Zach Shallcross is the new Bachelor in the town. He was announced as the cast of The Bachelor Season 27 on September 20.
If you don’t know about Shallcross, he is a familiar face in The Bachelorette, where he was a finalist this season. After his failed date with his co-star Rachel Recchia, he voluntarily left the reality show.
While he has found his way into The Bachelor this season, several people are unhappy with the news. On Twitter, several users have poured their disappointment with Shallcross being the main cast for the next season of The Bachelor.
Despite the overwhelming reaction, he is one of the fan-favorite contestants of The Bachelorette. He will be returning for another shot of love on The Bachelor season 27, which will premiere on January 23, 2023, on ABC.
Here are the things you need to know about Zach Shallcross.
He Hails From Anaheim Hills, California
Zach Shallcross’ hometown is Anaheim Hills, California. He was born in Fullerton, California, in 1996. The 26-years-old reality star celebrates his birthday on July 31.
He studied at Servite High School, from where he graduated in 2014. After that, he attended California Polytechnic State University, graduating with a degree in business administration in 2019.
While attending the university, he played on the school’s football team at Cal Poly for five years. Shallcross debuted as a Redshirt while playing in the 2015 Spring Game. He played at right tackle on the offensive line.
He Works As A Tech Executive
According to his LinkedIn profile, Zach Shallcross works as a tech executive. He is a senior cloud technology sales executive at Oracle in Austin, Texas. According to him, his role at Oracle involves him to help businesses extend in Houston.
Apart from his work, Shallcross enjoys playing music. He was a guitarist for the rock band for two years. Currently. he is mixing and producing music from his band named Verzacky.
His Uncle Is An Actor
His uncle is Patrick Warburton, the actor behind NBC’s hit Seinfeld. So the fans of The Bachelorette were surprised when Warburton was at Zach’s hometown date and learned his identity as Shallcross’ mom’s brother.
The tech executive grew up in Anaheim Hills with his parents, Chapman and Megan Shallcross. His dad, Chapman, worked at the Orange City Fire Department. In the family, he has two siblings; sisters named Sammy and Payton.
Zach Shallcross Has A Tall Height
He stands tall, with a towering height. According to gopoly.com, while he was a senior in football at Cal Poly, he was 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall. In addition, his weight was around 280 lbs (i.e., 127 kg).
Compared to his uncle Patrick Warburton, he is two inches taller. His uncle has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.93 m).
He Dated Rachel Recchia In ‘The Bachelorette’
During the Season 19 of The Bachelorette, his love interest was Rachel Recchia. The viewers saw their love progress as Recchia met with the Shallcross family.
While it seemed like a romance was brewing between them, things started to get off during their fancy suite date. Ahead of the rose ceremony, the two ended their relationship amicably.