it out and made it past the altar. Of course, there were a few wild twists along the way, including some switcharoos in episodes 5 and 8.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been stalking the Love Is Blind cast’s Instagrams relentlessly to figure out what each of the couples from the first four seasons are up to now. Are Micah and Paul still talking? Is Bartise really a dad now? Did SK and Raven ever get back together? And how’s everyone from season 1 doing, anyway?
Here’s everything you need to know about who stayed together, who remained friends, and who will probably never speak again:
Micah Lussier and Paul Peden (Season 4)
What happened on the show: Paul and Micah hit it off pretty early in the pods, but they had what Micah called a “slow burn.” While some viewers thought this was just a lack of chemistry, the couple did their best to stick it out til the very end. Unfortunately, Paul says no at the altar leaving a devastated Micah to process what happened.
Micah had an inkling this was how things would turn out, and she shared her thought process with Women’s Health before the finale. “The days leading up to the wedding, I started to get the feeling that he wasn’t going to say yes, and I think, you know, when I got up there [at the altar], I knew that the only chance that I could have for him to say what he genuinely wanted was for him to answer first,” Micah explains.
“I knew that if I was to answer first and say yes, there was going to be a chance that maybe he would say yes,” she adds. “I wanted to give him the opportunity to follow his heart. And it was kind of just like one last shot to see like, are you gonna take the risk? Like, are you gonna jump? And he didn’t.”
Everyone felt awkward and there were tears shed by all. As one attendee said, “I wish I was way drunker.”
What’s their relationship status? Unclear. When asked if they still talk, Micah explained that “there was a lot to talk about, a lot to work through,” and that they “both have a lot left in our journey, separately, maybe together.” TLDR, Micah says to stay tuned.
She is currently not dating anyone, and has no plans to go on another dating show. “Right now, I’m just working on myself and who knows what the future holds,” she tells WH. “I’m definitely single, so maybe I need something else to help me find my person.”
Tiffany Pennywell and Brett Brown (Season 4)
What happened on the show: Every season has that perfect couple, and for season 4, it’s Tiffany and Brett. Seriously, these two were a match made in heaven.
What’s their relationship status? Happily married! Brett tells WH that Tiffany moved to Portland shortly after the wedding. “Married life has been great,” he adds. Together, they’ve been doing lots of traveling—Mexico, Houston, Columbia, visiting Brett’s fam in North Carolina.
“We’re enjoying our life together. Our love is growing stronger every day,” Brett says. “We’re great.”
Chelsea Griffin and Kwame Appiah (Season 4)
What happened on the show: Chelsea and Kwame were PDA royalty this season, and the physical chemistry was palpable, even in the pods. It was very clear that they wanted to be together, and they adjusted to “real life” well after their engagement. Both said yes at the altar to a standing ovation from the crowd before sharing a steamy kiss.
What’s their relationship status? Still married, and Kwame has officially moved to Seattle. Plus, Chelsea has finally met his mom, which was a point of tension during the season. He brought her to visit his family over Thanksgiving, where he explained that “there was some real family time … So they [Chelsea and my mom] had a good first encounter, and we will leave it at that. And it’s all about just progressing from there.”
And things are going well. “Married life is great. Married life is fantastic,” Kwame says. “It’s definitely got its challenges. It’s got its ups and downs, just like anything. But we’re warming up to trying to figure out the next steps in our journey… I’m learning to appreciate the little parts of marriage, and it’s really helping me understand the overall positive impact that it has on a human being.”
Chelsea is similarly content, it seems. “We’re really excited for the future,” she says. “And I’m looking forward to going back to the east coast.”
Zack Goytowski and Bliss Poureetezadi (Season 4)
What happened on the show: A lot. First, Zack was having a hard time choosing between Bliss and Irina, and ultimately proposed to Irina. It was clear they were *not* a good match, though, and they broke things off before even leaving Mexico. Zack realized he’d made a mistake and asked Bliss for a second chance. They got married on a beautiful, sunny day, and didn’t look back.
What’s their relationship status? Still married, and still doing well! It seems that second time was certainly the charm for this duo.
“I am living on cloud nine,” Zack says. “My life is amazing, so things are great.”
Irina, for her part, never reached out to Paul after filming (she flirted with him in Mexico and told the camera she made a mistake choosing Zack over Paul).
