Smith is a 1998 graduate of Aurelia High School and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Iowa State University in 2002. She is currently working as an Interior Designer for Kenny's Tile & Floor Covering.
Rupp graduated from Washington High School in 1998. He received his Associate degree from Iowa Lakes Community College in 2000 and went on to receive his Bachelor's degree from Northwest Missouri State University in 2002. He is currently employed with a pharmaceutical company in the Kansas City area.
The Couple is planning a May 26, 2007 wedding.