Theresa Nist (Golden Bachelor) Bio, Age, Family, Children, Ethnicity, Height, Job, Net worth

Theresa Nist Biography

Theresa Nist is a Financial services professional and reality TV star from Shrewsbury, NJ. She is widely known for appearing in “The Golden Bachelor” season 1 on ABC. Currently, Nist works at TFS Financial Services, Inc., as a senior compliance and operations liaison.

Theresa Nist Age | Birthday

Nist is 69 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 4, 1953, so she celebrates her birthday on the 4th of October every year.

Theresa Nist Family

Nist is a proud mom and grandmother/nana. She has two children and six grandchildren. Nist has a son named Tommy who has three sons, and a daughter, Jenny, who also has three boys. Her grandchildren calls her Nana. Theresa’s son, Tommy is 46 years old while her daughter Jen is 38 years old as of 2023. Moreover, Nist was married to William “Bill” Nist. Her husband passed away 9 years ago. (as of 2023).

Theresa Nist
Theresa Nist (Credit: ABC/The Golden Bachelor)

Theresa Nist Parents

Nist was born to George Galanti (father) and Carmella “Millie” Mazzaccaro Galanti (mother). Her father was a professional singer and member of Italian-American Leisure Knoll Club and Footlighters. Theresa’s mother, Carmella was the owner of Duncan Taxi in Jersey City.


Theresa Nist holds Italian descent. Her father George Galanti was Italian-American.

Theresa Nist Height

Nist stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 4 inches (approximately).

Theresa Nist Job

Theresa is a Financial Services Professional according to her ABC bio. She currently works at TFS Financial Services, Inc., as a senior compliance and operations liaison. Her bio further states that  “she taught herself all about the stock market.” According to her company website,  “Theresa began her career by trading her own account successfully, which gave her a great love of and appreciation for the markets. Theresa subsequently took key positions with Datek Online, Stifel Nicolaus and MetLife Securities, where she served as the manager of a large call center.”

Theresa Nist The Golden Bachelor

Nist is a contestant in “The Golden Bachelor” season 1 on ABC. She is a 69-year-old Financial services professional from Shrewsbury, NJ. The senior bachelor of the show is Gerry Turner, a 72-year-old retired restauranter and widower from Hudson, Indiana.

Nist is a widow. Her husband William “Bill” Nist passed away 9 years ago (as of 2023). She describes herself as optimistic, encouraging, and ready to love again after loss. Nist hopes to meet a partner who will be her best friend in this next chapter of life and will appreciate all the little moments with her

“The Golden Bachelor” premiered on September 28, 2023, at 10 p.m. on ABC. Nist gets a kiss from Gerry in the first episode of the show. She got the first one-on-one date.

The Golden Bachelor Contestants

The other contestants of “The Golden Bachelor” season 1 include:

– Faith Martin is a 60-year-old high school teacher from Benton City, WA. She “loves riding her horse, Liberty, through the mountains.”

-Ellen Goltzer is a 71-year-old retired teacher from Delray Beach, FL.

-Leslie Fhima is a 64-year-old Fitness Instructor from Minneapolis, MN.

  • Sandra Mason

-Sandra Mason is a 75-year-old Retired executive assistant from Doraville, GA. She is “very proud of her high credit score.”

  • Susan Noles

-Susan Noles is a 66-year-old Wedding officiant from Aston, PA.

Theresa Nist Net worth

Nist  has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She is a financial services professional. Currently, she works at TFS Financial Services, Inc., as a senior compliance and operations liaison.


Theresa Nist’s Instagram handle is @theresa_nist, with over 5,700 followers as of October 2023.