Hawaii Five-0 Cast's Real-life Couples
“Hawaii Five-0” is an incredibly successful reboot of the classic ‘70s police drama. As the show is on its 10th and final season, let’s check out what’s happening in the lives of its cast.
After a successful run on television, many avid viewers-turned-fans tuned into the lives of the actors and actresses who played their favorite characters. Here’s a look at who they are romantically linked to.
Jorge Garcia as Jerry Ortega
The fan-favorite Hurley from “Lost” is now officially a married man. Jorge Garcia and his girlfriend Rebecca Birdsall tied the knot last June over the weekend at Leixlip Manor outside Dublin, Ireland. It came as a surprise for many, as the couple did not go public with their relationship.
However, a close look at Jorge’s and his now-wife Rebecca’s Instagram accounts allow fans to assume that they’ve known each other for quite a long time.
The only thing we know for sure is that Rebecca Birdsall is an actress. Several posts on Instagram suggest that she and Jorge met a few years ago, and they must have been engaged for at least a year.
But Jorge and Rebecca have all the right to keep their private lives low-key. It doesn’t matter how long they have been together; what definitely matters is that the two love each other and share a good sense of humor.
Ian Anthony Dale as Adam Noshimuri
Ian Anthony Dale is a long-time member of the “Hawaii Five-0” team. Still, his character was promoted to a series regular only in the eighth season and newcomers Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale.
Ian has a solid list of TV and film credits, mostly in Syfy shows and police procedural dramas, including “Charmed,” “Criminal Minds,” “CSI,” “The Event,” and “Murder in the First.”
At the beginning of his acting career, he used to work as a carpenter. It’s funny to note that he built the sets for movies and TV show productions while auditing.
On the other hand, his wife Nicole is a fashion and costume designer who worked for several Hollywood movies. The pair dated for quite some time and finally got married in Los Angeles in October 2016.
The actor previously made a post on Instagram about this big date, confessing his love and gratitude to his wife, family, and friends.
The couple welcomed their baby boy in May of 2017 and have since shared plenty of immensely cute pictures of little Roman Anthony Dale on their Instagram accounts. In January 2020, the couple welcomed a daughter, whose name is yet to be revealed.
Kenneth "Chi" McBride as Lou Grover
Chi McBride is not only the tallest member of "Hawaii Five-0: cast but also the eldest. In fact, he is old enough to remember the original show, as Chi watched it with his father when he was a kid.
McBride confessed in an interview that he grew up spending as much time as possible in front of the television. However, he did not think about a career on TV then. Chi's acting career began only at the age of 30, in the early 1990s.
Since then, he made more than 60 different big and small screen appearances before becoming Captain Lou Grover in Hawaii Five-0.
"He just fit seamlessly into the fabric of Hawaii Five-0," said Peter Lenkov, the show's executive producer. "And viewers are enjoying the spirited, if sometimes antagonistic, interaction between him and McGarrett."
Chi is married to Julissa Marquez, and they have a son together, born in 2008. Chi also has two more sons from his previous relationships, though their age and names (just like their mother's name) are not disclosed.
Beulah Koale as Junior Reigns
New Zealand actor Beulah Koale appeared to be a perfect fit for the series. He is also officially and very happily married.
He and Georgia Otene first met during a running event in 2013 and have been together ever since. Georgia is a former competitive rhythmic gymnast and a sports coach.
Their two sons, identical twins Xavier and Isaac, were born in December 2016. Their birth was quite dramatic, as the babies were born prematurely.
Fortunately, despite a difficult start, both beautiful boys are now alive and healthy and even shuffled down the aisle at their parents' wedding this January.
The ceremony took place in Auckland, New Zealand, in front of 80 guests. The actor gets overly emotional every time he speaks about his stunning bride – and now-wife. He insists that he always knew Georgia was the person he dreamed about.
Meaghan Rath as Tani Rey
Tani Rey was introduced to us back in Season 8, and since then, we've been keeping an eye on the new fearless member of the team.
We've been trying to trace a glimpse of possible romance between Tani and Junior Reigns as their characters developed because there certainly was chemistry between them, making us a little more curious about both actors' personal lives.
Before joining H5O, Meagan Rath was relatively unknown. She portrayed the ghost, Sally Malik, on the SyFy series "Being Human," May in the "New Girl" sitcom, and had notable roles in "Banshee," "Secrets and Lies," and "Rogue."
Meagan has always been rather reserved in revealing details of her life to the public, though some of her tweets and Instagram posts suggested she had a boyfriend.
Like in June of 2012, she shared a tweet mentioning a lover. Later in 2014, Meagan Rath said in an interview on her role in "Three Night Stands" that writer and director Pat Kiely was her boyfriend. They met and started dating when they both starred in the "Being Human" series.
Yet, the couple split later that year or at the beginning of 2015 – we are not sure about the exact day - and soon Rath was spotted with English actor Jack Cutmore-Scott.
Meagan and Jack met on the set of the sitcom "Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life," where they played sweethearts. Meagan's Instagram post hints that they got engaged in 2019.
The couple married during the pandemic, and their guests witnessed the wedding via Zoom. Meaghan and Jack originally planned to say "I do" on May 16th; however, the universe changed their plans.
They still got married on May 16th, but the two made sure to abide by safety regulations as they enjoyed their quarantined wedding in their backyard.
Scott Caan as Danny Williams
Scott Caan is a person of many talents. You most certainly have seen him before the "Hawaii Five-0" period: on the big screen in "Ocean's Eleven" (as well as "Ocean's Twelve" and Thirteen) and in the TV series "Entourage." He also wrote and directed the comedy "The Dog Problem."
As the son of a Hollywood legend James Caan, Scott initially didn't plan to go into acting. He loved hip-hop, and together with his friend, now known as The Alchemist, created a group, The Whooliganz.
"Hip hop was our punk," Scott said in an interview with The Fall Magazine. "It became the biggest culture in the world, but at the time, it was us being misfits."
And as a grown-up, the actor works with charitable organizations that introduce children with special needs to surfing.
He also practices martial arts, namely Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and shares both of these passions with his co-star Alex O'Loughlin. The actor has a long-time girlfriend, Kacy Byxbee, who both live private lives.
However, it is known that they met on the set of "Hawaii Five-0," where Byxbee is a member of the crew. Their daughter Josie James was born in 2014, though they are still officially unmarried.
Alex O'Loughlin as Steve McGarrett
The actors and the team of "Hawaii Five-0" often call their whole crew "Ohana," which means "family." And they often share how close they grew over the years of shooting the series.
When Australian actor Alex O'Loughlin was cast as Lieutenant Commander McGarrett, he definitely didn't expect Hawaii to become his home.
In Hawaii, he met Malia Jones – a surfer, model, and later swimwear designer. It was love at first sight for the both of them.
Alex and Malia got married in 2014 and now live in Hawaii with their children: Lion, who is almost seven now, Spike – Malia's son from her previous relationship, and Saxon – Alex's eldest son, who is now 22.