Losing Ben, Gaining Jordan! After Ben Higgins blinded JoJo Fletcher during the season 20 finale Bachelorshe went on her own journey to find love.
The final four developers included Jordan Rogers, Robbie Hayes, Chase McNairy as well as Luke Pell. It eventually became clear that JoJo’s heart belonged to Jordan. And while they got engaged to hen-party In the Season 12 finale, which aired in August 2016, JoJo later revealed that the former soccer player barely got down on one knee.
“Jordan said, ‘If that’s not 100 percent what we’re both on, I don’t want to do it for a TV show and I won’t.’ It was all because the producers didn’t really let him talk to my parents again after they met,” she told the Betches Brides podcast in September 2019, noting that Jordan didn’t want to ask the only question is “for his sake”. TV show.”
While the Vanderbilt alum ended up proposing, the couple didn’t rush down the aisle.
“If Jordan and I ended the show engaged and started planning a wedding right after that, we probably wouldn’t have worked out. It would probably end in divorce,” Jojo explained. “And I hate to say this, because I would never want this in my life, but I really think that if we took this route, climbed so high and jumped right into it, it would not be good for us. ”
Three years after the show aired, Jordan decided it was time to propose to JoJo again with a new ring.
“I love @joelle_fletcher with all my heart!! I always wanted to re-proposal, no cameras, no producers, no drama… just us,” he wrote in August 2019 on Instagram. “Our first engagement was so real and meant so much to both of us, but when we started planning our wedding for next year, I wanted to do it all over again, OUR WAY!”
Something the couple did for the first time in June 2020? Watching their season of the show as an abbreviated version hen-party Season 12 airs on ABC as part of The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever!
“I think I got really lucky the first time because Jordan didn’t watch my season. He’s like, “I don’t need to see this!” But now he’s like, “I’m really excited to watch!” she said. Us weekly exclusively. “I’m like, ‘Oh, great. Four years later, are we going to rehash it all?”
The couple endured a dramatic walk down memory lane. After six years of dating, two of which postponed their wedding due to the coronavirus pandemic, they tied the knot at the Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California on May 14, 2022.
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