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Gerry Wayne Turner is the first ever lead of The Golden Bachelor.

Personal life[]

He met Theresa Nist on The Golden Bachelor and ultimately proposed to her. They married on January 4, 2024, in a live ABC special. They announced their divorce on April 12, 2024.

Biography[]

Retrieved from abc.com
A retired restaurateur and doting father and grandfather, Gerry [GAIR-ee] Turner lives in his dream house on a beautiful lake in Indiana. He's often busy hosting barbecues, playing pickleball, cheering on his favorite Chicago sports teams, four-wheeling, and spending time with friends and family at restaurants and local haunts.

Always a romantic, Turner married his high school sweetheart, Toni, in 1974. Together, they lived a full and happy life with their two daughters, Angie and Jenny, and later two granddaughters, Charlee and Payton. Sadly, after their 43 years together, Toni suddenly fell ill and passed away in 2017.

Six years after Toni's passing and with the support of his family, Turner is ready to put himself out there and find a love that will stand the test of time in his golden years.

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