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Jen Schefft


Famous because the Season 3 star from the Bachelorette, this Ohio-born publicist turned down her last two suitors, Jerry Ferris and John Paul Merritt, and ultimately wedded a guy whom she didn’t meet within the ABC reality dating series. She graduated from Ohio College or university in the past due 1990s. She penned a self-help publication titled Better Solitary Than Sorry: A No-Regrets Guidebook to Caring Yourself rather than Settling. She and fellow Chicago, Illinois citizen Joe Waterman wedded in ’09 2009 and welcomed daughters called Mae Elizabeth and Charlotte Elegance this year 2010 and 2012, respectively. Before starring within the Bachelorette, she became involved to Andrew Firestone by the end of the 3rd season from the Bachelor; they later on broke off their engagement.

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Full Name Jen Schefft
Date Of Birth July 23, 1976
Place Of Birth Ohio
Profession Reality Star
Nationality American
Spouse Joe Waterman
Nominations Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Female Reality Star
TV Shows The Bachelorette, The Bachelor
Star Sign Leo

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1Release of her book, "Better Single than Sorry: A No-Regrets Guide to Loving Yourself and Settling". [2007]
2Account executive for photography company in Chicago, Illinois [May 2003]
3Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a daughter Charlotte Grace Waterman on July 31, 2012. Child's father is her husband Joe Waterman.
4Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a daughter Mae Elizabeth Waterman was born on November 13, 2010. Child's father is her husband Joe Waterman.
5Has a younger brother, Jason, who is a teacher.
6Graduate of Ohio University class of 1998 (BBA).



Entertainment Tonight2009TV SeriesHerself
The Bachelorette2005TV SeriesHerself - The Bachelorette
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2005TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2005TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2005TV SeriesHerself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2005TV SeriesHerself
VH1 Big in 032003TV SpecialHerself
The Bachelor2002TV SeriesHerself (2003)

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20/202010TV Series documentaryHerself
The Bachelor2008TV SeriesHerself

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Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice TV Reality/Variety Star - FemaleThe Bachelor (2002)

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