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Joseph Michael "Joey" Graziadei was a contestant on the 20th season of The Bachelorette.

He was the runner-up.

He was announced as the star of the 28th season of The Bachelor on August 21, 2023.

Personal life[]

He met Kelsey Anderson on his season of The Bachelor and ultimately proposed to her.


The Bachelorette[]

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"Love" may mean nothing in tennis, but to Joey, it's everything! After graduation, this tennis pro quickly realized the corporate world wasn't for him and moved to Hawaii to live his passion of teaching his favorite sport. Spending his days on the court and evenings on the beach watching the sunset with friends, Joey's life is truly paradise. The only thing missing is someone with whom to share it. Outgoing, friendly and loyal, Joey is looking for a partner who can share in his love for adventure. Will he find a doubles partner in Charity? Here's to hoping it's "game, set, match" for Joey!

  • Joey is a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan.
  • Joey is an avid star gazer.
  • Joey's recent obsessions are golf and country music.

The Bachelor[]

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After his heartbreaking departure at the end of Charity's season of The Bachelorette, Joey Graziadei will take a second shot at finding his perfect match when he steps in as leading man for the upcoming 28th season of The Bachelor. The charismatic teaching tennis pro, who won over Bachelor Nation with his honesty and openness to find lasting love, will be handing out roses when the season premieres next year on ABC.

Joey is a 28-year-old teaching tennis pro from Collegeville, Pennsylvania, who stole hearts all over America on season 20 of The Bachelorette with his loyalty, thoughtfulness and compassion. Before his emotional exit, audiences saw Joey open up about his family values and how those closest to him have influenced his desire to find lasting love.

As the Bachelor, Joey is looking for a life partner who is outgoing, caring, and shares his love for adventure and exploring the outdoors. He loves hiking, surfing and ending his days watching the sunset but knows he has much more love to give, and the only thing missing is someone with whom to share his life.