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Lauren Michelle Rahaim (née Himle) was a contestant on the 20th season of The Bachelor.

She was eliminated in week 6.

She returned for the 3rd season of Bachelor in Paradise. She was eliminated in week 5.

Personal life[]

She got engaged to Doug Rahaim in December 2019. They were originally supposed to get married on July 11, 2020, but the wedding was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. They were married on September 20, 2020. On December 13, 2020, they announced that they are expecting their first child. Their daughter, Palmer Rose, was born on May 27, 2021 (2021-05-27) (age 3). Their second child, Douglas Joseph, was born on May 25, 2023 (2023-05-25) (age 1).


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Height: 5'5"

Tattoos: None

Favorite Music: Popular/hit list stuff. Also stuff from growing up. 90s stuff.

All-Time Favorite Movies: Elf, Legally Blonde, Mean Girls and Hangover

Hot or Cold Weather?: HOT! Because there is more to do outside.

If you could go anywhere in the U.S., where would you go and why? California – because that’s where The Bachelor mansion is.

What is the most outrageous thing you have ever done? Tubing through glow worm caves in New Zealand. All I could think of was the movie The Descent. It was scary, but awesome!

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why? Chris Harrison, because his job seems pretty amazing.

What is your most embarrassing moment? OMG, embarrassing stuff happens to me so much! The other day my boss was asking what Pinterest was and I pulled mine up to see what it was like – and there was all of this wedding stuff!! He was like, “Um, do you even have a boyfriend?”

Where do you see yourself in five years? Ah, I’ll be 30!! FML. Hopefully married! And either thinking about babies or with one or two already.

What is your best date memory? Honestly, my favorite date ever was going to the grocery store with a guy I got along well with. We were just joking around the whole time and it was a blast.

Where do you meet guys? On TV Shows… kidding! Mostly through my friends. They are all married and fix me up a lot.