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Derek Peth was a contestant on the 12th season of The Bachelorette.

He was eliminated in week 6.

He later appeared on, and won, the 4th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

He returned for the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise. He quit in week 4.

Personal life[]

Derek met Taylor Nolan on the 4th season of Bachelor in Paradise. He didn't propose while in Paradise, but at the reunion show and she accepted. They announced their split on June 26, 2018.

He began dating model Saffron Vadher in June 2020. They announced their engagement on November 8, 2020. They were married on January 14, 2022 .


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Would you describe yourself as "the party-starter," "the wingman" or "the laid back one"?
I'm definitely the wing-man. I'm there and involved, but not in your face.

What are your three best attributes?
My baby blues seem to get a lot of front-end attention, thirst for knowledge and learning, compassion for others.

All-time favorite movies?
"Hook", "Field of Dreams", "Star Wars".

Who do you admire most in the world and why?
I think in history, this would fall to Ben Franklin. He was able to view the world with childlike wonder to feed his creative/inventive side and balance that with a work ethic that produced massive shifts for the greater good.

If you were stranded on a desert island, what 3 things would you bring with you and why? And what, under any circumstance, could you not tolerate on that island?
As long as the island wasn't covered in cucumbers, I'd be all right. The only thing a man really needs is duct tape.

Do you have a serious fear of any kind of animal?
Fluffy kittens.

What does being married mean to you?
I've seen my parents work through life's challenges and successes for 33 years, so I'm looking for someone ready to give as much as I will to make life fun and fulfilled.

What is the most outrageous thing you have ever done?
Drunkenly skinny-dipping in the ocean at 3am when the sharks are all active.