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Jake Pavelka Biography

Birth Name:
Jacob Lynn Pavelka
Birth Place:
Dallas, Texas, United States
Pilot, reality show contestant

Fast Facts

  • Took first flying lesson at age 12 and became an airline captain flight instructor at 23
  • Appeared on several commercials and television programs under the alias Jake Landrum
  • First TV appearance was on Walker, Texas Ranger
  • While on The Bachelorette was known for not being afraid to show his sensitive side and believed women should be wary of men who never cry in front of them
  • Worked as a pilot for Atlantic Southeast Airlines


  • Jason Pavelka -- Brother
  • Matthew Pavelka -- Brother
  • James Pavelka -- Father
  • John Walter Mack -- Grandfather
  • Joyce Mack -- Grandmother
  • Sallie Pavelka -- Mother
  • Madison Pavelka -- Niece