Who is Javi Marroquin?
Javi Marroquin is a reality star best known for appearing in the reality TV series ‘Teen Mom 2’ alongside his former wife Kailyn Lowry. The couple married each other in 2012. His personality coupled with his hunky looks and ethnic background made him among the most popular members in ‘Teen Mom 2’. His devotion to his wife also played a huge role in making him popular. Since then, he has been trailed by the media about his personal relationships. He has also appeared on ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars’ and the reunion taping of ‘Teen Mom 2’. Apart from this, he is a regularly scouted celebrity to advertise products on Instagram. Over time, due his presence on the reality show and the constant gossip about the couple, Marroquin gained a huge following on Instagram. Today, he has over 1.7 million followers. He recently announced that he is transitioning and looking for a new career to focus on his family. He is currently working on book about his relationship with Kailyn Lowry.
Rise to Fame
It was in 2012 that Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin started dating after he first met her at the local mall in 2011. Though not initially interested, Lowry decided to become friends and later date him. They were soon spotted by paparazzi, and Javi was labeled ‘the mystery man’. Lowry’s spot in ‘Teen Mom 2’ made sure that the couple was often spoken about in the media. Eventually, the couple decided to get married in a courthouse at Pennsylvania. At Kailyn’s request, he decided to enlist himself in the military to earn a stable income and get insurance. Despite them being married, they announced that it was only an engagement. Following this, fans of ‘Teen Mom 2’ demanded to hear and witness the engagement proposal. By popular vote, they ended up enacting their engagement on TV. After this, the couple decided to opt for another, grander ceremony in New Jersey. The whole reception was filmed and broadcasted on ‘Teen Mom 2’. The couple’s relationship, however, started to deteriorate as they constantly bickered and fought. As part of his military duties, Javi was deployed in Qatar in 2016. This led to several complications between the couple and they finally separated.
However, his time with Kailyn on ‘Teen Mom 2’ made Javi Marroquin famous and his trail of relationships was constantly followed by many fans. This made him among the most followed Reality TV star on Instagram and Twitter. Following their divorce in 2016, Kailyn and Javi made an appearance in ‘Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars’ to discuss and cooperate as parents of their son Lincoln. He was also a popular name when rumors of him dating Briana DeJesus, a ‘Teen Mom 2’ co-star, started flying around. At the ‘Teen Mom 2’ reunion recording, drama ensued over Javi’s past affairs. Later in 2018, Kailyn admitted that she and Javi toyed with the idea of getting back together at the reunion and hooked up. Eventually in 2018, in a podcast based on ‘Teen Mom’, Javi hinted that his return with Kailyn might be possible. This stirred up a buzz and Marroquin becomes a popular figure again.
In May 2018, Marroquin announced on Instagram about his relationship with his ex-girlfriend Lauren Comeau. They also announced that they are expecting their first child soon. He decided to quit his military career to focus on his family. On a professional front, Javi Marroquin has signed a deal with the publisher to write a book about his relationship with Kailyn. Owing to his popularity on Instagram, he is often sought after to advertise niche and upcoming products. He is also active on Twitter.
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Javi Marroquin was born on 11 December 1992 and grew up in Delaware, United States. His parents are of Italian origin and he describes himself as ethnically Italian. He married Kailyn Lowry in 2012 in a low-key ceremony in Pennsylvania. The duo welcomed their son Lincoln in 2013. However, the marriage didn’t last long as Javi and Kailyn divorced in May 2016.
He started dating Madison Channing Walls next, but the relationship lasted only for two weeks. Javi was next seen with Lauren Comeau, but they ended the relationship as Javi’s reality star fame became troublesome. In a controversial move, he started dating Briana DeJesus, his ‘Teen Mom 2’ co-star, next. Despite many attempts, the relationship didn’t last long. Javi Marroquin is currently in a relationship with Lauren Comeau, with whom he got back together in March 2018. Despite some hurdles and a breakup, the couple is together now and remain happy with each other. In May 2018, they announced that they were expecting their first child.