|Matt James Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Matt James is an American television personality, real estate broker, entrepreneur, and community organization founder who rose to fame as he was cast as one of the contestants of the 6th season of The Bachelorette but was later recast as the lead for season 25 of The Bachelor.
New York City, New York, United States
He attended Wake Forest University located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and majored in Economics.
Television Personality, Real Estate Broker, Entrepreneur, Community Organization
- Mother – Patty
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
95 kg or 209.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Katie Thurston
- Rachael Kirkconnell (2021-Present)
Race / Ethnicity
Matt James is of African-American descent.
- Towering height
- Toned physique and washboard abs
Matt James Facts
- He hails from North Carolina.
- He played football at Wake Forest University.
- For a short duration, Matt James served as a wide receiver in the NFL. He once said, “I didn’t think I was going to make a career out of football, but I thought my stint in the NFL would be longer than a few months”.
- He became the first African-American to be cast as the lead in The Bachelor.
- After Rachel Lindsay from season 13 of The Bachelorette and Tayshia Adams from season 16 of The Bachelorette, he became the 3rd African-American lead of the Bachelor franchise.
- He has also appeared in shows like The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever! and Hollywood Insider.
- Matt James has been good friends with television personality and model Tyler Cameron.
- He has accrued a fan base of more than 800k followers on Instagram.
- Matt had participated in the dance reality show, Dancing with the Stars‘ season 30 in September 2021 where he was partnered with pro dancer Lindsay Arnold.
Featured Image by Matt James / Instagram