Farmer Wants a Wife stars reveal heartbreaking family update

The twins who appeared on the 2023 series of Farmer Wants A Wife have announced a family tragedy.

Farmer Wants A Wife twins Rachel and Chelsea Boothman have taken to Instagram to make a heartbreaking announcement.

The sisters, who appeared on this year’s season of the hit Channel 7 reality show, uploaded an Instagram story each about the devastating death of their uncle.

Rachel and Chelsea Boothman selfie
FWAW twins Rachel and Chelsea Boothman have revealed a family tragedy. Photo: Instagram/Rachel Boothman

Sharing a number of family photos, Rachel wrote: “10/9/2023 With a heavy heart it's hard to share we lost a special part of our family yesterday.


“Uncle Mick you fought so hard, watching someone you love go through something so uncontrollable like cancer is a different type of pain.

“We will never forget how much you lit up every room uncle Mick.

“Forever in our hearts we love you forever. Miss you so much already.”

Chelsea also shared images of her and her Uncle Mick, alongside the caption: “Uncle Mick, your battle with cancer was long and you fought hard, we will miss you everyday, forever with us & in our hearts.”

Rachel Boothman's tribute to her late uncle
They both posted tributes to their late uncle Mick. Photo: Instagram/Rachel Boothman

Twins make history on FWAW

Rachel and Chelsea made history when they became the first ever set of twins to appear on Farmer Wants A Wife.

Chelsea revealed in an interview with Woman’s Day that she was the first one to apply for the show and when she found out she was through to the next round, she urged Rachel to apply as well.

In a stroke of luck, and because they say they never go for the same kind of person anyway, Chelsea chose Farmer Matt and Rachel ‘gravitated towards’ Brenton.

Things didn’t work out for Chelse and Brenton but Rachel did make it down to the final two with Matt, who eventually chose Sophie instead.

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