The Other Way Season 5 Cast Guide

While 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 4’s still fresh in peoples’ minds, the 90 Day Fiancé spin-off returns with season 5, and seven couples. The upcoming installment premieres in July, and brings back two popular and not-so-popular pairs. Since their 2020 debut, Kenneth “Kenny” Niedermeier and Armando Rubio have been the franchise’s first gay, same-sex male couple. They look like they’re taking a break from their Pillow Talk duties, so they can let people know about their baby drama in a new season.


Fresh off of 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 4, Daniele Gates and Yohan Geronimo are also back, confirming that they’re still together, but not doing any better. Yohan may have split with Daniele during the Tell-All, but their story’s far from over. Aside from them, there are five new couples joining the star cast of TOW season 5. This means that there are 10 new cast members, and there’s plenty to learn about them before the season premiere.

90 Day Fiancé Star Kenny

The 60-year-old Kenneth was first seen in 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 2, when he moved to Mexico to get married to his online boyfriend, Armando. The father of four grown kids, Kenny had a hard time settling down, although he and Armando have been one of the most stable couples in the franchise. He dealt with Armando’s family not accepting that Armando was gay, and the denial of their request for a marriage license. However, Kenny and Armando got married in the season 3 finale, and built a home in San Felipe, Mexico. They live there with Armando’s daughter, Hannah Rubio.

90 Day Fiancé Star Armando

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In 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 5, Armando’s keen on expanding their family of three. He’s a 34-year-old man who was married to a woman before Armando’s partner died in a car crash. That tragic event happened while she was expecting the couple’s second baby. Armando and Kenny met in an online support group for gay fathers, before Kenny said good-bye to his family in St. Petersburg, Florida. Armando and Kenny are now discussing the possibility of moving to Mexico City, which has created a power struggle between them. Armando’s looking into surrogacy, but Kenny feels like Armando’s baby fever is putting him under a lot of pressure.

90 Day Fiancé Star Daniele

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Daniele from New York City got married to the Dominican Republic resident Yohan in 90 Day Fiancé: Love In Paradise season 2, after having known him for only five months. In TOW season 4, Daniele left her job and life in New York to settle down in La Romana, instead of bringing Yohan to America, as he’d wanted. Yohan was disappointed, and felt insulted when Daniele wore the pants in the relationship. Daniele created further tension by inviting her ex-boyfriend Taylen Alexander to meet her in the DR. Yohan announced that he and Daniele were, “done” during the Tell-All, due to trust and communication issues.

90 Day Fiancé Star Yohan

However, Yohan, 33, still isn’t done with his 42-year-old wife, as per 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way season 5. The duo’s returning, and looking at making a fresh start. A lot happened during their last TV stint. Daniele and Yohan always wanted a baby, and that’s a big reason why they rushed their marriage. Now, their new vision for their future includes conceiving a child, buying a home of their own, and starting a new business together. However, Daniele and Yohan have yet to resolve their cultural differences and personality clashes.

90 Day Fiancé Star Brandan

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Newbie 90 Day Fiancé cast member Brandan is a 23-year-old man from Oregon. He’s never met his long-distance girlfriend in person. However, for the past two years, Brandan has spent a lot of time video chatting with her. They eat, sleep, and do phone sex during video calls. However, Brandan’s family feels that this is Mary’s way of keeping Brandan away from other women, including his mother and sister.

90 Day Fiancé Star Mary

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The 23-year-old Mary from the Philippines has already irked Brandan’s folks, who want to stop him from moving to her country. Mary’s friends and family also oppose her relationship with Brandon because of their obsessive and possessive behavior. However, there’s nothing that can keep Brandan and Mary apart. The two have already made extraordinary sacrifices to prove how much they love each other. Brandan’s invested everything he has into building a home for them. Still, a plot twist’s in store for Brandan, even before he boards his flight to the Philippines.

90 Day Fiancé Star Holly

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Holly’s a 44-year-old who lives in Utah. She’s very into fairytales, and works as a barber. Holly found her boyfriend on a Jehovah’s Witness-centered dating site. As she moves to South Africa, Holly’s loved ones worry about her safety. It’s because Holly’s “Prince Charming” lives in a home that’s already been broken into three times.

90 Day Fiancé Star Wayne

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Holly’s partner is 40-year-old Wayne from South Africa. Holly’s excited about finally finding her ideal match, and feels it’s worth the risk to relocate. Wayne owns his own plumbing business. Holly’s mom will be joining her when she moves to South Africa, as she isn’t sure of her daughter’s choice, and also because Holly and Wayne’s wedding’s just a week away.

90 Day Fiancé Star Tejaswi (TJ)

Tejaswi In 90 Day Fiance looking upset outside

After Sumit Singh and Rishi Singh, Tejaswi (AKA “TJ”) is the third Indian cast member on 90 Day Fiancé. He and his girlfriend Kimberly started falling for each other on social media. They got engaged after spending time together in India. Now, Kimberly’s upset because she couldn’t be a part of planning their elaborate wedding. TJ’s taking care of that.

90 Day Fiancé Star Kimberly

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Kimberly’s a clairvoyant from Alabama. The 30-year-old met 33-year-old TJ in a dream. Kimberly’s leaving behind her independent American lifestyle to become a part of TJ’s traditional Indian family. Moreover, there are other things that TJ hasn’t told Kimberly about his life, which she’ll only find out after her relocation.

90 Day Fiancé Star Julio

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New Yorker and 27-year-old DJ Julio is a self-proclaimed momma’s boy. He met his girlfriend by chance when he came across her on his Instagram Explore page. Julio and Kirsten spent a week together in quarantine. After that, he decided to move to the Netherlands.

90 Day Fiancé Star Kirsten

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The 24-year-old Kirsten lives in the Netherlands. The Dutch female’s coming to New York to meet Julio’s mother before he moves to her country. She’ll make a shocking discovery once she arrives, which will cause Kirsten and Julio to question the future of their relationship.

90 Day Fiancé Star Shekina

An aesthetician by profession, Shekina lives in Los Angeles. The 41-year-old woman fell head over heels for her Turkish boyfriend during a trip to Turkey. Shekina’s friends and family have warned her about Sarper being a playboy. Also, Shekina has a history of falling for attractive men and ignoring their red flags.

90 Day Fiancé Star Sarper

Shekina Sarper in 90 Day Fiance posing in front of water smiling

Shekina insists that Sarper, her 41-year-old model and personal trainer boyfriend, is different. The 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way star’s going to Turkey to strengthen their relationship. However, it’s Sarper who’ll be resisting her efforts to control him. As Shekina and Sarper get close, they’ll be making more shocking discoveries. They have a lot to learn about each other.

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