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Meet the men on the 2020 Bachelorette

In a world first, The Bachelorette Australia will take viewers on a magical journey, as sisters and best friends Elly and Becky Miles search for ever-lasting love.

In a world first, The Bachelorette Australia will take viewers on a magical journey, as sisters and best friends Elly and Becky Miles search for ever-lasting love.

Now it’s time to meet the bachelors before the series premieres on October 7 at 7.30pm.

AB, 27, Queensland
Filmmaker

Passionate about the arts, 27-year-old AB has dipped his toes in everything from filmmaking to dancing, and sees them as his greatest forms of self-expression. Describing himself as a “cruise-minded extroverted introvert”, AB aims to live life in the moment. A rule-breaker with a competitive spirit, he won’t let anyone stand in the way of his shot at love, and hopes to meet a like-minded creative spirit to learn and grow through life together.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
Confidence, interesting chats and smiles.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Her energy.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Intelligent, pretty and unique.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
Deal with it head on, have a chat and sort it out.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
The selfish type.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
Any action that shows a general lack of respect.

Adam, 24, Western Australia
Geologist

With his boyish good looks and love for AFL and surfing, Adam may seem like your typical Aussie bloke. But this down-to-earth geologist is full of quirks! Living life “a little differently to others”, he has brought an abundance of science books to keep him entertained in the mansion. Having pushed away love in the past, Adam feels like he is now ready to feel all the warm fuzzy feelings.

The first thing he notices about a woman is their attitude towards life, so he’s hoping to meet a glass-half-full kind of girl, to be his rock through life’s ups and downs.

What three words would your ex use to describe you?
Truthful, caring and thoughtful.

What hobbies and interests do you have?
Travelling, exploring, surfing, exercising, getting outdoors and learning about the sciences.

Have you been in love before?
No, I’ve been close but never committed to the next step. I think I’ve been scared to, but I’m ready now.

What’s the most romantic thing you have done for a crush/love?
I once drove seven hours through the outback in the dark, after working 10 hours, to be with my girlfriend for the last hour of Valentine’s Day.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
Arrogant and way too confident.

What is your worst or most embarrassing habit?
My laugh sounds like I’m having an asthma attack.

Adrian, 26, Queensland
Kitesurfing Instructor

No stranger to love, 26-year-old Adrian describes it as a “beautiful warm feeling” that he just can’t get enough of. While at times love has led to heartbreak, he chooses to live life with no regrets. Never satisfied with the mundane, this kite surfing instructor is a modern-day nomad and his solo travelling has seen him live in Egypt and South Africa. Always looking for his next big adventure, Adrian hopes that his positive energy will attract a natural beauty with amazing eyes and a warm personality.

What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome in your life?
Quitting the Army. That was a very hard decision.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I’m actually a really nice, loving person, very fun with a happy mindset and attitude.

What is one thing about you that people often misjudge?
I think people misjudge that I’m arrogant, because I’m a little cocky.

What’s your favourite way to unwind?
Listen to music and go to the beach.

Have you had your heart broken?
Yes, a couple of times.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
Just be myself and see what happens.

Agostino, 30, Victoria
Business Owner

For much of his 20s ‘Aggi’ was a passionate barber, however the desire to build something of his own led him to finding his niche in skincare. Having now achieved this, the business owner is excited and ready to begin a new chapter. Admitting that he is “a frog looking for his princess”, 30-year-old Aggi feels that at times love tends to elude him and is waiting to finally have his happy ending with an ambitious, passionate girl with a huge heart.

What is your proudest achievement to date?
Establishing my own business.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Dedicated, ambitious and caring.

Do you believe in love at first sight?
I do. There is an instant attraction – you can tell.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Great smile, huge heart and plenty of passion shown towards her goals and ambition.

Do you consider yourself a competitive person?
I always try to push myself and achieve my best.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
Talking about it before it potentially explodes.

Andrew, 30, South Australia
Tour Guide

Never one to take himself too seriously, tour guide Andrew is a big bundle of energy who is always on the move. Coupled with the fact that he often falls hard and fast, his line of work has seen him falling for a string of international women —only to have the relationship break down due to distance. Now hitting 30, Andrew hopes to crank up the charm and settle down with a quick- witted Australian lass who is able to laugh freely and deeply.

What is one thing about you that people often misjudge?
That I’m happy all the time. I definitely try to project a happy and positive version of myself most of the time, but like everyone I have my ups and downs.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I studied ballet for five years.

Describe your dream date?
We would jump in a car, drive to a beach or national park, either surf or hike, eat food on the beach, laugh and lay in the sun.

