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‘The Bachelor’ Creator Mike Fleiss Net Worth Explored as He Exits Franchise After 2 Decades

Mike Fleiss, the creator of The Bachelor is saying his goodbyes! Recently, Fleiss announced that he is parting ways with the popular mega-dating franchise he launched nearly 20 years ago.

The news of Fleiss’ departure comes one day after the grand finale of season 27 of The Bachelor in which Zach Shallcross‘ got engaged to Kaity Biggar. Keep reading further to learn the reason behind Mike’s exit from the dating show and more about his personal life and his net worth.

Mike Fleiss’ net worth in 2023 revealed

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the estimated net worth of The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss is a whopping $140 million. He created the famous dating show The Bachelor which premiered in the year 2002.

In addition to this, Mike is also the creative force behind The Bachelorette, Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?Superstar USA, The Will, and High School Reunion. He has executive produced on almost all of the Bachelor franchise series like Bachelor in Paradise, Bachelor: Winter Games, and Bachelor Pad. 

Keeping aside The Bachelor, Mike has also been involved in horror films including The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning and the Hostel franchise. He has also worked on shows such as The Property Brothers and Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan.

What did Mike Fleiss have to say about his departure from the TV franchise after more than 2 decades?

In a statement issued to Variety, Mike sent congrats to The Bachelor season 27 couple by saying, “First and foremost, congratulations are in order for Zach and Kaity. I wish them a long and happy life together.”

Fleiss further added, “I want to thank WBTV and ABC for 21 extraordinary years. They’ve found the perfect creative team for me to entrust ‘The Bachelor’ franchise and keep this lightening in a bottle bold and moving forward. Let the journey continue.”

Here’s all you need to know about Mike Fleiss (including his age, early life, family, and more)

For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you, Mike Fleiss is an American director and writer who was born on April 14, 1964, which means he is 58 years old at the moment.

Fleiss was raised in Fullerton, California. Back in the day, he went to the University of California, Berkeley. As per Life and Style magazine, he launched his production company Next Entertainment in 1997.

Mike Fleiss has been married twice

Yeah, you read that right. Up until now, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre producer has walked down the aisle a total of 2 times. As per The U.S. Sun, Mike tied the knot with his high school sweetheart, Alexandra Vorbeck, in the year 1987. Mike and Alexandra pulled the plug on their romance after 24 years of marriage in 2012.

Soon after, Fleiss said ‘I Do’ to former Miss America, Laura Kaeppeler, in April 2014. In 2019, Mike filed for divorce from Laura. As of right now, their relationship status remains unclear. The couple shares one child. They welcomed their son Benjamin in 2015.


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Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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