Jesse Kovacs is a wine maker who hails from Carmel Valley, CA. He joined The Bachelorette season 5, hoping to capture the heart of Jillian Harris but only lasted until episode 7. Following his elimination, he returned to the reality TV circuit as one of the contestants on the first season of Bachelor Pad, where he competed against other contestants from the franchise for $250,000. He was eliminated in episode 6. In 2014, he joined the cast of Bachelor in Paradise.