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Mercedes Lynne Northup was a contestant on the 27th season of The Bachelor.

She was eliminated in week 5.

She returned for the 9th season of Bachelor in Paradise. She split from Jordan Vandergriff in week 5.


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Mercedes is a fun-loving, bubbly woman ready to spread her wings! She has four jobs and works extremely hard to support herself, but she is ready to prioritize finding her perfect match. Mercedes is very close with her mother and will definitely be looking for her approval the next time she brings home a man! Mercedes has been in two serious relationships, but both ended because she knew those men weren’t her person. While Mercedes loves a night out on the town in Nashville, she also enjoys staying in and cuddling with her dog. She says she’s looking for a man who will make her laugh and is someone she can bring to family dinner on Sundays. Mercedes says her love language is giving and receiving gifts, so hopefully, Zach is ready to be showered with tokens of her love!

  • Mercedes’ hobby is showing pigs at the Iowa State Fair.
  • Mercedes loves to drive around with the windows down, blasting country music.
  • Mercedes would rather order in than cook.