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Danielle Maltby was a contestant on the 21st season of The Bachelor.

She was eliminated in week 7.

She returned for the 4th season of Bachelor in Paradise. She quit in week 2.

She returned again for, and won, the 8th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

Personal life[]

She was engaged in 2011, but her fiancé died of an apparent drug overdose.

She was in a relationship with fellow reality star Paul Calafiore. Their relationship ended after she found out that he had cheated on her with The Challenge star Cara Maria.

Danielle met Michael Allio on the 8th season of Bachelor in Paradise. They did not get engaged on the show, but left in a relationship. He confirmed their breakup in September 2023.


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Yes, on my ribs – getting removed. On my low back – almost removed. And one on my left ringer finger that says "strength."

All-time favorite movies?
"The Sandlot", "Ferris Bueller", "The Notebook".

If you could be any animal, which one and why?
A Pegasus – haha! So I can run and fly and have a beautiful mane.

What is the most outrageous thing you have ever done?
Moved to Nashville and put myself back together.

What are five things you can't live without?
Family, friends, water, chocolate, green smoothies.

If you could break any law, with no repercussions, which law, and why?
Pretty sure there's a law in Louisiana or Tennessee that states you can't eat ice cream on the sidewalk or something weird like that. I'll break that one.

When and why did you leave your hometown?
I lost my fiancé and I needed to start fresh somewhere.

What's the closest you have ever come to being married, and why didn't it work out?
Engaged – my fiancé passed away.

If you could be a fictional character, who would you be and why?
Hermione Granger. She's a smart, clever, beautiful witch.