Reality shows such as The Bachelor and Bachelor in Paradise have helped many individuals find their significant others. But even if one is unsuccessful in finding their perfect half, contestants on the show have found fame following their appearance on it.
Well, among the many individuals who have competed on the reality show, Jade Roper has not only gained prominence but also found the love of her life. So, today we will take a look at her life before fame, career trajectory, love life and more.
Where Is Jade Roper From?
The former Bachelor in Paradise contestant was born Jade Elizabeth Roper in Denver, Colorado, on December 19, 1986. She is the oldest among three Roper siblings and reportedly grew up on a farm. While there is no information regarding Jade Roper’s parents, it can be assumed at one point the family moved to Nebraska. Following this, the reality star and her siblings grew up there.
Jade went to a private Christian school and graduated from Gering High School in 2005. Following her high school graduation, she attended the Western Nebraska Community College and completed her studies in 2008. Moreover, according to IMDb, Roper also earned a culinary arts degree for patisserie and baking from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu.
What Profession Were Jade Roper Involved In Before Finding Fame?
Jade Roper first came into the limelight in 2015 after appearing in The Bachelor as a contestant. But before this, she had worked in various industries. Roper has a degree in patisserie and baking from Le Cordon Bleu and she worked as a pastry chef in Las Vegas.
The Colorado native also apparently owned a business in Omaha but the details about this venture is unclear. Moreover, it has been reported that she worked as a business manager for Altruistic Cosmetics at one point and also worked as a phlebotomist in a hospital.
But the most surprising thing about is that she posed fully nude for Playboy in 2013. She worked under the name Jade Elizabeth and has since stated that she feels empowered about her modeling days while she did not earlier.
When Did Jade Roper’s Reality Show Career Start?
After working in various fields, Jade Roper joined the nineteenth season of The Bachelor as one of the contestants. That season featured Chris Soules and Jade was among 30 women who were there to win his heart. Roper did well on the show but was eliminated in the 8th week.
Following her elimination from The Bachelor, Roper returned to the franchise as one of the contestants of Bachelor in Paradise. She found instant connection with former The Bachelorette contestant Tanner Tolbert early on. The pair were one of the most consistent couples on the show and in the final episode, Tanner and Jade got engaged.
Moreover, Tanner and Jade’s wedding was aired during the ABC’s special honoring twenty seasons of The Bachelor. The magical ceremony was aired on Valentine’s Day which made the day even more special for the pair. Moreover, following her marriage, the Colorado native goes by Jade Roper Tolbert.
After finding fame as The Bachelor contestant, Jade Roper reportedly launched her cosmetics brand named Naturally Jade Cosmetics. The line produced lip glosses that were all-natural, vegan, organic and cruelty-free. But it seems like Jade’s company is no longer operating as the social media pages and website is not available.
Jade Roper Tolbert is currently credited as a family and lifestyle influencer. She shares her content on numerous social media platforms such as Instagram, Tik Tok, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter among others. Moreover, she also hosts a podcast titled, Mommies Tell All with her friend Carly Waddell. It seems like Roper has moved on from her reality show days and is now using her social media platform extensively for her work.
How Many Kids Does Jade Roper Have?
Aforementioned, Jade and Tanner Tolbert met while competing in Bachelor in Paradise and got engaged in the last episode of the show. Then the couple tied the knot on January 24, 2016 in front of their family and friends. Their wedding ceremony was televised and loved by many viewers.
Over a year after their marriage, Jade and Tanner welcomed their first child together. Their daughter, Emerson Avery was born in August 2017 and the couple announced the happy news with their followers. The Tolbert pair then welcomed two more kids, Brooks Tolbert in July 2018 and Reed Tolbert in November 2020.
Well, the family of five are constant faces on social media and Jade does not hesitate to share her experience as a mother with her fans. We hope the couple continues to find more happiness with their kids in the coming days.