Gerry Turner Net Worth, Wife, Children, and What to Know

Gerry Turner Net Worth, Wife, Children, and What to Know
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Gerry Turner, a newcomer to the entertainment industry, made headlines with his appearance in ABC’s The Golden Bachelor. This article covers everything about Gerry Turner’s net worth, the contributing factors, and his impressive business portfolio. Last but not the least, this write-up shares exciting updates about the personal life of Gerry Turner.

Gerry Turner is an American retired restaurateur. In 2023, he came into the limelight with his appearance in the dating television series, The Golden Bachelor. Turner earned immense accolades following the reality series for his chiselled features and considerable wealth. While Gerry Turner’s lifestyle has remained a speculation for months, this article has covered all about his net worth and the massive factors that contribute to it.

Who is Gerry Turner?

Gerry Turner is a former restaurateur and an American television personality. He was born in 1952 (age 72 years; as of 2024) in Indiana, United States to Everette Turner and Norma Turner. He completed his formal education at The University of Iowa, United States.

What is Gerry Turner’s net worth?

As of 2024, Gerry Turner has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Besides his television venture, there are several factors that contribute to the net worth of Turner.

Stage NameGerry Turner 
Real NameGerry Wayne Turner
Known ForFeaturing as the first male lead of “The Golden Bachelor”
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Monthly Salary$1 Million, Approximately
[Note: According to a media source, Gerry Turner charged $100,000 for his participation in “The Golden Bachelor”]
Annual Income$12 million, approximately
Gerry Turner Net Worth, Wife, Children, and What to Know
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Factors Contributing to the net worth of Gerry Turner


After completing his formal education, Gerry Turner started working as a restaurateur. He joined the Mr Quick Restaurant in 1971 and worked for the franchise till 1985. In 1978, he became a partner and sole owner of the franchise in 1979.

Sales and Marketing

In 1985, following his resignation from Mr Quick, he ventured into the sales and marketing for food franchises. His brief stint included managing marketing and sales targets for several popular franchises like Moore Foods, John Morrell & Co., and Thoms-Proestler. Additionally, in the early 2000s, Gerry Turner had a brief stint at the King Food Service where he was responsible for increasing sales within a year.

The Golden Bachelor

After retiring from their restaurant and sales job, Gerry Turner made his debut with the ABC dating television show, The Golden Bachelor. According to the media house, Gerry Turner was paid $100,000 for his participation in the show.

Car Collection

The entertainer recently made a luxury car purchase adding the BMW M440i to his collection. Besides BMW, there are several other cars in the collection of Gerry Turner.

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Surprisingly, after a profitable restaurant business, Gerry retired at 55. Following his retirement, he started doing community service and maintenance work. While a media page revealed he did it for income, in an interview, he said,

I mean, jeez, I didn’t work as a handyman for the money. I did it because I knew I was doing something good for people who needed help.

Personal Life

In 1974, when Gerry Turner was 22, entered into a marriage with his high-school sweetheart, Toni. Gerry lost Toni due to a prolonged illness in 2017. The couple spent 43 years in the marriage. The couple has two daughters, Angie and Jenny, and two granddaughters, Charlee and Payton.

Gerry Turner Net Worth, Wife, Children, and What to Know
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In January 2024, Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist who were participants of The Golden Bachelor, got married in a televised wedding. However, three months into their marriage, the couple announced their divorce. In an interview in Good Morning America, Turner said,

Theresa and I have had a number of heart-to-heart conversations and we’ve looked closely at our situation, our living situation and so forth and we’ve kind of come to the conclusion, mutually, that it’s probably time for us to dissolve our marriage.

Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts About Gerry Turner?

  • Gerry Turner is 72 years old (Born, 1952).
  • After his wife passed away, he dated a significant number of women; however, all his relationships remained short-lived.
  • In 2007, Gerry retired from his role as restaurateur.

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Aditi Raj

Aditi Raj is a media and entertainment enthusiast with a journalism degree and two years of writing experience. Passionate about movies, music, and pop culture, Aditi crafts engaging content that reflects her in-depth industry knowledge. She's a dynamic storyteller who keeps audiences informed and entertained, bringing her unique perspective to the ever-evolving world of media and entertainment.

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