The relationship that started from a game show, Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss’ love affair, has been the talking point in recent times, as they participated in another American television program, “The Amazing Race” Season 34.
Derek Xiao is an American-born startup originator. His exact date of birth is not yet public, but according to some reports, he is currently 25 years of age. That gives us a hint that his birth year is supposedly 1997. Apart from being an originator in a startup, he is also a graduate of the University of Maryland. He has even studied hip-hop as well.
Claire Rehfuss is also an American-born IT professional. She was born and brought up in the United States of America. That’s why it belongs to American citizenship. Her exact date of birth is June 6, 1996. This gives us the fact that she is currently 26 years of age. She started her career as an Artificial Intelligence developer at Microsofts. She is an engineer by education.
Are Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss Still Dating?
Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss met first time in an American reality television program titled “Big Brother 23.” It is a game show where all of the participants stay and live in a house together. The participants are often called “HouseGuests,” and they are continuously monitored by the in-house cameras. They are also not allowed to have any kind of communication with the world outside, cutting them completely from society outside.
The show was broadcasted on CBS, and Derek Xiao-Claire Rehfuss’s duo participated in the show. One interesting fact about Claire is that she was not from the entertainment industry. She did not have any prior experience in the entertainment industry before entering the reality gaming show.
She was an engineer at the tech giant Microsoft. Despite her background, she participated in the gaming show, and everyone admitted that she did very well despite belonging to a non-entertainment background. Derek also was in the profession of the originator of a startup. The startup mainly focuses on selling meal kits.
In the show, the participants were divided into two teams. Derek was put into the Aces team. But Rehfuss was put into the Queens teams. In spite of being on opposite teams, the two developed a very intimate friendship during the show. And their friendship turned into something more special. This happened when both of them were sent to the house of the jury.
Due to the game rules and unavoidable circumstances, Derek was the first of being evicted from the house. After his eviction, Claire was also evicted by her best friend, Tiffany Mitchell. Then after a couple of weeks from the finale of “Big Brother 23,” the two officially announced to the media and the public that they were, in fact, dating each other.
Derek and Claire then decided to participate in another reality television show on CBS. They are in one of the 12 teams who are participating in the American reality game television show, “The Amazing Race,” Season 34. This show features teams that race around the whole world for a grand prize of one million dollars.
The couple is also hoping that they will have a much better result than their previous show’s result. As per recent reports, the “Big Brother 23” couple is, in fact, still together and is going strong. They are participating together in the gaming reality show while being in a relationship with each other.
Derek and Claire’s Dating History
Although the relationship between Derek Xiao and Claire Rehfuss is publically open, there is very little information available on their past relationship and dating history.
There is no official proof or evidence of any other previous relationship with Derek Xiao. The same also goes for Claire Rehfuss. She does have an Instagram account with the handle name “@clairerehfuss.” Derek Xiao also has an Instagram account that goes with the handle name “@derekxiao_,” where he shares his life updates and pictures.
But even that can’t get anyone any proof or evidence about their past dating life or relationships. It left their fans very disappointed as they wanted to know everything about their lives. But don’t lose hope yet, as they could reveal their past dating life in the future.