Meet the contestants vying for Zach Shallcross’ affections in season 27 of The Bachelor!
The women who will be dating the 26-year-old Anaheim Hills, California, tech executive were revealed by ABC on TikTok live on Wednesday.
When asked about his casting during the After the Final Rose special of the show, he replied, “There are no words, I’m just taking this in right now. Despite my obvious anxiety right now, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
He had previously taken part in Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey’s joint Bachelorette season earlier this year. He ultimately decided to pursue Rachel instead of Gabby, though he later left the television programme.
Meet the 30 women who will be vying for Zach’s affection on The Bachelor, which debuts on January 23 at 8 p.m., by scrolling through.
Atlanta-based healthcare strategist from Georgia.
“Aly is a Southern sweetheart looking for love. Aly is a hopeless romantic who has even called it quits on relationships after realising her ex-partners weren’t ready for marriage.
She is the total package and is equally devoted to Disneyland and her work in healthcare. Aly is eager to meet a man who is prepared for marriage and hopes Zach can match her energy.
She loves her goldendoodle, Texas, more than anything, so hopefully Zach can handle a little puppy love because these two are a match made in heaven!”
Facts About Aly:
Aly is a passionate porcelain doll collector.
Beyonce and Aly attended the same high school.
Despite detesting broccoli, Aly loves broccolini.
Californian content marketer from San Diego.
“Anastasia is a unique individual. She comes from a large, devoted Greek family and is prepared to find true love.
Anastasia is searching for an older man who has his life in order and is clear about what he wants when it comes to finding a husband.
Anastasia likes to spend her free time with her family in Greece, watching the Harry Potter films, and listening to Rufus Du Sol.
Anastasia is prepared to dive headfirst into love after having had enough of wasting time on dating. Will Zach be the one to accompany her on the risk? Time will only tell.”
Facts About Anastasia:
Although Anastasia adores animals, she is afraid of monkeys.
Anastasia has always had a deep affinity for Cleopatra.
Anastasia worries about the day when low-rise skinny jeans are once again in style.
An executive in marketing from New York City, NY
Ariel comes from a big, loving family in Ukraine and wants to find love like her parents have.
She is a global woman who has travelled widely, stopping in South America, Europe, and Asia.
When she’s not travelling, she likes to explore her hometown of New York City by taking long walks and listening to SZA. Ariel sincerely hopes that Zach is the one for her.”
Facts About Ariel:
Ariel is a huge Architectural Digest reader.
In any case, Ariel doesn’t do tarantulas.
Ariel smiles while dancing to Abba.
Nashville, Tennessee-based executive recruiter.
Bailey is the ideal synthesis of love and loyalty.
She really is prepared to find her ideal partner and start a family! Because Bailey claims she’s not looking to date around and believes The Bachelor is the ideal place to find her true love, she doesn’t use any dating apps.
Bailey has a strong passion for health and wellness and dreams of starting her own company in the industry. She sincerely hopes Zach is looking for a travel companion and enjoys having adventures.
Bailey is incredibly friendly, gets along with everyone, and she hopes her future husband will infuse their relationship with a similar spirit.
Rebecca “Becca”, 25
from Burbank, California, studying nursing
“Becca is outstanding. She is a nursing student who has always prioritised helping others over herself and has devoted her life to doing so.
Her mother, whom she describes as her favourite person in the entire world, raised her in a close-knit Mexican American family.
Becca is looking for a partner who she has a natural chemistry with and who isn’t afraid to be silly occasionally.
She wishes to find a man who shares her commitment to honesty, loyalty, and support. Becca is in search of her ideal partner and wants to go home with Zach.”
New Jersey native and entrepreneur.
“Brianna has a She-E-O vibe to her! She appears to have everything set up now that her career is in such good shape, barring a man.
Brianna is a global woman who even spent a few years of her childhood living in Paris. She is looking for a ride-or-die companion to go on adventures with.
Brianna has high hopes for Zach, and she genuinely believes he could be the one for her.”
From Stillwater, Oklahoma, a rodeo racer
She hopes to work as a professional horse trainer and rodeo cowgirl someday.
However, Brooklyn works as a lab designer for an oral surgery practise where she designs custom teeth for ground-breaking dental procedures.
Zach, get ready to flash those pearly whites! Brooklyn’s relationship journey hasn’t been easy, so she’s eager for a fresh start with the Bachelor.
Recruiter for corporations based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
“From her career to her social life, she really has her life together. However, a husband is the one thing she is missing most.
Although Cara has used dating apps and been set up, she is much more thrilled about this new, special chance to fall in love with Zach.
When she’s not working hard at the office, she can be found walking around New York City while jamming out to Justin Bieber.
