Matt James

Matt James is an American TV personality and former NCAA football player. He is best known for starring on season 25 of The Bachelor. He also competed on season 30 of Dancing with the Stars in 2021.
Matt James
Full Name
Matthew James
Raleigh, NC
Notable Projects
The Bachelor


Who did Matt James pick on 'The Bachelor'?

Matt James picked Rachael Kirkconnell as the winner of his season of 'The Bachelor'. The couple did not get engaged in the finale, but have continued to date on-and-off since then.

Where was Matt James' season of 'The Bachelor' filmed?

Matt James' season of 'The Bachelor' was filmed at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania.

Who is Matt James' brother?

Matt James' brother is rapper John the Scorpio. He appeared in the final episode of Season 25 of 'The Bachelor'.

Where did Matt James go to college?

Matt James attended Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He played for the school's football team for several years before graduating in 2015.

Most Recent

Matt James Says The Bachelor Was 'Frustrating to Watch' Because 'Key Pieces of Me Were Left Behind'
James said the ABC franchise "missed the mark" by focusing on making his relationship with Rachael Kirkconnell into a "sideshow" rather than highlighting authentic conversations about race
Matt James Says Girlfriend Rachael Kirkconnell and Tyler Cameron Have a 'Love-Hate Relationship'
Tyler Cameron was the first of the three to appear on The Bachelor franchise during Hannah Brown's season of The Bachelorette
Rachael Kirkconnell Applauds Boyfriend Matt James for Setting 'Personal Record' During Boston Marathon
The Bachelor alum said James "crushed it" after completing the race in just over three hours and 49 seconds
Rachael Kirkconnell Says She 'Didn't Make It' Through Matt James' Book Without Getting Emotional
Matt James' upcoming memoir, First Impressions: Off-Screen Conversations With a Bachelor on Race, Family, and Forgiveness, is out May 3
Tyler Cameron Details What He Does — and Doesn't — Miss About Sharing N.Y.C. Apartment with Matt James
Tyler Cameron, who partnered with HomeGoods for its new digital experience HomeGoods Dream Vibes, and Matt James lived together after they competed on their respective seasons of The Bachelorette
Matt James Recalls 'Hard Conversations' with Rachael Kirkconnell About Race After Bachelor Scandal
In his new book First Impressions: Off-Screen Conversations With a Bachelor on Race, Family, and Forgiveness, James recounted what happened after past racially insensitive photos of Rachael Kirkconnell resurfaced online

More Matt James

Celebrity Couples on the Red Carpet of the 2022 ACM Awards
Date night goes country for these duos, who don their sparkliest dresses and biggest hats for the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas
Matt James and Rachael Kirkconnell Share Highlights from Their Vacation in Italy: 'Thankful'
The Bachelor couple spent the week exploring Italy and sharing their favorite foods, locations and moments on Instagram
Rachel Lindsay Says She Regrets Being 'Silent' During Controversial Chris Harrison Interview

"I was mad at myself that I was silent," said the former Bachelorette