Kaitlyn Bristowe certainly made a name for herself on Chris Soules’s season of The Bachelor, but she solidified herself as a fan favorite when she became The Bachelorette in 2015. Though her time on television is over, she has remained very successful.
From where she grew up to who she’s dating now, here are five fast facts you need to know about the former Bachelorette.
In the Beginning
Bristowe currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee, but she grew up in Leduc, Alberta, Canada. She then moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, when she was an adult.
Save The Last Dance
As the daughter of a ballerina, Bristowe started dancing at a very young age. In fact, the reason she moved to Vancouver was for a dance scholarship. She was also a dance instructor before she was a contestant on The Bachelor.
Following her time on both The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, Bristowe was given the opportunity to host a Broadway show called, Home For the Holidays, Live on Broadway. The show ran from November 2017 to December 30, 2017.
Life After The Bachelorette
Along with her time on Broadway, Bristowe has pursued many career opportunities. She has started a scrunchie line called Dew Edit and she also recently created a wine line. She also has a very successful podcast called Off the Vine.
New Bachelor Nation Relationship
Bristowe got engaged to Shawn Booth on The Bachelorette finale, but they, unfortunately, broke up in 2018. She then started dating Jason Tartick, who was a contestant on Becca Kufrin’s season of The Bachelorette. They are still together and just moved in together in Nashville.