"You don't even look Italian!"Jersey Shore washed up in 2009 during a time when MTV was having an identity crisis and pushing reality shows instead of music videos, which made the channel a trendsetter in the 1980s. The series initially focused on eight housemates -- Pauly D, Snooki, the Situation, Jwoww, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro, Angelina Pivarnick and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola -- as they drank, got tan, did laundry, worked out, fought and behaved badly at a vacation home in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. In later seasons, the group moved to South Beach, Florida and then to Florence, Italy. The unapologetically trashy show became a pop-culture sensation and spawned several spin-offs, including Snooki & Jwoww, The Pauly D Project and The Sorrentinos. In 2018, seven cast members reunited for Jersey Shore: Family Vacation, which has them living together in a house in Miami, Florida.
Jersey Shore ended its initial run in 2012, and although some of the cast members have stayed in the spotlight, others have fallen off the radar a bit. There have been marriages, divorces, babies and brushes with the law since then, and some of your favorite Shore members look surprisingly different. Are you ready to dive back in and catch up with the cast of Jersey Shore today? Read on! Get Started