Peter Weber, who came in third place on Hannah Brown‘s season of The Bachelorette, will be the season 24 Bachelor, Chris Harrison announced on the Bachelor in Paradise reunion special on Tuesday, September 1.
Weber pointed out that he grew up minutes from Bachelor Mansion and used to try to sneak in. While other men like Tyler Cameron, Mike Johnson and Derek Peth were in the mix, a source tells E! News Peter was “always” ABC and the producers’ top choice, saying, “Peter has always been their guy. He’s older, he as a career and he has a great backstory. He can definitely carry a show.”