Claim to fame: Appeared as a contestant on ABC's The Bachelorette, then returned looking for a wife as the Bachelor in The Bachelor.
Full Name: Jake Pavelka
Occupation: Pilot and fiance
Previous dance experience: None, other than sweeping Bachelorettes off their feet.
As the handsome commercial pilot and most recent single guy looking for love on ABC’s The Bachelor, Jake Pavelka has a reputation of chivalrous guy with an open heart. He has been a fan favorite since stunned viewers witnessed brunette Bachelorette Jillian Harris reject him right before the "Hometown Dates" episode of Season 5 of The Bachelorette.
An accomplished pilot, Jake grew up in Denton, Texas, and attended University of North Texas and Embry Engineering University for Aerospace Science. He became an airline captain flight instructor at 23. On his days off, he has fun flying acrobatic planes and woodworking at the home he owns near Dallas.
Much to the dismay of Bachelor fans everywhere, Pavelka is currently engaged to much-hated contestant Vienna Girardi. But who knows, maybe his dance moves will finally give us something to cheer about?
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At one time, Pavelka was the youngest pilot ever for Delta Connect airlines.