Jesse Palmer

Jesse Palmer Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Bachelor, Football, ESPN, Net Worth

Jesse Palmer Biography

Jesse Palmer is a Canadian-American television personality, sports commentator, and former professional football player.

Palmer played college football at the University of Florida, where he was the starting quarterback for the Florida Gators from 1997 to 2000. After his successful college career, he went on to play in the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback.

He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round of the 2001 NFL Draft and played for them from 2001 to 2004. He also had brief stints with the San Francisco 49ers and the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

Jesse Palmer Age

Palmer was born on October 5, 1978, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is 45 years old as of 2023.

Jesse Palmer Height

Palmer stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) tall and weighs 225 pounds (102 kilograms).

Jesse Palmer Wife

Palmer met his wife, Emely Fardo, in a boxing class in New York City around 2017. Fardo is a model and photographer from Brazil who moved to the Big Apple to pursue her career.

The couple got engaged in Paris in July 2019 and secretly tied the knot in June 2020 at a friend’s house in Connecticut amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They celebrated their love with a second wedding in October 2021. Palmer and Fardo often share photos of their romantic adventures on Instagram, along with their adorable dog, LouLou.

Palmer and his wife Emely
Palmer and his wife Emely

Jesse Palmer Parents

Palmer comes from a family of football players. His father, Bill Palmer, played for the Ottawa Rough Riders in the Canadian Football League (CFL). His mother, Susan, was a prominent fashion and print model. She co-founded Barrett Palmer Models and owned ITM: International Top Models, a modeling agency and training center in Ottawa.

Jesse Palmer Kids

Palmer does not have any kids yet.

Jesse Palmer Football

Palmer attended St. Pius X High School in Ottawa, where he played amateur football for the Ottawa Norsemen and Myers Riders Football Clubs. He then accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators football team from 1997 to 2000. He was selected as one of the team captains and received the Gators’ Fergie Ferguson Award for outstanding leadership, character, and courage.

Jesse Palmer The Bachelor

Palmer was cast as the bachelor on the fifth season of The Bachelor in 2004. He gave his final rose to Jessica Bowlin. However, the couple broke up a month later.

Palmer later became a college football analyst for ESPN/ABC and a contributor to The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada. He also hosted The Proposal on ABC in 2018 and DailyMailTV from 2017 to 2020. In September 2021, he was named as the permanent host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, replacing Chris Harrison.

Jesse Palmer Wedding

Palmer had two weddings with his wife, Emely Fardo. The first one was a private ceremony in Connecticut in June 2020, while the second one was a lavish celebration in October 2021. The couple exchanged vows at an oceanfront resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, surrounded by their family and friends. They wore custom-made outfits by designer Randi Rahm and danced to live music by country singer Griffen Palmer, who is Jesse’s cousin.

Jesse Palmer’s Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jesse has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2023.


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