Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist, stars of “The Golden Bachelor,” got married in a live TV ceremony. The 72-year-old groom and 70-year-old bride tied the knot at La Quinta Resort and Club in California. Susan Noles, a fan favorite, officiated the ceremony.
Theresa, wearing a beautiful Badgley Mischka gown, walked down the aisle with her son Tom. The couple’s love story began on “The Golden Bachelor,” and the wedding was a celebration of their unique journey.
Susan Noles, the officiant, spoke about fate bringing them together on the show. She highlighted the couple’s message of finding love at any age. Turner’s daughters and Nist’s daughter also gave speeches expressing excitement about the new family.
Nist emotionally recalled their first meeting and praised Turner’s qualities. She promised to be there for him in good and bad times. Turner expressed his love and appreciation for Theresa, promising to choose her every day.
The ceremony included a cute moment with Turner’s grandson as the ring bearer. The couple exchanged rings and shared a kiss. The bridal party included family members, and several Bachelor Nation favorites attended the wedding.
The night ended with a glimpse of the reception, featuring a bouquet toss and dancing to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.” Before the wedding, the couple expressed their joy at having a dream wedding on live TV, despite it being a bit outside their original timeline.
In their words, getting married in their 70s is special, and they’re thrilled to have found each other. The wedding was a spectacular and incredible celebration of their love.