Who are Steven and Alina on 90 Day Fiancé?
As the latest season of 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After comes to an end, TLC recently announced the upcoming premiere of separate spin-off show, 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way .
The show, which follows “American men and women who fall in love with partners from distant lands travel to their home countries to begin their married lives abroad”, is now in its third season and is considered by fans to be the best of the franchises several spin-off shows.
Since premiering in 2014, 90 Day Fiancé has received high audience viewer ratings, more than almost any other cable television show in the US according to recent viewing figures. Its two spin off shows, Happily Ever After and The Other Way, have similarly high ratings.
Here’s the run down on couple, Steven and Alina.
Steven, 25, is from Salt Lake City, Utah and Alina, 20 is from Russia. The pair are a new couple to the franchise.
According to a statement from Discovery, Steven is a devout Mormon from Utah who gives up his life in America to be with Alina, “a beautiful Russian woman he met a year ago on a language app.”
“When the Russian border closes because of the coronavirus pandemic, Steven and Alina come up with a backup plan to meet up and marry in Turkey instead.”
“Once there, secrets of Steven’s past and Alina’s suspicions of infidelity begin to threaten their future together and Alina questions if she truly knows the man she’s about to marry.”
In the trailer for the season, the pair look young, immature and carefree. We see the pair first meet at the airport: “We have been waiting for this for so long, it’s finally happening. It’s like crazy hard to believe,” Steven says.
Later, Alina’s worries of Steven seem evident: “Steven likes to do crazy things. He’s not like normal people,” she says.
The pair look set to be a firm fan favourite.
The show will return on Sunday 29 August from 8 pm ET/PT.
Each new episode of the show will be available to stream on Fridays, exclusively on Discovery Plus.