Chet Welch currently works in customer service for a
pharmacy that supplies nursing homes and hospitals with resident-specific
medications. He has been in the pharmacy business for 20 years. After
finishing high school, he attended college classes in business and music.
Welch has lived in Ford City, Pennsylvania, in the same house his entire
life, but has traveled throughout the United States. He enjoys swimming,
hiking, kayaking, dancing and yoga. Welch describes himself as magical,
determined and unknowing. He is most proud of having coached 11 Miss
Pennsylvania pageant contenders to win the title (he is a pageant coach
for Miss America in his spare time). He believes the fact that he is fit,
intelligent, crafty and street/country smart will help him go far on
Welch continues to live in Ford City, Pennsylvania, with his significant
other. Having rescued animals for 40 years, he currently houses his three
dogs (Forrester, Chance and Savanna), along with 15 sheep, 75 ducks and
three cats. His birth date is October 22, 1959.