A Sloth, A Cinderella & 28 More Women Vying For Colton Underwood's Heart

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This January, Colton Underwood, a Bachelor three-peater, will rise to the role of the next Bachelor. Let's see, a few fast facts: Underwood is 26. He's a former tight end for the Oakland Raiders. He now runs a charity for cystic fibrosis. He sought love on Becca Kufrin's season of The Bachelorette, and then he hopped to Bachelor in Paradise, where he also failed to find love.
Starting January 7, Underwood will woo 27 women on national television. These women will run the gamut from social media influencer (a must-have in Bachelor territory) to doctors, dental hygienists, and chemists. Tears will be shed. Because Underwood is openly a virgin, the show will feature sexual innuendos a-plenty. Per a recent promo for the show, the opening episode will feature at least one "pop the cherry" joke. There will likely be puppies, because Underwood is very into them. The women will openly declare their love for Underwood. Dresses will be long and probably glittery. These women will try their best to make sense of reality television. According to the trailer released for the season, Underwood will himself cry — and maybe even walk off the set.
While this happens, something incredible will occur. Over two dozen women will slowly, secretly morph into Instagram influencers. Like seedlings reaching for the sun, they will take different paths. Some of them will start hawking Revolve. Others will worship at the altar of Sugar Bear Hair. The very devoted ones will start podcasts. Just a single one of them, the one who wins Underwood's heart, will become the greatest influencer of all.
These are their stories.
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1 of 30
Age: 27
Profession: NBA dancer
Hometown: New York, New York
2 of 30
Age: 30
Profession: sales account manager
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
3 of 30
Hannah G.
Age: 23
Profession: content creator
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
4 of 30
Age: 24
Profession: esthetician
Hometown: Santa Monica, California
5 of 30
Age: 24
Profession: IT risk consultant
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
6 of 30
Age: 26
Profession: medical sales representative Sherman Oaks, California
Hometown: Sherman Oaks, California
7 of 30
Age: 25
Profession: recruiter
Hometown: Encinitas, California
8 of 30
Alex B.
Age: 26
Profession: dog rescuer
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
9 of 30
Hannah B.
Age: 24
Profession: Miss Alabama 2018 Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
10 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: financial associate
Hometown: New York, New York
11 of 30
Age: 28
Profession: phlebotomist
Hometown: Corona Del Mar, California
12 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: Miss North Carolina 2018
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
13 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: speech pathologist
Hometown: Huntington Beach, California
14 of 30
Alex D.
Age: 23
Profession: sloth
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
15 of 30
Age: 28
Profession: marketing salesperson
Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey
16 of 30
Age: 26
Profession: dental hygienist
Hometown: Whittier, California
17 of 30
Age: 26
Profession: DJ
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
18 of 30
Age: 25
Profession: social media coordinator
Hometown: Miami, Florida
19 of 30
Age: 25
Profession: realtor
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
20 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: caterer
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
21 of 30
Age: 25
Profession: business development associate
Hometown: Castle Pines, Colorado
22 of 30
Age: 31
Profession: wardrobe stylist
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
23 of 30
Age: 26
Profession: accountant
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
24 of 30
Age: 28
Profession: Cinderella
Hometown: Plano, Texas
25 of 30
Adrianne "Jane"
Age: 26
Profession: social worker
Hometown: West Hollywood, California
26 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: broadcast journalist
Hometown: Medford, Oregon
27 of 30
Age: 22
Profession: never been kissed
Hometown: Carlsbad, California
28 of 30
Age: 23
Profession: interior designer
Hometown: Red Oak, Texas
29 of 30
Age: 24
Profession: model
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
30 of 30
Age: 31
Profession: makeup artist
Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska

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