July 24, 2024

On February 29, 2024, Vanderpump Rules alums Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright announced their separation after four years of marriage.

“On my last podcast I alluded to many marriages go through rocky times. Yes, marriages in general are very hard and I’ve had a particularly rough year this past year. Jax and I are taking time apart and I made the decision to move into another home to take some space for the sake of my mental health,” Brittany said on their “When Reality Hits” podcast.

Brittany and Jax tied the knot in 2019 after four years of dating, although they briefly split in 2017 when it was revealed that Jax cheated with former VPR costar Faith Stowers. Brittany and Faith aren’t the only VPR alums in Jax’s dating history, either – he’s been linked to a handful of others through the years.



Stassi Schroeder Jax dated Stassi in season 1 of Vanderpump Rules. They had a slightly unconventional romance, as the Michigan native said they moved in together on their third date. However, moving quickly worked for them, as they dated for two years before the cameras started rolling. The couple split when Jax confirmed that he cheated on Stassi during a trip to Las Vegas. After a brief reunion in season 2, the couple ended things for good. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images
Stassi Schroeder Jax dated Stassi in season 1 of Vanderpump Rules. They had a slightly unconventional romance, as the Michigan native said they moved in together on their third date. However, moving quickly worked for them, as they dated for two years before the cameras started rolling. The couple split when Jax confirmed that he cheated on Stassi during a trip to Las Vegas. After a brief reunion in season 2, the couple ended things for good. Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images A360

Kristen Doute Rumors swirled during season 2 that Jax hooked up with Stassi's best friend Kristen. He later confirmed that they did so while watching Drive on a couch in Tom Sandoval's apartment. Kristen and Stassi went through a hard time with their friendship because of the hookup, but they were able to work things out. Chris Weeks/Getty Images for LACOSTE
Kristen Doute Rumors swirled during season 2 that Jax hooked up with Stassi’s best friend Kristen. He later confirmed that they did so while watching Drive on a couch in Tom Sandoval’s apartment. Kristen and Stassi went through a hard time with their friendship because of the hookup, but they were able to work things out. Chris Weeks/Getty Images for LACOSTE A360

Laura-Leigh Moser Jax got cozy with SURver Laura-Leigh after his initial split from Stassi in season 1. However, the romance was short lived, and he broke things off after attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting with her. Jax later admitted to using Laura-Leigh to make Stassi jealous. "The way I handled that situation was just awful," he said in July 2023. "I use the term runaway train because, I really was, I was very reckless." Tibrina Hobson/WireImage
Laura-Leigh Moser Jax got cozy with SURver Laura-Leigh after his initial split from Stassi in season 1. However, the romance was short lived, and he broke things off after attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting with her. Jax later admitted to using Laura-Leigh to make Stassi jealous. “The way I handled that situation was just awful,” he said in July 2023. “I use the term runaway train because, I really was, I was very reckless.” Tibrina Hobson/WireImage A360

Tiffany Matthews Jax dated brief VPR star Tiffany during season 3, but he was infamously dating Carmen Dickman at the same time. "I'm trying to be honest with both of these girls ... I don't want to lose either of them," he told Sandoval at the time. Though Jax said he and Tiffany got along "really well," they dealt with distance, as Tiffany worked and lived in Las Vegas. Andrew J Cunningham/Getty Images
Tiffany Matthews Jax dated brief VPR star Tiffany during season 3, but he was infamously dating Carmen Dickman at the same time. “I’m trying to be honest with both of these girls … I don’t want to lose either of them,” he told Sandoval at the time. Though Jax said he and Tiffany got along “really well,” they dealt with distance, as Tiffany worked and lived in Las Vegas. Andrew J Cunningham/Getty Images A360

Carmen Dickman Jax met Carmen a week after he started dating Tiffany and eventually got her name tattooed on his arm. However, the relationship only lasted two months. "I'm sorry, am I missing something? You told me you wanted me to have your babies a day ago. You tattooed my freaking name on your arm," she told Jax when he broke things off. "After this, I don't want to see you again. I don't like you. You're 35 years old. Stop with the partying. Get focused. Get on track. Get your life together. I want a man that's motivated to do good things, and motivated to make me a priority in his life." David A. Walega/FilmMagic
Carmen Dickman Jax met Carmen a week after he started dating Tiffany and eventually got her name tattooed on his arm. However, the relationship only lasted two months. “I’m sorry, am I missing something? You told me you wanted me to have your babies a day ago. You tattooed my freaking name on your arm,” she told Jax when he broke things off. “After this, I don’t want to see you again. I don’t like you. You’re 35 years old. Stop with the partying. Get focused. Get on track. Get your life together. I want a man that’s motivated to do good things, and motivated to make me a priority in his life.” David A. Walega/FilmMagic A360

Vail Bloom SUR hostess Vail made her debut in the middle of VPR season 3 and started a flirtationship with Jax. However, she said she would "never" be in a relationship with him. Chelsea Lauren/WireImage
Vail Bloom SUR hostess Vail made her debut in the middle of VPR season 3 and started a flirtationship with Jax. However, she said she would “never” be in a relationship with him. Chelsea Lauren/WireImage A360

Faith Stowers Jax cheated on Brittany with Faith in 2017 and initially denied doing so. However, he came clean during season 6 when Brittany confronted him. Faith said in 2018 that she "should have known better." Jerritt Clark/WireImage
Faith Stowers Jax cheated on Brittany with Faith in 2017 and initially denied doing so. However, he came clean during season 6 when Brittany confronted him. Faith said in 2018 that she “should have known better.” Jerritt Clark/WireImage A360

Brittany Cartwright Jax and Brittany met in Las Vegas when she joined the show in season 4. Though they split when he cheated on her with Faith, the couple reunited that same year. Jax and Brittany got engaged in June 2018 and got married a year later. They welcomed a son named Cruz in 2021. Brittany announced her split from Jax in February 2024. "Many of you guys have been asking me about Jax and I and our relationship. I just think it's important to be real and honest with you guys because we've shared so much of our lives with you guys," the Kentucky native revealed. "On my last podcast I alluded to many marriages go through rocky times. Yes, marriages in general are very hard and I've had a particularly rough year this past year. Jax and I are taking time apart and I made the decision to move into another home to take some space for the sake of my mental health." Brittany added that she was going to "focus" on Cruz during this "difficult" time. However, she added that "everything will be just fine" with her estranged husband. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Brittany Cartwright Jax and Brittany met in Las Vegas when she joined the show in season 4. Though they split when he cheated on her with Faith, the couple reunited that same year. Jax and Brittany got engaged in June 2018 and got married a year later. They welcomed a son named Cruz in 2021. Brittany announced her split from Jax in February 2024. “Many of you guys have been asking me about Jax and I and our relationship. I just think it’s important to be real and honest with you guys because we’ve shared so much of our lives with you guys,” the Kentucky native revealed. “On my last podcast I alluded to many marriages go through rocky times. Yes, marriages in general are very hard and I’ve had a particularly rough year this past year. Jax and I are taking time apart and I made the decision to move into another home to take some space for the sake of my mental health.” Brittany added that she was going to “focus” on Cruz during this “difficult” time. However, she added that “everything will be just fine” with her estranged husband. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images A360

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This story was originally published February 29, 2024, 3:35 PM.

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