Gerry Turner Biography
Gerry Turner is a 71 year old retired restaurateur and ABC’s first “Golden Bachelor.” He was previously married to his high school sweetheart Toni for 43 years until she died in 2017. The couple shares two daughters Angie and Jenny who are the ones that encouraged their father to sign up for the show.
How Old is Gerry Turner?
Turner is 71 years old.
Gerry Turner Family
Gerry is the son of Wayne (Peggy) Turner from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was brought up alongside his sister, Brenda (David) Stouder and two brothers; Larry (Sheryl) Turner and Darrin (Ann) Turner.
Gerry Turner Wife
Turner was married to his high school sweetheart Tori for 43 years, the couple got married in 1974 until she passed on in 2017 after a short illness, at the time of her death she had only been retired for six weeks.
During his appearance on GMA he said he feels like Toni got robbed and feels that he has her blessing.
“She got robbed. Every day that goes by, that’s the thought that I have. I have her picture on a dresser in my closet. Every morning I give her a nod, ‘So what do you think about this?’ For awhile it was like, I was having a hard time figuring out if she would be okay. But we always told each other when one of us goes, we want the other to be happy. She’s up there rooting [for me]. She’s saying, ‘Yeah, Gary. Do this.’”
Gerry Turner Children
Gerry has two daughters Jennifer (Jon) Young and Angela Turner. He also has two granddaughters, Charlee and Payton Young. His daughters are the ones who suggested that sign up for the show.
Gerry Turner Restaurant
Gerry is a retired restaurateur, there is no available information about his restaurant or the restaurants he has worked on. He is a Iowa native but lives on a beautiful lake in Indiana. He enjoys hosting barbecues and attending local restaurants with his friends and family.
Golden Bachelor Gerry Turner
Gerry will be the first senior Bachelor for the first ever season of ‘The Golden Bachelor’. The show will premier in the fall of 2023. Gerry is looking for love and a partner who has high energy, “I’d love it if I found a partner who was high energy, someone who’s fairly competitive, that they enjoy sports. Someone that maybe plays pickleball, someone that maybe plays golf.”
Gerry Turner Net worth
Gerry’s net worth is estimated to range between $500,000 – $1 million.