The Bachelorette Season 5: Jillian Harris
Jillian made her Bachelor Nation debut on The Bachelor Season 13. She was eliminated in week 7 of this season but was selected as the lead on The Bachelorette Season 5. Jillian made history in a few categories. First, she was the first Bachelorette to have 30 contestants as opposed to the traditional 25. Jillian, being from Alberta, Canada, was also the first non-American Bachelorette to lead the show. She chose Ed Swiderski and accepted his proposal. The two called it quits in 2010.
After calling things off with Ed, Jillian reconnected with Justin Pasutto, a long-time boyfriend. The two welcomed their first child, a son, in August of 2016. Four months later they announced their engagement. A year and a half later they welcomed their second child, a daughter. According to her Instagram, Jillian is an author and cook. She co-authored the cookbook, Fraiche Food Full Hearts.
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