Which Has the Better Success Rate: ‘The Bachelor’ or ‘The Bachelorette’?
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The Bachelor

Which Has the Better Success Rate: ‘The Bachelor’ or ‘The Bachelorette’?


Shocking news here: Finding everlasting love over the span of a weeks-long Bachelor or Bachelorette filming period is actually very improbable!

But who has better luck finding a lasting relationship: the men or the women?

Check out the successes and failures here… or just skip to the end all the way down to see whether The Bachelor or The Bachelorette has better odds of success.

The Bachelor Failures


The Bachelor Successes

The Bachelor Success Rate: 14 percent

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The Bachelorette Failures

  • Season 2: Meredith Phillips and Ian McKee split a year post-finale.

  • Season 3: Jen Schefft and Jerry Ferris split after she dumped him in the season’s “After the Final Rose” special.

  • Season 4: DeAnna Pappas and Jesse Csincsak said bye four months post-finale.

  • Season 5: Jillian Harris and Ed Swiderski peaced out a year after the season aired.

  • Season 6: Ali Fedotowsky and Roberto Martinez broke up a year and change after their season aired.

  • Season 8: Emily Maynard and Jef Holm called it quits after a few months… and amid cheating allegations.

  • Season 10: Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray broke up six months after their season… and just days after attending the Bachelor Season 19 red carpet.

Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray After the Final Rose
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The Bachelorette Successes

The Bachelorette Success Rate: 42 percent

Verdict: The Bachelorettes are three times as likely to stay together than the Bachelors. (Who run the world?)

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