The 1st season of Bachelor in Paradise premiered on August 4, 2014 just a week after the season ten finale of The Bachelorette, with the season finale airing on September 8, 2014. Chris Harrison reprised his role from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette as the host of the show.


The season began with 25 contestants.

Future appearancesEdit

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

Elimination chartEdit

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.
Date The contestant had a date and gave out a rose at the rose ceremony.
Date The contestant went on a date and got a rose at the rose ceremony.
In The contestant gave or received a rose at the rose ceremony, thus remaining in the competition.
Last The contestant received the last rose.
Last The contestant went on a date and received the last rose.
Out The contestant went on a date and rejected a rose and ended up getting eliminated.
Out The contestant went on a date and was eliminated.
Out The contestant was eliminated.
Quit The contestant had a date and voluntarily left the show.
Quit The contestant voluntarily left the show.
Quit The contestant quit the show after being in a relationship back home.
Quit The contestant quit due to injury.
Split The couple broke up.
Stay The couple decided to stay together.
Wait 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.

Where are they now?Edit

Chris and Elise broke up after less than two weeks.

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.

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 Graham briefly dated Becca Tilley from season 19 and season 20 of The Bachelor.