Bachelor Nation Wiki

This page keeps track of all of the weddings of Bachelor Nation. It will only include the weddings of couples who met on the American shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Bachelor Pad or Bachelor in Paradise.

Trista & Ryan[]

Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter met on season 1 of The Bachelorette. They were married on December 6, 2003, in Rancho Mirage, California. Their three-part televised special, "Trista and Ryan's Wedding", showed all the behind-the-scenes details going into the wedding planning, including meeting with celebrity event planner Mindy Weiss as well as shoe designer Stuart Weitzman. The couple opted for lots of pink accents in the ceremony, including chair coverings in shades of the color that provided an ombré effect.[1]

Jason & Molly[]

Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney met on season 13 of The Bachelor. Even though Jason originally chose Melissa Rycroft, he soon realized that he was still in love with Molly. Molly and Jason got engaged in October 2009 while on vacation. They were married on February 27, 2010. An estimated 300 guests witnessed them exchange vows at the breathtaking Terranea Resort on the coast of Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The nuptials were televised on the March 8, 2010, ABC special The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding. Despite periodic evening rains and a morning tsunami warning (a result of the 8.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Chile early Saturday), the outdoor ceremony took place at the resort's Palos Verdes Meadows Lawn bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Former Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants Trista and Ryan Sutter (the first couple from the ABC franchise to ever wed), DeAnna Pappas, Jesse Csincsak and Kiptyn Locke were among the guests. Molly wore a $45,000, strapless Monique Lhuillier gown and Neil Lane jewelry as she walked down a 200-ft. aisle to "Over the Rainbow", sung by American Idol's Jason Castro, toward Jason, who wore a dark suit with a black tie. The ceremony lasted 15 minutes - and concluded with the release of white doves into the rainy skies. They said their vows under a driftwood-covered arbor decorated and designed by event and floral designer Eden Rodriguez of End Design. Antique butterfly cages were set throughout the ceremony area, which was also decorated with white orchids and pieces of driftwood for a rustic beach-inspired look. Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails before entering the resort for an indoor ballroom reception. Before going inside, everyone received an escort card with a love coin to toss in a wishing fountain. The couple worked with wedding planner Jo Gartin of "Love Luck and Angels" to create a reception that was a mix of Molly's love for modern style and Jason's love for vintage touches. The couple chose a mostly white decor with green and black touches. Guests enjoyed a candle-lit dinner at square and rectangular tables decorated with centerpieces of white tulips, orchids and Casablanca lilies and black pepper berries. Other touches included romantic European-style dinnerware in different designs, 15-ft. tall trees, a custom lacquer dance floor and thousands of candles. [2]

Holly & Julian[]

Holly Durst and Blake Julian met on season 2 of [[Bachelor Pad99. Although Holly sent Blake home, she wrote him a note telling him that their love story would continue. They got married on June 2, 2012 in Greenville, South Carolina at the breathtaking Glassy Mountain Chapel, which sits at almost 3000 feet above sea level, with sweeping panoramic views of South Carolina. Holly walked down the aisle in a Alfred Angelo gown. The dress featured a dramatic sweetheart neckline, draped bodice (which she customized with a sash), tufted skirt and a sweep train. Her bridesmaids wore strapless, light pink net gowns with white satin sashes from the Modern Vintage by Alfred Angelo collection.[3]

Sean & Catherine[]

Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici met on season 17 of The Bachelor. The two got engaged at the end of the season and married on January 26, 2014. The couple spent weeks working with celebrity wedding planner Mindy Weiss on all the details of the ceremony and reception at the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, which Catherine wanted to have a "grown sexy" theme that she described as "very romantic". Sean's father Jay officiated the ceremony and called their romance "an epic fairytale on display for the whole world to see". Catherine wore a Monique Lhuillier gown. Her hair was styled by Jose Eber, who created two different looks - one for the ceremony and one for the reception. The bridesmaids, including Catherine's BFF from The Bachelor, Lesley Murphy, wore gowns designed by Monique Lhuillier. Sean's niece and nephew, Kensington and Smith, were the flower girl and ring bearer, and Catherine's nephew, Dylien, was a second ring bearer. In addition to the couple's family and friends, there were several familiar faces from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette worlds, including Trista and Ryan Sutter, Ashley Hebert and [[J.P. Rosenbaum], Jason and Molly Mesnick, Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried, Arie Luyendyk Jr., Jef Holm, John Wolfner, Charlie Grogan and Daniella McBride. Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes created a delicious wedding cake for the couple and also crafted a 3-D groom's cake for Sean in the shape of the couple's dogs, Lola and Ellie. Sean chose the song for the couple's first dance as man and wife: Randy Rogers' "One Woman".[4]

Desiree & Chris[]

