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Rebecca Jill "Becca" Kufrin was a contestant on the 22nd season of The Bachelor, where she got engaged to Arie Luyendyk Jr.

However, Arie broke off the engagement and chose to pursue a relationship with runner-up Lauren Burnham instead.

After a heart-breaking televised break-up, Becca was announced as the bachelorette for the 14th season of The Bachelorette.

She later returned for the 7th season of Bachelor in Paradise. She split from Thomas Jacobs in week 6.

Personal life[]

During The Bachelor, Arie was torn between Becca and Lauren Burnham, but ultimately chose to propose to Becca.

"Arie, since I first stepped out of the limo I was in awe of you and just how cool, calm and collected you were, when I was a bundle of nerves. But since our very first conversation you just put me at such ease and made me feel so comfortable. It just felt easy and it felt right and the first date, you allowed me that night to just open up to you and be vulnerable, but there was no judgement there, you just let me be me and I knew I was falling for you and I was falling so hard and so fast and it scared med because I didn't think that I could feel so deeply for somebody so early on, but you proved me wrong. You've made falling in love with you easy, you make being in love with you easy and I don't want to ever stop loving you, and I love you so, so much and I'm just ready to do this thing with you!" - Becca to Arie "When I met you I was taken aback, you know, you are beautiful and elegant and... In that first conversation I knew that you were an incredible woman, and I needed to know more. And I think back on our dates, and I think back on meeting your family, and I think back on all the moments that we shared and the thing that stands out is that, we're a team, you know? And I am very lucky that you've been on this journey with me and through all of it you've given me so much confidence along the way. Because of that, my love for you is unmeasurable and... This morning I woke up, and I thought about you and I thought you and our kids together, I thought about us when we're old and I choose you today, but I choose you everyday from here on out. I love you so much! Becca, will you marry me?" - Arie proposing to Becca

On her season of The Bachelorette she got engaged to Garrett Yrigoyen.

"From honking up the driveway in a minivan filled with orange slices and diapers to fly fishing in your backyard, I knew that you and I shared something very special with one another. When we were building our dream home out of sand, talking about our kids, talking about our future, I knew that I loved you so much and I wanted to spend the rest of my life with you and wake up next to you and have you in my arms every single day in my life. I love you so much. Not just now but forever. You're my world." - Garrett to Becca "Before you go on I have something that I need to say. Starting out this dream, I didn't know what to expect. And I didn't know if there would be anyone in that group of guys, really for me. And since night one I saw something in you. I felt something in you so much so that you got that first rose, you got that "First Impression Rose" because, you know, right away, I felt something so strong and I reread my journal and you were the first guy I ever wrote about in it. And I wrote in it that you reminded me of home and you reminded me of one of the most important men in my life and that was my dad. This journey has been a roller coaster of every emotion but the one strongest emotion is love and I've been waiting to say it for the right person, I've been holding back because I wanted to be a thousand percent certain. Garrett Vincent Yrigoyen, I love you. I love you so much!" - Becca to Garrett

After leaving The Bachelorette, Becca and Garrett planned to move in together in the near future and maybe get a couple of dogs. However, by June 2020 Becca revealed that she didn't know where they stood in their relationship. They had a falling out when Garrett showed support for police officers during the Black Lives Matter movement. On September 1, 2020 she revealed, on her podcast "Bachelor Happy Hour", that she and Garrett had decided to end their engagement.

She met Thomas Jacobs on the 7th season of Bachelor in Paradise. They ended their relationship in Paradise, but rekindled their romance shortly after. They announced their engagement on May 29, 2022. Their first child, Benson, was born on September 21, 2023 (2023-09-21) (age 0). They were married at City Hall on October 13, 2023.


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The gut-wrenching finish to Becca Kufrin's romance with Arie Luyendyk Jr. left Bachelor Nation speechless. In a change of heart, Arie broke up with America's sweetheart just weeks after proposing to her – stealing her fairytale ending and her future. Now, the humble fan favorite and girl next door from Minnesota returns for a second shot at love, starring on The Bachelorette.

With the help of her family and friends, Becca was able to pick up the pieces and put the focus back on herself, moving forward with her life. It is strong willpower and a firm set of Midwest values that lead Becca to one certain conclusion: She is willing to take another leap of faith to look for her soul mate, the love of her life, again. But this time, it will be on her terms and forever.

Becca was raised by her parents Jill and Steve Kufrin, who provided a consummate example of what a marriage should be. She also looks up to her older sister, Emily, the epitome of confidence and charisma. Her father's passing when she was 19 was pivotal and made her look at life through a different lens, where she learned to appreciate each day to the fullest. When Becca isn't making a splash at the boutique public relations agency where she works or planning her next overseas trip, she can be found at home hosting dinner parties for her friends.

Will Becca be ready for another engagement after such a heartwrenching breakup? Or will her past haunt her own journey to find the one? Becca believes she can find love again – this time, forever!


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  • She is 5'7"
  • She has 3 tattoos. One on her right foot, one on her right wrist and hand.
  • She thinks her best attributes are that she is loyal, honest and charismatic.
  • Her top 3 all time favorite movies are "Sister Act 2", "Gladiator" and "Pitch Perfect".
  • The most embarrassing thing she listens to are country (when she feels sad) or the "Sister Act 2" sooundtrack (her friends think it's more embarrassing than she does).
  • The 5 things she can't live without are: chapstick, facial lotion, bobby pins, popcorn and stamps.
  • Her biggest date fear is that they will out of things to talk about and not mesh well togehter, or have food stuck in her teeth.
  • The top 3 things on her bucket list are: Hot-air ballooning, grape stomping and fall in love and own a house and dog with her partner.