Garrett Yrigoyen Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 08 Aug, 2018
Facts of Garrett Yrigoyen
Date of Birth: 1999 , February-24
Age: 19 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Garrett Yrigoyen
Birth Name Garrett Yrigoyen
Father David Yrigoyen
Mother Barbara Yrigoyen
Birth Place/City America
Ethnicity Latino
Profession Baseball Player, surgical technology consultant
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Bachelorette 14
Divorce Kayla Cunningham
Education San Joaquin Delta College and University of Nevada
TV Show The Bachelorette 14
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Garrett Yrigoyen is an avid baseball player who rose to fame after appearing in the reality show, The Bachelorette season 14. Yrigoyen received the First Impression Rose from the show’s lead, Becca Kufrin and became the frontrunner of the show. He and Kufrin also shared their first kiss at the beginning of the show.

Yrigoyen is a divorcee. He was married to Kayla Cunningham in 2015, but, separated only after six months for some undisclosed reasons.

Early Life And Education Of Garrett Yrigoyen

Garrett Yrigoyen was born on 24th February 1999 in the United States. Yrigoyen is Aries which defines his personality to be magnetic and upbeat. His parents Barbara Yrigoyen and David Yrigoyen raised him in Manteca, California.

Yrigoyen started playing baseball from an early age. He attended the San Joaquin Delta College and later transferred to the University of Nevada from where he earned the degree in general studies. He also did minor in communications and health science.

Garrett Yrigoyen’s Career

Before appearing on the reality show, Garrett Yrigoyen started his career as a baseball player. He is an avid baseball player who also played at the Wisconsin Woodchucks during the summer league. While studying at the university, he played for the university’s baseball team as an infielder and pitcher.

As per some sources, as of 2018, Yrigoyen is working as a surgical technology consultant in the healthcare field. 

The Bachelorette

Yrigoyen participated in the reality show, The Bachelorette season 14 which featured Becca Kufrin as a Bachelorette along with 27 men who tried their best to win the heart of Kufrin. The show was premiered on 28th May 2018 on ABC.

Alex Templeman, Blake Horstmann, Clay Harbor, Colton Underwood are some of the contestants of the show.           

 

Who's ready for Monday?!

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On the show, he became the lucky guy to receive the First Impression Rose from Kufrin. They also shared their first kiss on the show. Becca told Yrigoyen,

‘’ You made me laugh and you made me feel so comfortable… it makes me so hopeful for the rest of this.’’

She also admitted,

‘’ Since he pulled up in that minivan, I was smitten by him. I loved it all.’’

In the very first episode, he became the show’s frontrunner.    

Garrett Yrigoyen’s Net Worth

Garrett Yrigoen has an estimated net worth of thousand dollars, however, the amount is not made official yet. Yrigoyen makes money from his baseball career and also from the healthcare field where he works as a surgical technology consultant.  

Garrett Yrigoyen’s Personal Life

Garrett Yrigoyen is a divorcee, Yrigoyen was married to his longtime girlfriend named Kayla Cunningham on 19th September 2015 in California. The relationship between the couple did not last long and divorced on 25th March 2016 for some undisclosed reasons. After the heartbreaking divorce, Yrigoyen is in The Bachelorette to win the heart of Kufrin. He resides in Reno, Nevada. 

In August 2018, Kufrin chose him and the couple engaged in the final episode of The Bachelorette

Some of his hobbies are playing sports, swimming, fishing, traveling, snowboarding and wakeboarding among others.

Controversy

Garrett Yrigoyen was dragged into a  controversy after he liked some offensive posts from his old Instagram account. He deleted his Instagram account but one of the former The Bachelor contestants, Ashley Spivey showed all the messages to the public.

Later, Yrigoyen apologized for his mistake stating,

 

 

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Here is the video which shows Garrett Yrigoyen's apology for liking the offensive posts:

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