The 35 Hottest Women in Bachelor History: Who’s #1?

It may not have the best track record when it comes to lasting love connections, but The Bachelor franchise does not lack for eye candy.

Let’s face it, we have seen some truly gorgeous humans over a decade and a half on ABC. This is true on both sides of the gender coin.

No wonder it was a tough choice at the end for Arie.

Remember that? He didn’t go about it very well, to put it mildly, but a lot of people would likely be somewhat conflicted in his position.

Fast forward a year and, well … Colton Underwood had no such qualms about within whom he desired to bust the inaugrual nut.

Uncomfortable imagery aside, here are the 35 hottest women of The Bachelor – some of whom became The Bachelorette.

For good reason. Obviously, this is subjective, but that’s what makes it fun. See if you agree or if you think we’re crazy …

35. Kaitlyn Bristowe

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Kaitlyn Bristowe, the 2015 Bachelorette, is a bona fide cutie. And is also not afraid to say and do what she thinks, upping the wild card hotness factor.

34. Raven Gates

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The pride of Hoxie, Arkansas, Raven Gates, Nick Viall’s runner-up in 2017, is as cute as they come … making it all the more surprising that she has never come. (Sorry.)

33. Tenley Molzahn

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A controversial pick, perhaps, but we always had a soft spot for chipmunk-voiced, bubbly Tenley Molzahn.

32. Caelynn Miller-Keyes

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Caelynn Miller-Keyes had a great run on The Bachelor Season 23, but ultimately, Colton determined she wasn’t worthy of his final rose or first roll in the hay.

31. Courtney Robertson

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Courtney Robertson reminded us often that she did modeling. Then wrote a book about reverse cowgirling Ben Flajnik in the Fantasy Suite. That is all.

30. Corinne Olympios

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Corinne Olympios overdid it with her sexual antics at times during Nick Viall’s season, but she is most definitely an attractive female.

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Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth Split, Break the Hearts of Fans

The Bachelor Nation is still reeling from the news that it’s over between Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth.

They were together for so long!

They gave fans hope that love is real!

Now, after three years together, they’ve announced that they have broken up.

Here is why his breakup might be the hardest ever for fans of the Bachelor franchise.

 

1. It’s over!

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This week, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth broke off their engagement and their relationship.

2. They had been together for three years

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Most couples on The Bachelor break up within a year — and plenty part ways after just a few months. Three years is like a lifetime for the Bachelor Fam.

3. Kaitlyn and Shawn even released a breakup statement

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“This difficult decision comes after thoughtful, respectful consideration,” the couple issued in a statement to People. “Even though we are parting as a couple, we’re very much committed to remaining friends.”

4. These things are always sad — and awkward

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“We have both evolved as people, which is taking us in different directions, but with the hope that we will continue to support each other in new ways,” they said.

5. Breakups are personal, but breakup announcements are not

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“Due to the nature of how we met, our relationship has always been very public, and we have enjoyed sharing it with all of you,” they concluded. “But we ask that you respect our decision and our privacy at this time.”

6. A lot of fans were really rooting for them

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It’s about more than how long they’d lasted. Some folks were rooting for them from the start

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The Bachelor & The Bachelorette: The Most Shocking Exits Ever!

In the past 15 years, The Bachelor & Bachelorette have given us plenty of shockers, from emotional meltdowns to twists we never saw coming.

Usually, these events result – or stem from – an elimination.

Or a dramatic departure of one’s own volition. Or someone being asked to leave by the show itself. Or just a really, really bad breakup.

With the TV cameras rolling, obviously. Not even The Bachelor spoilers or Bachelorette spoilers can prepare you for this kind of drama.

Suddenly it’s no surprise that this franchise has left a mark on the genre, airing for more than THIRTY-FIVE seasons, with no end in sight.

The men, women and moments featured on this list made their way onto it for very diverse reasons. Often through no fault of their own.

All provided images we won’t soon forget, however … at least not ’til the next season airs on ABC and we update this list once again.

Where does this week’s Bachelorette season finale, and its devastating heartbreak for Blake Horstmann, place in our rankings?

What about this spring’s two-part shocker – which saw Becca Kufrin win The Bachelor, only to be dumped for Lauren Burnham?

Or for so many other famous faces from years’ past?

Here’s a look back at those and other stunning exits in the turbulent, nearly decade-and-a-half history of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette 

1. DeAnna Pappas AND Jenni Croft

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The one that started it all: Brad Womack rejected Jenni Croft on his season finale, and looked poised to propose to fan favorite DeAnna Pappas … who he ALSO rejected! No matter what stunners took place in subsequent years – and we’ve seen a bunch, including the most recent finale – walking away with nothing and breaking two hearts AT THE FINAL ROSE CEREMONY remains the least expected (and least popular) move in franchise history.