Is there anything you are packing that will help with the down time in the mansion?
My ukulele – I’m only just learning, but love it. I’ll also pack some Shakespeare.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
Guys who are too masculine. I’ve never really been “one of the lads” and I feel like some men struggle to talk about their feelings.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
People who argue for the sake of arguing.

Damien, 31, Victoria
Property Valuer

Born with the gift of gab, property valuer Damien is as charismatic as they come and while he enjoys kicking back with the boys, he also unashamedly loves nothing more than to wind down with a glass of wine and a romantic comedy. Having been heartbroken from a previous marriage, this 31-year-old won’t settle for anything less than the real deal and is excited about the possibility of meeting someone he can really vibe with.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I’m a big fan of rom-coms. I grew up with two little sisters, so they were always on.

What three words would your ex use to describe you?
Honest, fun and loving.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Caring, affectionate and fun.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
Good personality, physical attractiveness and good morals.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
Depends what it is. I generally don’t hesitate to have my opinion heard though.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
Dishonest and disrespectful people.

Frazer, 28, Queensland
Concreter

Beneath Frazer’s rugged good looks is a sensitive lad who is always willing to go that extra mile for the one he loves. From little unexpected surprises, to romantic weekends away, he just wants to put a smile on their face. This hardworking concreter trusts his intuition and knows straight off the bat whether there is attraction, so enters this experience optimistic with an open heart.

The 28-year-old hopes to meet an easy-going girl, with a stunning smile who he can call his best friend.

What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome in your life?
Investing so much into a relationship that then ended, and feeling like I’ve had to start again.

What’s the most romantic thing you have done for a crush/love?
I just love making the other person feel happy and special. Whether it be sunset picnics, special dinners, romantic weekends or just surprises that put a smile on their face.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
A great personality and a beautiful face.

Describe your dream date?
In a secluded location like a beach or rainforest, with a beautiful view. Just us two, drinks flowing, some nice food and some music.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Just be myself and enjoy it.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
I feel my personality naturally stands out.

Harry, 35, South Australia
Builder

Spontaneous, mischievous and confident, this 35-year-old knows that he can stand out from a crowd by just being himself. Becoming a father to a wonderful 5-year- old has made him conscious not to let life slip by, so Harry strives to live every day to the fullest. His ideal date consists of a trip to the zoo before watching the sun set over the ocean, glass of wine in hand, and he can’t wait to share these little moments with someone special.

What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome in your life?
Not seeing my son every day.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I’m cheeky and spontaneous.

What’s your favourite way to unwind?
A campfire at the family farm, and wine.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
Swagger, class, cheeky smile and a kind heart.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Play it cool.

What are your biggest turn-offs and any deal breakers?
Bad teeth and selfishness.

Jake, 26, Western Australia
Explosives Handler

A character and a half, Jake is eccentric in the best way possible. Not one to shy away from animal prints and clashing patterns, this expressive 26-year-old’s creativity shines through in his upcycled clothes, a far cry from his day job as an explosives handler in the mines. Growing up in a household of strong women, he has been taught from a young age that love is a powerful thing that should be treated with respect. Now, as he finds himself single and ready to mingle, Jake hopes to add some spice to our Bachelorettes’ lives, using his cheeky humour to keep them laughing till the very end.

What is one thing about you that people often misjudge?
Probably the way I dress. People either hate it or love it.

What’s your favourite way to unwind?
I have found yoga, running and meditation are the best ways for me to unwind! I’m all for that Zen vibe.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Her smile and her personality.

What’s the most romantic thing you have done for a crush/love?
When I have the chance to get romantic, I embrace it! I am a very creative person, so my ideas are pretty wild.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
I think my flamboyance and fashion will make me stand out. Just a little.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
Negative vibes.

James, 28, Queensland
Pro Wakeboarder

Pro wakeboarder James is known to be a daredevil at his sport, but can’t say the same when it comes to matters of the heart. Covered in tattoos, this 28-year-old’s caring nature may come as a surprise to some, but James is deeply passionate about always uplifting those around him.

Having taken some time to bounce back from a previous heartbreak, he is now ready to give it his all to find his forever girl.

What three words would your ex use to describe you?
Driven, confident and stubborn.

What hobbies and interests do you have?
Surfing, fitness, music, anything with a thrill.

Do you believe in love at first sight?
I do believe in attraction, but love comes with time.

Describe your dream date?
Laughter, good food and a great first kiss.

Do you consider yourself a competitive person?
Yes, love competition.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
Say what I think, but have a beer after.

