First-Ever The Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner
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ABC has excitedly unveiled the first-ever “Golden Bachelor” and this snazzy senior citizen’s name is Gerry Turner

About ‘The Golden Bachelor’: 

After more than 20 years of fostering young love on “The Bachelor,” “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise,” “The Golden Bachelor” showcases a whole new kind of love story – one for the golden years. 

On this all-new unscripted series, one hopeless romantic is given a second chance at love in the search for a partner with whom to share the sunset years of life. 

The women arriving at the mansion have a lifetime of experience, living through love, loss and laughter, hoping for a spark that ignites a future full of endless possibilities. 

In the end, will our Golden man turn the page to start a new chapter with the woman of his dreams?

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Who Is Gerry Turner?

Gerry Turner (pronounced like “Gary”) is a retired restaurateur from Indiana. 

How Old Is The Golden Bachelor?

Gerry is 71 years old.

He likes to host barbecues, play pickleball, and cheer on his favorite Chicago sports teams.

Gerry Is A Widower

Gerry married his high school sweetheart, Toni, in 1974. They lived a happy life together for 43 years.

Sadly, Toni suddenly fell ill and died in 2017. 

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“The Golden Bachelor” Is A Family Man

Gerry Turner is a proud father to his two daughters, Angie and Jenny. 

He’s also a doting grandfather to his two granddaughters, Charlee and Payton.

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Gerry Turner Is Ready To Love

Six years after the passing of his wife, Toni, and with the support of his family Gerry is ready to find love again in his golden years.

The Golden Bachelor” will air this fall on Mondays at 10 p.m.

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Source: Variety

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