Andrew Firestone

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Andrew Firestone

Born

7/10/1975, Santa Barbara County, CA

Birth Name

Andrew Firestone

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Male
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Andrew Firestone, the great-grandson of Harvey Firestone tire entrepreneur, and son of Brooks Firestone, the creator of one of California's most successful winery and brewery enterprises, starred on ABC's third installment of "The Bachelor." He connected with Jennifer Schefft, and they dated for seven months. Although it didn't…more

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  • Trivia

    • Andrew and 30-year-old model-actress Ivana Bozilovic are engaged. They plan to marry in the Spring of 2008.

    • Andrew is right-handed.

    • As of 2005, Andrew is dating actress/model Ivana Bozilovic.

    • Andrew is a part-owner of Confidential, a restaurant in San Diego.

    • Andrew's older brother Adam, who is his partner in the wine business, used to be a marine. Andrew says that his training has helped improve their work ethic.

    • Andrew's mom, Catherine Boulton Firestone, was a British Royal Ballet soloist.

    • Andrew and his family work closely with Direct Relief International.

    • Andrew chose Jennifer Schefft as the winner of The Bachelor, and gave her a 2.8 carat diamond ring. They dated for seven months, but eventually broke it off, and Jennifer went on to star in The Bachelorette.

    • Andrew is the great-grandson of Harvey Firestone tire entrepreneur, and son of Brooks Firestone, the creator of one of California's most successful winery and brewery enterprises.

    • Andrew has two sisters and a brother.

    • When the market cooled down, Andrew left his stock trading job and rejoined the sales/marketing team at the family winery.

    • After he finished college, Andrew backpacked through Europe and ran with the bulls in Spain. When he returend to the U.S., he became a trader at a brokerage firm in San Francisco.

    • Andrew played football in college until a knee injury forced him to end his playing days.

    • Andrew attended the University of San Diego and graduated with a degree in business in 1998.

    • As a child, Andrew worked in the family's vineyard, raced motorcycles, rode horses, and played many sports including football, baseball, basketball, soccer, and track.

  • Quotes

    • Andrew: (On his family) We're farmers... We drive trucks, we wear work boots. My mother was chasing cattle out of the vineyard hours before I was born. That was the year of the first harvest. The vineyard is everything I know.

    • Andrew: (On starring on 'The Bachelor') It was a great experience.

    • Andrew: I was so careful not to turn The Bachelor into an infomercial about Firestone. I said no to product placements. I had no ulterior motive. That was my own adventure.

    • Andrew: I am excited about being an integral part of the future of Firestone Family Estates... We just celebrated our 30th anniversary since the founding of the winery, but for me the adventure is really just beginning. My grandfather and father laid the foundation, and now I'm looking forward to helping my brother take everything to the next level.

    • Andrew: (On starring on 'The Bachelor') This is a unique opportunity to meet a lot of beautiful women who come into this sincerely... without knowing my last name.

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