He was eliminated on Night 1, but his Paradise stint seems a lot more interesting.
Just when things were starting to seem settled on the beach, a newcomer arrived on Paradise to cause some waves. Chris Conran, who was very briefly on Clare Crawley’s Bachelorette season, arrived to find love — or drama — during Week 3 of Bachelor in Paradise. If you’re trying to remember what happened to him during his stint on TV, here’s what you need to know about Bachelor Nation’s Chris Conran, including his job, age, social media, and allll the juicy facts. Let’s dive in, sleuthers:
ICYMI — which you could have since Chris was eliminated during Night 1 of Clare’s journey — Chris was seen during Season 16 of The Bachelorette. Even though he had an intro package (which showcased his love of cooking and being outdoorsy), he was sent home during the first rose ceremony. Luckily, Clare’s loss seems to be Paradise’s gain, since the 28-year-old is back and kicked off his time on the beach with a steamy 1-on-1 date.
While only time will tell whether or not Chris’ first BIP connection with Jessenia Cruz turns into something more, it’s pretty clear he’s a catch. Not only does he have an impressive career, but Chris is well connected in Bachelor Nation (he’s actually friends with Season 17’s Bachelorette lead, Katie Thurston) and seems more than ready to settle down with ~the one.~
Chris Conran’s Real Job
Since fans didn’t get to know Chris very well during Clare’s season, there’s plenty you’ll want to note before (or while) falling in love with him on Paradise. Heading into The Bachelorette Season 16, Chris worked in landscaping, and after a quick look at his LinkedIn, it looks like he’s still working as a landscape design salesman. According to his profile, he’s been with Stack Rock Group, a landscape design firm in Salt Lake City, for almost two and a half years.
Chris Conran’s Social Media
Chris’ socials seem genuine. His feed is refreshingly real and is filled with pics of his travels, his friends, and casual promotions of Bachelor Nation shows. Don’t expect a ton of highly edited selfies or #sponcon here; instead, Chris appears to prefer to showcase his creative side by posting photos of his ukulele playing and the restaurant-quality meals he cooked at home.
Facts About Chris Conran
In addition to being a lover of traveling and cuisine, Chris has been very open about his desire to start a family. He was recovering from some serious heartbreak going into Clare’s season, but obviously hasn’t given up on love. He likes spending time with another Bachelorette Season 16 alumnus and Paradise newcomer, Chasen Nick, and being physically active (he actually played baseball at Utah Valley University).
If Chris *does* find his perfect partner in Paradise, it appears she’ll be treated to lots of home-cooked meals and get-togethers with other Bachelor Nation celebs. Sounds like the life to me.
Bachelor in Paradise Season 7 airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.