‘The Bachelorette’: Who Were the Final 4 Bachelors On Tayshia’s Season?

Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark met on The Bachelorette and got engaged. However, Adams later gave back her 3.25-carat engagement ring to the producers after the pair announced their split in late 2021.

Fans know Clark as one of the final four contestants on The Bachelorette Season 16. Here’s a quick overview of the runner-ups, as well as what they’ve been up to since the season ended.

Tayshia Adams and Zac Clark got engaged on ‘The Bachelorette’ 

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Tayshia Adams attends the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Festival on September 17, 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Sam Morris/Getty Images

At the end of Tayshia Adams’ The Bachelorette season, Clark went down on one knee and proposed to her. However, the two called things off. Their engagement lasted for a year before the pair split up in November 2021.

At first, Adams and Clark took a break in their relationship. They later announced that they had called it quits. The pair had busy schedules that got in the way of things. Clark traveled frequently, and Adams co-hosted The Bachelorette

Clark addressed the split in December 2021. “I’m heartbroken,” she revealed on the Men Tell All episode of The Bachelorette Season 18. “But, we tried really hard, and I still love him very much,” she added.

Who were the last four bachelors in season 16?

Clark was the winner of season 16 of The Bachelorette. According to his Instagram page, he helped establish a recovery program in 2017 called Release Recovery, helping those who’ve dealt with addiction, like himself. He was married once before he appeared on the reality show. 

Ben Smith was the runner-up for the season. He served in the Army and is now heavily into fitness. He owns the bodybuilding gym Rodeo Athletic. 

Another contestant who made it far in the season was Brendan Morais is another contestant who made it far in Tayshia’s season. Though he stated he worked for his family’s roofing business, he’s now a content creator. 

The last of the final four was Ivan Hall. Hall’s Instagram states he’s an engineer and an investor. He later joined the cast of Bachelor in Paradise during its seventh season.

What have Tayshia’s final 4 done since the season ended?

After the finale episode, Adams returned to The Bachelorette for the following season as a co-host. Before joining the franchise, she switched careers to be an interior designer. She always had a passion for the work, so she likely continued after the show. 

Us Weekly reports that Clark and Adams are still talking to each other. Clark has not tried dating yet due to having a public breakup recently. He is more private than Adams, and he seems to be continuing his work with his recovery program. 

A couple of the other former contestants appear to be single as well. Morais seems to be having more luck with dating than the other runners-up. He also joined Bachelor in Paradise and grew close with Pieper James

Morais and James received backlash and had to leave the series. They kept their romance private, but James confirmed they are still together.

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