These "The Ultimatum" Season 1 Couples Are About to Be Put Through the Wringer

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From the creators of "Love is Blind," Netflix's newest reality dating show, "The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On," puts lovers-turned-contestants to the test to evaluate the longevity of their relationships. On the show, each couple faces an ultimatum and must decide to commit to one another (aka. get married), break up, or perhaps even spark a new relationship with one of the other contestants.

The series hits Netflix on April 6, but if you're curious about the contestants behind "The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On" read on to learn more about the six couples tackling the biggest relationship milestone: to say "I do" or call it quits.

Lauren and Nate
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Lauren and Nate

Nate and Lauren have been dating for two and a half years. While Lauren is satisfied in their relationship, Nate wants to take it a step further and issues Lauren the ultimatum.

Who is Nate From "The Ultimatum"?

Nate is currently the COO of Derive Development, which is headquartered out of Houston, Texas. Derive Development is a real estate company with the goal of "shaping luxury urban living in San Antonio through unparalleled residential new development sales and consulting."

Follow Nate on Instagram @nathan_ruggles.

Who is Lauren From "The Ultimatum"?

Lauren describes herself as a "craft cocktail creator, consumer, and enthusiast." She actually runs an Instagram page around making different cocktails. She is based in Austin, Texas.

Follow Lauren on Instagram @laurenkilos.

April and Jake
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April and Jake

April and Jake have been together for two years, but April wants lifelong commitment, so she issues Jake the ultimatum.

Who is Jake Cunningham From "The Ultimatum"?

Jake hails from Austin, Texas. The 27-year-old was in the United States Marine Corps from 2015 to 2020, and served in Kuwait.

Follow Jake on Facebook and Instagram @itsjakecunningham.

Who is Nate From "The Ultimatum"?

April is a model who once described herself as a "Filipina Barbie." She was born in California but calls Florida her home. In a 2016 interview she said that she enjoys "hanging out at the beach, going on road trips with family & friends, & going to new places."

Follow April on Instagram @itsaprilmarie.

Zay and Rae
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Zay and Rae

Zay and Rae have been a couple for two and a half years. Despite the longevity of their relationship, Rae gives Zay an ultimatum.

Who is Zay Wilson From "The Ultimatum"?

According to his social media profiles, Zay Wilson is a model and media personality. Prior to his time on "The Ultimatum" he attended Kansas Wesleyan University, and played on the university's basketball team from 2019 to 2020. While in college, Wilson majored in sports management, but now dedicates his time to being an influencer on social media.

Follow Zay on Instagram @theofficialzaywilson and on Twitter @the_zaywilson.

Who is Rae Williams From "The Ultimatum"?

Rae graduated from an HCBU in 2020 and worked as a bartender while going to school. She is very active on social media, and has accounts on Twitter and Instagram. In one Twitter post, she shared love for the "Twilight" and "Harry Potter" film series.

Follow Rae on Instagram @rae.williams and Twitter @raewil_.

Alexis and Hunter

Alexis and Hunter have been dating for two years, but this is not enough for Alexis, who issues Hunter the ultimatum.

Who is Hunter Parr From "The Ultimatum"?

Hunter has a B.S in chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and is currently based in Austin, Texas. He is a professional services analyst at Oracle.

Follow Hunter on Instagram @papa_parr.

Who is Alexis Maloney From "The Ultimatum"?

Alexis is currently an influencer with LTK (, which curates personal shopping experiences for clients. In 2017, the company made over $1 billion in sales. On her LTK profile, Alexis invites others to "mix and match staple, investment pieces with affordable everyday styles."

Follow Alexis on Instagram @alexiselainemaloney and Twitter @alexiselainem.

Shanique and Randall

Shanique and Randall

Lovers Shanique and Randall have been dating for a year and a half, and Shanique is the one to give Randall the ultimatum.

Who is Randall Griffin From "The Ultimatum"?

Randall graduated from Florida A&M University School of Business and Industry in 2017. He has worked at Oracle for almost four years and currently holds the title of senior cloud analyst with the company.

Follow Randall on Instagram @rl_griffin and on Twitter @rl_griffin.

Who is Shanique From "The Ultimatum"?

Shanique is the owner of Syn's Closet, a Texas-based clothing company that offers lingerie, loungewear, and swim apparel. She is based in Austin, Texas, and graduated from Texas Southern University in 2018.

Follow Shanique on Instagram @shaniqueimari.

Madlyn and Colby
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Madlyn and Colby

Colby and Madlyn have been together for a year and a half. While Colby is ready to take their relationship to the next level, Madlyn is not as willing.

Who is Colby Kissinger From "The Ultimatum"?

Colby currently works as an event/sales director for Deer Lake Lodge, based in Montgomery County, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University from 2014 to 2016 and describes himself as a bit of an adventurer, with the quote "always be ready for the next big thing!" in his Instagram bio.

Follow Colby on Instagram @colby_kiss.

Who is Madlyn Ballatori From "The Ultimatum"?

Madlyn is a project coordinator with Nolan Transportation Group, a company that "is dedicated to delivering exceptional freight service and support at competitive prices." She is based in Austin, Texas and has two dogs.

Follow Madlyn on Instagram @madlynballatori.

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"The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On" Trailers

Check out the trailers for "The Ultimatum: Marry or Move On" to learn more about the premise of the show and the couples it follows.