While some roses stand the test of time, others fade before Neil Lane’s engagement ring can be resized.
The Bachelor premiered on ABC in March 2002 with Alex Michel nicknamed the most eligible bachelor in the world. More than 20 women competed for his heart and one of the most successful reality TV franchises was born. Next year, High school debuted. Since the show’s initial premiere in 2002, 38 men and women have been named bachelors or bachelors. (Brad Womack is still the only star who led the series more than once!)
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