Season 2 (2002) Bachelor: Aaron Buerge Profile: Vice President of a chain of family owned banks Winner: Helene Eksterowicz Runner-Up: Brooke Smith Aaron did not propose to Helene.They dated for several months before calling it quits. Season 3 (2003) Bachelor: Andrew Firestone Profile: Sales Manager of Firestone Family Estates Winner: Jen Schefft Runner-Up: Kristen Baschbucher Andrew and Jen broke off their engagement but still remain friends.That's something I didn't expect, and that's been really beautiful." Even in her position as the first black Bachelorette—which she calls "humbling"—Rachel says she didn't set out to be a role model."I did this selfishly to find love, but at the same time, I've been able to represent myself as an African American woman, and that's been beautiful." seems to love her.She's hoping that he chooses her, and even more, that he'll propose.Matt kisses her hello and says he thinks this is his favorite dress of hers yet.Check out where the all the "Bachelors" and "Bachelorettes" are now! Season 1 (2002) Bachelor: Alex Michel Profile: Management Consultant Winner: Amanda Marsh Runner-Up: Trista Rehn Alex did not propose to Amanda, but they dated for several months before they split.
Not even the first season of the entire franchise featured a proposal. Runner-up Charlie Maher didn't stand a chance against Ryan Sutter, who Rehn then married in December of the same year.
Jen became the third “Bachelorette.” Andrew married actress Ivana Bozilovic in 2008 and they had their first child, a boy named Brooks.
Season 1 (2003) Bachelorette: Trista Rehn Occupation: Physical Therapist Winner: Ryan Sutter Runner-Up: Charlie Maher Trista and Ryan were married in December 2003. Season 4 (2003) Bachelor: Bob Guiney Profile: Creator of Mortgage Company and former suitor on “The Bachelorette” Winner: Estella Gardinier Runner-Up: Kelly Jo Kuharski Bob gave Estella a promise ring, they split shortly after the show aired.
True love (or a TV facsimile thereof) gets the reality treatment in this long-running dating game, in which a successful bachelor romances a number of beauties.
The list of possible paramours is reduced each week until he gives a final red rose to one of them.