Joe, 25, NSW
Labourer

Pegging himself as a lover, not a fighter, 25-year-old Joe loses all sensibility when he falls in love. A hopeless romantic, he knows how to spoil his girl. Whether it’s surprising her with a hot air balloon ride or watching the sunset on the beach, he strives to make his partner feel appreciated. Coming from an extremely tight-knit family, Joe would be willing to move cities for love, as long as he can bring his dog along! Entering this experience as an open book, he’s excited by the possibility of meeting a stripped-back girl who holds similar values to himself.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Her smile.

What are your biggest turn-offs and any deal breakers?
Someone that’s not family oriented would be tough to get around. Laziness is also a big turn-off.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in? Honestly, just to be myself and be genuine. No point going in with some act.

How do you think you will get along with the other guys in the mansion?
I think fairly good. I spend a lot of time with big groups of guys whether it’s at football or work, so I think it should be sweet.

Do you consider yourself a competitive person?
I’m not too proud of it, but I am extremely competitive.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
I hate being lied to.

Nick, 25, NSW
Support Worker

Straight-talker Nick walks the confident/ cocky line, and while his quick-talking sometimes lands him in hot water, he simply can’t stay away from a good debate. As eloquent as he is, this 25-year-old often finds himself tongue tied when he fancies someone, tripping over words and struggling to string a sentence together! Despite having never experienced love at first sight, Nick doesn’t rule it out as a possibility and so enters this experience with fingers crossed that he will be blown away by a confident girl who isn’t afraid to make the first move.

What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve had to overcome in your life?
My own negative thoughts. I’m a very harsh judge on myself and always want to please, and be the best I can be.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Loyal, honest and energetic.

What was the worst date you have ever been on?
Went out for dessert with a girl, only to sit at the table next to my ex and her new boyfriend.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Going in with an open mind and hoping to find a partner. No strategies other than be myself and be honest throughout.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
I won’t shy away from it. I don’t mind a good debate.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
Target someone’s insecurities.

Pascal, 33, NSW
CEO

Fun-loving Pascal works hard and plays hard. A CEO of a healthcare and disability company, this driven bloke ensures to kick goals during the week, before turning into the life of the party on the weekends. The 33-year- old loves a good game, having represented Australia in various dodgeball tournaments, but has also learnt to appreciate the calm in yoga and meditation. Pascal is hoping for a genuine connection with a wholesome, health-conscious partner who would be emotionally compatible to himself.

What is one thing about you that people often misjudge?
Who I am as a person and think I’m superficial. I look and sometimes act like a party boy, but deep down there’s so much more to me and my purpose.

What three words would your ex use to describe you?
Busy, fun and social.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Wholesome, healthy, fun, social, smart, high emotional intelligence, motivated and beautiful.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
Just be true to myself and shine bright.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
Nope. I’m a lover, not a fighter.

What is your worst or most embarrassing habit?
I snooze my alarm up to 15 times before getting up.

Pete, 34, South Australia
Café Owner

Country boy Pete has come a long way from his roots and is now living out his dream job as a café owner in Adelaide. Cool, calm and collected, this 34-year-old takes life as it comes, and after a recent heartbreak, he is ready again to open his heart to someone honest, authentic and who doesn’t shy away from a good time. For love, Pete would be willing to travel anywhere in the world as he thinks a woman is the most beautiful when she is genuinely enjoying herself.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
She would be a positive, happy, authentic, can laugh at themselves and others (and probably laugh at me!).

Do you believe in love at first sight?
Attraction yes, love takes a little longer.

What are your biggest turn-offs and any deal breakers?
Arrogance and entitlement.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Be myself. Try to understand everyone’s point of view before making judgement.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
My big warm smile.

Do you consider yourself a competitive person?
Internally yes. I always like to challenge myself.

Rudy, 30, NSW
Personal Trainer

“When you love, everything is more colourful”. These are the words that personal trainer Rudy lives by. Anchored in the belief that love is something that finds you when the timing is right, he is embracing this experience with open arms. Well-groomed with not a hair out of place, Rudy is surprisingly affable and loves the simple things in life, opting for a no-frills picnic on the beach over any grand gesture. His mother has instilled in him to always put his partner first and Rudy can’t wait to put this lesson into practice with a positive, caring woman who has a great joy for life.

What is your proudest achievement to date?
Becoming an Australian citizen. I came to Australia in 2012 on a working holiday visa. Back then, becoming Australian was just a dream, a dream that now is reality.

What three words would your ex use to describe you?
Romantic, caring and tidy.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Her eyes.

What are your biggest turn-offs and any deal breakers?
When a girl is negative and looking for drama.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
I will always try to get all the facts right first and then try to understand what the other person is trying to achieve.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?

The ones that need to try too hard to get noticed, by talking loudly or putting people against each other.

