Top 12 Best Bachelor Contestants of All Time

Bachelor Nation fans have met quite a few people over the years. After so many seasons of The Bachelor, there have been some contestants that fans love and some that they love to hate! For this list we are looking at some of our favorite memorable women competing to win The Bachelor‘s heart!

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Here is the scoop on the top 12 best Bachelor contestants of all time!

12. Juelia Kinney

Instagram @jueliakinney

Juelia Kinney joined Bachelor Nation with a heartbreaking past. She lost her husband Dustin and was left to raise their daughter Ireland alone.

On Chris Soules’ season of The Bachelor, fans fell in love with Juelia and her story. Chris does not pick her, and she joins the cast of Bachelor in Paradise, but ultimately quits.

Juelia is now happily married to Aaron Bass, brother of Bachelor Nation’s Evan Bass. The two are enjoying life and growing their family.

11. Ali Fedotowsky

Instagram @alifedotowsky

Ali Fedotowsky appears on Jake Pavelka’s season of The Bachelor.

Fedotowsky is one of the most popular contestants from season 14 of The Bachelor, and she even went on to star in season 6 of The Bachelorette! She is now married to Kevin Manno and has a huge Instagram following.

10. Sarah Herron

Sarah Herron
Instagram @sarahherron

Sarah is a fan-favorite from Sean Lowe’s season of The Bachelor. Fans fell in love with her strength, openness, and positivity. During her time on the show, Sarah connected with Sean and was open about her being born with one arm.

While she did not find her happily-ever-after with Sean, she went on to compete in Bachelor in Paradise. There she was the victim of hurtful words from Chad Johnson, but Sarah in return responded with grace and poise.

Sarah told Chad, “The way you’re talking about women is so disrespectful. I want nothing to do with it.” You go, girl! Sarah is one of the many strong and independent women that fans love.

9. Emily Maynard

Instagram @emilygmaynard

Emily initially appeared on Brad Womack’s season of The Bachelor. Even though she won, the couple eventually broke up. Emily came on the show as a single mom, and fans grew to love her! So, she returned for her own season of The Bachelorette.

Maynard is strong, sweet, and down to earth so she naturally won the hearts of Bachelor Nation fans worldwide. She is now happily married and a mother of 5!

8. Becca Kufrin

Instagram @bkoof

Even though she was a contestant on one of Bachelor Nation’s least favorite seasons of The Bachelor, Becca Kufrin is loved by the fans. Any woman who goes through a proposal and then a breakup is no doubt one tough cookie!

After her time on The Bachelor, she starred on her own season of The Bachelorette where she became engaged to winner Garrett Yrigoyen but the couple has since split.

7. Hannah Brown

(ABC/John Fleenor)

“Alabama Hannah” quickly captured the hearts of Bachelor Nation fans everywhere! On Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor, Hannah’s sweet southern charm, bright smile, and fun-loving personality set her apart from the other contestants.

While she and Colton did not work out, Hannah starred in her own season of The Bachelorette. During the season her bright personality shined bright and she stood up for her values against criticism from some of the men.

Fans of The Bachelorette will remember one of Hannah’s best moments is moving the rose stand away from Luke P, when he refused to leave her alone!

6. Andi Dorfman

Bachelor contestant Andi Dorfman
Instagram @andidorfman

During her time on the infamous Juan Pablo’s season of The Bachelor, Andi showed her emotional maturity. After realizing she did not love Juan Pablo, she removed herself from the competition. Walking out on one of the most hated Bachelors of all time is the ultimate power-move and fans love her for it!

5. Kendall Long

Bachelor Contestant Kendall Long
Instagram @itskendalllong

Kendall Long was a contestant on The Bachelor starring Arie Luyendyk Jr. She initially stood out for being not only beautiful but also unique. Her quirky personality, love of taxidermy, sense of fun caught Arie’s attention

Before Arie sent her home, Kendall proved to be an incredibly sweet and compassionate person! Even during conflicts with other contestants on the show, Kendall handled things with grace and set a great example to viewers. She was so popular that she also went on Bachelor in Paradise!

4. Raven Gates

Bachelor Contestant Raven Gates
Instagram @ravennicolegates

Raven Gates is a fan-favorite from Nick Viall’s season of The Bachelor. This southern girl showed everyone that she’s lots of fun! Raven is sweet and beautiful, so naturally fans wanted to see more!

Raven even appeared on Bachelor in Paradise and got engaged to Adam Gottschalk. The two are still together and so cute! We can’t wait for the wedding!

3. Abigail Heringer

(ABC/Craig Sjodin)

Even though she is from the current season of The Bachelor, Abigail quickly stole everyone’s hearts! Her beautiful smile and sweet personality even earned her Matt James’ first impression rose!

After her openness about being deaf, Abigail earned respect from Matt and Bachelor fans alike. While Matt sent her home, many fans are saying that they want Abigail as the next star of The Bachelorette!

2. JoJo Fletcher


JoJo Fletcher is one of the most fun-loving contestants in Bachelor history! Beginning as a contestant on Ben Higgins’ season of The Bachelor, JoJo was always laughing and having fun. Her positivity and sense of adventure also translated to her own season of The Bachelorette!

1. Tayshia Adams

(ABC/Kwaku Alston)

Tayshia Adams first appeared on Colton Underwood’s season of The Bachelor, where she made it to the final three, only to be sent home. She then appeared on Bachelor in Paradise where she got cozy with John Paul Jones, but the couple did not last.

Tayshia’s fun-loving attitude and down to earth personality have made her a fan-favorite since day one, and she even starred in the most recent season of The Bachelorette after Clare Crawley left the show.

After seeing Tayshia on multiple shows in the Bachelor franchise, we have grown to know and love her. Fans are so excited to see where life takes Tayshia and fiancé Zac Clark!

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One Comment

  1. This article is bogus…did you forget about Ali, Trista, Deanna, Desiree, none of the OG’s are on here. If your gonna do an article about the best include everyone not just from that last few years

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