It's official: Clare Crawley will be the next Bachelorette! So, who is Clare Crawley, and what should we know about her ahead of her season? First of all, Clare is a veteran of the Bachelor franchise, with four previous appearances on different shows under her belt already, so she's not a total stranger to viewers. Here's what we know so far.
Clare is officially the oldest Bachelorette in franchise history, at 38 years old. She first appeared on the series in 2014, as one of the contestants on Juan Pablo Galavis's season of The Bachelor. According to her official ABC bio, she's a hairdresser from Sacramento, CA.
"Clare, 38, enjoys spending her days playing with her two dogs Elby and Honey, doing yoga and hiking with friends. She loves her career as a hairstylist and hopes to style the man of her dreams one day," her bio reads.
Ahead, take a look at some of her best Instagram pics, and get ready for her season of The Bachelorette, airing later this year!