Zack is far from some random guy, the athlete is pals with Jenni’s younger brother. He actually attended the MTV star’s wedding to Roger Mathews and even wished them a happy one-year anniversary by posting a throwback from their nuptials.
JWoww and Roger officially filed for divorce but still seemed to be on friendly terms. In November 2018, the truck driver told Us Weekly they were “working on things.”
Sadly, things turned extremely rocky over the coming months with Jenni calling her ex an “abuser.” Roger later said they “both embarrassed” themselves by publicly airing their dirty laundry. Despite the turmoil, the exes found a way to be civil and even celebrated Easter 2019 together as a family.
The New Jersey native and AEW wrestler made their first red carpet appearance during the 2019 CMT Awards in coordinating black-and-white outfits. Later that month, they also attended the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
The Naturally Woww founder is clearly smitten with her beau — and doesn’t care who knows it. “I can’t stop having sex,” she said on Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. “[You know] when you’ve ever dated someone, when you’re so, like, infatuated and attracted to them, you just chill with them, like, all day?”
There’s trouble in paradise six months into their romance when Zack was seen getting handsy with Angelina Pivarnick on Jersey Shore. “After seeing tonight’s episode I’m pretty hurt,” JWoww wrote on Instagram after the episode aired. “I feel disrespected by someone I called a friend and by someone who stated they loved me.”
She continued, “For [five] months I was kept in the dark about this. For [five] months I was naive, probably laughed at and made into a story line that will forever haunt me. My heart hurts on so many levels. One thing I learned from tonight’s episode is know your value. Don’t ever lower your standards.”
“I made mistakes that I cannot take back, which I take full responsibility for. … I sincerely apologize to Jenni. I apologize to Angelina as well,” the athlete wrote on his Instagram Story at the time.
The pair were on good terms once again, and Zack solidified their status by gushing over Jenni on Instagram. “You mean absolutely everything to me,” he wrote. “You are my world. You are tremendously special in so many ways. You are an absolutely gorgeous woman inside and out. We are incredible together, and I want to be by your side for the rest of time. I love you @jwoww.”
The stud gave Jenni a cute planner that read “Organized Chaos” to help keep track of her new schedule while quarantining amid the coronavirus pandemic. She raved over the sweet gesture on her Instagram Story.