Dries Mertens Wiki – Biography
Dries Mertens is an Australian actor, chiropractor, model, and television personality. Robards worked as a chiropractor for seven years.
Tim Robards has revealed he is jetting off to Los Angeles with wife Anna Heinrich for Christmas. Doing so will mean the former Bachelor star is breaking a decades-old family tradition. On Monday, the 37-year-old told The Daily Telegraph: ‘Every year we do Christmas Eve at my Nanna and Pop’s, then on Christmas morning we open presents with Mum and Dad and the extended family. I’ve never missed that tradition in 37 years.’
Dries Mertens Age
Born 1 October 1982Newcastle, New South Wales
Dries Mertens Occupation
Occupation Actor, Chiropractor, Model, Television personality
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Dries Mertens Early life and career
Robards was born and raised in Newcastle, New South Wales. He has two younger siblings. Robards planned on becoming a lawyer, however, he soon developed an interest in the health and fitness industry, and began pursuing a career in personal training after he graduated from high school. Robards did a physics degree at the University of Newcastle before he moved to Sydney and completed a Bachelor of Medical Science at the University of Wollongong in 2006, and a Masters of Chiropractic at Macquarie University in 2009. Robards then worked as a chiropractor for seven years, before being cast in The Bachelor Australia.
Dries Mertens Media career
In July 2013, it was announced that Robards would be starring in Network Ten’s new reality series The Bachelor Australia, where 25 women would compete for the chance to be his wife. Robards was approached by the producers to star in the series. During the finale, broadcast on 20 November 2013, Robards chose criminal lawyer Anna Heinrich over model Rochelle Emanuel-Smith. In 2015, both Robards and Heinrich joined the first season of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! as “intruders”. Robards became the second celebrity to be voted out.
Dries Mertens Personal life
Robards and Heinrich announced their engagement in May 2017. They were married in Apulia, southern Italy, in June 2018, making them the first couple from The Bachelor Australia franchise to marry. Heinrich appeared as one of eight contestants in the Australian television series The Real Dirty Dancing in 2019.