’90 Day Fiance’: Jason Hitch Dead at 45 – What Happened?

90 Day Fiance celeb Jason Hitch is dead at just 45 years old. So what happened to the Season 2 TLC star?

90 Day Fiance: Jason Hitch Found Love with Cassia Tavares

At first glance, 90 Day Fiance watchers may not recognize Jason Hitch. And, that’s because you have to go all the way back to Season 2 when the American army vet was on with foreign love Cassia Tavares. Meanwhile, like many TLC cast members these days, the pair met online.

Cassia Tavares had aspirations to become a model – and moving to America certainly was an opportunity for her to explore some of those career goals. And some of the typical hurdles came up between the pair – including their 15 year age difference. Still, the couple was willing to roll the dice and see if they could make their relationship work.

Meanwhile, one of the things that Cassia dealt with once she arrived in America was boredom. In addition, she often complained about the Florida heat. So, it was certainly an adjustment for these two once Cassia finally arrived in America from Brazil. And, there were concerns that things wouldn’t work out once the 90 days were up.

TLC Pair Split

Despite trying to make their 90 Day Fiance relationship work, Cassia Tavares and Jason Hitch decided to call it quits – and their divorce was official in 2018. Cassia returned home to Brazil for a time before coming back to America to pursue her education. And, she seems to have moved on completely from her time with Jason – though the two remained friends.

As for Jason, prior to his passing at 45, the 90 Day Fiance celeb returned to his career in the army. Meanwhile, he did a lot of other odd jobs – including dog groomer and florist. From the looks of it, he even dipped his toes back in the dating pool following his time with Cassia. But, unfortunately, he passed away.

90 Day Fiance: Jason Hitch - Cassia Tavares
90 Day Fiance: Jason Hitch – Cassia Tavares/YouTube

How Did 90 Day Fiance Celeb Die?

It turns out 90 Day Fiance celeb Jason Hitch died from complications due to COVID-19. He passed away in a Florida ICU with family near at the time of his death. Meanwhile, TLC offered their condolences to Jason’s friends and family following his passing.

So far, Cassia Tavares hasn’t said anything publicly about her ex-husband’s passing. But, it’s certainly a somber time as COVID-19 claims the life of someone from the 90 Day Fiance family. Certainly, it’s possible more details will emerge in the coming days. But, in the meantime, fans are sending their thoughts and prayers to Jason’s family during this difficult time.

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