Destined to last? 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days stars Memphis Smith and Hamza Moknii met for the first time in person, got married and found out they were expecting their first child together within one international trip! Keep scrolling below to find out if Memphis and Hamza are still together in 2023.
How Did ‘90 Day Fiance’ Stars Hamza and Memphis Meet?
Memphis and Hamza met online like many other couples on the long-running TLC franchise, and they got engaged after establishing a romance. On the spinoff series, they documented the nurse’s travels from Muskegon, Michigan, to his city of Kairouan, Tunisia, so they could see each other in person for the first time.
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While the spark between them was certainly there, Memphis soon discovered that Hamza had been dishonest about his age and was two years younger than he claimed to be.
“I feel really deceived,” she said about him being 26 during the January 23, 2022, episode, noting they had other issues at hand. “But even though I’m struggling with Hamza lying to me, today we have to travel to the embassy so that I can apply for the document required for a foreigner to marry a Tunisian.”
Drama between them kicked off again on the February 20, 2022, episode when she confessed to spending time with her ex-husband at the start of their relationship because she “didn’t pass her [nursing] state exams” and was down in the dumps over it.
“There is something I want to talk to you about that happened during the summer,” she said via a translator app. “No, you listen,” he replied into the phone. “I think you and I rushed into deciding to get married.”
Memphis later clarified what happened when she stayed with her ex, telling Hamza, “I was feeling kind of down and he said that I could stay at his house. So, I spent four nights at his house, but nothing happened sexually.”
Although it seemed their plans to wed were put to a halt due to differences in their relationship, rumors about them tying the knot were fueled in January 2022 when Memphis’ mom, Deborah Smith-Price, called Hamza her “handsome son-in-law.”
When Did ‘90 Day Fiance’ Stars Memphis and Hamza Get Married?
In March 2022, In Touch confirmed Hamza and Memphis made it down the aisle and got married. Their wedding later played out on the show.
Do ‘90 Day Fiance’ Stars Memphis and Hamza Have Kids?
Shortly after their nuptials, Memphis learned she was pregnant and expecting her first child with her husband, as she was already a mom to two children from previous relationships. The couple faced a long CR-1 visa, a.k.a. “spousal visa,” journey as she prepared to return to the United States without Hamza.
Later that month, podcaster Sarah Fraser took to TikTok to speculate on the rumors of Memphis’ pregnancy before it was revealed on the show. A fan took to the comments and claimed that not only are they still together, but they are living together in the states and are raising their family together. “Yes! She lives in my town,” the follower commented. “Seen with him and the baby! They are shooting in Muskegon right now with 90 Day camera crew.”
It was later revealed Memphis and Hamza welcomed their daughter on October 5, 2023. In Touch exclusively revealed that the 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days alums named their daughter, Kiori Love Moknii.
Memphis and Hamza Sparked Split Buzz Following the Season 5 Tell-All
The pair seemingly left the January 2022 tell-all as one of the most solid couples, but split rumors sparked that March after Memphis deleted the pair’s photos on social media, and the new parents unfollowed each other.
Continuing to ignite breakup buzz, Rawia Moknii, Hamza’s sister, also took to social media to post and delete text messages in April 2022 that addressed her brother’s concerns regarding Memphis’ ex-husband and father of one of her kids, Justin Sandoval.
“Sister, Hamza does not mind to speak with [sic] your ex-husband but he [feels] jealous when you go alone to his house alone,” Rawia’s alleged message to Memphis read.
Seemingly cosigning his sister’s messages, Hamza shortly after composed his own Instagram Story, “When a person can no longer control you, they will try to control how [others] see you. These lies will feel unfair, but stay above it, trusting that other people will eventually see the truth just like you did.”
Following Hamza and Rawia’s social media messages, the mom of three had her own response. “I do not have to defend their lies anymore! I did not benefit from anything at all from them,” the Michigan native wrote on her Instagram Stories hours later. “The problem is they will show what they think will keep their storyline going and fill their pockets! After dealing with them NOTHING surprises me! Sad to say but true!!”
Are 90 Day Fiance’s Hamza and Memphis Still Together?
After weeks of speculation, Memphis confirmed the split from Hamza in April 28, 2022. Using the hashtag “single mom life” to caption a photo of her breast-feeding her daughter, the post established the Before the 90 Day alums had parted ways.
How Do ‘90 Day Fiance’ Stars Memphis and Hamza Coparent?
Following their split, Hamza and Memphis have been involved in a heated custody battle for their daughter. Hamza first hinted at a possible estrangement from his firstborn on Father’s Day 2022, when he spent the holiday alone.
“Today is Father’s Day. It would be the first Father’s Day with my daughter, we should be celebrating together,” the Tunisia native wrote via his Instagram Story. “I don’t know when I will see her. Every day I miss her. Today should be special but all I can do is patiently wait to see her again.”
When Did ‘90 Day Fiance’ Stars Memphis and Hamza Divorce?
In Touch confirmed Memphis and Hamza finalized their divorce on October 28, 2022, after less than two years of marriage. During the divorce proceedings, it was also revealed that Hamza requested a paternity test as he alleged that his ex-wife was “having sexual relations with her ex-husband” during their relationship and also believed that the Michigan native was “pregnant prior to being in Tunisia.”
In the ruling, Moknii was ordered to pay child support for Kiori — confirming he is her father.
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