Peter Weber has officially been named the upcoming “Bachelor.” The announcement was made Tuesday night on ABC’s “Bachelor In Paradise” reunion special.
Weber appeared on Season 15 of “The Bachelorette” with Hannah Brown, ultimately becoming the second runner-up. He was a fan-favorite on the series, and has been rumored to become the next “Bachelor” ever since Brown sent him home at the end of her season.
Weber is a 27-year-old commercial pilot from Westlake Village, Calif., an upscale suburb that’s not far from “The Bachelor” mansion in Southern California. Weber’s social media presence — under the account name “Pilot Peter” — skyrocketed through his time starring on “The Bachelorette” with more than 1.1 million followers just on Instagram.
On Brown’s season, Weber was the runner-up to contestant Tyler Cameron. After sending home both Weber and Cameron, Brown ultimately chose contestant Jed Wyatt,