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Who’s ready for another dramatic season of Bachelor in ParadiseSeason 4 will air on Monday, August 14. Derek Peth will be on Bachelor in Paradise trying to have a second shot at finding love. If you want to learn more about the contestant, take a look at our Derek Peth wiki.

Fans of The Bachelor franchise have yet another reason to rejoice because Bachelor in Paradise is just around the corner. After all the drama and speculation that this season would not air, Bachelor in Paradise season 4 will premiere August 14 on ABC.

In June, production for the show was temporary halted to investigate allegations of misconduct. In a statement, it was revealed,  “We have become aware of allegations of misconduct on the set of Bachelor in Paradise in Mexico. We have suspended production and we are conducting a thorough investigation of these allegations. Once the investigation is complete, we will take appropriate responsive action.” It was soon discovered that the two contestants involved were Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson. 

Both contestants stirred up a lot of trouble during their respective seasons, and fans were quick to wonder what would become of Bachelor in Paradise after filming was suspended. However, it did not take long for the investigation to end, and before fans knew it, filming was resumed. Among the familiar faces we will see is Derek Peth. Keep reading for some interesting facts about Derek Peth from Bachelor in Paradise.

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Derek Peth’s Wiki

Born in 1987, Derek Peth’s age is 30. He is from Waverly, Iowa which roughly has a population of 9,000. Peth stands tall at 6’3” and went to Waverly-Shell Rock High School before graduating from Wartburg College. His father, Dick Peth, is a basketball coach at Wartburg. According to Peth’s Facebook page, he also lived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Derek Peth’s Job and Net Worth

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According to his ABC bio, Peth is a commercial banker. Before joining The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise, he worked on Wall Street. However, since his success on reality TV, it is unknown whether or not he returned to his banking job. There are no details about Derek Peth’s net worth, but with his success on Wall Street and The Bachelor franchise, it must be substantial. 

Derek Peth Is Extremely Close to His Family

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The Bachelor in Paradise contestant is very close to his family, and supports their accomplishments. Dick Peth was inducted into the Wisconsin High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Derek Peth is also close to his mother, Maria, and younger sister, Rachel.

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Derek Peth’s Hobbies and More

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If you have watched The Bachelorette season 12, then you may remember Peth joking to JoJo Fletcher that he looked like Harry Potter. He calls himself a nerd, and his favorite movies are Star Wars, Hookand Field of Dreams. His ABC profile states that his favorite historical figure is Ben Franklin because “he was able to view the world with childlike wonder to feed his creative/inventive side and balance that with a work ethic that produced massive shifts for the greater good.”

Besides watching movies, Peth also likes to keep fit —something made clear by Derek Peth’s Instagram account, which has pics of him working out. He also enjoys hiking, surfing, and going on adventures. 

The 30-year-old is also a singer. His Instagram also has clips of him playing his guitar. He has a YouTube channel where he showcases his musical side with song covers, include one of Usher’s “Nice and Slow.” Peth seems to be the complete package and we think he might find love in Paradise

Derek Peth on The Bachelorette

On season 12 of The BachelorettePeth was sent home on week six and, needless to say, he was pretty upset about it.

When being driven away, he shed a tear or two and later tweeted, “Oooooof why am I crying #mantears.” Although he was heartbroken, he is looking for another shot at love on season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. 

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