From a professional soccer player to a firefighter intern, Katie Thurston has her pick of the litter on The Bachelorette this season.
ABC has revealed 29 of the 30 men vying for the affection of Katie, the woman who entered Matt James’ famous season armed with a vibrator.
While the identity of the 30th man remains in mystery, the person in question appears to be Blake Moynes, the contestant who battled for the hearts of Clare Crawley and Tayshia Adams on The Bachelorette last season.
Meet the men! From a professional soccer player to a firefighter intern, Katie Thurston has her pick of the litter on The Bachelorette this season.
With her season of The Bachelorette premiering tonight, it’s time to get to know the lucky guys who meet Katie.
Among the many men are a plethora of athletes, including Andrew S., a 26-year-old professional soccer player from Vienna, Austria.
Conor C., 28, is a former soccer player from Costa Mesa, California, Landon is a 25-year-old basketball coach from Dallas, Texas, and Marty, 25, is a dancer from Reno, Nevada.
While not an athlete, 26-year-old Brendan, a firefighter trainee from Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a man who may have broken into a sweat on the job.
What a catch! Andrew S. is a 26-year-old professional football player from Vienna, Austria
Break the sweat! Conor C. is a former football player while Landon is a basketball coach
Make moves! Marty, 25, is a dancer from Reno, Nevada
He’s on fire! Although not an athlete, 26-year-old Brendan is a firefighter trainee from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who may have broken into a sweat on the job.
Among the more eyebrow-raising professions are Jeff, 31, a surgical skin salesman from Jersey City, New Jersey, and Cody, a 27-year-old zipper sales manager from San Diego, California.
Other notable participants include Andrew M., a 31-year-old deputy district attorney from Newport Beach, California, Connor B., 29, a math teacher from Nashville, Tennessee, Gabriel, a 35-year-old entrepreneur, and Karl, a 34-year-old motivational speaker from Miami, Florida.
The eventual contestant remained a mystery on the cast’s website, with this individual’s identity hidden with the image of a wrapped gift.
Eyebrow raising activity! Jeff, 31, surgical skin seller from Jersey City, New Jersey
Fits like a glove! Cody is a 27-year-old zipper sales manager from San Diego, California
Searching for love! Andrew M is a deputy district attorney, while Connor B is a math teacher
On the way to Katie! Gabriel, an entrepreneur, and Karl, a motivational speaker, are among the men competing for The Bachelorette
This surprising participant could be Blake, a wildlife manager from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
In an interview with We Weekly, Katie revealed that she communicated with Blake prior to the show.
“We’d talked to each other before, but what usually happens is the guys contact the women once they’re out and say, ‘Good luck, you did a great job.’ Very common, you know? And to see him, I thought, “Why is he here?” Like, “What’s happening?”
Introducing: Justin is a 26-year-old investment sales consultant, while Kyle, 26, is a technical recruiter
Go for that rose! Tre, a 26-year-old software engineer, and Christian, a 26-year-old real estate agent, are among the eligible singles hoping for love with Katie
Looks cool in blue! Bartender John, 27, is from Pacific Beach, California, while Quartney is from Texas
Looks familiar! The Surprising Contestant Could Be Bachelorette Veteran Blake Moynes
Do you accept this rose? Katie, a bank marketing executive from Renton, Washington, rose to fame on Matt James’s season of The Bachelor, where she won over fans with her anti-bullying stance.
Katie, a bank marketing executive from Renton, Washington, rose to fame on Matt James’s season of The Bachelor, where she won over fans with her anti-bullying stance.
This season also marks the introduction of hosts Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams, who will fill in for longtime host Chris Harrison after he resigned from the franchise after controversially defending Bachelor contestant Rachael Kirkconnell amid a racism scandal.
Season 17 of The Bachelorette premieres tonight on ABC.
girl power! This season marks the introduction of hosts Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams, who fill in for Chris Harrison after the longtime host ran into controversy