Trista Sutter

After her appearance on The Bachelor, Trista was selected to be featured in the gender-reversed spin-off The Bachelorette. As part of her participation in The Bachelorette, Trista was paid $1 million by ABC for affording the network the right to televise her December 6, 2003 marriage to Ryan Sutter, the bachelor she selected to marry on the show. The televised wedding drew over 26 million viewers, or one in ten Americans, making it one of the most-widely viewed episodes in the history of reality television. [+]