Ben Zorn, who is a personal trainer best known for competing on the season 11 of The Bachelorette to win the hearts of Britt Nilsson and Kaitlyn Bristowe, is now engaged to his loving girlfriend Stacy Santilena, after two years of dating. He has also appeared on the 4th season of the ABC popular series Bachelor in Paradise.
Early Life, Parents and Educational Background
Ben Zorn was born on February 22, 1989, in Austria, in an Austrian family. His mother's name is Waltraud M Zorn but the name of his father is yet to be disclosed. His mom had already died before he competed on The Bachelorette.
He was raised along with his brother Sebastian Zorn in Falls Church, Virginia. Seb ho is a nutritionist by profession. He is of Austrian nationality and Austrian descent. He belongs to white ethnicity.
As for the educational background of Ben, he has studied at San Jose University in Kinesiology from where he completed his graduation in 2012. He used to play football for the San Jose State Spartans while in college.
Career: Competed on The Bachelorette
Ben Zorn first started working as a personal trainer. and in May 2015, he joined the 11th season of The Bachelorette.
He competed on the show to win the hearts of Britt Nilsson and Kaitlyn Bristowe. Other contestants of that season included Shawn Booth, Nick Viall, Ben Higgins, Jared Haibon, Joe Bailey, Chris Strandburg and many more.
Ben romanced with Kaitlyn Bristowe on the show but was eliminated on the sixth week. Shawn eventually became the winner of The Bachelorette season 11. Nick and Ben were the first and second runner ups respectively.
Later in August 2017, Ben joined the 4th season of the ABC spin-off Bachelor in Paradise. However, he quit the show in week 3.
He is also the founder and director of Zorn Fitness which he runs along with his brother Sebastian Zorn.
Net Worth, Earning and Salary
Ben Zorn is a successful personal trainer and television star. He has earned a good amount of money from Bachelor Nation.
The exact figure of the net worth of the fitness trainer is not available. However, looking at his successful career and lavish lifestyle, we can a s sure that his net worth is in millions.
His salary is yet to be revealed. However, a famous "Bachelor" spoiler and blogger, Reality Steve aka Stephen Carbone, previously told media that stars on the Bachelor or the Bachelorette make around $100,000 in a season.
The winning prize of a season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette is $250,000.
As we mentioned earlier, Ben Zorn recently got engaged to his girlfriend Stacy Santilena. The personal trainer popped the question to the dental a s sistant on August 23, 2019, at approx. 6:30 pm.
He shared two photos from the romantic proposal on his Instagram account to announce the engagement news. In one of the pictures, Ben was seen getting down on a knee to propose his girlfriend.
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She said yes! • Friday 8/23 I asked this beautiful women to marry me on the shores of Lake Tahoe, CA a place that’s always meant so much to us. @ssantilena you are my best friend and I’m so lucky I get to call you mine! I couldn’t be more excited to spend my future with you! • Let the Wedding planning begin! • MORE PICS TO COME!
It's been two years since they started. He had already started an affair with Stacy following his exit from Bachelor in Paradise in 2017 but he didn't make their relationship public until September 2017.
by Arsad, 26 Aug, 2019