For all the stick that the show “The Bachelor” has received, it has built an incredibly devoted fan base. An IMDb rating of 3.1 and a TV.com rating of 5.3, the show isn’t what one would call a critical hit. The show which first aired on the 25th of March 2002, has gone on for 22 seasons and shows no signs of stepping. Each new season introduces viewers to a lively cast as a Bachelor tries to find his ideal woman. An ABC production the series has brought in memorable cast members but none more memorable than Lauren Bushnell. The 30-year-old who appeared on the 20th season of the Bachelor had a fairytale season. Not only did she successfully win the series but she was also engaged to Bin Higgins, the bachelor for the season.
Who is Lauren Bushnell?
Lauren Bushnell was born on the 2nd of February 1990 in Portland, Oregon, U.S. Born to Kristin Reason Bushnell and David Bushnell, Lauren spent much of her early life in Portland. For all the stardom Lauren has gathered, there is very little information about her personal life.
Life on-screen: “The Bachelor”
Lauren rose to fame following her appearance on the 20th season of The Bachelor. She managed to win the series and accepted the proposal of Ben Higgins. The couple settled happily in Denver and also began their own series entitled: Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After?. But contrary to the title of their series, the pair ended their relationship in May of 2017.
Enjoying life off-screen: Happily married to husband Chris Lane
After her split from Ben in 2017, Lauren remained single for quite a while. Back in the dating pool, she began seeing country singer Chris Lane in late 2018. Things moved fast for the pair and they got engaged on the 16th of June, 2019. The pair who live in Nashville, Tennessee, got hitched on the 25th of October, 2019.
Although few years in marriage the couple is yet to give birth to any children.
Rumors of plastic surgery?
Lauren who is an avid user of Instagram has used social media to document her day to day life. After one of her pictures, fans began to speculate if the reality star had gone under the knife. Even though the reality star has kept her silence, people claim that the star has done some work. Dr. Andrew Miller, a new-york based plastic surgeon, credited Botox and Lip fillers for her renewed appearance. Professionals also pointed out a potential Rhinoplasty surgery on her nose. Regardless, the star is yet to deny or confirm either of those rumors.
After her time at the Bachelor’s, Lauren has lost a significant amount of weight. Addressing the concerns of her fans and followers, Lauren claimed that she had a naturally thin body. She started gaining weight as she used to regularly consume red wine on the show. With the show under wraps, the star dropped the habit and lost a considerable amount of weight.
Appearing in the TV show has done her good both in terms of financially and fame. But as the former Bachelor contestant, her personal life often comes under the scrutiny of media and public. Pro and con aside being an influencer help her collaborate with several brand products such as eyeliner, clothing outfits, jewelry items.
She also posts sponsored content in her official Instagram account having over 1 million followers. As of 2020, Lauren Bushnell has an estimated net worth of $1.5 M.
Bushell holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Currently in ’30s Bushell has an average height of 5 ft 6 inches.