Although Ronnie Ortiz-Magro recently announced he’d be taking time away from Jersey Shore, he still filmed episodes for the upcoming season, which premieres on June 3. On the show, Ronnie will officially be off the market, as he went Instagram official with his now-girlfriend, Saffire Matos, in the fall of 2020. The new romance came following years of ups and downs for Ronnie and his ex, Jen Harley. Here’s everything to know about Saffire.
1. Saffire Is An Eyelash Technician
Ronnie’s new GF is a certified eyelash technician in Staten Island and New York City. Saffire has a professional Instagram account where she showcases her intricate work, featuring photos of clients after they acquired Saffire’s services. The Instagram account currently boasts over 850 followers, and it appears that Saffire’s professional social media account has been active since July 2019. In the bio for the account, Saffire regards herself as the “queen of whispy, cat eye lashes.”
2. You Can Find Saffire on Instagram
Aside from her professional IG account, Saffire also has her own personal account. When she first started dating Ronnie, Saffire’s account was private, but she has since made it public so that fans could follow her. Her personal account currently boasts more than 200,000 followers, which is up from the 25,000 she had when she first went public with Ronnie!
3. Saffire Is Cuban & Italian
Saffire’s Instagram bio gives fans some insight into more about her, as she included the Cuban and Italian flags amidst a line of emojis. This likely means that she is of Cuban and Italian heritage.
4. It’s Unclear When Ronnie & Saffire Started Dating
Although Ronnie and Saffire looked quite comfortable around one another in Ronnie’s IG post from October, it’s not known when they actually started seeing each other. Ronnie previously dated Jen Harley, with whom he shares a three-year-old daughter, Ariana Sky Magro. In October 2019, Ronnie was arrested in Los Angeles and charged with felony domestic violence after he and Jen got into a heated, physical altercation.
5. Saffire Lives In New York City
Saffire’s Instagram bio reveals that she lives in New York City. She is from Staten Island. Meanwhile, Ronnie lives in Los Angeles, so they’ve been making a bicoastal relationship work!