The Bachelorette: Everything We Know About Hannah Brown

Colton Underwood chose Cassie Randolph, we know the reason behind the fence jump, and the suspense is finally over. Now that The Bachelor season 23 is over, it’s time to turn our attention to The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown. She’s the newest star looking for love. Here’s what we know about her.

How Chris Harrison broke the news Hannah Brown would be the star of the show

The Bachelorette Hannah Brown and Chris Harrison| John Fleenor via Getty Images
The Bachelorette Hannah Brown and Chris Harrison| John Fleenor via Getty Images

So, how did The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown learn she was going to be the star of the show? During The Bachelor finale, Brown said the show’s host, Chris Harrison, surprised her with a FaceTime call while she was at home. “Chris Harrison FaceTimed me and told me I was the next Bachelorette,” Brown told People magazine. “I think I screamed, cried and then freaked out. It was not expected. But I wanted it so bad!”

Hannah is ready to get married, and she knows exactly the kind of man she wants

Brown is just 24 years old, but she told Ellen DeGeneres she’s “so ready” to get married. “I know I’m young, but I would not have gone on the show if I hadn’t really thought about what was at the end of this,” said Brown during her Ellen show interview. So, what kind of man is the new Bachelorette star looking for? The reality TV star said she wants someone who is good looking. She also desires to settle down with someone who accepts both her good and bad sides. “Ultimately, I want at the end of this to know that they know me and know every part of me. Not just a version of myself that I package together, like, ‘do you like this?’ And I think I’ve done that in the past. [I want him to accept] the good and the bad.

Hannah is from Alabama

Brown mentioned several times during the show that she’s proud to be from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In 2017, she graduated with honors from the University of Alabama, earning a bachelor’s degree in communication and information sciences. After completing college, Brown began an interior decorating career.

Hannah was Miss Alabama 2018

The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown is no stranger to being the center of attention. She has been a contestant in several pageants. In 2018, she was crown Miss Alabama USA. Brown has been competing in pageants since she was 15 years old. Some of her pageant accomplishments include being named runner-up in Miss Alabama Outstanding Teen and second runner-up in Miss Alabama Teen USA.

What The Bachelorette’s Hannah Brown learned from being on The Bachelor

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Brown told People she learned a valuable lesson during her time on Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor. Brown said she learned to love herself more. “I didn’t end up with Colton, but I ended up loving myself more,” said Brown. “I came into that show as someone who wasn’t as open as I am now. I was terrified to be my true self because I felt that it wasn’t enough. But I allowed myself to break down those walls.”

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