2. Becca Kufrin

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It wasn’t just that Arie Luyendyk Jr. got engaged to Becca Kufrin on the finale, then broke it off within a matter of weeks. We’ve seen that many times before. It wasn’t even that he went back to Lauren Burnham, his season’s runner-up, in the wake of that broken engagement. Jason Mesnick (scroll down) pulled that one off too. But the way in which Arie ended things with Becca – blindsiding her with cameras rolling, and ABC airing the 40-minute scene uncut – nearly took the top spot on this list. Just savage. Fortunately for Becca, she’ll have a chance at love again as The Bachelorette this summer.

3. Jason Mesnick

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DeAnna Pappas became The Bachelorette, and threw fans for a loop by rejecting beloved single father Jason Mesnick, who was so smitten with her, in favor of Jesse Csincsak … who she stayed engaged to for like two weeks.

4. Melissa Rycroft

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Jason Mesnick upped the ante on both Brad and DeAnna in the finale night shocker department. After getting engaged to Melissa Rycroft on his season finale, he dumped her … on the After the Final Rose special, in favor of runner-up Molly Malaney! At least this one had a happy ending, though: Jason and Molly are happily married, and have a beautiful daughter.

5. Peter Kraus

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Peter Kraus, the runner-up on Rachel Lindsay’s season of The Bachelorette, may well have won the thing if he had just been ready to propose. Many fans felt winner Bryan Abasolo was her real second choice, or even a rebound. We shall see – and also see if Peter will become the next Bachelor.

6. Lauren Burnham

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Lauren Burnham, of course, ended up engaged to Arie Luyendyk Jr., but not before being dispatched in a season finale twist that triggered his shocking reversal. Lauren had finally opened up to Arie for the first time on their final date, setting off an internal conflict that led him to get engaged to Becca Kufrin while still pining for Lauren.

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The Bachelor & The Bachelorette Cast: Their Hottest Swimsuit Photos Ever!

The Bachelor and The Bachelorette do not lack for gorgeous women, and they do not lack for confidence when it comes to their looks.

Don’t believe us?

Take a look at some of their most tantalizing, beauitful swimwear photos.

You’re welcome, basically.

1. JoJo Fletcher in Black and White

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The Bachelorette leading lady of 2016, JoJo Fletcher, looks amazing in this halter top. Unfortunately, Jordan Rodgers also appears in this photo. Win some, lose some.

2. Desiree in a Bikini

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With photos like this, Desiree Hartsock will stop your heart. Or traffic. Chris Siegfried is a lucky man. Also, can you believe they are actually still together?! They’re one of a select few couples from the series that has actually made this work!

3. The (Michelle) Money Shot

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The aptly-named Michelle Money was gold for the franchise. As one of the most attractive women ever to appear on it, she defied convention by becoming more likable with every appearance on The Bachelor’s many summer spinoffs. That’s hard to pull off.

4. Kaitlyn Bristowe in a Pink Bikini

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Kaitlyn Bristowe looks gorgeous in this bikini, though she usually prefers one-pieces. She and fiance Shawn Booth still haven’t set the date yet, but she has frozen her eggs — with the help of fertility nurse Whitney Bischoff, to whom she lost in Season 19. Wild.

5. That’s So Raven (Gates)

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Raven Gates may have made waves with her revelation that she’d never had an orgasm, but she’s still happily dating Adam Gottschalk after the two met on Season 4 of Bachelor in Paradise. Maybe he’s doing something right.

6. Rachel Lindsay in a Black Top

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Rachel Lindsay was the franchise’s first-ever black Bachelorette, and she is as gorgeous as she is smart. Some question her wisdom, after she dumped Peter Kraus for Bryan Abasolo, but no one questions her smarts or hotness.

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33 Hottest Women of The Bachelor: Who’s #1?

It may not have the best track record when it comes to lasting love connections, but The Bachelor franchise does not lack for eye candy.

Let’s face it, we have seen some truly gorgeous humans over a decade and a half on ABC. This is true on both sides of the gender coin.

No wonder it was a tough choice at the end for Arie. He didn’t go about it very well, but a lot of people would be conflicted in his position.

But how would you rank Luyendyk’s final two candidates – and all of the female contestants in the show’s history, in terms of pure beauty?

