Becca Kufrin Biography
|Date of Birth:||1990 , April-3|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 7 Inch|
|Birth Name||Rebecca Kufrin|
|Birth Place/City||Benson, Minnesota|
|Famous for||The Bachelor 22, The Bachelorette 14|
|Affair with||Arie Luyendyk Jr.|
|Education||Prior Lake High School, Minnesota State University|
|TV Show||The Bachelor 22, The Bachelorette 14|
Becca Kufrin is a well-known TV personality in the American TV Industry. She rose to stardom after appearing on The Bachelor (season 22nd). After winning the show, she featured in The Bachelorette season 14 which was premiered on 28th May 2018. Kufrin was once engaged to the star of The Bachelor, Arie Luyendyk Jr. who dumped her for the runner-up of the show. She, however, did not give up on relationships and appeared on The Bachelorette to find love.
Early Life And Education Of Becca Kufrin
Becca Kufrin was born Rebecca Kufrin on 3rd April 1990 in Benson, Minnesota under the birth sign Aries. Kufrin is the daughter of Jill Kufrin (a breast cancer survivor) and Steve Kufrin, who died of brain cancer. Her parents raised her with her older sister Emily in Prior Lake, Minnesota.
In 2008, Kufrin completed her schooling from Prior Lake High School. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications Science with an impressive score of 3.795 GPA from the Minnesota State University in 2012. While studying in the college, she was involved in the Golden Key International Honor Society and the PR Student Society of America.
Before starting her career in TV, she works as an account executive in a technology PR agency, Skyya Communications. After working for several months, she was promoted to senior account executive.
Becca Kufrin’s Career
Becca Kufrin started her TV career from the reality show, The Bachelor 22nd season which was premiered on 1st January 2018. The show featured a real estate agent, Arie Luyendyk, Jr. as a bachelor.
Kufrin was chosen by Luyendyk as the winner of the show and proposed her at the end of the season. Luyendyk, however, dumped her for Lauren Burnham (the season’s runner-up). The break-up was aired on the first night of the two-night finale which went viral. Luyendyk was highly criticized for his action on the show whereas Kufrin got huge support from the audiences.
Kufrin became the lead of another reality show, The Bachelorette season 14 where she will find her future husband. The show was premiered on 28th May 2018. In August 2018, she chose Garrett Yrigoyen over Blake Horstmann. And the couple engaged in the final episode of The Bachelorette.
Becca Kufrin’s Net Worth
Becca Kufrin has an estimated net worth of thousand dollars, however, the amount is not made public and still under review. Kufrin makes an impressive amount from the show, The Bachelorette. As per some online sources, the former Bachelorette Emily Maynard and Ashley Hebert earned $250k and $30k respectively.
Since 2014, Kufrin is working as a senior account executive on Skyya. According to the sources, a senior account of Skyya makes a salary ranges between $100,497 to $115,295.
After the show, The Bachelor, Kufrin’s fan rose over $6k for her via the Venom app. Later, she donated the amount to Stand Up to Cancer.
Becca Kufrin’s Personal Life
The winner of The Bachelor 22nd season, Becca Kufrin announced that she is happily engaged just some days before the premiere of The Bachelorette.
Kufrin revealed about her engagement during an interview with People,
''I am engaged! It was the happiest moment of my life. And it feels so good to say it. I still pinch myself, like, did that all just happen? It's been a whirlwind.''
Chris Harrison, the show host, also posted a picture with Kufrin confirming her engagement,
She, however, has not revealed the name of her finance yet.
During the finale episode of the show, The Bachelor, Kufrin was engaged to Arie Luyendyk Jr. Luyendyk, however, called off the engagement and expressed the feeling for the runner-up of the show, Lauren Burnham. He was highly criticised for his action, as a result, Minnesota State Representative Drew Christensen proposed legislation to ban him from the state.
Following the break-up, Luyendyk felt guilty over his action and stated,
‘’ There’s been a lot of guilt and a lot of shame. I know it must have been extremely difficult for Becca. But I only had one foot in that relationship, and that wasn’t fair to her. I didn’t want to let anyone down. But I needed more time to make that decision. I made a huge mistake. I went with my head, and I shut down those feelings for Lauren. The relationship with Becca was great, but my heart wasn’t with her.’’
Talking People about the breakup, Kufrin stated,
‘’ I went through the grieving process. I was confused and angry and all the emotions you go through a heartbreak with. Yes, I fell in love and we were engaged. But that ended. And I realized nothing since then changed. I still wanted to find my partner, and I wasn't going to let anything stop me.’’
Before the show, Kufri was in a relationship with Ross Jirgl who showed up on the show and proposed to her, but she denied the proposal.
As of 2018, Kufrin has moved on with her mysterious fiancé.
Regarding Kufrin’s family life, her father died of brain cancer when she was 19 years old. She revealed about her father’s death during the one-on-one date with Arie on The Bachelor. Whereas, her mother is a breast cancer survivor. In 2015, her mother was diagnosed with cancer.
Later, her mom underwent two surgeries and months of treatment.
Apart, Kufrin was busted for underage consumption in 2009. She pled guilty to her deeds and paid $431 fine.
Here is the video where Becca Kufrin announces her engagement: