Alma mater: Illinois State University
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana
Colton Underwood, age 26, first appeared on Becca Kufrin’s season of The Bachelorette. A former NFL player and a self-proclaimed virgin, Colton quickly emerged as a fan favorite. He made it to the final four and after professing his love for Becca, got the axe.
Months later, Colton reemerged in paradise, appearing in season five of Bachelor in Paradise. There, he reunited with former fling, Tia, only to realize that he wasn’t quite ready for a relationship with her. Colton left paradise and was quickly announced as our Bachelor.