GiaAllemand was an American actress, model, and reality television contestant. She was known for competing on two ABC reality shows, The Bachelor: On the Wings of Love and Bachelor Pad. In her 2010 appearance on "The Bachelor," she was the third-runner up on the show featuring love interest Jake Pavelka. Allemand and Pavelka remained friends after her stint on the show. Allemand died by suicide, on August 14, 2013. "We have lost an angel and a very dear friend," Pavelka said. Gia Allemand was twenty nine years old when she died.