Nick Viall is an American Reality Star and an actor popular for his stints on ABC reality shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise.
Viall was the star of The Bachelor season 21, he made it to the final two in The Bachelorette season 10 and 11 and was also a participant in Dancing with the Stars season 24. Viall is separated from her fiance Vaness Grimaldi who he met on Bachelor in Paradise.
Early Life And Education Of Nick Viall
Nick Viall was born on September 29, 1980, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, he was the second child of eleven children born to his parents. Vial graduated from Waukesha North High School in 1999. He ran track and field at the school. He won WIAA State Track & Field Championships' 800-meter run in 1999.
Viall went to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. At university, he set the school record in 3,200-meter relay and also served as a team captain. He was athletic throughout his childhood.
Nick Viall's Career
Nick Viall is famous for his appearances on The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, The Bachelor and Dancing with the Stars.
The Bachelorette season 10 and 11
Nick Viall first appeared on the ABC reality show The Bachelorette in 2014; he was one of Andi Dorfman's 25 suitors. He got the first impression rose on the first night and went on to become one of the two final bachelors, but Dorfman chose Josh Murray over him in the finale.
Viall returned to The Bachelorette in 2015 for a second chance. While he was a guest in the Kaitlyn Bristowe's season of the show in its 4th week, he asked her for a second chance, and Bristowe accepted as well. Viall once again made it to the final rose ceremony, only to be left heart-broken again, as Kaitlyn chose Shawn Booth over him.
Bachelor in Paradise Season 3
Viall made a comeback to reality TV in 2016 with Bachelor in Paradise in its third season. The Bachelor Season 20 contestant Leah Block on a date which he accepted.
Viall later asked Amanda Stanton on a date, but she later started a relationship with Josh Murray. Then, Viall began a relationship with Jen Saviano; he even selected an engagement ring for Saviano with Neil Lane.
But, at the final ceremony, Viall said, "I wanted to say I was in love with you, but something in my heart just said I can't'', meaning no proposal.
The Bachelor Season 21
Viall beat contenders Chase McNary and Luke Pell from The Bachelorette season 12 to star on The Bachelor's 21st season. He had 30 women on the show instead of regular 25. At the finale, he proposed special education teacher from Canada, Vanessa Grimaldi. The two broke up the following August.
Dancing with the Stars Season 24
On March 1, 2017, Good Morning America announced that Viall was one of the 11 celebrity contestants on the ABC reality show Dancing with the Stars' 24th season. He was partnered with Peta Murgatroyd. They were eliminated in the double elimination round in week 7.
Nick Viall recorded Sleeping Beauty ( Little Briar Rose), a Sleep Story by Charles Perrault for Calm, a mindfulness and meditation app.
Viall also appeared in an episode of the series, Speechless in 2017.
Nick Viall's Net Worth And Body Measurement
Nick Viall stands at the height of 1.88 m (6' 1''). He has starred on ABC reality show franchises; The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise.
As per reports, contestants who make it to the final round on the Bachelor in Paradise show can make up to $8,000, Viall did make it to the end. The show is three weeks long and destination oriented.
As per WetPaint The Bachelor season 17 star Sean Lowe got paid somewhere between $75,000 and $90,000 while Emily Maynard of The Bachelorette was reportedly paid $250,000. Given those numbers, Nick Viall likely walked away with a decent amount as well; he was a fan-favorite after all.
Nick Viall's Personal Life
Nick Viall has had numerous splits on ABC reality shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, and Bachelor in Paradise.
Current Relationship Status
Nick Viall was reported to be dating former Mad Men star January Jones who is a superfan of The Bachelor and has publicly said that she'd love to star on the show. The news circulated after Page Six reported it on 22nd January 2018.
The report said they started seeing other each other in March, and that he even celebrated her birthday with her in Los Angeles. PEOPLE later confirmed that they were just friends.
The rumor had started after Jones liked Viall's Instagram photo on January 6 and even left a flirty comment on it.
The 37-year-old reality star, Nick Viall had earlier told People that he was seeing other people following his break up with Vaness Grimaldi in August. He had said, '' I'm Dating. That's about all I'll say.''
The Bachelorette season 10, Andi Dorfman rejected Viall at the finale and chose Josh Murray instead. He came back to the show the following season in which Kaitlyn Bristowe refused him at the finale again and chose Shawn Booth over him.
In 2016, Viall participated in the ABC reality show Bachelor in Paradise where he rejected Jen Saviano at the finale. In 2017, Nick Viall appeared on ABC reality show The Bachelor. At the end of the show, he proposed Vanessa Grimaldi, a special education teacher from Canada. They broke up after five months.
Upon their break-up, Grimaldi talked to PEOPLE saying, ''We gave this relationship our all and we are saddened that we did not get the fairytale ending we hoped for.” She also said that she fell for Viall hard but despite the love they had they just ''weren't the best fit for each other.''
by sushma, 25 Jan, 2018