The Bachelor season 23 cast

Welcome, rose lovers! Click through to meet the 30 ladies who will be competing to become Mrs. Colton Underwood on the three-hour season premiere of The Bachelor, January 7 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

Catherine, 26

Official Bachelorette bio: By day, Catherine is a successful commercial real estate agent. By night, Catherine is DJ Agro—an up and coming hip-hop DJ making a name for herself on the Ft. Lauderdale club scene. Along with her dog daughter Lucy, Catherine is hoping to spin her way into Colton’s heart.

Nina, 30

Official Bachelorette bio: Nina was born in Croatia and moved to the United States with her mom when she was nine years old, fleeing the conflict there amidst bullets and bombs. Amongst her many hobbies, Nina enjoys kayaking and hiking. She’s also watched The Bachelor with her mom and grandma for years.

Elyse, 31

Official Bachelorette bio: Elyse grew up outside of Anchorage in Soldotna, Alaska, where she spent her childhood ice-skating and snow-mobiling. She found warmer a climate when she relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, where she now works as a makeup artist. She also he enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with friends over good food and wine.

Katie M., 26

Official Bachelorette bio: A life-long dancer, Katie attended Louisiana State University where she competed on the dance team. After moving to Los Angeles to work as medical sales rep, Katie settled in Sherman Oaks, where she enjoys yoga and sushi. She still dances in her spare time, and hopes to teach Colton a few moves.

Cassie, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: A true native Californian, Cassie grew up at the beach and is an avid surfer. She is currently completing her degree in speech pathology and hopes to one day open up a private practice to work with kids. Maybe in the meantime she can teach Colton the language of love.

Revian, 24

Official Bachelorette bio: Revian is an esthetician from Los Angeles. When she’s not helping people feel beautiful, she loves to attend music festivals. She’s also fluent in Mandarin.

Erin, 28

Official Bachelorette bio: Erin works full-time for her stepmother’s home improvement business. She’s not afraid to get her hands dirty, but cleans up nicely. When she’s not working, Erin enjoys ballroom dancing (as long as it’s not too late of a night). Erin also loves expensive shoes, but admits she can do a better job keeping track of them. She loves pumpkin spice lattes.

Tahzjuan, 25

Official Bachelorette bio: Tahzjuan grew up in Houston, but moved to Colorado with her mom, brother and two dogs. She loves reading, outdoor concerts and shopping with her mom. Fun fact: she has a tattoo that say “I love bad ideas.” Hopefully, Tahzjuan only sticks to her good ideas when it comes to Colton.

Kirpa, 26

Official Bachelorette bio: This beautiful and spunky California girl works for her dad’s dentistry business as a dental hygienist. She loves hiking, reading, cooking and swimming. Her one deal breaker? Colton better floss.

Tayshia, 28

Official Bachelorette bio: This Southern California girl is definitely not the squeamish type—she draws blood for a living! When she’s not filling up vials for her patients, she volunteers at her church and goes wine tasting. Unlike her patients, Tayshia hopes Colton feels faint when he sees her!

Brianna, 24

Official Bachelorette bio: A model from Southern California, Bri is much more than just a pretty face. She played soccer for eight years, enjoys hiking and camping, and loves to hit the snowboard slopes. Her biggest date fear? Farting too loudly. (Don’t worry Bri, we won’t tell Colton.)

Caitlin, 25

Official Bachelorette bio: Caitlin is a successful realtor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, who enjoys photography, painting and singing in the shower. Here’s hoping she musters the courage to belt out a few tunes in front of Colton…or, maybe not?

Courtney, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Courtney was born in Wiesbaden, Germany but grew up in McDonough, Georgia, with four younger siblings. She turned her passion for food and cooking into a successful catering business, crafting healthy meal plans for athletes. Now she’s just hoping she has the recipe for love with Colton!

Annie, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Annie grew up on a farm in Wisconsin where she learned to ride horses. She competed in nationals for horse riding before attending the University of Alabama to study finance. Annie loves country music and swing dancing. She’s hoping to sweep Colton off his feet!

Heather, 22

Official Bachelorette bio: Born and raised in San Diego, California, Heather is a Southern California girl through and through. She’s a thrill-seeker who enjoys bungee jumping, skydiving and river-rafting. But out of all the thrilling things Heather’s done, there’s still one thrill she’s yet to experience—she’s never kissed a boy!