Jackie Bonds and Marshall Glaze (Season 4)
What happened on the show: These two are definitely off to a rocky start from the get-go. They are the second couple to call it quits after a cliffhanger in episode 8. Oh, and Jackie doesn’t give the ring back (and still hasn’t to this day) because she says that the show bought the rings, not Marshall. Jackie later gets back with another podmate, Josh.
What’s their relationship status? Marshall and Jackie don’t interact at all post-breakup. Marshall told E! News that he actually started dating another contestant, 31-year-old Kacia, after the show, but later broke things off. Jackie, on the other hand, was spotted attending a Seattle Mariners baseball game with Josh in a since-deleted TikTok, per ET.
Marshall also recently told People that he doesn’t have any lingering feelings for his ex-fiancée, Jackie.
Bartise Bowden and Nancy Rodriguez (Season 3)
What happened on the show: Nancy had reservations about 25-year-old Bartise, since she thought he might be too young for her. Two weeks before their wedding, she told him that she was going to say no, so he whipped himself into shape and asked for another chance. As a result, Nancy tells WH that she was “blindsided” when he said no at the altar. Her family got really upset, too, which rustled some feathers with Bartise.
“I was not expecting it to get that aggressive,” he says. “Eventually, they let me get Nancy away and talk to her, and she could voice her opinion towards me, but I was shocked that the family felt the need to come yell at me.”
What’s their relationship status? Understandably, Nancy wasn’t interested in continuing her relationship with Bartise. “For me, it ended at the altar—black and white. I said yes. He said no. I put my heart out,” Nancy tells WH.
Bartise, for his part, says things have kind of ricocheted around since filming ended. “Our roller coaster of a relationship has kind of continued,” he says. “As it stands right now, I would say we’re acquaintances and on decent terms.”
And now, Bartise is a father! He announced the big news about his son Aidan on Instagram. The baby was born in December of 2022, and Bartise apparently filed court docs pertaining to the newborn with a woman named Olivia Gross, according to Us Weekly.
SK Alagbada and Raven Ross (Season 3)
What happened on the show: Things seemed to be going super well (like, match made in heaven) for SK and Raven until they got to the altar. SK surprised literally everyone by saying “no,” and pointing out that the timing was off. He was starting grad school soon, he said, and Raven didn’t want to move in together.
Then, the couple shared during the reunion episode that they had started dating again. Fun fact: Raven also told Vanessa that they didn’t “discover each other’s bodies physically” until after the wedding, for what it’s worth. But then everything went downhill fast.
What’s their relationship status? Raven posted on her IG story on Nov. 20 saying that she and SK are officially broken up. Around the same time, allegations surfaced on TikTok accusing SK of cheating on Raven, but the story is pretty convoluted.
“We are saddened to announce that we have decided to go our separate ways,” Raven wrote. “Due to on-going legal proceedings surrounding these allegations, we can not provide additional details and ask that you please respect our privacy during this hard time. Thank you for following our love story and believing in us.”
On the “After The Altar” episodes, SK proposes to Raven again. She says yes. But then Raven claims he cheated and broke things off for a final time.
Cole Barnett and Zanab Jaffrey (Season 3)
What happened on the show: These two seemed to hit it off, but they hit a *lot* of speed bumps (including Cole asking her if she were “bipolar” at one point and rating her a nine out of 10 while giving other girls a 10). So, Zanab took her moment at the altar to tell Cole what she really thought about him, and it was intense. “You have disrespected me, you have insulted me, you have critiqued me, and for what it’s worth, you have single-handled shattered my self-confidence,” Zanab tells those congregated. Her answer, unsurprisingly, was no. And her guests clapped as she left him at the altar.
Cole shared his thoughts with WH: “I was crying my eyes out because I care for this girl and love her to death and wanted a life with her, wanted a relationship with her, wanted to marry her,” he says. “That was very blindsiding and difficult to experience.”
What’s their relationship status? Well, based on all that, it’s not good, and they’re not speaking to each other. “I hate to say that I was gonna say ‘I do,’ but in the moment, I definitely wanted to say ‘I do,’” he tells WH. “But after seeing what she said, I’m like, ‘Am I really that naive to think that I was gonna marry this girl on that day when that’s how she felt about me?’”
Alexa Alfia and Brennon Lemieux (Season 3)
What happened on the show: These two lovebirds fell madly in love after initially bonding over a shard love of shakshuka. They held a Jewish wedding ceremony, and everything was *chef’s kiss*.
