The Bachelorette 2021 has just finished its debut, and people are eagerly waiting to see who will win Katie Thurston's heart. James Bonsall is one of the contestants featured in the show. He is the only bachelorette whose Instagram isn't currently set to private; however, he stays under the radar.
James signed the show with the hope of finding a connection with Katie. He will be vying against other contestants to win Katie’s heart.
Scroll through this article to learn more about the handsome hunk like his wiki, age, bio, height, net worth, and many more.
Who Is James Bonsall?
James Bonsall was born on 3rd April 1990 in London, England. However, he has been living in San Diego for a long time. He is also a New Zealand citizen and showed his New Zealand-issued passport on 1st August 2016 on his Instagram.
Well, that questions why he has a New Zealand passport. That’s because his father was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand.
James is very close to his parents, who often gets featured on his Instagram handle. He also has a brother who has also appeared on his IG.
Education & Social Media Handle
James is a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management graduate from the State University of New York College at Cortland.
Talking about his social media, he is only available on Instagram as he cannot be located on Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. On his IG account under @jamesbonsall_, he has more than 2K followers and 50 posts.
James stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters), weighing 85 kgs. On his Instagram handle, he posts pictures of his workout, which shows his fitness enthusiasm.
He has brown eyes, brown hair, and a muscular body, and with his hunk body features, he must have girls eyeing him.
Career & Net Worth
James Bonsall began his career as a marketing coordinator at Calvin Klein at 205 West 39th Street New York. There he worked from November 2013 to July 2015. He then joined The Estee Lauden Companies and worked there for a year.
After leaving The Estee, he worked at Equinox as operations/sales manager in 2016 and as an account executive at Cintas in 2018.
In 2019, he began working in human capital management at Paychex before joining Paycor as human capital management.
The average earning of the human capital management committee is around $85K; thus, James might also be making the same or even higher. In 2021, his estimated net worth is about $1 million.
James’ The Bachelorette Journey
On 18th March 2021, ABC released The Bachelorette’s 34 contestants name, and James Bonsall was one of them. However, James, alongside Dennis Walega, Viktor Simco, Bao Wu, and Tanner Guinness, did not make it to the final 29.
However, on 19th May 2021, Reality Steve broke the news to people that James would appear in Katie Thurston’s season of The Bachelorette as the mystery man. Steve also tweeted saying, James is originally from New York.
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The new season of The Bachelorette will air on 7th June 2021 on ABC at 8 pm EST. The show was filmed at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
James, 31, age became a notable topic as Katie was also 30 at the time of filming. Fans also noted that some contestants are younger than Katie and said,
"I'm disappointed there aren't more older guys, and they've mostly gone back to 25 – 28 year olds."
"I was hoping with Katie being 30, they'd have more variety age-wise..."
James, who is closer to Katie’s age, fans hope Katie and James will become an item. However, for that, we all have to wait and see who Katie will give her final rose to.