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The 1st season of Bachelor in Paradise premiered on August 4, 2014.

Chris Harrison reprised his role from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette as the host of the show.

The winners of the first season were Marcus Grodd and Lacy Faddoul, and Cody Sattler and Michelle Money.

Filming and development[]

In March 2013, ABC canceled Bachelor Pad after three seasons. ABC then announced a new spin-off series, Bachelor in Paradise. The season was filmed in Tulum, Mexico.

Casting and contestants[]

The entire cast is comprised of people who previously have appeared on a Bachelor Nation show, most commonly The Bachelor or The Bachelorette.


The season began with 25 contestants.

Future appearances[]

Clare returned for season 2. Sarah Herron returned for season 3.

Elimination chart[]

Place Contestant Week
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1-4 Lacy Date Date In Date In Date In Stay
Marcus Date Date In Date In Date In Stay
Michelle M. Date In Last In Date In In Stay
Cody Wait In Date In In Stay
5-6 Robert Date Last In Date Date In In Split
Sarah Last Date In Date Date In In Split
7-12 AshLee In In Date In Date In Split
Zack Wait Date In In In Last Split
Jackie Wait Date Date In Date Split
Christy Wait Last Date Split
Tasos Wait Date Split
Graham In In Date In Date In Split
13 Brooks Wait Out
14 Jesse Wait Last Date Quit
15 Lucy Wait Out
16 Clare Date Date In In Quit
17-18 Kalon Wait Out
Marquel Date In Date Out
19 Danielle Wait Out
20-21 Elise In In Quit
Chris Wait Date Quit
22 Dylan In Out
23 Ben In Quit
24 Daniella Out
25 Michelle K. Quit
The contestant is male.
The contestant is female.
The contestant had a date and gave out a rose at the rose ceremony.
The contestant went on a date and got a rose at the rose ceremony.
The contestant gave or received a rose at the rose ceremony, thus remaining in the competition.
The contestant received the last rose.
The contestant went on a date and received the last rose.
The contestant went on a date and rejected a rose and ended up getting eliminated.
The contestant went on a date and was eliminated.
The contestant was eliminated.
The contestant had a date and voluntarily left the show.
The contestant voluntarily left the show.
The contestant quit the show after being in a relationship back home.
The contestant quit due to injury.
The couple broke up.
The couple decided to stay together.
The contestant had a wait for appearing to paradise.


No. in season Title Original air date
1 "Week 1" August 4, 2014
Former contenders from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" get a second chance at love as they explore new relationships in an isolated Mexican locale. In the opener, eight women and six men arrive on the island. At the first rose ceremony, each man chooses one woman, and the two ladies left without flowers are sent home.
2 "Week 2" August 11, 2014
A scandalous relationship between a previously ousted contestant and a crew member comes to light. Meanwhile, two new bachelors arrive in Mexico and begin soliciting dates.
3 "Week 3" August 18, 2014
Two new bachelorettes arrive and cause romantic complications. Meanwhile, an injury gets in the way of an overnight date.
4 "Week 4" August 25, 2014
A bachelor goes alone on a date for a day of rappelling and swimming. Meanwhile, a bachelorette regrets her decision to go out with a newcomer; and a bachelor is in danger of going home when another moves in on his territory.
5 "Week 5" August 26, 2014
The rose ceremony continues, leading to the elimination of two bachelors. Meanwhile, a bachelorette becomes seriously ill; and two more women arrive on the island.
6 "Week 6" September 1, 2014
Two new bachelors arrive on the scene, and one throws a wrench into a blossoming relationship. Meanwhile, a betrayed bachelorette looks to another man for love.
7 "Finale" September 8, 2014
In the Season 1 finale, host Chris Harrison presents the couples with an ultimatum: They must leave the island unless they can see their relationships continuing in their daily lives. Later, the final two couples attend the season's last rose ceremony.

The Ring[]

Where are they now?[]

Chris and Elise broke up after less than two weeks.

Chris was engaged to Katie Morton whom he met on the 6th season of Bachelor in Paradise. They announced their break-up on December 10, 2019. He briefly dated Katrina Badowski from the 24th season of The Bachelor.

In December 2014, Michelle and Cody announced that they decided to end their relationship, and got back together in June 2015, but later broke up again.

Michelle is currently dating golfer Mike Weir.

Marcus and Lacy were wed by Chris Harrison on the season premiere of season 2 of Bachelor in Paradise. On June 16, 2016, Marcus confirmed to E! News, that he and Lacy are no longer together and that they never were legally married, because their wedding took place in Mexico.

In July 2016, Marcus started a relationship with Ally Lutar. They got engaged on May 9, 2017. They were married on January 6, 2018.

Robert briefly dated Becca Tilley from season 19 and season 20 of The Bachelor. He is currently dating Charly Jordan.

Sarah is currently in a relationship with Dylan Brown.

Zack is currently dating Helen Owen.

Jackie got engaged to Brandon Owens on August 10, 2017. They were married on February 2, 2019.

AshLee married Aaron Williams on March 19, 2017. On March 20, 2018, they announced that they were expecting their first child, a daughter. Their daughter, Navy Lee, was born on September 11, 2018. On April 19, 2020, they announced that they are expecting their second child.

Clare was engaged to Benoit Beauséjour-Savard whom she met on The Bachelor Winter Games. They announced their split on April 6, 2018.

Clare is currently engaged to Dale Moss whom she met on her season of The Bachelorette.

Dylan Petitt is currently dating Jenna Fitzsimmons.