Who are Tiffany Franco and Roland Smith? After gambling, cheating allegations, ‘90 Day Fiancé’ couple back together
For the couples of '90 Day Fiancé', the period of 90 days is only half the journey. The true test comes immediately after when they've to spend their lives together. If you're in it for the long haul, like some of these couples, whether they make it or simply crash and burn, matters. Get ready for season 6 of '90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?'. This season, an interesting array of couples make their way back to our screen. Among them is Tiffany Smith and Ronald Franco.
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How did they meet?
Tiffany Franco and Ronald Smith had quite the whirlwind of a romance, seeing that they fell in love with each other when Franco was on a trip to South Africa. Soon, Franco found herself moving to South Africa to be with Smith. Franco's son, Daniel quickly warmed up to Smith and even began to look up to him as a father-figure. Smith and Franco also had a baby girl, Carley Rose, together.
Franco flew back to the USA to have her daughter and as reported by Heavy to ensure that her baby girl automatically received US citizenship. In the '90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way' tell-all special, Franco and Smith had announced that they were officially beginning the visa process to bring Smith to the States. However, Smith has struggled to get his K1 visa, because he had a criminal record. Apart from this, his gambling addiction put a serious strain on their relationship.
Does Ronald Smith have a criminal record?
Criminal records on '90 Day' aren't too uncommon, and Smith is on that list. His records consist of a speeding ticket, drug possession, armed robbery and stolen cash. However, he's never been convicted.
Are the couple still together?
Back in January 2020, the couple announced that they were splitting, within less than a year of the birth of their daughter. During this time, Smith accused Franco of cheating while she called him out for being toxic. It looked like the couple had decided to end things once and for all.
But seems as though they aren't quite done yet, as their latest Instagram posts indicate that they are in fact, together. Franco wrote a lengthy post addressing Smith and wishing him a happy Valentine's Day. Smith has also uploaded photos of their family not too long ago. Although the preview of season 6 implies that the couple is still facing major issues with regard to their marriage, Franco's instagram reveals that they are currently still in South Africa, along with their children. Looks like the couple is trying to chase their happily ever after, after all.
Catch Season 6 of '90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?' on Sundays at 8 pm ET/PT on TLC. You can also stream episodes on Discovery+.