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Raven Nicole Gottschalk (née Gates) was a contestant on the 21st season of The Bachelor.

She was the runner-up.

She returned for, and won, the 4th season of Bachelor in Paradise.

Personal life[]

Raven met Adam Gottschalk on the 4th season of Bachelor in Paradise. They did not get engaged on the show, but decided to date. They got engaged on May 31, 2019. Their wedding was postponed three times due to COVID. They were married on April 16, 2021.

Their first child, Gates, was born on January 18, 2022 (2022-01-18) (age 2). Their second child, Max, was born on July 23, 2023 (2023-07-23) (age 0).


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All-time favorite movies?
"Uptown Girls", "Bridesmaids", "Step Brothers".

If you could be someone else for just one day, who would it be and why?
Blue Ivy – who doesn't want to be the child of Jay Z and Beyonce.

Who is your favorite actor and why?
Brittany Murphy (when she was alive). I loved her spirit!

If you could be a fictional character, who would you be and why?
Jasmine! That hair and a pet tiger!

Do you have a fear of aging, and are you doing anything to prevent it?
No! Oh, I'm sure I'll use cosmetic procedures to my advantage, but tastefully done.

What is the most romantic present you have ever received and why?
A diamond necklace and roses left on my car. I didn't even care if they were diamonds. I just never had a man buy me anything before. So thoughtful!

What hair products do you use?
Anything that's cheap! LOL.

How good of a cook are you?