‘Bachelor in Paradise’: Will Riley Christian and Maurissa Gunn End Up Together?

Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 has been teasing Maurissa Gunn and Riley Christian together since the very beginning. Now, Riley is finally making his BIP debut in the new episode on Aug. 24. And naturally, many viewers are wondering about the couple’s future. So will Riley and Maurissa end up together in Bachelor in Paradise 2021? Here’s what Reality Steve’s spoilers say about the relationship moving forward.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers about Riley Christian and Maurissa Gunn in Bachelor in Paradise 2021.]

Who are Maurissa Gunn and Riley Christian from the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021 cast?

Group shot of the ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ 2021 cast
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Season 7 cast | Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images

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Maurissa didn’t receive much screen time on her original season of The Bachelor. The 25-year-old bachelorette first appeared in Peter Weber’s season. But Peter eliminated Maurissa on the first night.

Meanwhile, Riley made more of a splash on Tayshia Adams and Clare Crawley’s season of The Bachelorette. Riley slowly developed a solid relationship with Tayshia, and he became a fan-favorite. However, it wasn’t meant to be. Tayshia eliminated Riley ahead of Hometowns, noting that she didn’t want to string her contestant along.

‘Bachelor in Paradise’ spoilers say Riley Christian and Maurissa Gunn end up together and engaged in season 7

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Now, Riley and Maurissa are looking for love on Bachelor in Paradise Season 7, and multiple previews suggest the reality stars could end up together. That said, there are other relationships to be explored.

As mentioned, Riley will arrive in the new Bachelor in Paradise episode on Aug. 24. Meanwhile, Maurissa has been on the beach since day one, and she already formed a connection with Connor Brennan, who was on Katie Thurston’s season of The Bachelorette. A few promos from the upcoming episode also suggest that Riley will explore a potential relationship with Tahzjuan Hawkins from The Bachelor Season 23. 

Nevertheless, Bachelor Nation blogger Reality Steve already shared spoilers about Maurissa and Riley, and it looks like the BIP couple will get a happy ending. Riley and Maurissa are allegedly one of three couples who get engaged in the finale

Reality Steve on whether Maurissa Gunn and Riley Christian are still together now after ‘BIP’ 2021

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For now, Bachelor in Paradise fans will have to wait and see whether Maurissa and Riley actually end up together in season 7. As of this write-up, Reality Steve’s spoilers have yet to unfold on the ABC reality series. But if Riley and Maurissa do get engaged in the finale, they are allegedly still together now after filming BIP.

On Aug. 24, Reality Steve shared a brief update on Maurissa and Riley. The Bachelor Nation blogger claimed that the reality stars have met up since production wrapped.

“Maurissa and Riley are the only two from the engaged couples that haven’t been spotted publicly since filming ended, but they have seen each other,” Reality Steve wrote.

Whatever happens when Riley returns for Bachelor in Paradise Season 7, the previews have already confirmed plenty of romance once he connects with Maurissa. Now, is an engagement on the table? Stay tuned. At this point, anything could happen.

Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 airs Mondays and Tuesdays on ABC.