Now that The Real world is paused e Rules of the road it’s done, reality series spinoff The challenge he is the new reigning king of disordered connections and fierce rivalries.
Since the popular MTV franchise has already had its 37th season with Spies, lies and allies, we thought we’d take a little trip down memory lane – and what better way to do it than with photos of our favorite cast members from The challenge, then and now?
It’s been more than three decades since we’ve first seen the cast eat insect-based dinners and set up wild wrestling matches – the show premiered in June 1998 – but if you’ve been following the cast, it’s likely. you may have noticed that some of theirs took unexpected career turns.
paper clip note Johnny ‘Bananas’ Deveanzio, on which fans met The real world: Key West, you can still see him fighting it in some of the more recent ones Challenge seasons, including total madness. Romantically, Johnny and his companions The Challenge: The War of the Worlds competitor Morgan Willett they became a couple in 2019. However, Morgan said AND! News that the two broke up in September 2021.
Derrick Kosinski he walked away from the competition after that XXX: Dirty 30, but still hosts a podcast about the show where he can keep up with all of his former castmates and their lives. The Chicago native himself is a father and is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Nicole Gruman.
Wes Bergmann, on the other hand, he still competes on the MTV series, but he is also a startup engineer that he is married to Amanda Hornnick after a two-year engagement.
Other stars, however, have left the reality world entirely, including Abram Boise, who was on the show for over a decade, before moving away to become an art director.
After taking some time away from the competition show, Brad Fiorenza – who became a father, got married and subsequently divorced – returned to racing. He made his comeback on TV in 2018 with Final showdown but he failed to win.
Watch the rest of your favorites from The challenge they are doing today, including those who are still competing and which ones have settled away from the cameras.