The Bachelorette Seasons 1-6 (Photos)

July 29, 2010

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While ABC’s The Bachelor has been on air for fourteen seasons (yes, it has been that long already), The Bachelorette has been on for six seasons. We’ve got a list and biographies of each Bachelorette seasons 1-6, along with some photos here!

ABC created one of the most successful dating reality shows in television history with The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. In case you have forgotten who served as The Bachelorette seasons 1-6 we’ve got them here!

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Trista Sutter (Rehn)

Season one started back in 2003, with Trista Rehn taking on the role as the first Bachelorette after being dumped by Alex Michel (the first Bachelor) who chose Amanda Marsh over her. In The Bachelorette season one finale, Trista ended up choosing Ryan Sutter whom she eventually married. Their wedding took place on December 6, 2003 and was televised via ABC. The couple currently live in Vail, Colorado where Ryan is a firefighter. They have two children.

Trista also participated in season one of Dancing With the Stars, where unfortunately she was the first contestant voted off.

You can see a photo of Meredith Phillips here.

Meredith was The Bachelorette for season two on ABC. Meredith ended up choosing Ian McKee in the season finale but their relationship was short lived. Meredith is a make-up artist, model and a fabulous cook. After the show, Phillips shared her cooking experience with the public by publishing the Date Night Cookbook.

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Jennifer Schefft

She was selected by Bachelor Andrew Firestone in season three of The Bachelor but after a relationship gone bad, Jennifer Schefft went on to become The Bachelorette for its third season. In the finale she chose Jerry Ferris over John Paul Merritt. Even though Jerry proposed to Jen she rejected his proposal. Following the show, Schefft married Chicago public relations executive Joe Waterman. Jen and Joe are expecting their first child together in November of 2010.

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DeAnna Pappas

DeAnna was a contestant on The Bachelor’s season 11. Despite being rejected by Brad Womack, she went on to become season four’s Bachelorette. In the season finale, rejected Jason Mesnick and became engaged to professional snowboarder Jesse Csincsak. Unfortunately just a few months later, the couple went their separate ways. Ironically, DeAnna was a co-host of Get Married on Lifetime TV, where she dished out wedding planning tips and trends. She is said to be currently dating Steve Stagliano, whose brother, Michael Stagliano, was on season 5 of The Bachelorette.

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Jillian Harris

In season 13 of The Bachelor, Jillian Harris was rejected by single dad bachelor Jason Mesnick. She became season five’s Bachelorette, where she went on to accept a proposal from Ed Swiderski. Their relationship ended in July of 2010.

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Ali Fedotowsky

Ali competed on season fourteen of The Bachelor, where Jake Pavelka was set to find his true love via the reality show. However, Ali ended up leaving the show early with no exact reason revealed. She snatched up the role as season six of The Bachelorette and has not yet chosen her man. The two guys remaining are Roberto Martinez and Chris Lambton. Who will she choose? We will know soon enough!

What do you think of the Bachelorette seasons 1-6 contestants? Who was your favorite?

Photos: Adriana M. Barraza/PNP/Chris Connor/Joseph Marzullo/

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3 Responses to “The Bachelorette Seasons 1-6 (Photos)”

  1. 1
    Joan Says:

    Wow… it’s funny to see the progression of ladies they chose for the show. Now if only one of the final couples could stay together.

  2. 2
    Jo Says:

    Ed is still banging Jillian until he finds a hot blonde boob.

  3. 3
    Rachelle Says:

    I can’t believe this show has been on the air for so long.