A look back at all the high-profile men Sam Frost has dated – even the ones you forgot about!

The blonde beauty has had her fair share of ups and downs in love.
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She’s fallen in love and had her heart crushed – all before the nation’s eyes.

But no matter how tumultuous Sam Frost’s dating life has gotten over the years, we’re all obsessed with the stunning Aussie TV mainstay finally getting her happy ending.

And in March 2022, Sam revealed she had found love with Survivor star Jordie Hansen, who just so happens to be her little brother Alex’s best mate!

Prior to meeting the 25-year-old, Sam had a slew of high-profile romanses. So, who are the lucky men who have been in and out of the former Home and Away star’s dating life?

Scroll on through to meet Sam’s former flames.

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Blake Garvey

Blake Garvey picked Sam Frost in the season two finale of The Bachelor, before swiftly becoming Australia’s most unpopular man when he dumped her for the second runner-up Louise Pillidge soon after the episode went to air. Sam got the last laugh though, when the jilted reality star went on to be the country’s inaugural Bachelorette. Meanwhile, Blake and Louise called time on their romance in April 2016.

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Sasha Mielczarek

Hearts melted when Sam Frost picked the ruggedly handsome Sasha Mielczarek in The Bachelorette finale in 2015. However, the fairytale ending wasn’t to last and they announced the end of their high-profile romance 18 months later.

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Michael Turnbull

There were many men battling it out for Sam’s heart on The Bachelorette. But it was controversial former soccer player Michael Turnbull who made it the closest to the end before getting his heart crushed in the finale as runner-up. Unlucky-in-love Michael later returned to the franchise for the first season of Bachelor In Paradise as he continued to search for Mrs Right.

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Ritchie Strahan

Before finding – and splitting with – Alex Nation, The Bachelor’s Ritchie Strahan vied for the affections of Sam. He came third on The Bachelorette, but his memorable “Cool Bananas” catchphrase and cute date where he and Sam dressed as old people will live on forever.

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Davey Lloyd

Larrikin Davey Lloyd has become somewhat of a dating show veteran, having appeared on two seasons of Bachelor in Paradise. But it all began on The Bachelorette, where he tried his best to impress the future Home and Away star.

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Paul O’Brien

Before she appeared on The Bachelor, Sam dated former Home and Away star Paul O’Brien way back in 2011. When Sam was later cast on the same soap, he took a subtle swipe by admitting that he could see why some actors wouldn’t be happy with the casting decision.

“There are so many actors who are struggling just to get an agent, just to get noticed, so I can see the frustration,” he said.

Dane Rampe

Dane Rampe

It was classic case or did they or didn’t they? In early 2015 after saying she was dating Sydney Swans player Dane Rampe, Sam reneged on her claim.

During an appearance on the Today Show she admitted: “He’ll probably be running far, far away.”

“I put my foot in it with Dane, he’s a great guy, the whole thing blew up into more than it has.”

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Dave Bashford

In mid-2017, Sam confirmed she was dating longtime friend Dave Bashford. The pair kept their romance relatively private for the-almost three years that they were together, occasionally sharing loved-up snaps on Instagram.

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Sadly, in July 2020, a rep for Sam confirmed these two had officially split.

“Sam Frost and Dave Bashford are no longer in a relationship. They remain great mates,” the spokesperson said.

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Jay Bruno

Jay Bruno

Sam and Jay’s relationship was kept private until he appeared on Australian Survivor with her younger brother, Alex. Ahead of his appearance on the show, he told Sydney Confidential why they “just didn’t work.”

“It is obviously hard because you feel for the other person, but people just break up sometimes and I didn’t want to lead her on so I have moved on,” he said “It is pretty simple, I just guess I couldn’t see a future with her.”

However, the former flames remain friends.

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Jordie Hansen

On March 29, Sam admitted to Fitzy and Wippa that she has struck up a romance with her little brother Alex’s (pictured) friend and his Survivor co-star Jordie Hansen.

Sam spilt on Alex’s reaction, saying: “When I bailed my brother up and I was like ‘Oi is he single or what?’ and then he was like ‘ah don’t be weird.’ He’s like ‘you’re so embarrassing!'”

“He’s younger. I’m a little cougar you know.”

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Jordie Hansen

In early April 2022, Sam went Instagram official with Jordie by sharing this sweet photo.

“Funniest human I’ve ever met 🤍 @jordie.hansen thank you for making me so happy, I’m a very lucky woman xx,” she penned.

In July 2022, the pair announced they were engaged.

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Jordie Hansen

In September 2022, Sam and Jordie were over the moon to announce that they were expecting their first child!

Taking to Instagram, the former Home and Away star shared a sweet picture of their ultrasound as she shared a kiss with Jordie, writing: “There is a tiny human coming soon… everyone act surprised when he inevitably inherits his parents odd sense of humour.”

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