Angelique, 28

Official Bachelorette bio: Angelique is a small-town Jersey girl with a love of corny jokes. Here’s one for you Angelique: Why did Colton cross the road? To meet you, of course!

Hannah B., 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Hannah was bred to be a proud member of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Following in her parents’ footsteps, she recently graduated from the University of Alabama with a degree in communications. She currently works as an interior designer and never misses an Alabama football game. Oh, and in her spare time this year, she won the title of Miss Alabama USA 2018. Roll Tide, Hannah!

Devin, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Devin graduated from Arizona State University with an M.A. in Sports Journalism. She currently works as broadcast journalist for a local news station in Medford, Oregon. When she’s not reporting, you can find her doing her best sun salutation in yoga class. Namaste, Colton!

Caelynn, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Caelynn grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia and attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she got her degree in broadcast journalism. She was named Miss North Carolina in 2018 and was the first runner up at Miss USA. But Caelynn is not your typical beauty queen. She once flew to Japan for a first date! Luckily, she’ll only have to travel to the Bachelor mansion to meet Colton.

Demi, 23

Official Bachelorette bio: Demi grew up in rural Texas and is a proud country girl. She loves ATVing, fishing and watching WWE. She can also drive a stick shift. She’s ready to put her pursuit of Colton into overdrive! Keep an eye on this one, Bachelor Nation!

Onyeka, 24

Official Bachelorette bio: Onyeka grew up in Manhattan, Kansas in a loving family. Her parents are originally from Nigeria and have been married for 35 years. Fun fact—her parents got engaged after just two weeks. Onyeka is hoping to have that same kind of luck with Colton.

Jane, 26

Official Bachelorette bio: A native to Los Angeles, Jane is a free spirit with infectious energy. As a social worker, she uses her positive vibes and good nature to help care for seniors at an elderly day care facility. When she’s not at work, Jane loves spending time with her mom and her dog, Bella.

Alex D., 23

Official Bachelorette bio: A New England girl through and through, Alex was born on Cape Cod, went to college at University of Massachusetts and now lives in Boston. When she’s not cheering on the Patriots or the Red Sox, she’s working as an account manager for an IT staffing agency. Alex talks fast, but tends to move slowly…verrrrrrrrrrry slowly.

Sydney, 27

Official Bachelorette bio: Sydney has danced since she was 3 years old and is currently a professional dancer for an NBA team. She’s had great success in her career, but hasn’t been as lucky in love. She’s never had a boyfriend!

Erika, 25

Official Bachelorette bio: “The Nut,” as she’s known to her friends, is a ball of energy with a great sense of humor. Erika boasts that one of her talents is being able to eat whatever she wants without gaining weight. What’s your secret, Nut?

Alex B., 29

Official Bachelorette bio: Alex is the proud owner of a successful dog rescue business, which takes her all over the world in search of four-legged friends to save. To date, she’s saved almost 5,000 dogs from slaughter. Luckily for Alex, rumor has it Colton is a dog lover too.

Tracy, 31

Official Bachelorette bio: Originally from New York, Tracy relocated to West Hollywood, Calif. to pursue a career in wardrobe styling. When she’s not helping celebrities look their best, she’s traveling the world with her sister. She’ll be helping Colton with fashion tips all season long.

Hannah G., 23

Official Bachelorette bio: This sweet Southern belle definitely isn’t camera shy—she’s both the photographer and model for her burgeoning social media business. Apart from planning the photo shoots for her next posts, Hannah enjoys being a foodie and glamping. Hopefully Colton “likes” what you’re putting down, Hannah!

Laura, 26

Official Bachelorette bio: Originally from El Paso, Texas, this beautiful girl-next-door once moved to Spain on a whim. Luckily for Colton, she moved back and is ready to put her heart on the line for love.

Nicole, 25

Official Bachelorette bio: Nicole is a fun and energetic Miami native who loves salsa dancing and singing a capella. Her family is originally from Havana, Cuba, and she’s extremely proud of her roots. She lives at home with her brother, mom and grandma and can’t wait for Colton to try some of her grandma’s cooking.

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