Cara hopes to meet a successful and intelligent man and hopes that her chemistry with Zach is electric!”
Tennesseen content creator from Nashville.
“Christina is prepared for her ideal, fairytale romance! She is a mother to Blakely, her amazing 5-year-old daughter, whose happiness she lives for.
Christina has been looking for her ideal partner ever since getting divorced, but she has to be picky because she and her daughter are in this together.
Christina is looking for a partner who she can rely on completely and who is adaptable to whatever life throws at them. Will Zach provide Christina with the happily ever after she has dreamed of? Time will only tell!”
Gabriella “Gabi”, 25:
Vermont native and account executive from Pittsford.
“Gabi is prepared to meet her match! She comes from a very loving family, and she hopes to find love in the same way that her parents’ marriage did.
Gabi is looking for a trustworthy, active man who will put her needs first.
Gabi may need some time to come out of her shell, but once she does, Zach will discover that she is brave, devoted, and ambitious.
Gabi is so eager to get married that she has already chosen her ideal wedding location on Lake Como in Italy. I hope Zach is prepared for a far-off wedding!”
Nursing student from Baltimore, Maryland.
” She is a registered nurse and aspires to lead a hospital as its CEO in the future.
Moving boss! Genevie enjoys playing sports, spending time with her family, and reading Colleen Hoover books when she isn’t working.
The native Marylander only dates in an effort to find the right person because she wants a faithful and adventurous partner.
Genevie loves deeply and is looking for the right person to have a family with.”
Texas native and medical sales representative from Houston.
“Greer is a strong, funny woman who doesn’t mind speaking her mind. She moved to New York City, where she loves living life to the fullest, after being born and raised in Houston, Texas.
Greer is dependable and self-assured, and she seeks a partner who can keep up with her sharp wit and outgoing personality.
She is an unrepentant romantic who loves forehead kisses. Take notes, Zach! Will Greer and Zach’s romance be one to remember?”
Marketer for insurance from Boca Raton, Florida.
“Honesty, loyalty, and unwavering commitment are the three qualities Holland values most in a partner.
Oh, and he HAS TO LOVE SUSHI AND WINE. Zach, I hope you’re hearing me. In addition to Pilates, Holland enjoys spending time at the beach in her native Florida.
It would be ideal if she could meet someone to share these activities with.
Good luck to anyone who tries to stop Holland because she knows exactly what she wants!”
Jessica “Jess”, 23:
Florida resident and e-commerce coordinator from Winter Springs.
“Zach, according to Jess, a sweet soul from Orlando, Florida, is her ideal partner.
Despite being among the younger women, Jess is mature, knows what she wants in a partner, and won’t accept anything less than her soul mate.
Jess, a self-described hopeless romantic, is eager to embark on a fairytale romance fit for a Taylor Swift love song.
Jess hopes Zach is ready for her to liven up his life because she comes from a large Puerto Rican family. Jess hopes Zach shares her enthusiasm for him and for her.”
Kaitlyn “Kaity”, 27:
From Austin, Texas, ER nurse.
“Kaity is perfect for a wife! The Canadian nurse is not only deeply committed to her profession but also incredibly down to earth and funny.
Kaity declares, “I truly hope to find love,” as she searches for her lifelong Prince Charming. I want to show the right man so much love.
I hope she finds the right man in Zach! Kaity expressed her eagerness to begin a family and stated that it would be a deal-breaker for her if a man didn’t want children. Will Zach be the one to convince this woman that true love exists? Time will only tell.”
Floridan registered nurse from Tampa.
“She looks forward to starting a family of her own and enjoys spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Although finding the right partner is her top priority, Katherine values her career as a registered nurse very highly.
Katherine’s ideal partner is devoted, reliable, excellent at communicating, and—most importantly—her closest friend.
She is prepared to risk everything in the pursuit of love because she wants a real man who will improve her life.”
Manager of Hospitality from Los Angeles, California.
“Kimberly is not here to play games! She had been in a serious relationship for six years, but she was ready for her forever, whereas her ex was not.
Kimberly has been single for several years and does not want to date casually. She is looking for her ideal man. The Puerto Rican beauty’s ideal date night would include a picnic dinner on the beach and watching the sunset.
Zach, save that thought for later! Kimberly is ready to find her husband and start her own family. She is overjoyed at the prospect of falling in love again and cannot wait for her Bachelor journey to begin!”
From Charlotte, North Carolina, a postpartum nurse.
“Kylee is a registered nurse who works in a postpartum unit in addition to her love of dancing.
She is eager to become a mother herself as soon as possible and is passionate about supporting new mothers.
Kylee may only be 25, but she is prepared for life as a soccer mom, so hopefully Zach is too! Time will tell if Kylee, a hopeless romantic, can find her true love in Zach since she freely admits to falling hard and fast in love.”
