Paint adheres to dismay the broken heart as the remedy for the fragile love is arduous to discover. But the world didn't get crumbled for the 30-year-old, Blake Horstmann after he was left heartbroken in the Season 14 of the reality series The Bachelorette. Even after rejection, he mustered courage and showed no regrets for his love towards the reality TV star Rebecca Kufrin.
Blake is known for his appearance on the American Broadcasting Company series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. He is an off-premise sales representative at Coors Distributing Company in Denver, Colorado.
Blake Left Heartbroken In A Journey To Make Becca His Girlfriend
In Season 14 of the reality show The Bachelorette, Blake Horstmann was on a journey to find love with reality TV star Rebecca Kufrin. Although he looked poised to welcome Becca as his girlfriend on the season finale of The Bachelorette, the sales representative was left heartbroken. Minnesota native Rebecca instead chose the 29-year-old Bachelorette alum Garrett Yrigoyen. Further, the American publicist engaged Garett on 6 August 2018 in the Bahamas crushing the heart of Blake.
Blake Horstmann and Rebecca Kufrin during the set of Season 14 of the reality show, 'The Bachelorette' (Photo: realitytvworld.com)
On the one hand, the winner of The Bachelorette, Garett beheld the happiness with the headstart of dating relationship with Becca. But on the other side, the 30-year-old employee of the Coors Distributing Company, Blake's delight got slumped into the abyss. After leaving the show, he confirmed it was 'incredibly hard' to get over his heartbreak. However, his face became somehow bright as his family was there to support the reality star.
Nevertheless, Blake does not regret a single thing that happened in the reality show, The Bachelorette. Although he did not have a chance to commence dating the American publicist, there are no hard feelings between them. In an emotional press conference, the Denver native said that he wouldn't apologize for loving Becca. He showed no qualms towards his off-relationship with the reality star and added:
I had that very first connection with Becca and so it was a hard journey for me because I had to watch… the woman I love fall in love with another man. That was difficult. I didn’t want to hide that. I didn’t want to try and put on a fake smile. That’s not who I am. I spoke on my anxiety and my worries and I definitely don’t regret anything.
Blake and Rebecca met in the set of The Bachelor while filming for the episode 'After the Final Rose.' He arrived in the horse and encouraged Becca to ride the horse. After finishing The Bachelor, they joined the Bachelorette where he showed up riding an ox. The duo was flirty in the set, but in the finals, their relationship did not work out well.
According to realitytvworld.com, Blake used to have a girlfriend with whom he thought to marry and settle down. However, he found a text message from his then-girlfriend friends and realized that she had plans to dump him.
Amid the rejection, Blake Horstman encloses a close bond with Kristina Schulman, with whom he previously led on/off the relationship before she came to Bachelor in Paradise. Back in the series, Kristina rejected the proposal of Blake and surprised the audiences. She stated that she heard a lot at the time he told her that he wanted a relationship.
Blake-Horstman with Kristina Schulman (Photo: ABC)
The couple also had dated before they came to the reality show. Kristina, who entered the show with a keen passion for finding love; however, remained very passive to settle.
She stated that she did not go to the Bachelor in Paradise for Blake. Clearing the idea about her affair with Blake, Kristine mentioned that Blake was going through the struggles which she never wanted. So, she held the hands of the handsome cast and created a friendly and romantic zone around them.
Also, she admitted that Blake is a good man deep down in her heart. Although the couple was still seen together after the show, their relationship status has not changed to the point.
How Does Blake Horstmann Gather Net Worth?
Blake, 30, accumulates the prominent part of his net worth from his career as the reality star. According to cheatsheet.com, a contestant of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette has an average salary of $100,000 per season. Blake, who appeared on The Bachelorette during Season 14, collected some lucrative amount of payrolls from the American Broadcasting Company. In 2018, the reality star also appeared as a guest star of The Bachelor in an episode titled 'After the Final Rose.'
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Aside from being a reality star, Blake holds a job as an off-premise sales representative at 'Coors Distributing Company.' At the age of 25, The Bachelor star became an employee of the Beer Distributor company in his hometown of Denver.
Before arriving in Coors, in November 2011, Blake entered 'National Research Corporation' and worked as survey manager till March 2012. He then worked as an Implementation Specialist in National Research and fulfilled his job till August 2013 in Lincoln, Nebraska Area.
As per the reports, he is among the top-six horses, which could be announced as the next bachelor in the new season of The Bachelor in 2019. Joe Amabile, Colton Underwood, and Jason Tartick are favorites to get the title of the next Bachelor.
Blake Horstmann, who was born in 1989 in Denver, Colorado, celebrates his birthday on 22 April. Blake stands at a height of 1.8 m (5' 11") and holds American nationality.
Blake attended Hastings College in Nebraska and played college football for four years. The reality star later graduated with a degree in marketing and communications.
He grew up in a small town of Bailey, Colorado with his family. Blake's mother had an affair with his English teacher and basketball coach when he was in high school. His mother's affair behind his father's back led to the divorce among his parents. In his family, Blake has a sister named Tori Horstmann, who is three years younger than him.
As per wiki, he loves Denver Broncos and often posts about them on his Instagram.