What’s their relationship status? Happily married! These two are just so cute when they talk about their life together now, and Alexa raved about Brennon to WH: “It’s kind of strange getting back into all of this because it’s just been us two,” she says. “It’s super exciting. It’s been really wonderful. Every day is just a fairy tale.” Brennon echoed this sentiment, telling WH that marriage has been “wonderful.”
“All the serious issues we really honestly discussed on the show, and that’s why we fell in love so quickly and so wholeheartedly,” he says. Aww!
Also, it seems like there could be a baby Lemieux coming in 2023, at least based on the “After The Altar” episodes where Brennon and Alexa chat about their plans for a family (Alexa wants five kids!). Everyone will have to wait and see for now…
Colleen Reed and Matt Bolton (Season 3)
What happened on the show: Colleen had a bit of a rough road before finding Matt, but the ballet dancer seems to have found her person, and despite a few spicy arguments (mostly about Cole’s inappropriate behavior), they said “I Do” in front of their friends and family in a beautiful ceremony.
What’s their relationship status? These two are also happily married! Matt shared with WH that Colleen is working three jobs, and he loves “taking care of her, cooking dinner for her, rubbing her feet, whatever it is.” Their relationship has grown “astronomically,” he adds.
“Just because we got married doesn’t mean that all those issues that we were having were all of a sudden going to be resolved and we weren’t going to have them anymore,” she tells WH. “So, for some time, we were still working on those issues. But it was very nice not to do in front of cameras.”
The couple also let slip at the reunion that while they spend every day together, they aren’t living together because of financial and logistical reasons. Colleen didn’t want to break her lease with her roommates, leaving them in a rut. She also doesn’t wear her engagement ring, but that’s a whole other can of worms…
Lauren Speed and Cameron Hamilton (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Lauren and Cameron were by far the easiest couple to stan. And if you didn’t shed a tear during their wedding vows, were you even watching the first season of Love Is Blind?
What’s their relationship status: Lauren and Cameron celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary last November, and they’re still going strong.
Lauren shared an adorable tribute on Instagram for their third anniversary: “A love story I could have only dreamed of… not perfect but perfect for me! ❤️ Cheers to 3 years of Love, marriage and happiness 😘💍❤️ Us against the world forever 👩🏾❤️👨🏻 Happy anniversary baby!”
The couple hosts their own Youtube series, Hangin’ With the Hamiltons where they “talk about everything in our lives, the different elements that make them up,” Cameron says in the couple’s intro video. “Whether it’s our family, our friends, dinner, drinks, cocktails, you know what I’m talking about.”
Lauren also said that she and Cameron are thinking about starting a family back in 2021: “I’m not pregnant, let me preface by saying, however, we do have a little fur baby,” she told Us Weekly. “So, he’s our child for now and our work is our child.”
Amber Pike and Matt Barnett (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Both Amber and Matt (a.k.a. Barnett) had a case of cold feet right before their wedding. However, they decided to stick things out and tie the knot during the finale.
What’s their relationship status: These two are still going strong! Amber has reportedly changed her last name to Barnett. The couple even marked their fourth wedding anniversary last year with an adorable video on Instagram back in November of 2021.
She wrote, “This third year was definitely charmed, and judging by the pics I’d say we’ve got this kissing thing down pat! If it’s cool with you though I’d like to keep practicing 😘.”
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Deepti Vempati and Abhishek ‘Shake’ Chatterjee (Season 2)
What happened on the show: Despite all odds, Deeps and Shake got engaged in the pods and shared a serious sense of adventure in Mexico. However, on the day of their wedding, Deepti decided to turn Shake down.
“I hope you know how much you mean to me and the impact you’ve made on my life, but no, I cannot marry you,” she told him. “I deserve somebody who knows for sure. So, I’m choosing myself and I’m going to say no.”
What’s their relationship status: Have they reconnected? “No,” Deepti confirmed to Women’s Health. “We’re happy. I think it was the right decision for us.”
After watching the show, Deepti explained that “some of the things he said were just completely disrespectful, even to a friend,” per Page Six. “So, yeah, it’s been tough watching it back but I’m trying to put it in the past and just move forward.” Shake has debuted his new relationship with Emily Wilson on Instagram in March of 2022, per Us Magazine. And things seem to be going well.
