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Rachel Joanne Recchia was a contestant on the 26th season of The Bachelor.

She was the runner-up.

On March 15, 2022, she and Gabby Windey were announced as joint Bachelorettes for the 19th season of The Bachelorette.

She returned for the 9th season of Bachelor in Paradise. She quit in week 4.

Personal life[]

She met Tino Franco on her season of The Bachelorette and ultimately accepted his proposal. She broke up with him while the show was airing after he confessed to kissing another woman.


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Rachel is a fearless frequent flyer looking for a man who will travel the world with her. After recently earning her private pilot license, the future is nothing but sunny skies ahead for Rachel and now she is hoping to find a co-pilot that matches her sense of adventure. As a hopeless romantic, Rachel is looking for someone who is as playful, passionate and spontaneous as she is. He should be nurturing, empathetic and MUST be respectful in all facets of life – to her, to family, and especially to waiters. In the end, Rachel wants to find crazy, insane love that makes sense to no one else but her and her soul mate.

  • Rachel could live off of Flaming Hot Cheetos.
  • Rachel can’t wait to read the Harry Potter series with her kids one day.
  • Rachel once organized a flash mob in high school.


  • Rachel is currently the youngest lead in The Bachelorette by date of birth.