10 Bachelor/Bachelorette Couples Who Are Still Together
The Bachelor/Bachelorette is one of the most successful reality television series on air. The ABC dating show first aired back in 2005 and has now grown into a hugely successful franchise with numerous spin-offs like Bachelor Pad, Bachelor in Paradise and Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise. Contestants come on the show to find true love and hopefully meet their significant other. There have now been over 20 seasons of The Bachelor and 13 seasons of The Bachelorette, but most of the time the show doesn’t end with a happily ever after. More often than not these couples head out in to the real world and fail, but the odd time it works! Here’s a list of couples who met through the Bachelor franchise and are still together today!
10. Carly Waddell and Evan Bass
When Carly and Evan first met on season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise, it was definitely not love at first sight. These two had a very weird relationship from the beginning, but eventually Carly opened up to the idea of being with Evan after turning him down a few times, and now she’s completely head over heels. At the end of the season Evan popped the question and she accepted! They both live in Nashville so Evan can be close to his three kids, and have remained steady since the show ended. They were married in June 2017 and are expecting their first child together!
9. Tanner Tolbert and Jade Roper
These two met during season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise. Despite not finding love on the original Bachelor and Bachelorette series — Jade Tanner was season 19 of The Bachelor as she vied for Chris Soules rose, while Tolbert was on Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season of The Bachelorette in 2015. They were both optimistic when they went on Bachelor in Paradise and it paid off because they finished the season with a proposal. They are one of a few couples to not only survive the series, but actually follow through on their engagement! Tanner and Jade got married in January 2016 in a televised ceremony and are still together. The reality stars are building a home in Kansas City and appeared on the most recent season of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars which aired last fall. In August 2017, they welcomed their first child together, daughter Emerson Avery.
8. Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth
Kaitlyn Bristowe won her spot as The Bachelorette on season 11 after she and former contestant Britt were both up for the gig. The men came and met them both and subsequently chose Kaitlyn as the woman they wanted to compete for. This is where she met her now future husband, Shawn Booth. They’ve now become one of the most loved Bachelor couples! These two have used their reality stardom extremely well as they are constantly jetting off all around the country, doing promotional events and endorsing products over social media. They moved to Nashville together after their season wrapped up and seem happier than ever! When it comes to wedding plans, they’ve made it pretty clear they have no plans to wed anytime soon, but when they do it will most likely be in a televised wedding as ABC has first rights when the time comes.
7. JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers
JoJo first fought for love in season 20 of The Bachelor when Ben Higgins was the one handing out roses. When she lost out to Lauren Bushnell in the season finale, she was offered the opportunity to become the Bachelorette in season 12! Former NFL quarterback, Jordan Rodgers, was the clear front runner throughout her entire season, so no one was surprised when they got engaged at the end of the season. Despite being plagued by tabloid rumors and doubt, these two have defied the odds and remained together. Jordan moved to Dallas to live with JoJo and now works as a college football analyst on the SEC Network and ESPN. Although they bought a house together, they haven’t made any solid plans about their wedding. But they are still planning to eventually move forward with their engagement.
6. Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried
Fans weren’t sure if Desiree Hartsock would find love on season 9 of The Bachelorette when she narrowed her choices down to three men, only to have her heart broken when Brooks Forrester chose to leave the show before the season finale. It’s unclear whether or not she would have chosen him, and many believe she probably would have, but that doesn’t matter now because she ended up getting engaged to Chris Siegfried and the two have been together ever since! They bought a house together in Seattle and got married in January 2015. In April 2016, they announced they are expecting their first child together and, on October 19th, they welcomed a baby boy named Asher Wrigley Siegfried.
5. Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney
Jason Mesnick had one of the most memorable seasons of The Bachelor when he proposed to Melissa Rycroft in the season finale, but then broke up with her during the After The Final Rose ceremony and instead chose runner-up, Molly Malaney. In October 2009, Mesnick proposed to Malaney and they got married on February 27, 2010 in a television wedding ceremony. In October 2012 they announced they were expecting their first child together (Jason already has a son from a previous relationship) and in March 2013 they welcomed a daughter, Riley Anne Mesnick. Jason and Molly live a pretty normal life now. Jason still works in real estate and they built a home in Seattle where they raise their two children.
4. Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici
These two reality stars met on season 17 of The Bachelor. Similar to many other Bachelor couples, Catherine and Sean sold the rights to their wedding and got married in a televised ceremony in January 2014. They both seem to have quit their ‘day jobs’ and have made several appearances on reality shows ever since The Bachelor wrapped up like Dancing with the Stars, Celebrity Wife Swap and Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars. In addition to their televised appearances, Sean wrote a book called For the Right Reasons and Catherine launched her own stationary line called C. Lowe by Scarlet & Gold. The moved from Los Angeles to Texas and welcomed their first child, a son named Samuel Thomas, in July 2016!
3. Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter
Trista Rehn was the runner-up in the first season of The Bachelor. She was then offered the role of becoming the first star of its companion show, The Bachelorette! She ended up choosing Ryan Sutter and they got married in December 2003 during a televised wedding ceremony. It was one of the most-widely viewed episodes in the history of reality television! Trista and Ryan moved away from Hollywood after the show wrapped up and now live a relatively normal life, raising their two children, Max and Blakesley, in Colorado. Despite stepping away from the spotlight, Rehn and Sutter have both returned to reality television for brief stints on shows like Fear Factor, Dancing with the Stars, Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars and Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
2. Ashley Hebert and JP Rosenbaum
Ashley and JP met during the seventh season of The Bachelorette when Ashley accepted JP’s proposal in the season finale. They got married in a televised ceremony in December 2012 and welcomed their first child, a son named Fordham Rhys, in 2014. They’ve been living in Miami, Florida for the past little while where Ashley works as a pediatric dentist and JP works in real estate development. Just recently the happy couple welcomed a second child, a daughter named Essex Reese Rosenbaum, in November 2016. They appeared on season 7 of Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars which aired in January 2017.
1. Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo
These two only recently got engaged on the 13th season of The Bachelorette, but they aren’t wasting any time as they plan their future together. Although they haven’t set a wedding date, they are planning to tie the knot in 2019, and we can definitely expect them to have children together; however, they haven’t agreed on how many. “I like three. She wants four,” Abasolo said.