Meanwhile, not long after Love Is Blind aired, Deepti was rumored to be dating fellow cast mate Kyle Abrams, who previously confessed that his “biggest regret” was not proposing to her on the show. During the Love is Blind: After The Alter special, fans got to see Kyle and Deepti profess their…strong like for each other.
Unfortunately, Kyle revealed on Instagram that since After The Alter, the two decided to split. He also confirmed that he’s in a new relationship that he’d like to keep private for the time being. Deepti is still living her best single life.
Danielle Ruhl and Nick Thompson (Season 2)
What happened on the show: Danielle and Nick seemed like they were truly made for each other in the pods, but they hit a few rough patches in Mexico. Even after their fair share of disagreements, this pair successfully tied the knot in an adorable wedding ceremony, and they stuck it out for a while.
What’s their relationship status: A few days after the news that Iyanna McNeely And Jarrette Jones were getting a divorce, news broke that season 2’s other married couple were also separating. On August 21, TMZ revealed that Danielle had filed for divorce. Unfortunately, things are really rough right now, and the two aren’t on speaking terms, according to People. They also both appear to be single.
Mallory Zapata and Salvador Perez (season 2)
What happened on the show: Mal and Sal quickly bonded on the show, and not even a love triangle could stop these two from getting engaged. As the season went on, cute picnic dates (and Sal’s ukulele) helped them build a deep connection.
During the finale, Sal seemed like he was getting cold feet before the wedding. “I still feel undecided,” he said. “But I know that when I’m there and I get to hold Mallory’s hands and just voice how I feel, it’ll all be okay.”
At the altar, Mal was ready to get hitched—but Sal couldn’t say “I do.” “I feel like I just need more time,” he explained to Mallory, who replied, “it’s okay.”
What’s their relationship status: Now, Sal has a new boo, Jessica Palkovic, or Jessi, who is a dancer, actor, and OnlyFans creator. Towards the end of After The Alter, Sal mentions that a proposal could be coming soon… I guess fans will have to wait and see what happens with these two. As for Mal, there’s still no sign of a new relationship on her Instagram (yet).
Natalie Lee and Shayne Jansen (Season 2)
What happened on the show: Natalie and Shayne had their fair share of ups and downs on their season. After Shayne picked Natalie over Shaina Hurley in the pods, the two bickered over everything from which side of the bed to sleep on to different ways of showing affection for each other. And the night before their wedding was a disaster, with Shayne calling Natalie the “worst thing” that’s ever happened to him. Yikes.
What’s their relationship status: The two briefly dated after the show but ended things a few months later. “We ended it pretty amicably and we are friends right now,” Natalie explained to Page Six. “I wish him all the best.” The pair did reach out to each other again after the show dropped on Netflix, but Natalie says they’re just too different for a relationship to work. They both appear to be single.
Shaina Hurley and Kyle Abrams (Season 2)
What happened on the show: Shaina and Kyle got engaged despite a few fundamental differences, including their thoughts on religion. But things got messy when Shaina left Mexico without telling Kyle and then admitted she still had feelings for Shayne (👀).
What’s their relationship status: Kyle has since revealed that he and Shaina “went home together” after filming. They even “went on a date off-camera” to give each other a second chance. But the pair have since gone their separate ways.
“We don’t really talk. We don’t communicate,” Kyle told Us Weekly. “There’s nothing left. I mean, we’re not friends or anything. She doesn’t come out much. That ship has sailed.”
Shaina ended up getting married to contractor Chris Lardakis this summer. “I have found the one whom my soul loves,” Shaina captioned a post from their wedding day in July. Kyle is also in a relationship that he’s keeping under the radar.
Iyanna McNeely and Jarrette Jones (Season 2)
What happened on the show: Iyanna and Jarrette may not have seemed perfect for each other at first (after all, she was his second choice in the pods), but Mexico quickly proved otherwise. While Jarrette still had feelings for Mallory, his connection to Iyanna only grew stronger.
Right before their ceremony, Iyanna explained that trusting Jarrette to change his bachelor ways required a “very, very large leap of faith.” Even so, she and Jarrette successfully swapped vows and walked away from the finale married.
What’s their relationship status: On August 17, the couple announced that they are going through the process of getting divorced. Iyanna and Jarrette announced the sad news in a joint IG post.
