Jason Mesnick Biography, Age, Wife, Melissa Rycroft and Bachelor

Jason Mesnick Biography

Jason Mesnick (full name: Jason Scott Mesnick) is an American reality television celebrity who was runner-up on season 4 of The Bachelorette. He was also featured on season 13 of The Bachelor.

Mesnick attended Lake Washington High School in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland, Washington, and later joined the University of Washington.

Jason Mesnick Age

Jason Scott Mesnick was born on July 5, 1976, in Cleveland, OH. Mesnick is 42 years old as of 2018.

Jason Mesnick Wife

While vacationing in New Zealand in October 2009, Mesnick asked Malaney to marry him and she accepted. The couple got married on February 27, 2010, in the Los Angeles suburb of Rancho Palos Verdes. The wedding aired in a two-hour special called The Bachelor: Jason and Molly’s Wedding, on March 8, 2010.

Mesnick and Molly announced on October 12, 2012, that they were expecting their first child together. The couple welcomed their daughter, Rilet Anne Mesnick on March 14, 2013. Mesnick and his family reside in Kirkland, Washington.

Jason Mesnick Ex-Wife

Mesnick was previously married to Hilary Buckholz in 2003, and they divorced in 2007.

Jason Mesnick Son

Mesnick and Buckholz had a son, Ty, in 2005 and he retained custody of him even after divorcing his mother.

Jason Mesnick Bachelor

He competed on the fourth season of The Bachelorette, which began airing in May 2008. Mesnick was one of the suitors of DeAnna Pappas and even proposed in the final rose ceremony before Pappas stopped him. He was then chosen to be featured on the 13th season of The Bachelor, which then began airing in January 2009.

Jason Mesnick and Melissa Rycroft

On The Bachelor, he proposed and became engaged to Melissa Rycroft, a 25-year-old Dallas native and former squad member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Jason Mesnick Bachelor Finale

Mesnick revealed that he changed his mind during the season’s finale. When Melissa was brought out, Mesnick broke up with her and she returned the engagement ring. Molly Malaney was then brought out and Mesnick asked for another chance. Molly accepted to offer him another chance.

Jason was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! the day after the final episode, After the Final Rose, was aired. He stated that the chemistry was different between him and Rycroft. Kimmel asked Jason why he proposed marriage to Rycroft and Mesnick confessed that Rycroft was exactly what he wanted at the time, but he did not want to lead her on.

Melissa announced her engagement to a man she had been dating in Dallas in June 2009.