Saj, 25, South Australia
Personal Trainer

Passionate about helping others achieve their full potential, personal trainer Saj has a heart of gold. Pursuing a double degree in international relations and social work, Saj dreams of improving the welfare of vulnerable members in society. Hailing from Afghanistan, this 25-year-old is multilingual and hopes to impress our ladies with the language of love. Strongly believing that there is more to a person than their beauty, the first thing he notices about a woman is her energy and vibe.

What hobbies and interests do you have?
Working out, helping others in need and hiking adventures.

What’s your favourite way to unwind?
Hot yoga, meditating and reflecting at one of my favourite spots.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
They would have a good personality, outlook, energy and looks after their wellbeing.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
Fragrance, their energy, how they treat others and their passion for their goal.

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
Be talkative and win any games we play.

What is one thing a person can do that really gets under your skin?
Disrespecting women.

Sam, 35, NSW
Lawyer

Warm, friendly, and with a fire in his belly, 35-year-old Sam is wasting no time to find the one. A difficult few years filled with the loss of close ones, has not only motivated him to live everyday with gratitude for the people around him, but also reignited a drive to find a love close to what his parents had. Instilled with strong Italian values, family is his everything and having achieved great strides in his career as a lawyer, Sam is now ready to open his heart to find his perfect partner.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Loyal, respectful and fun.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Eyes and smile.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Motivated, loving, affectionate, loyal and compassionate. Someone that complements me and I complement in return, and has the same love of family and friends.

Describe your dream date?
An activity like a hot air balloon ride, scuba diving or snorkelling, followed by a nice meal in a scenic location or by a fire.

Is there anything you are packing that will help with the down time in the mansion?
Music, books and adult colouring book – don’t knock it until you try it! I wanted to bring a pasta machine but it wouldn’t fit in my luggage!

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
People that are selfish and vain.

Samuel, 27, NSW
Musculoskeletal Therapist

Describing himself as a musculoskeletal therapist with an old soul and slight psychic abilities, you know that you’re in for a wild ride with Samuel. As genuine as they come, this 27-year-old is passionate about giving people a new lease of life through his work. With a lot of love to give, Samuel revels in simple joys, and wants nothing more than a partner to shower with affection and smother with kisses. He is focused on spending his life creating unforgettable memories and is now looking for the girl of his dreams to share these experiences with.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I have a massive heart.

What three words would you use to describe yourself?
Motivated, smart and funny.

Do you believe in love at first sight?
No, but intuition can lead you to falling in love.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Smiley, smart, openminded, loyal, sporty and with a wild side.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Show her my true quirky side and have fun with her.

How will you handle confrontation in the mansion?
Laugh and outwit them.

Shannon, 30, NSW
Sales

Never taking himself too seriously and armed with a great sense of humour, former Mr Polynesia Australia, Shannon always looks on the bright side of life. Raised in a strict Christian household where family comes first, he was taught that a meaningful relationship requires patience, compromise and selflessness. Shannon knows that the best dates are those with an instant connection, and ever the romantic, his dream date consists of a spontaneous trip away followed by a candlelit dinner and massage. He now enters his thirties hoping to meet a supportive, affectionate woman to be his partner through life.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I started a Hawaiian shirt company.

What is the first thing you notice about a woman?
Her physical attributes such as hair, eyes and smile.

How would you describe your perfect partner?
Family oriented, affectionate, loving and supportive.

What will be your approach to your time in the mansion? Any strategies going in?
Strong first impression, keep the momentum and stay top of mind.

How do you think you will get along with the other guys in the mansion?
I’ve got five brothers so will be similar to that. I think I will get along with everyone.

What is your worst or most embarrassing habit?
Unhealthy obsession with singing shows.

Trent, 31, Western Australia
Finance Broker

Comfortable being the leader of the pack, finance broker Trent exudes confidence and is not afraid of the hustle. Despite being a bit of a lad, this 31-year-old is incredibly in touch with his emotions, which he attributes to his close relationship with his mother. A great conversationalist, there is never a dull moment with Trent, and he loves to peacock for girls he is interested in. Once in a relationship, he will spoil them rotten and loves surprising his partner with trips across the world to big music festivals.

What is one thing about you that people often misjudge?
Girls will say I’m a player, which I am not.

What would we be surprised to know about you?
I’m ladsy, but I’m also spiritual and in-touch with my emotions and feelings.

What are your biggest turn-ons?
Strong flirting, long legs, huge smiles and a big laugh.

What was the worst date you have ever been on?
Never had a bad date. I’m picky before and I always do well on my dates!

How are you going to stand out from the crowd?
Be heard. Be a strong but positive vibe.

Are there any personalities you won’t get along with?
Liars.

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