Desiree Hartsock and Chris Siegfried met on season 9 of The Bachelorette. Though not an instant chemistry, Desiree fell for Chris in the end and accepted his proposal. They got married on January 18, 2015, in Palos Verdes, California, at Wayfarers Chapel that offered gorgeous views through the glass panels. At her request, the bride walked down the aisle with gathering of ranunculus, peonies, and vines and she demanded "no red roses". Desiree wore a fit-and-flare ivory lace gown over blush tulle that she co-designed with Maggie Sottero. The eight bridesmaid wore Donna Morgan dresses. Some of the guests included Bachelor alums Brooks Forester, Ali Fedotowsky, Jason and Molly Mesnick, Michael Garofola, and Zak Waddell. After saying "I do" the guests were shuttled off to the nearby Redondo Beach Historic Library where long wood tables with floral arrangements awaited their arrival. The couple slow danced to a surprise musical performance of "Love and Affection" by Matt White. The couple selected a salted caramel and Oreo cake from Sweet and Saucy that was embellished with soft pink flowers, and on the side, red velvet macaroons served as an even sweeter treat. The goodies didn't end with the couple's double-decker cake, there were also homespun desserts like chocolate chunk cookies and mini milkshakes.[5]

Jade & Tanner[]

Jade Roper and Tanner Tolbert met on season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise. The couple was a sure thing the entire season and when Tanner proposed, Jade was happy to accept. They were married on January 24, 2016, at St. Regis Monarch Beach in California. Matt Nathanson performed his hit "Bill Murray" as the bridal party made their to the altar. Chris Harrison, officiated the ceremony. The bridal party wore stunning long gowns from Kelly Faetanini and bridal footwear from Hey Lady Shoes. Wedding guests included former Bachelor Nation stars, such as Andrew Firestone, Trista and Ryan Sutter, Andi Dorfman, Chris Soules, Shawn Booth, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Jillian Harris, Justin Passuto, Chris Bukowski, Nikki Ferrell, Ashley Salter, Ali Fedotowsky and Kevin Manno. Jade's Bachelor best friend, Carly Waddell, was one of the lucky bridesmaids. She also serenaded the couple with an original song prior to the couple saying "I do". As the couple walked into the hotel ballroom, singer Seal surprised them by singing "Kiss From a Rose", a perfectly appropriate song choice for The Bachelor newlyweds.[6]

Arie & Lauren[]

Arie Luyendyk Jr. and Lauren Burnham met on season 22 of The Bachelor. Even though Arie originally proposed to Becca Kufrin, he soon realized that he was still in love with Lauren. He broke off his engagement and proposed to Lauren on After the Final Rose and she gladly accepted. They were married on January 12, 2019. The wedding took place at the scenic Haiku Mill on the island of Maui and was officiated by Chris Harrison. Lauren wore a sleeveless gown with floral embellishments designed by Hayley Paige and a headpiece designed by Lindsay Marie Design. For her something borrowed and something blue, the Virginia Beach native wore a custom La Gartier wedding garter, with a piece of one of her now-husband’s racing suits cut into a blue heart. Bachelor alums Catherine and Sean Lowe attended the ceremony. While the newlyweds took romantic photos in the perfect setting, their guests enjoyed a cocktail hour that included kalua pork wontons, mochiko chicken and Lokelani Sparkling Rosé from the Bubbly Bar. The floral arrangements were created by Mandy Grace Designs and Lauren's bouquet featured a stunning large all-white collection of ranunculus and specialty garden roses wrapped with ivory silk ribbon. Their cake was a four-tiered marble confection with gold-leaf detailing and buttercream flowers, made by Cake Fanatics bakery. The couple took dance lessons and had a planned a choreographed dance to Calum Scott's "You Are the Reason". They left the rest of the playlist up to the Live Sound Maui DJ and the guests danced to techno, hip-hop and some classic wedding songs. At the end of the night, the newlyweds left in a Lexus LC500.[7]

Ashley & Jared[]

During their appearances on season 2 and season 3 of Bachelor in Paradise, Ashley became famous for her infatuation with Jared, who continuously rejected her affections. In May 2018, after nearly three years of "will they or won't they?", they announced that they were dating. They got engaged on June 17, 2018, in Mexico, while filming for season 5 of Bachelor in Paradise. They were married on August 11, 2019, in Rhode Island in front of 180 of their closest family and friends. Ashley's hair stylist and makeup artist Emma Willis perfected the bride's "princess" look with a half-up, half-down updo and "natural" makeup. The gorgeous wedding invitations were created by Minted. Jared's pup Clark served as ring bearer and Ashley's dog Lois wore a dress for the nuptials. After the ceremony, the couple jumped into a 1957 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud from Five Star Limo to travel to their reception. The guests including Bachelor Nation alums, Nick Viall, Dean Unglert, Ben Higgins, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Jason Tartick, Krystal Nielson and Chris Randone, Carly Waddell and Evan Bass. Guests were welcomed into the wedding with custom signs featuring calligraphy by Details and Swirls. At the newlyweds' reception (held at Rosecliff mansion), Iaconetti and Haibon served New England-inspired hors d’oeuvres and treated guests to a pasta bar during cocktail hour before everyone tucked into traditional wedding fare by Blackstone Catering. They tapped American Idol alum David Cook to sing "Ever the Same" for their first dance at the reception. The couple cut into a custom wedding cake baked by Shelby Elizabeth Cakes’ Shelby Bower, the winner of an episode of Wedding Cake Championship.[8]

