'The Bachelor' 2019: Meet the Contestants Vying for Colton's Heart (PHOTOS) ABC/Craig Sjodi Erika
Age: 25 Hometown: Encinitas, California Occupation: A recruiter ABC/Craig Sjodi Tayshia
Age: 28 Hometown: Corona Del Mar, California Occupation: A phlebotomist ABC/Craig Sjodin Nicole
Age: 25 Hometown: Miami, Florida Occupation: A social media coordinator ABC/Craig Sjodin Alex B.
Age: 29 Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Occupation: A dog rescuer ABC/Craig Sjodin Devin
Age: 23 Hometown: Medford, Oregon Occupation: A broadcast journalist ABC/Craig Sjodin Tahzjuan
Age: 25 Hometown: Castle Pines, Colorado Occupation: a business development associate ABC/Craig Sjodin Alex D.
Age: 23 Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts Occupation: A sloth ABC/Craig Sjodin Erin
Age: 28 Hometown: Plano, Texas Occupation: Cinderella ABC/Craig Sjodin Laura
Age: 26 Hometown: Whittier, California Occupation: An accountant ABC/Craig Sjodin Annie
Age: 23 Hometown: New York, New York Occupation: A financial associate ABC/Craig Sjodi Angelique
Age: 28 Hometown: Hamilton, New Jersey Occupation: A marketing salesperson ABC/Craig Sjodin Bri
Age: 24 Hometown: Los Angeles Occupation: A model ABC/Craig Sjodin Courtney
Age: 23 Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Occupation: A caterer ABC/Craig Sjodin Catherine
Age: 26 Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Occupation: A DJ ABC/Craig Sjodin Demi
The outspoken beauty is a shoo-in for Paradise.
ABC/Craig Sjodin Elyse
Age: 31 Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska Occupation: A makeup artist ABC/Craig Sjodin Caitlin
Age: 25 Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Occupation: A realtor ABC/Craig Sjodin Heather
Age: 22 Hometown: Carlsbad, California Occupation: Never Been Kissed ABC/Craig Sjodin Jane
Age: 26 Hometown: West Hollywood, California Occupation: A social worker ABC/Craig Sjodin Hannah G.
Age: 23 Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama Occupation: A content creator ABC/Craig Sjodin Onyeka
Age: 24 Hometown: Dallas, Texas Occupation: An IT risk consultant ABC/Craig Sjodin Sydney
Age: 27 Hometown: New York, New York Occupation: An NBA dancer ABC/Craig Sjodin Caelynn
Age: 23 Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina Occupation: Miss North Carolina 2018 ABC/Craig Sjodin Kirpa
Age: 26 Hometown: Whittier, California Occupation: A dental hygienist ABC/Craig Sjodin Tracy
Age: 31 Hometown: Los Angeles, California Occupation: a wardrobe stylist ABC/Craig Sjodin Cassie h3> Age: 23 Hometown: Huntington Beach, California Occupation: A speech pathologist ABC/Craig Sjodin Revian
Age: 24 Hometown: Santa Monica, California Occupation: An esthetician ABC/Craig Sjodin Hannah B.
Age: 23 Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Occupation: Miss Alabama 2018 ABC/Craig Sjodin Katie
Age: 26 Hometown: Sherman Oaks, California Occupation: A medical sales rep ABC/Craig Sjodin Nina
Age: 30 Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Occupation: A sales account manager returns with a three-hour premiere on Monday, January 7, and fans will get to watch the series' newest lead, Colton Underwood, begin his journey to find love. The Bachelor
To kick the special off, Colton will sit down with host Chris Harrison to talk about the backlash he received after ABC made the announcement, how he will (as a virgin) handle fantasy suites, and his plan for juggling 30 smart, beautiful women.
'Every time I put myself out there I get rejected,' he sobs.
Plus, Season 23 will feature a number of celebrities who are
Bachelor super fans. Look out for the hilarious Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, Rebecca and Terry Crews, Billy Eichner, and Fred Willard.
Click through the gallery above to meet the 30 women competing for Colton's love!
The Bachelor, Season 23 Premiere, Monday, January 7, 8/7c, ABC