Trista Nicole Rehn
October 28, 1972
|Residence||Eagle County, Colorado|
Ryan Sutter (m. 2003)
|Parent(s)||Stan and Roseanne Rehn|
Trista Nicole Sutter (née Rehn on October 28, 1972, in Indianapolis, Indiana) was the runner-up on season 1 of The Bachelor before becoming the star of the first season of its companion show, The Bachelorette.
After her appearance on The Bachelor, Rehn was selected to be featured in the gender-reversed spin-off, The Bachelorette. She chose Ryan Sutter as the winner, and the couple were married on December 6, 2003. They were paid US$1 million by ABC for affording the network the right to televise their wedding ceremony, which was broadcast as the finale of a three-episode special called Trista & Ryan's Wedding. The miniseries, filmed at "The Lodge" luxury resort in Rancho Mirage, California, drew over 26 million viewers, making it one of the most-widely viewed episodes in the history of reality television. As of 2016, Sutter resides in Vail, Colorado with Ryan and their two children, Max and Blakesley. She has come to be referred to as the "Godmother" of the Bachelorette.
Under her birth name, Rehn was a Miami Heat Dancer in the early 2000s.
Rehn appeared opposite actor Jason Alexander in a KFC commercial. She also has appeared in country music singer Brad Paisley's music video "Celebrity" in 2003 with Alexander, Little Jimmy Dickens, and William Shatner.
Sutter was a contestant on season one of the television show Dancing with the Stars.
In 2014, the Sutters appeared on the program Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars.
In 2015, the Sutters were contestants in Bachelor Fan Favorites Week on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
In 2015, the Sutters appeared in a pilot for Rocky Mountain Reno, a home renovation show; the pilot aired on HGTV.
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