In the first season of The Bachelor, management consultant Alex Michel chose Amanda Marsh at the end but didn't propose to her. They dated for a few months but then broke up.
Last we heard, Alex was a spokesman for Match.com and "Romance and Proposal Expert" for Princess Cruises and was in a serious relationship but not married.
Amanda Marsh (now Amanda Caldwell) married childhood friend Jay Caldwell, and they have a daughter, Chloe.
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Aaron Buerge, a banker and restaurant owner, proposed to Helene Eksterowicz at the finale of the show, but they broke up soon after.
Aaron met his now-wife, Angye, at a sports bar in his Missouri hometown. They married in 2009 and now have a daughter together along with his wife's teenage daughter.
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San Francisco tire heir Andrew Firestone proposed to Jen Schefft at the finale, but the pair parted ways just months after the show ended.
In 2008, Andrew married model Ivana Bozilovic, and they have three young children.
Jen became the third Bachelorette, but she rejected Jerry Ferris's proposal at the end of the season. She wed businessman Joe Waterman in Chicago in 2009, and the stay-at-home mom now has two young girls.
In the finale of his season, former Bachelorette-contestant-turned-Bachelor Bob Guiney chose Estella Gardinier, a mortgage broker, but they broke up not long after the show aired.
In July 2004, Bob married All My Children actress Rebecca Budig, but the two divorced in 2010. He's since hosted HGTV and TLC shows and is a musician in a band called Band From TV. He was dating actress, model, reality TV, and radio personality Jessica Hall, but it appears he's currently single.
Canadian American college football player Jesse Palmer picked Jessica Bowlin but didn't propose. They split a few months later.
Still single but focused on his career, Jesse Palmer is now a sports commentator for college football on ESPN in the United States and a football analyst for TSN in Canada.
After the breakup, Jessica graduated from East Carolina University and Chapman University Law School and passed the State Bar of California in 2007. Not much else is known about her, but according to her Facebook page she's now married with the last name Rawi and has a little boy.
Pro bass fisherman and divorced father Byron Velvick proposed to Mary Delgado (a former cheerleader with the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers) at the finale, and they had a rocky relationship for five years before breaking up in 2009. During this time, Mary was arrested for punching Byron in the face.
Byron is still fishing and has made appearances on fishing-related TV shows. He runs a resort at Amistad Reservoir in Texas.
Mary has had many run-ins with the law, including a DUI misdemeanor in 2010, the battery charges against Byron in 2007, and an arrest for public intoxication in 2008. But she may have cleaned up her act, as she's started the Mary Delgado Real Estate Services page on Facebook and is still into fishing competitions.
Charlie and Sarah allegedly broke up in 2007 because of his drinking. He's now sober and still acting, and he's now dating Playboy model Anna Sophia Berglund.
Sarah is married and has two little boys. She works for a cosmetic procedures company.
Travis Lane Stork, a doctor, chose schoolteacher Sarah Stone but didn't propose. They called it quits soon after.
Sarah Stone (now Sarah Stone Smith) became a real-estate agent in Nashville after the show. She and her husband have two young daughters.
Cosmetics entrepreneur Prince Lorenzo Borghese picked Jennifer Wilson without the proposal, and they broke up the following year.
Jennifer is married to an accountant from Ohio, Lee Gerschutz, and they live in South Florida. She is now a wellness coach for Juice Plus.
US Naval Officer Andrew (Andy) Baldwin proposed to Tessa Horst in the finale, and she accepted. They then called off their engagement after the show but continued to date for six months before ending things in 2007.
Andy briefly dated Karina Smirnoff from Dancing With the Stars, but now he's focused on his philanthropic efforts and triathlons and as of October was dating Natalie Davila.
Tessa still lives in San Francisco and is the founder of the Infant Growth Group as well as working as a clinical supervisor at A Better Way. She is married to a man named Tom Pickard after getting engaged in 2013.
Bar owner Brad Womack picked DeAnna Pappas and Jenni Croft as the two finalists but then turned them both down in the finale. Even though this made him hugely unpopular, Brad got a second chance as season 15's Bachelor.
Global financier Matt Grant proposed to Shayne Lamas in the finale, but they broke up the same year the show aired.
Matt lives in London and is now a manager at Fourth, a provider of cloud-based cost control solutions to the hospitality industry. After dating Bachelor Pad winner Natalie Getz (who was rejected on Jason's season of The Bachelor), it appears he has a new blond love interest in life . . .
Shayne was arrested in 2009 for a DUI and later had some minor movie roles. Within a few hours of meeting Nik Richie (who runs a gossip website) in 2010, she married him. They have a daughter named Press and are expecting a second child via surrogate after a miscarriage nearly killed her. They also starred on VH1's Couples Therapy.
Single dad Jason Mesnick (who struck out on DeAnna Pappas's season of The Bachelorette) made his season extradramatic by proposing to Melissa Rycroft at the finale and then dumping her for the runner-up Molly Malaney on live TV during the "After the Rose" episode.
A year after the show, Jason and Molly got married on national TV in 2010. They now reside in Seattle with Jason's son, Ty, from a previous relationship and have a little girl together named Riley.
Melissa married her longtime friend Tye Strickland in Mexico in 2009. She has a daughter named Ava and a son named Beckett. After placing third in Dancing With the Stars in 2009, she won first place in Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars. She and her husband were also part of a CMT reality show, Melissa & Tye.
After getting booted off Jillian Harris's The Bachelorette season, pilot Jake Pavelka proposed to Vienna Girardi. They broke up in 2010, just a few months after the show aired.
Vienna had a very public relationship with former Bachelorette contestant Kasey Kahl on Bachelor Pad. The pair split last year. Now Vienna is dating a guy named Todd Allen.
Brad came back for The Bachelor's 15th season. But alas, he and his final lady, Emily Maynard, only lasted a few months after the proposal. They broke up soon after.
In 2013, Brad dated former contestant AshLee Frazier, who was on Sean Lowe's season. It appears he is now single and co-owns several Texas bars with his brothers.
Bachelorette Ashley Hebert's runner-up, Ben Flajnik, shocked everyone by proposing to the villain of the season, Courtney Robertson. The winemaker and his fiancée broke things off while the show was airing but reconciled and got engaged again during the "After the Rose" show.
In June, Courtney released her tell-all memoir, I Didn't Come Here to Make Friends: Confessions of a Reality Show Villain, in which she makes some shocking sex revelations. Just a week after breaking off her engagement to Ben, Courtney started dating Arie Luyendyk, Emily Maynard's runner-up from her season of The Bachelorette. They broke up soon after, though, and now Courtney appears to be single.
After a sweet romance throughout the season that involved handwritten love notes, Sean proposed to funny fan favorite Catherine in the finale.
American-born Venezuelan and former pro soccer player Juan Pablo didn't make it far on Desiree Hartsock's season of The Bachelorette but still won fans over enough to become the Bachelor. Unfortunately, he quickly lost favor with fans after some sexist, antigay comments and poor behavior. He gave Nikki the final rose but did not propose, and their relationship seemed rocky during the "After the Rose" episode when he refused to say he "loved" Nikki.
Juan and Nikki broke up in October, after months of a tumultuous long-distance relationship that included a stint on VH1's Couples Therapy. Juan Pablo appears to be single and working in the entertainment industry.
Now-single Nicki talked to Chris Harrison about the breakup on the red carpet of The Bachelor season 19 premiere, saying, "He lives in Miami, and he's in the entertainment industry, and that's his job and his lifestyle. It was really hard for me to fit into that. At the end of the day we gave it a go, but we're just two different people."