Trista Rehn

Trista Nicole Sutter (née Rehn) (born October 28, 1972 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA) is a prominent former participant in the ABC reality television shows, The Bachelor (in which she was runner-up to Amanda Marsh) and The Bachelorette.

She has also appeared on NBC's Fear Factor and ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

The Bachelorette

As part of her participation in The Bachelorette, Sutter was paid $1 million by ABC for affording the network the right to televise her December 6, 2003 marriage to Ryan Sutter, the bachelor she selected to marry on the show. The televised wedding, broadcast as the finale of a three-episode special Trista & Ryan's Wedding drew over 26 million viewers, making it one of the most-widely viewed episodes in the history of reality television. After many months of trying to get pregnant, they finally welcomed their first child, Maxwell Alston Sutter, on July 26, 2007.

Television appearances

Sutter also appears opposite actor Jason Alexander in a KFC commercial. She also has appeared in country music singer Brad Paisley's music video "Celebrity" in 2003 with Alexander, Little Jimmy Dickens, and William Shatner.

She was the first celebrity contestant to be voted off Season 1 of US Dancing with the Stars.

Personal life

Ryan Sutter married Rehn on December 6, 2003. The Sutters now live in Eagle County, Colorado, where Sutter is a Vail, Colorado firefighter. Rumors of their divorce surfaced in 2008 but were denied by Trista.

In February 2007, the Sutters told People magazine that they were expecting their first child in summer of 2007, but they wanted the sex of the baby to be a surprise. In an interview, Ryan stated that if they had a girl, then they would like to have a boy next, but if they had a boy first, then they wanted a girl second. On July 26, 2007, Maxwell Alston Sutter was born 4 weeks early stemming from pregnancy complications via c-section after a failed induction/stalled labor. During her seventh month of pregnancy, Rehn was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Max was born at 8:50pm at Vail County Medical Center in Vail, Colorado, weighed 5lbs, 3oz. Max was first revealed to the public on the cover of Us Weekly magazine and made his first on-camera appearance in a video diary series Trista recorded for

Sutter was ranked #7 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women of 2003.


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