How Old Is Tayshia Adams From ‘The Bachelorette’?
Bachelor Nation fans have been going through a rollercoaster of emotions lately. In July 2020, Clare Crawley’s season of The Bachelorette started filming. But then two weeks later, multiple publications revealed Tayshia Adams has been cast as the next lead, replacing Crawley midway through the season. Of course, fans are now digging into every detail about Adams, including the new bachelorette’s age. So how old is Adams from The Bachelor franchise? The reality star celebrates her birthday in September.
Tayshia Adams’ age and birthday
When Adams first appeared on The Bachelor Season 23, she was 28-years-old. Now, the new bachelorette from Corona Del Mar, California is 29. Though it’s likely Adams will be 30-years-old by the time The Bachelorette Season 16 stars airing on ABC, as her birthday is on Sept. 4. And as of this write-up, the premiere date for the upcoming season has yet to be announced.
Who is Tayshia Adams? She dated Colton Underwood on ‘The Bachelor’ and John Paul Jones on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’
For those of you who need a refresher, Adams made her Bachelor Nation debut on Colton Underwood’s season. Adams made it to the top three alongside Hannah Godwin and Cassie Randolph. In the end, Underwood hopped the fence for Randolph. But Adams still cheered on her ex at the time.
“I’m happy with how it went down. He obviously got his girl in the end,” Adams previously told Entertainment Tonight.
That said, Adams moved on to Bachelor in Paradise Season 6, where she met John Paul Jones from Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette. The unlikely match hit it off on the ABC reality series. And while they decided to split the end of the season, Adams and JPJ got started dating again outside of The Bachelor bubble. But the couple broke up a few weeks later.
“We truly did the best we could, but at this time have decided that what is best for the both of us is to go our separate ways,” Adams wrote on Instagram “We are the best of friends and will continue to remain in each other’s life because regardless of the situation, we make each other happy,”
How Bachelor Nation found out Tayshia Adams will be the new bachelorette for 2020
In February 2020, Adams was reportedly in the running to be the next bachelorette. The role was given the Crawley. But in an interview with Entertainment Tonight, shared she was open to accepting the title at the time.
“I am ready for love,” Adams said. “No matter where life takes me, I am open to all opportunities, and I don’t think that this is where my TV presence will end. I would love to still interact with a lot of people in a beautiful way.”
Then on July 31, rumors swirled around the Bachelor Nation fandom after spoiler king Reality Steve shared a Reddit post about Crawley’s Bachelorette season. The post claimed Crawley would be replaced by Adams as the 2020 lead. Then three days later, multiple news outlets confirmed the theory.
“The producers have told her that the season will still lead with Clare and her short-lived journey, and will show Clare falling in love with one of her suitors,” a source told E! News on Aug. 3. “Clare will then conclude her journey and announce that Tayshia is the lead.”
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