Matt was supposed to be a contestant on The Bachelorette this year, but he was promoted to the star of The Bachelor in the middle of the pandemic. He will be the first Black man to lead the ABC dating reality show.
Did you know that he is best friends with Tyler Cameron? He appeared on Hannah Brown‘s season of The Bachelorette and was one of her finalists. They all spent time together at the beginning of quarantine in March 2020.
The network just announced the 32 women who are on the hunt for love during season 25.
At the end of night one, 24 lucky bachelorettes remain to toast the Bachelor and join him on the romantic adventure of a lifetime. The season premiere airs on Monday, January 4 at 8pm.
Click through the slideshow to meet all of the 32 women…