Born in Sonoma, California, was Ben Flajnik. His mother is Barbara Flajnik while his father is Joe Flajnik. He has a sister named Julia. Ben celebrates his birthday on September 10. He is 38 years of age, having been born in 1982. His zodiac sign is Virgo.
Ben Flajnik Education Details
He graduated from the University of Arizona before venturing into the acting career.
Ben Flajnik Career Details
Benjamin Flajnik was a contestant on the 7th season of The Bachelorette in 2011. The Bachelorette is an American reality television dating game show that is aired on ABC. It is an improvisation of the Bachelor show aired on the same TV only that this is gender-reversed. The Bachelorette stands in front of a mansion and greets each male contestant as they enter the party. In each episode, at least one of the male participants does not receive a rose and has to go home. This means that the contenders keep reducing and eventually the Bachelorette has to choose between two contestants on the final rose ceremony.
The show ends with a proposal which she accepts or declines. In previous episodes, marriages have resulted, and weddings are done.
In season 7, Ben was the runners up. He proposed to Herbert but was rejected in favour of JP Rosenbaum. The two got married on December 1, 2012, and their wedding was aired on December 16 as a TV special. The couple has since then been together and has two kids; a son and a daughter.
Ben Flajnik featured in The Bachelor season 16 in 2012. As the Bachelorette, this show is also a dating and relationship reality Tv show. The show begins with a pool of romantic interests from which the Bachelor has to choose the best fit for a wife. As the season progresses, the participants are eliminated, and it has to narrow down to two in the long run, from which he chooses a partner. This show too, has seen marriages initiated; some existent to date, some gone sour.
In this particular season, Ben was the Bachelor, and as the season ended, Courtney Robertson, who was the villain of the show was termed the winner and became Bens fiancée.
Outside acting, Ben is an entrepreneur and winemaker. He owns Envolve wines. He also owns the Gentlemen app, aimed at showing how men should treat their women in the current world.
Ben is also the founder of Fernet Francisco, a wine popular in San Francisco. Ben also works at Yelp, a thing that was known through an Instagram post where he claimed to be having a real job after being on shows. He is a san Francisco community manager. He claims he is enjoying the occupation and it is fulfilling.
Ben Flajnik Dating History, Marriage Details
As earlier mentioned, Ben and Courtney Robertson started a relationship at the end of the 16th Bachelor season. Rumour has it that they broke right after the show, but they later made up and got back together only to break up permanently in October 2012. Their dating lasted only seven months, and they officially called it quits.
In 2015, Flajnik got real and put dating on the TV behind him. He got himself a girlfriend on Tinder a dating site app, and he is reported to have felt that they were a perfect match. Speaking at a podcast, Ben said that he had been living a nice normal life since after finding Stephanie Winn.
However, in 2017, on yet another podcast, he shared that it was unfortunate that he and his girlfriend had split up. He said that he was just out of another relationship and that he was single all over again.
Rumour also had it that Flajnik was romantically involved with Kris Jenner and Jennifer Hewitt. However, he denied the suppositions claiming they had only hung out together with Hewitt a few times and that it was nothing serious. Concerning Jenner, the Kardashian, she denied the claims after a show on Bachelor live in 2016. She said they were good friends anyway.
Ben Flajnik Net Worth
Ben is estimated to have a net worth of between $1 to $5 million. His primary income source is from being the reality star he is. His winery adds up to the income.