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‘The Bachelorette’: Who Is Clayton Echard and Is He the Next Bachelor? Instagram, Age, Job, Height, and Spoilers About Michelle Young’s Cast Member

What to know about Clayton Echard on ‘The Bachelorette’ 2021, including his age, Instagram, job, height, and spoilers suggesting whether he ends up getting engaged to Michelle Young in the season 18 finale and whether he’s the next bachelor in 2022.

Bachelor Nation fans are ready to meet Clayton Echard on The Bachelorette Season 18 with Michelle Young. There’s already plenty of buzz surrounding the new cast member, considering his rumored role with the franchise. So who is Clayton on The Bachelorette 2021? Here’s everything you need to know about Clayton, including his age, job, height, Instagram, and spoilers revealing whether he’s the next bachelor.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains potential spoilers about Clayton Echard and Michelle Young on The Bachelorette Season 18 in 2021.]

Headshot of Clayton Echard from Bachelor Nation’s ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18 with Michelle Young
Bachelor Nation star Clayton Echard | ABC/Craig Sjodin

Who is Clayton Echard on ‘The Bachelorette’ 2021 with Michelle Young?

According to Clayton’s Bachelorette bio on ABC’s website, the new Bachelor Nation star is from Columbia, Missouri, and he’s looking for a partner who is “funny, independent, intelligent, and athletic.” Now, is he the perfect match for Michelle? We’ll just have to wait and see. But the current lead recently hinted how she feels about Clayton now, and it seems they’re still on good terms.

“Clayton is a wonderful guy,” the bachelorette told Variety. “I’m excited for people to learn more about him.”

How old is Clayton Echard, what does he do for a living, and how tall is he?

Clayton is currently 28-years-old, and he works as a medical sales representative. The Bachelorette cast member was also a football player for Mizzou, and his profile claims he is 6-feet, 5-inches tall. 

What is Clayton Echard’s Instagram?

Bachelor Nation fans can find Clayton’s Instagram account under the handle @claytonechard. He doesn’t post much on the social media platform. But even so, Clayton’s feed is filled with photos alongside his friends and family. Clayton also hasn’t posted on Instagram about his Bachelorette journey with Michelle. However, many viewers are hoping for an update soon.

'The Bachelorette' Michelle Young and 'The Bachelor' Clayton Echard sit together in the season 18 premiere
Bachelor Nation stars Michelle Young and Clayton Echard | ABC/Craig Sjodin

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‘The Bachelorette’ 2021 spoilers suggest whether Clayton Echard and Michelle Young end up together or engaged

For now, Bachelorette fans will have to wait and see what happens between Clayton and Michelle. But according to Reality Steve’s spoilers, the two don’t end up together in the finale. On Oct. 6, the Bachelor Nation blogger released Michelle’s alleged final two, and Clayton was not named. That said, Reality Steve reported that Clayton was spotted on a group date with only 10 people, suggesting that the bachelor possibly makes it through to the final 12. But the franchise spoiler king isn’t exactly sure when Clayton is sent home.

Is Clayton Echard the next star of ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26 in 2022?

While it seems Clayton and Michelle do not end up together or engaged on The Bachelorette, the producers might’ve given him another shot at love as The Bachelor Season 26 star in 2022. In September 2021, Variety reported that Clayton will become the next lead. As of this write-up, ABC has yet to confirm the allegations. However, Reality Steve shared photos of Clayton filming his season of The Bachelor. Confirmed host Jesse Palmer also posted a photo on Instagram suggesting that Clayton is the new lead. So we’ll see what happens.

The Bachelorette Season 18 with Michelle Young airs Tuesday nights on ABC.