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Meet The New Bachelor Peter Weber-Seven Interesting Facts About Him

Dahlia Published On Fri Jan 10 2020   Modified On Sun Mar 15 2020
Meet The New Bachelor Peter Weber-Seven Interesting Facts About Him

An American television personality, Peter Weber, first received national attention as a contestant of the famous American reality dating game show The Bachelorette.  

He is the new bachelor who is being wooed by the contestants in the 24th season of The Bachelor that premiered on Jan 6, 2020. Here we have gleaned seven exciting facts associated with Peter Weber. Let's begin.

7. Peter Weber Is A Commercial Pilot 

We all saw Peter in an airline pilot uniform in the first episode of The Bachelor season 24, and many of us did wonder about Peter taking Hannah Ann Slush, model and the contestant of The Bachelor, flying during hometown dates. 

Peter Weber accepted the offer to fly with Delta with previous experience of working for Compass Airlines in 2018

Image Source: Distractify 

Since he flew a private plane on the date, many assumed him to be a private pilot. However, Peter is a commercial pilot. Moreover, in March 2018, he accepted the offer to fly with Delta with previous experience of working for Compass Airlines.

6. He Of German And Cuban Heritage

When Peter visited his hometown with former Miss Alabama USA Hannah Brown in the season 15 of The Bachelorette, Peter revealed about his German and Cuban descent.

Peter's father has a German ancestry while his mother is Cuban. He can speak both languages showing the skill in the season. He urged Hannah to join him and his family at the table in Spanish before leading his family in a German prayer-song.

5. His Hometown Was Five-Minutes Away From The Bachelor Mansion

In addition to growing up in the Westlake Village, California, he completed his graduation from Oaks Christian School. His attachment to his hometown could be seen in The Bachelors's season he attended. 

When Peter appeared on the Bachelor in Paradise finale, the host of the show Chris Harrison revealed that Weber had spent his childhood close to the Bachelor mansion.

"We have never had somebody who lives about five minutes from the Bachelor mansion," Chris added. 

What's interesting is that Weber had tried to sneak onto the mansion about ten years ago, and now he finally got access to the villa as a contestant. 

Peter taking about his experience on The Bachelor with Jimmy Kimmel.

4. Peter Has Acted In a Movie

Before gaining notability as a contestant in The Bachelorette, Peter had a handful of roles in the films. 

He had debuted in the entertainment industry as a child actor. He portrayed a part of young Roman Brady in an American daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives

However, his appearance remained limited to one episode. After appearing in two short films, he finally entered in The Bachelorette. Peter went on to be placed on third, becoming eliminated by Brown during part one of the finale episode.

He also appeared on Bachelor in Paradise for an episode. 

Currently, Peter is the lead for the 24th season of The Bachelor that premiered on Jan 6, 2020. 

3. Weber's Parent Love Story Is Tied To His Job

Peter's father is also a pilot while his mother is a former flight attendant. They both met while working on the same flight. The love of flying indeed is inherited to both of their sons as well.

Peter Weber
Peter with his father in 1954 Piper Apache. 

Source: Instagram @pilot_pete

Though Peter moved to Texas to attend Baylor College, he relocated to California to become a pilot after his freshman year at Baylor. His younger brother, named Jack, is also a pilot. 

2. He Was The First Person To Officially Ask, Hannah Brown, To Be His Girlfriend 

With 33 contestants trying to catch the attention of Hannah Brown, Peter sure did stand out among all and made a big move by officially asking Hannah to be his girlfriend, making him the only person to do so. 

Peter Weber and Hannah Brown
Peter Webber and Hannah Brown in the 24th season of The Bachelor 

Source: Cheat Sheet

Nevertheless, Weber had created a gentleman persona throughout the season, making sure Hannah was treated with respect and taken good care of. His job of staying out of drama seemed to be successful as well. 

1. Encountered Controversy Associated With His Past Relationship

Peter had dated model Calee Lutes for five months after meeting through an app in June 2018. But the relationship ended in December as Peter ended the relationship abruptly after making new plans with her. 

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Cale further added how Peter deleted every traces of her on Instagram. At the same time, he had a new follower in his account, a producer of The Bachelorette.

Peter also mentioned his past relationship with Hannah on The Bachelorette, though it is unclear about who he is referring to. 

In an interview with People, Peter exclaimed, "I was very serious in trying to progress that relationship and move it forward, and she wasn't on the same page as me. But the casting process and my first interview were months after we broke up."

Nevertheless, he got evicted by Brown and became the third runner up in the season.  


Peter Indecisiveness Created Stir 

Peter first choose Hannah Ann Sluss, as his partner at the show's finale and the couple got engaged. However, in March 2020, Peter's indecisiveness comes to a head when he reveals to Sluss that he can't be only hers. 

He broke off the engagement in the After the Final Rose and got together with runner-up Madison Prewett.