“After much thought, we’re saddened to share that we have separated and will begin the process of divorcing,” they wrote. “While we have love for each other, our lives are going in different directions, and that’s okay.”
The couple didn’t go into the details of their breakup, but they said the decision to part ways had been “far from easy.” The couple then thanked their LIB family.
Jessica Batten and Mark Cuevas (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Have you ever seen the movie He’s Just Not That Into You? Clearly, Mark hasn’t. His relationship with Jessica was off the entire show, from the pods to the day he (and only he) said, “I do.”
“He was always far more committed to her than she ever was to him,” the Love Is Blind source told Women’s Health, which is obviously true having watched the finale. According to the source, Jessica “really struggled with the Barnett storyline.”
What’s their relationship status: Since filming, both Jessica and Mark bounced back with new Instagram official relationships. And Jessica is pregnant!
Jessica and her partner, Benjamin McGrath, MD, got engaged in September of 2021. “I don’t think it has quite sunk in, but I’m definitely floating somewhere on cloud nine,” Jessica told People at the time. FYI, McGrath is a foot and ankle surgeon as well as a dad to two kids, according to his Instagram bio. Jessica announced their pregnancy on IG in January of 2023.
Mark dated Lauren “LC” Chamblin, another cast member from Love Is Blind, in May and June 2020. But the two broke it off when Mark was caught cheating through a Reddit post LC found titled, “My close friend’s co-worker is dating Mark!!”
Since the cheating scandal, Mark has settled down with Aubrey Rainey. On Instagram, Mark announced that he and Aubrey are officially “Mr & Mrs 💍🍾.” The two got engaged in Nov. 2020 and welcomed their second son, Axton, on Feb. 3, 2022.
Kelly Chase and Kenny Barnes (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Surprise, surprise—one of the most stable couples throughout the entire show didn’t actually end up together (😱). Kenny said yes to forever and Kelly said no, leaving him stranded at the altar to give a beautiful, yet awkward, speech to his family and friends. The couple later revealed that they were “adamantly not going to get married. That was never something that we were going to do,” Kenny told ET.
What’s their relationship status: Both Kenny and Kelly have moved on. In fact, Kenny recently got married. He posted an Instagram photo from his April wedding. “Next Saturday, I get to marry my best friend,” he wrote. “Alex and I have been overwhelmed by the love and support during our engagement.”
As for Kelly, it looks like she’s single right now and focusing on herself and her career as a health and life coach.
Giannina Gibelli (Gigi) and Damian Powers (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Gigi and Damian’s relationship was super volatile throughout their season (they may have even given The Bachelor‘s Peter and Victoria F. a run for their money…). But according to the show’s source, everyone close to the show assumed they’d both say yes on their wedding day. Instead, Damian told Gigi she wasn’t “all in” during most of their relationship, and the two ended it on camera.
What’s their relationship status: The couple dated after filming and confirmed their relationship on the reunion episode. But in 2021, the two officially split (for good, this time). “It was a lot to process and it was a very long breakup,” Gigi told Entertainment Tonight back in August.
Now, Gigi is dating Bachelorette alum Blake Horstmann, People confirmed. “They’re taking things slow,” a source said. “But [they] seem really happy together.” Damian, on the other hand, seems to be living the single life over on his Instagram.
Carlton Morton and Diamond Jack (Season 1)
What happened on the show: Carlton and Diamond‘s breakup was tragic. These two didn’t make it past Mexico after Carlton revealed to Diamond that he was bisexual and had previously been in relationships with men. Eventually, everything came to a head with one explosive fight filled with every four-letter word you can imagine.
What’s their relationship status: While the ex-couple seemed to patch things up at the reunion and even seemed to be open to the possibility of rekindling their romantic relationship, Diamond and Carlton are currently not in touch. “They are no longer speaking and, at this moment in time, aren’t even cordial,” a friend of the ex-couple told Women’s Health. Now, Carlton and Diamond are currently single.
Alexis Jones is an assistant editor at Women’s Health where she writes across several verticals on WomensHealthmag.com, including life, health, sex and love, relationships and fitness, while also contributing to the print magazine. She has a master’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University, lives in Brooklyn, and proudly detests avocados.
Sabrina is an editorial assistant for Women’s Health. When she’s not writing, you can find her running, training in mixed martial arts, or reading.
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