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When Texas pilot Jake Pavelka launches the 14th edition of The Bachelor on ABC this Jan. 4, he will be the fourth jilted star in five seasons to get a show of his or her own. The sequence started when Brad Womack opted not to choose any of the bachelorettes provided. Read our handy chart to see how the rest played out.

Brad Womack

THE BACHELOR SEPT.-NOV. 2007

Didn't choose anybody, leaving DeAnna Pappas free to be a Bachelorette.

DeAnna Pappas

THE BACHELORETTE MAY-JULY 2008

Fell for Jesse Csincsak over Jason Mesnick, but the pair split four months later.

Jason Mesnick

THE BACHELOR JANUARY-MARCH 2009

Chose Melissa Rycroft but switched to Molly Malaney.

Melissa Rycroft

After getting ditched by Mesnick, she got married on Dec. 12, 2009, to Dallas insurance agent Tye Strickland.

Molly Malaney

ENGAGED OCT. 21, 2009

Said "yes" to Jason Mesnick while on vacation in New Zealand.

Jillian Harris

THE BACHELORETTE MAY-JULY 2009

Engaged to Chicago software consultant Ed Swiderski.

Jake Pavelka

THe NEWEST BACHELOR!

"I'm ready to be in love," he says.