Chandralekha “Lekha”, 29:
Floridan financial advisor from Miami.
“Lekha is a global woman! She moved to the US at the age of 7 after being born in Chennai, India. She has since resided in Florida, North Carolina, California, and New York.
Lekha may take some time to come out of her shell, but the wait will be well worth it once you see her vivacious personality and superb belly dancing abilities!
Lekha is prepared to meet “the one,” and even though her parents’ union was forced upon them, they are encouraging of her quest to find love and fulfilment on her own terms!
She is eager to start a family of her own because of her close-knit family.
North Dakotan business owner from Fargo.
” Madison wouldn’t have it any other way, so her little sisters are included in the package when it comes to her love life.
She aspires to meet a trustworthy, sympathetic, and devoted man who has a loving family.
Madison claims she is more than ready to find someone to share her great life with because she has worked incredibly hard to get there.
Madison, let the journey begin. She is committed to finding love on this trip.”
Bloomfield, Iowa-based nonprofit owner
Mercedes is a vivacious, fun-loving woman who is eager to fly! She works extremely hard and holds down four jobs to support herself, but she is willing to put finding the right partner first.
Mercedes and her mother have a close relationship, so the next time she brings a guy home, she’ll be sure to ask her opinion.
Mercedes has been in two committed relationships, both of which ended when she realised the men weren’t right for her.
In Nashville, Mercedes enjoys going out on the town, but she also likes to stay in and cuddle with her dog.
She claims she’s looking for a guy who’ll make her laugh and who she can invite to Sunday dinner with the family.
Olivia L., 24:
Rochester, New York-based patient care specialist.
“Basketball has always come naturally to Olivia L.This baller is here to find her teammate for LIFE because Oliva vs.
True Love is the only game she hasn’t yet won! Although her first love was basketball, she has since developed a life away from the court, working full-time in the medical field with the goal of one day becoming a physician assistant.
Despite visiting almost every state in the union, Olivia has yet to find her ideal match. She is looking forward to meeting Zach and wants to find a long-lasting relationship.”
Olivia M., 25:
from Cincinnati, Ohio, a stylist.
“Olivia M., who was born and raised in a small town with a loving family, is looking for her true love.
Olivia may now live in the city, but she will always be a small-town girl at heart. She has a passion for all things style and design and studied fashion.
Zach, get ready for your suit! Olivia enjoys hot yoga, trying out new restaurants, and binge-watching TV on the couch when she’s not hard at work in her career.
Olivia wants to meet a committed, passionate, and loyal man. Will Zach end up being her true love?”
New Yorker from Long Island who manages projects.
“The life of the party is Sonia! This vivacious Long Island woman is prepared to get married and put her single days in the past.
Sonia knows she’s ready for marriage and hopes Zach will be her future husband after several committed relationships.
She claims that she is seeking a passionate form of love and firmly believes that her soul mate is out there.
Sonia is very close with her family and hopes that her future partner will share the same values.
Sonia is a city girl for the time being, but she hopes to one day move to the suburbs with her man and bring up three golden retrievers there.
Zach might be prepared to raise a dog!”
Louisianan from Baton Rouge who markets restaurants.
“Vanessa is prepared to bid her single life adieu! She can’t wait to meet Zach and hopes he will be the dependable, alluring man she has been looking for.
Vanessa is a marketer who aspires to one day have the same level of success as Kris Jenner, the queen of marketing. We adore a girl with big aspirations!
Vanessa is passionate about her work, but right now, finding a life partner is her top priority.
She prides herself on being an excellent foodie, so hopefully Zach is craving delicious food and a fun time!
Will Vanessa’s search for love come to an end now? Cross your fingers!”
Victoria J., 30:
Texan makeup artist from Fort Worth.
“This native Texan is the total package! Victoria J. is driven and tenacious and prepared to experience life to the fullest!
She is willing to take risks in order to discover the enduring love she has been looking for.
Victoria is determined to find a relationship as long-lasting as her parents’, who have been married for more than 40 years.
Victoria is looking for a man who is capable of supporting her through good and bad times.
She is excited to meet Zach because she is confident that he is equally prepared for a lifetime of love as she is.”
Viktoria E., 29:
Austrian nanny from Vienna.
“The striking appearance of Viktoria E. is just a small portion of her inspiring life.
She was born and raised in Austria, but in 2013, she made a solo move to the US.
Currently residing in New York City, where she enjoys being the life of the party and is constantly seeking out new experiences, is Viktoria.
She is eager to start a family because she is a natural carer and is passionate about working with children.
Viktoria likes to listen to country music and longs to go to Hawaii. We’re eager to find out if Zach is the devoted companion Viktoria seeks!”