Gerry Turner, a 71-year-old grandpa from Indiana, will be the star of ABC's first-ever senior citizen edition of "The Bachelor."

By Dipak Jaiswal                      17 july 2023

Golden Bachelor

Golden Bachelor

The show aims to provide a unique and heartwarming love story specifically tailored for individuals in their golden years.

Gerry Turner enjoys hosting barbecues, playing pickleball, and is a dedicated supporter of Chicago sports teams.

In 1974, Gerry married his high school sweetheart Toni, and their marriage lasted for 43 years.

During their marriage, Gerry and Toni were blessed with two daughters named Angie and Jenny.

Gerry is also a proud grandfather to two granddaughters named Charlee and Payton.

After the passing of his beloved wife Toni, Gerry is ready to embark on a new dating journey and find companionship in this final stage of life.

Gerry's participation in this season of "The Bachelor" holds special significance as it focuses on fostering connections among senior citizens.

Viewers can look forward to witnessing Gerry's journey as he explores the possibility of finding love and building a meaningful relationship on the show.

Meet ABC's First 'Golden Bachelor' a 71-Year-Old Indiana Restaurateur and Widower