Rachel & Bryan[]

Rachel Lindsay and Bryan Abasolo met on season 13 of The Bachelorette. They had a very strong connection from the beginning and Bryan even got Rachel's first impression rose. They got married on August 24, 2019, at the Royalton Suites Cancún, Mexico. Rachel wore a custom two-piece gown by Randi Rahm and Lindsay Marie Design jewelry and headpiece. After the ceremony, Lindsay kept her beaded top on for the reception, but opted to swap her tulle skirt for white satin shorts, also by Randi Rahm. She also traded her heels for flats so she could dance all night with her loved ones. Celebrity wedding planner Mikie Russo of Michael Russo Events helped create an “island chic” affair with green and white florals and decor by Grupo Gama and an Original Runner aisle runner. Guests enjoyed a tropical menu throughout the evening. The appetizer, salad with mini fish balls, was followed by a choice of surf and turf or salmon. For dessert, attendees indulged in vanilla macaron, pastry cream and fresh strawberry napoleon, as well as the couple’s oreo and vanilla wedding cake. And in a sweet nod to their proposal spot, Rachel and Bryan served Rioja wine from Spain. The new Mr. and Mrs. Abasolo made a statement entrance to their reception as DJ Khaled's "All I Do Is Win" played in the background. After the newlyweds danced to "Fortunate" by Maxwell, Bryan and his mother danced to "Mama" by Boyz 2 Men and Lindsay and her father. shared their dance to "Before I Let Go". The guest list did include a number of Bachelor Nation stars, including Kristina Schulman, Eric Bigger, Alexis Waters and newly-engaged couple Astrid Loch and Kevin Wendt.[9]

Raven & Adam[]

Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk met on season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. They did not get engaged at the end of the show, but decided to date. They got engaged on May 31, 2019. Their wedding was postponed three times due to COVID. They were married on April 16, 2021 at The Olana, a majestic estate outside of Dallas, where the couple lives. Just 20 family members and close friends attended and were tested for COVID the day before. The original guest list went up to 450, but the couple cut it down to just immediate friends and family, who received wedding invitations designed by Scribbles and Swirls. Their dinner went from being a buffet to a plated dinner arranged by Blue Fire Catering, who served dishes that were a nod to the bride's Arkansas roots. The two chose a smaller cake and enlisted Fancy Cakes by Lauren to create the dessert of their dreams. The custom three-tier cake also included a custom filling. During their interfaith ceremony, Raven wore the first of three Watters gowns and exchanged tearful vows with her then soon-to-be husband, who wore a Indochino tux. After the ceremony, there was a short cocktail hour, dinner and then everyone headed to the dance floor to groove to hits from Emerald City Management's DJ.[10]

JoJo & Jordan[]

JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers met on season 12 of The Bachelorette. Having an immediate attraction, Jordan got JoJo's first impression rose. The couple got engaged at the end of the season, and live in Dallas together. On August 24, 2019, Jordan re-proposed to JoJo while they were looking at wedding venues and gave her a new ring. Their wedding was initially set for June 13, 2020, but was postponed due to the Covid pandemic. They eventually were married on May 14, 2022, in front of close friends and family at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California. Following the ceremony, the couple escaped for a quick change. The bride's ceremony dress was an off-the-shoulder, mermaid gown by Ines di Santo. For the party portion of the evening, Jordan swapped his black jacket for white and JoJo slipped into a fun gown by J Andreatta. The pair's stunning wedding bands and wedding day jewelry were by Ring Concierge. The black tie event — held completely outside — was designed by Gianna SanFilippo and produced by Leila Lewis of Be Inspired PR. Colette's Catering made the food, which included a sit-down, Italian-inspired meal. The romantic florals were created by Hidden Garden Flowers. And the couple's five-tier cake, adorned with flowers, was whipped up by Bodega Bake Shop. Celebrity guests at the wedding included fellow sports analyst Tim Tebow, Shawn Johnson and Andrew East. Bachelor Nation guests included Raven Gates and Adam Gottschalk.[11]