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Jason Mesnick Biography
Jason Mesnick (full name: Jason Scott Mesnick) is a reality television personality. Who rose to fame as the runner-up on the 4th season of the popular reality dating show. “The Bachelorette” and later as the star of the 13th season of “The Bachelor.”
He attended the University of Washington, where he earned a degree in psychology. After college, he worked in account management for a technology company before starting his own business. Jason’s Place, which provided support services to families with children with special needs.
In 2008, Mesnick was a contestant on “The Bachelorette,” vying for the heart of DeAnna Pappas. He made it to the final two but was ultimately rejected by Pappas, who chose another suitor. However, Mesnick became a fan favorite. And was selected as the lead for the 13th season of “The Bachelor” in 2009.
Jason Mesnick Age
Jason Scott was born on July 5, 1976, Cleveland, OH. Mesnick is 42 years old as of 2018.
Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney | Jason and Molly Mesnick | Jason Mesnick Molly | Wife
Mesnick is a former reality TV personality. Who was the Bachelor on the 13th season of the popular ABC show “The Bachelor”. He ultimately chose Melissa Rycroft as his fiancée on the show. But later broke up with her on camera during the “After the Final Rose.” Special and revealed that he had feelings for Molly Malaney, another contestant on the show.
Jason and Molly began dating shortly after the show ended. And later got engaged on the season finale of the spin-off show “The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding.” They were married on February 27, 2010, in a ceremony that was televised on ABC.
Today, Jason and Molly are happily married and have two children together.
Jason Mesnick Ex Wife
Mesnick was previously married to Hilary Buckholz in 2003, and they divorced in 2007.
Jason Mesnick Son
Mesnick and Buckholz had a son, Ty. In 2005 and he retained custody of him even after divorcing with his mother.
Jason Mesnick Bachelor
He competed on the fourth season of The Bachelorette, which began airing in May 2008. Mesnick was one of the suitors of DeAnna Pappas. And even proposed in the final rose ceremony before Pappas stopped him. He was then chosen to be featured on the 13th season of The Bachelor. Which then began airing in January 2009.
Jason Mesnick and Melissa Rycroft
On The Bachelor, he proposed and became engaged to Melissa Rycroft, a 25-year-old Dallas native and former squad member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.
Jason Mesnick Bachelor Finale | Jason Mesnick After The Final Rose
The Mesnick Bachelor finale is one of the most memorable in Bachelor history. Jason, a single dad from Seattle, was the star of the thirteenth season of The Bachelor. The finale aired on March 2, 2009, and it was followed by the “After the Final Rose” special.
In the finale, Mesnick proposed to Melissa Rycroft, a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader. However, during the “After the Final Rose” special, Mesnick revealed that he had a change of heart and was actually in love with the runner-up, Molly Malaney.
Mesnick and Rycroft had a tense conversation on stage, and he ultimately ended their engagement in front of a live studio audience. He then professed his love to Malaney, and the two began a relationship.
The aftermath of the finale was controversial, as some viewers felt that Mesnick had acted selfishly and had hurt Rycroft unnecessarily.
However, they went on to get engaged on the season finale of The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding, which aired on March 8, 2010. The couple married in February 2010 and welcomed a daughter, Riley, in 2013. They are still together today.