‘Jersey Shore: Family Vacation’: Who Is Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s Girlfriend Saffire Matos?

Jersey Shore: Family Vacation star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is officially in a relationship. After an on-again-off-again relationship with Jen Harley, the two have both moved on.

Harley and Ortiz-Magro co-parent their daughter, Ariana Sky, but they’re currently seeing other people. Here’s what we know about Ortiz-Magro’s new girlfriend, Saffire Matos. 

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro is in a new relationship

On Oct. 27, Ortiz-Magro and Harley revealed who they have been seeing. Ortiz-Magro shared a photo of himself kissing Matos on Instagram. He later shared an almost identical photo with the caption: “You can’t force happiness, when you know it’s real you realize it eventually chooses you! #HappinessIsAGift #ThankFul.”

A source told E! News that Ortiz-Magro is “totally smitten” with Matos. “She isn’t his girlfriend yet and they are taking it slow, but they really do like each other a lot,” they said. “She’s very sweet to Ron.”

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro still thinks Jen Harley is ‘amazing’ 

Some fans are confused about where Ortiz-Magro and Harley stand. When Ortiz-Magro shared photos of he and Matos to Instagram, a fan commented asking about Harley. 


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“[Jen is] amazing and treats Ariana and me like the world,” Magro replied. Given the tumultuous relationship Ortiz-Magro shared with Harley, fans were shocked and confused by his kind words. Some fans think Ortiz-Magro misunderstood the comment he responded to, believing the fan was referring to Matos, not Harley. 

“I think you’re talking about your new girl?” a fan replied. “Or do you mean Jen is amazing?”

“Thank God I wasn’t the only one who thought he was talking about the new one,” another person commented. Ortiz-Magro didn’t follow up with the fan’s responses, leaving many people confused. 

Regardless of who Ortiz-Magro was referring to, most fans are pleased with the fact he found happiness with someone else. 

Some ‘Jersey Shore’ fans think Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Jen Harley should be together 

When Ortiz-Magro shared a photo of Matos, some fans didn’t take too kindly to it. 

“This girl doesn’t hold a candle to Jen,” one fan commented. “He’s only posting this pic because [Harley] posted first of her and her insanely gorgeous successful new MAN out in Miami for her bday. Typical Ronnie stalking her IG trying to compete.” 

The same day Ortiz-Magro posted, Harley shared a photo to her Instagram Stories of her new guy, Justin Hensley. Hensley is a businessman and owner of the Rockstar Models agency, according to his social media profile. 

Matos and Ortiz-Magro both replied to the frustrated fan. “Please refrain [from] your jealousy issues,” Matos wrote. “I posted this way first in the morning and then [Harley] posted. There’s the real facts.” 

“Jealousy is a disease baby,” Ortiz-Magro added. “[Wear] you’re mask so these haters can’t [affect] you.” 

Everything we know about Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s girlfriend, Saffire Matos 

Since their relationship is so new, there isn’t much information on Matos, who isn’t in the public eye.

What we do know is that Matos is a certified eyelash technician in Staten Island. Her professional Instagram account LashesbyBear showcases the work she has done on her clients.

The self-proclaimed “Queen of whispy, cat eye lashes” also has a private personal account that Ortiz-Magro and Jersey Shore alum Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi follow. Matos’s personal Instagram profile features Italian and Puerto Rican flag emojis, implying she has a similar heritage to Ortiz-Magro.