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Jesse Palmer: 5 Things To Know About The New Host Of ‘The Bachelor’

Bachelor Nation has a new host! Jesse Palmer is taking over hosting duties of ‘The Bachelor’ now that Chris Harrison is stepping lanugo from the job.

Jesse Palmer, 42, was named as the newest host of The Bachelor on Tuesday September 28. He’s taking over the iconic reality show, after Chris Harrison stepped lanugo in June pursuit racist controversy. Jesse seemed excited to be the new squatter of the show for its 26th season. “For increasingly than 20 years, The Bachelor has brought the world dozens of unforgettable love stories, including at one time, my own,” he said in a statement. “Falling in love is one of life’s greatest gifts, and I am humbled by the opportunity to return to the show as host this season to offer the newest Bachelor translating gained from firsthand wits and I am grateful to play a small part in his journey.”

1. Jesse was a former ‘Bachelor’ once upon a time

Jesse was unquestionably the Bachelor of season 5, which aired in 2004. He was the first professional athlete to towards on The Bachelor, as well as the first non-American Bachelor. Jesse is Canadian. He fell in love with Jessica Bowlin on the show, but their relationship didn’t last, and they tapped up a few months without the show stopped filming.

Jesse Palmer, 42, was named as the host of ‘The Bachelor’ season 26. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

2. He played in the NFL

Jesse was picked up by the New York Giants in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played for the team for 4 seasons. He was released by the Giants in 2005. Jesse was moreover drafted by the Canadian Football League, but he never hit the field. Without his time as a football pro, he moreover worked for ESPN as a higher football reviewer up until 2017.

3. He’s hosted the first and only season of ‘The Proposal’

The Bachelor isn’t Jesse’s first rodeo!  The former NFL player was moreover the host of flipside dating reality show on ABC called The Proposal, which aired in 2018. The show featured ten contestants competing for the endangerment to be proposed to by a mystery bachelor! Unfortunately, the show was cancelled without just one season!

4. He has plenty of unconcentrated experience!

Besides hosting The Proposal and seeming as a football reviewer for ESPN, he’s appeared as a presenter on plenty of talk shows, mostly within the ABC family, wavy virtually to variegated shows. He’s hosted The Ultimate Surfer, Food Network’s Holiday Baking Championship and Daily Mail TV. He’s moreover been a guest co-host for Rachael Ray, a special correspondent for Good Morning America and a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight, via IMDb. He’s moreover dabbled a little bit in acting, seeming in a 2005 episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Jesse Palmer won a Daytime Emmy for his role as ‘Daily Mail TV’ host. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

5. He’s engaged! 

He may not have found love on The Bachelor, but Jesse is going to get married soon! He’s engaged to Brazilian model Emely Fardo. He popped the question to Emely while they were vacationing in France in July 2019, via DailyMail. They’ve traveled all over the world together and are throne over heels for each other! The couple are moreover dog parents to an winsome Aussiedoodle named Loulou, and they run an Instagram worth for her!

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