This “old-fashioned romantic” is made a name for himself during The Bachelorette season 19! While Zach Shallcross didn’t steal ‘s heart in the end, he did make an impression on Bachelor Nation. So much so that some people are convinced he’s the next Bachelor lead. Keep reading for everything you need to know about the contestant, including job, age and more. 

Where Is Zach Shallcross From?

The 25-year-old is from Anaheim Hills, California, according to his official bio on the ABC website, and he’s a total momma’s boy! Not only does his bio reveal that he “loves his mama, his dogs and football,” but Zach appears to have “more love to go around.” Thankfully, Gabby and Rachel are ready for love!

His LinkedIn page revealed that he has a degree in business administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he played Division 1 football for five years. However, that’s not the only sport Zach plays. One of his Bachelorette fun facts says that he loves beach volleyball!

Zach Shallcross The Bachelorette
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What Is Zach Shallcross’ Job?

His Bachelorette bio has him listed as Tech Executive. According to LinkedIn, Zach currently works as a Senior Cloud Technology Sales Executive at Oracle. But other than his career, “Zach would love to be Spiderman for a day.”

When it comes to his personality, the ABC star is “charismatic, personable and has a huge heart that he is so ready to share forever with the right woman.”

Is Zach Shallcross the Next Bachelor Star?

Zach went home following his fantasy suite date with Rachel. After his elimination, fans started rallying around Zach, hoping that he will be named the new Bachelor star. He was officially announced as the new leading man during After the Final Rose on Tuesday, September 20.

“There’s no words,” he gushed about being chosen for the experience. “This is pretty incredible.”


His Bachelorette bio revealed that Zach is looking for a woman who is “compassionate, kind and ready for romance because Zach is excited to lay it on thick.” Hopefully, fans will get to continue to see this side of him during his potential Bachelor reign.