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Juan Pablo Galavis Biography

Juan Pablo Galavis
  • Name: Juan Pablo Galavis
  • Birth Name: Juan Pablo Galavis Guinand
  • Father: Saul Galavis
  • Mother: Nelly Guinand
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Ithaca, New York
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Soccer midfielder
  • Net Worth: $1.3 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Caria Rodriguez.
  • Children: 1
  • Divorce: N/A
  • Education: Roberts Wesleyan College
  • TV Show: The Bachelor
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Juan Pablo Galavis is a former professional soccer who was retired in 2008. He was born on August 5, 1981, and raised in Ithaca, New York. He is best known for being a midfielder/forward football player and also as being a contestant on the show named The Bachelorette. He was chosen as the first latin star to be on the reality show. However, he lost the competition. He is a second child of three siblings. He was born to Venezuelan parents, they moved to Barquisimeto, Venezuela, when he was 2 years old.

He came back to the United States to play College soccer for Roberts Wesleyan College, where starting 2006 he was tied with two others for that group's third-most astounding number of assists. After a few seasons playing in the Primera División Venezolana with Dep. Italchacao, Aragua FC, Monagas SC, and Guaros de Lara, he joined Miami FC in February 2008.

He retired from soccer after his 2008 season with Miami and started his profession in the music business including promotional works in the Miami bar and club scene. Around, this time, he likewise started working with Venezuelan performer/lyricists Frank Santofimio and Mario Donoso. They started promoting Venezuelan duet Chino y Nacho. Not only that Galavis also started shooting TV commercials and had a short spell filling in as a TV moderator for a Miami-based games show, Mega TV's Mega News.

Heading towards his personal life he once had an affair with Venezuelan actress Caria Rodriguez. He and his girlfriend Caria even have a daughter together named Camila. She was born on February 14, 2009. Later, the couple did spilt because of their personal reasons. On the season 18 of The Bachelor, he chose Nikki Ferrell to be his partner but they two also end their relationship in October 2014. He is not married yet but definitely looking for his spouse.

Recently, there are rumors that he might be having with gorgeous brunette television host, Anabella Blum. His life has always been controversial whether it's his love life or his professional life. He was highly criticized by the fans during his time in the reality show when he contradicted the idea of the show highlighting an openly gay bachelor, saying, "I don't think it is a decent case for children to watch that on TV" and that gay are "more degenerate one might say.

Later on, he apologized, saying the remarks were taken outside of any relevant connection to the issue at hand and referring to his absence of fluency in English, expressing, "The word pervert was not what I intended to say, What I intended to say was that gay individuals are more tender and serious and for a section of the TV audience. 

The former soccer player is not only healthy and fit but also very attractive and handsome. He is definitely the one of
the hottest bachelors in town. The greater part of his personal wealth was earned as a successful soccer player with an assortment of clubs and satisfactory salary. Galavis made about $1 million only from that athletic career, Currently, his net worth is estimated at $1.3 million dollars.

  • Last modified : 17 June, 2016
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