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Frank Bollok Bio, Career, Marriage, Husband, & More Interesting Facts

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Frank Bollok is the ex-spouse of the famous 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days starlet Darcey Silva. His ex-wife is a television personality as well as an entrepreneur. She rose to fame after appearing on the TLC reality show 90 Day Fiance in 2017 and she currently runs her own show, Darcey & Stacey on the network.

Darcey Silva recently made headlines after getting engaged to her current beau, Georgi Rusev. However, Silva’s relationship with her former husband, Frank Bollok is not well mentioned. So, who is Bollok indeed? Where is he after his divorce from Darcey?

We have all the exclusive information about him in this article down below. Let’s explore without any further ado.

Who is Darcey Silva’s Ex-Husband Frank Bollok? Where Does He Come From?

Frank is only in the limelight due to his past relationship with television star Darcey Silva, so there isn’t much detail about his early life and parents. Nevertheless, we know for sure that he comes from a Hungarian background. For higher education, Bollok went to the Bronx High School of Science.

Furthermore, Frank graduated with a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences from Hunter’s College in New York. He had a keen interest in music and had even followed his dream to some extent, however, he had to abandon his career in music due to some undisclosed reasons.

His Interest in Music – He Used to Rap in His Young Days

Frank Bollok first came to notice after he appeared in his now ex-wife, Darcey and her sister’s show The Twin Life’s YouTube trailer. Besides, Bollok was also an aspiring rapper; was a semi-pro rapper in fact. His stage name is Ruse and he has even recorded The Twin Life soundtrack for Darcey and Stacey under this name.

Former husband of television star, Darcey Silva , Frank Bollok
Former husband of television star, Darcey Silva , Frank Bollok

As a matter of fact, Frank had an opportunity to star alongside Darcey Silva on a reality television show named The Twin Life.

Meanwhile, talking about Frank Bollok’s current career, he has been working as a store manager at Bob’s Discount Furniture in New Jersey. According to his LinkedIn, he started working at the furniture in August 2013 as a salesman. Before that, Bollok also worked as a salesman for a real estate company Douglas Elliman. Apart from all, Frank is a co-owner of The Twilight Lodge located at Haines Falls.

Frank Bollok’s Married Life with Ex-Wife, Darcey Silva

Bollok and Darcey were married for some years and they were in a relationship for some years before they tied the knot. Starting from their first meeting, the former husband-and-wife had their first encounter in New York in the early 2000s. The exact date and purpose of their meeting are not apparent.

They started dating shortly after their first meeting. While they were seeing each other, they and Darcey’s twin sister, Stacey Silva were cast in a reality show called The Twin Life. However, the show didn’t run on television due to some unknown reasons.

90 Day Fiance starlet Darcey Silva
Frank Bollok’s ex-wife Darcey Silva who is a well-known reality television star

After a short courtship, Frank Bollok, and Darcey tied the knot around the year 2002, however, the former lovebirds kept their marriage a private affair.

The former husband-and-wife went on to welcome two children; daughters Aniko and Aspen together. One of their children appeared alongside her mother in the second season of Darcey and Stacey.

His Divorce – What was the Reason Behind Frank Bollok and Darcey Silva’s Split?

After around eight years of conjugal life, Frank and his then-wife decided to call it quits in the late 2000s. Frank filed for the divorce from Silva in May 2010, but it’s not clear what he mentioned as the cause of their divorce.

Meanwhile, Darcey herself revealed that the former couple separated on mutual understanding and there were no bitter feelings. Furthermore, she also stressed that their divorce was just a matter of their relationship changing over time. In her words,

“We just felt we grew apart and [were] searching for our soulmates.”

The Darcey & Stacey alum also mentioned that she and her ex-hubby have maintained an amicable relationship even after their divorce. Besides, they are also raising their two daughters together. Darcey added,

“My relationship with my daughters’ father is good and respectful. I’m grateful for my daughters Aniko and Aspen and always will be. We are blessed to have them.”

When it comes to their divorce agreement, Frank and Silva agreed on sharing the custody of their kids. Further, Frank reportedly agreed to Darcey taking their children out of state.

Frank Bollok’s Current Marital Status – Who is His Current Wife?

After Frank’s divorce from Darcey, he hasn’t been in the media limelight too often. He doesn’t share his personal details on socials often. However, he has shared the fact that he is happily married to a woman named Kristell Mapelli on his Facebook.

Frank Bollok and his current wife, Kristell Mapelli
Frank Bollok and his current wife, Kristell Mapelli

As per his Facebook, he and Kristell tied the knot on December 21, 2018, at a beachfront mansion in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Mapelli is from New Jersey like her husband. She studied Surgical Technology-CST at Berkeley College. The current husband-and-wife welcomed their first child, a son on October 25, 2020.

Bollok carrying his son with his second wife
Bollok carrying his son with his second wife

On the other hand, Frank’s ex, Darcey is also in a happy relationship with her fiance Georgi Rusev. She has been in a relationship with him for a couple of years now and they became engaged in June 2020. Rusev is a Bulgarian fitness model and masseur.