Carly Waddell

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11, 1985
Arlington, TX
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11, 1985 (age 33)
Arlington, TX


Reality television contestant known for her appearances on the nineteenth season of The Bachelorette and the second and third seasons of Bachelor in Paradise. She is a successful musical theatre actress and singer who has performed on cruise ships and venues across the United States.

Before Fame

She began training at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2004 and later earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre Performance from the University of Oklahoma.


She opened up about her struggle with hypothyroidism during the airing of The Bachelor.

Family Life

She has a brother named Zak Waddell, who was a contestant on The Bachelorette, as well as another brother named Denton. She got engaged to Evan Bass at the conclusion of season three of Bachelor in Paradise; they married in June 2017. They welcomed a daughter named Isabella in February 2018.

Associated With

She competed for the affections of Chris Soules on season nineteen of The Bachelor. She also dated Kirk DeWindt on season two of Bachelor in Paradise.