John Bachler – Actor – Bachelor in Paradise
John Bachler is charged with murder in a Phoenix tunnel shooting incident in July 2017. He spelled out his intentions to kill a homeless person on social media before the incident.
He killed Joshua Jackson in a tunnel on 31st Avenue and Deer Valley Road. The victim was shot five times, court records say.
Early Life and Education
John was born in Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska. He grew up on a farm and later became an attorney.
He was educated at St. Stephen’s Church of England School in Richmond, Melbourne and Scotch College in Melbourne, Australia. He was a talented and intelligent child.
In his early years, he carved animals and figures out of clay. He drew pictures with water colors and oils, and did excellent pen and ink drawings.
He also worked as a forester and logger. He owned and operated a ranch in Valley View, Montana from 1925 to 1956. He died of cancer in 1958. He is buried in Polson, Lake County, Montana.
While he may be best known as one of the stars of ABC’s Bachelor in Paradise, John Bachler is also a seasoned professional. He was a former Leon County Commission chairman and founded a successful research and development consulting firm. He is a proud father of two children and has been a Tallahassee resident since 2005.
The man behind the curtain is a first-degree murder suspect, but that’s not all he’s up to. He also allegedly sent threatening texts and emails to his ex-wife who obtained an order of protection against him. A medical examiner matched a shell casing to a 9mm handgun, which was the only gun in his possession at the time of the shooting. Bachler is currently incarcerated in the aforementioned prison and awaiting trial.
Achievements and Honors
During his time at Lincoln high he was active in football and track. He earned his school’s most prestigious honor, the golden spike, and compiled an impressive record on the gridiron. He also made a name for himself on the track by winning the state championships in both his years at LHS.
Despite the aforementioned accolades, it wasn’t long before he landed himself in hot water. He eventually made the move to Los Angeles where he rekindled his love of baseball by playing for the storied Angels of Anaheim. Among his other professional accomplishments, the above mentioned best-of-the-class award was the most memorable and the most difficult to maintain.
John Bachler is a thrill seeker who loves to take in the sights of San Diego while surfing the beach breaks or attending EDM shows. He also likes to spend his free time with friends and family.
He’s been dating actress Natacha Karam, who is best known for her role as Mina Becker on Homeland. She also stars in 9-1-1: Lone Star, which airs on FOX.
Police say Bachler killed Joshua Jackson in a Phoenix tunnel near 31st Avenue and Deer Valley Road on July 3, 2017. He shot at Jackson five times with a gun that he discarded after the shooting, according to a probable-cause statement from investigators.
He made threats of violence against homeless people in his neighborhood on social media before the homicide. He also lied about owning a Beretta handgun, court documents show.
John Batchelor has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He earned most of his money as a racing driver.
His career as a race car driver helped him become the top-ranked professional in several championships, including the Super Road Saloons and Ford Fiesta Zetec Championships. He also appeared on the BBC’s Top Gear.
He’s also a businessman. He owns a winery and vodka company, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Previously, he worked as a medical sales rep. He now earns a salary around $100,000, according to PayScale.
The bachelor of season 26 took home a big paycheck as the lead of the show. He’s likely earned even more monetizing his fame on social media.