It’s subjective, obviously, but take a look at our 33 hottest women of The Bachelor – some of whom became The Bachelorette, for good reason.

See if you agree or if you think we’re crazy …

33. Raven Gates

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The pride of Hoxie, Arkansas, Raven Gates, Nick Viall’s runner-up in 2017, is as cute as they come … making it all the more surprising that she has never come. (Sorry.)

32. Kaitlyn Bristowe

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Kaitlyn Bristowe, the 2015 Bachelorette, is a bona fide cutie. And is also not afraid to say and do what she thinks, upping the wild card hotness factor.

31. Kacie Boguskie

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The lovely and charming Kacie Boguskie made it a long way on Ben Flajnik’s season, and tried again on Sean Lowe’s to no avail.

30. Tenley Molzahn

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A controversial pick, perhaps, but we always had a soft spot for chipmunk-voiced, bubbly Tenley Molzahn.

29. Courtney Robertson

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Courtney Robertson reminded us often that she did modeling. Then wrote a book about reverse cowgirling Ben Flajnik in the Fantasy Suite. That is all.

28. Corinne Olympios

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Corinne Olympios overdid it with her sexual antics at times during Nick Viall’s season, but she is most definitely an attractive female.

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The Bachelor and The Bachelorette: The Most Stunning Exits Ever!

In the past 15 years, The Bachelor & Bachelorette have given us plenty of shockers, from emotional meltdowns to twists we never saw coming.

Usually, these events result – or stem from – an elimination.

Or a dramatic departure of one’s own volition. Or someone being asked to leave by the show itself. Or just a really, really bad breakup.

With the TV cameras rolling to document it all, obviously.

Suddenly it’s no surprise that this franchise has left a mark on the genre, airing for more than THIRTY-FOUR seasons, with no end in sight.

The men, women and moments featured on this list made their way onto it for very diverse reasons. Often through no fault of their own.

All provided images we won’t soon forget, however … at least not ’til the next season airs on ABC and we update this list once again.

Where does this week’s two-part shocker – which saw Becca Kufrin win The Bachelor, only to be dumped for Lauren Burnham – rank?

Or for so many other famous faces from years’ past?

Here’s a look back at those and other stunning exits in the turbulent, nearly decade-and-a-half history of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette 

1. DeAnna Pappas AND Jenni Croft

Brad blows everything
The one that started it all: Brad Womack rejected Jenni Croft on his season finale, and looked poised to propose to fan favorite DeAnna Pappas … who he ALSO rejected! No matter what stunners took place in subsequent years – and we’ve seen a bunch, including the most recent finale – walking away with nothing and breaking two hearts AT THE FINAL ROSE CEREMONY remains the least expected (and least popular) move in franchise history.

2. Becca Kufrin

Arie and becca
It wasn’t just that Arie Luyendyk Jr. got engaged to Becca Kufrin on the finale, then broke it off within a matter of weeks. We’ve seen that many times before. It wasn’t even that he went back to Lauren Burnham, his season’s runner-up, in the wake of that broken engagement. Jason Mesnick (scroll down) pulled that one off too. But the way in which Arie ended things with Becca – blindsiding her with cameras rolling, and ABC airing the 40-minute scene uncut – nearly took the top spot on this list. Just savage. Fortunately for Becca, she’ll have a chance at love again as The Bachelorette this summer.

3. Jason Mesnick

Jason mesnick deanna pappas photo
DeAnna Pappas became The Bachelorette, and threw fans for a loop by rejecting beloved single father Jason Mesnick, who was so smitten with her, in favor of Jesse Csincsak … who she stayed engaged to for like two weeks.

4. Melissa Rycroft

Melissa rycroft and jason mesnick
Jason Mesnick upped the ante on both Brad and DeAnna in the finale night shocker department. After getting engaged to Melissa Rycroft on his season finale, he dumped her … on the After the Final Rose special, in favor of runner-up Molly Malaney! At least this one had a happy ending, though: Jason and Molly are happily married, and have a beautiful daughter.

5. Reid Rosenthal

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Reid Rosenthal bolted The Bachelorette of his own volution during the final three … then returned to propose to Jillian Harris on the finale after a change of heart … only by then she had already chosen Ed Swiderski to be her fiance.

6. Ed Swiderski

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Ed, too, left in the middle of that same season of The Bachelorette … only to return and WIN Jillian Harris’ final rose. His shady, cheating ways soon caught up with him, however, and the lovable Canadian decided to List It, Not Love It … see what we did there?! Because she hosts Love it or List it on HGTV. Nevermind.

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