Clayton Echard Wiki, Bio, Contestant, Bachelor, Height, Instagram, Girlfriend, Net Worth

Who is Clayton Echard?

Clayton Echard is a prominent reality TV personality who also had a distinguished career in the NFL. Besides, he is also recognized as Clayton Echard Bachelor.

Reportedly, he rose to prominence after appearing on Season 18 of the reality dating show “The Bachelorette”. Currently, he is the cast member/contestant in Season 26 of “The Bachelor”.

Profile of Clayton Echard

Profile of Clayton Echard
Full NameClayton Echard
Popular AsClayton Echard Bachelor
Birthdate29th April, 1993
Place of BirthEureka, Missouri
ProfessionFormer Footballer, Sales Representative, Reality TV Personality
Race / EthnicityCaucasian
High SchoolEureka High School
UniversityUniversity of Missouri
Sexual OrientationStraight
Age29 Years Old
Eye colorBrown
Hair ColorLight Brown
Height6’5” (195 cm)
Marital statusUnmarried
ParentsBrian Echard (Father) & Kelly Duff Echard (Mother)
SiblingsNate Echard & Patrick Echard
Ex-GirlfriendMichelle Young
Net Worth$1-$2 Million USD

Clayton Echard Bachelor is an ex-football player who now works as a sales representative in the United States. Besides, Echard has previously appeared on season 18 of “The Bachelorette” and is currently the part of season 26 of the popular reality show “The Bachelor”.

Early-life, Education & Family Background

Early-life, Education & Family Background

Clayton Echard was born on 29th April, 1993, in Eureka, Missouri, and as of 2022, he is 29 years old. Apparently, Brian Echard and Kelly Duff Echard, Clayton’s parents, have been married for 29 years and have the kind of love Clayton so dearly desires. Repotedly, his mother is a teacher by vocation while the profession of his father is undisclosed.

Likewise, he grew up in the lovely suburbs of St Louis with his siblings Patrick Echard and Nade Echard. Meanwhile, his ethnicity is Caucasian while he holds American nationality.

In regards to his academic qualification, Clayton received his early academic education at Eureka High School, which is located in his hometown. Thereafter, Echard also graduated from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in health science and minors in business and Spanish. In addition, he is pursuing an MBA and intends to create his own business firm.

Clayton Echard’s Professional Career

Clayton Echard’s Professional Career

By profession, Clayton Echard is a former footballer. Presently, Echard is serving as the medical sales representative. Apparently, Clayton began playing football as a defensive lineman in sixth grade and later played collegiate football with the Missouri Tigers from 2011 to 2015, where he switched positions to tight end.

Following this, Echard even had a brief stint with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks, attributable to his exceptional performance at Missouri. Accordingly, he had signed with the Seattle Seahawks in July 2016. However, finally realizing that his football ability didn’t quite match his business acumen, his stint with the team only lasted a few months.

Thereafter, upon his graduation, Clayton worked as a sales representative for Stryker Corporation, a medical device company. In parallel, he is also a well-established actor as well as a prominent TV personality. Moreover, he has been in a number of reality shows after his debut on The Bachelorette.

Journey as “The Bachelorette”

Journey as “The Bachelorette”

Clayton Echard was a contestant on season 18 of The Bachelorette, finishing in eighth place, although his relationship with the show was only getting started. During his one-on-one date in week 6, he was eliminated.

Recently, he participated in the Season 26 of “The Bachelor” as a contestant. Previously, ABC had confirmed him as the star of season 26 of The Bachelor in November 2021, which premiered on January 3 and has since sparked a considerable controversy.

Echard’s Personal-life & Relationships

Echard's Personal-life & Relationships

Clayton was previously linked with Michelle Young during Season 18 of “The Bachelorette”, but the couple soon separated. Now, in the new Season 26 of “The Bachelor”, Clayton intends to look forward to his new partner. Accordingly, he’s a classic romantic and is not afraid to put himself out there in quest of love.

Clayton’s Physique


Clayton Echard, the Midwestern man is a good-looking guy with a rock-hard physique. Interestingly, his close friends have given him the moniker “Claynos” because of his sculpted figure. Moreover, he stands at an incredible height of 6 feet and 5 inches and has a muscular body. Additionally, his attractiveness is further enhanced by his brown eyes and light brown hair.

Social Media Handles of Clayton Echard

Social Media Handles of Clayton Echard

Echard continues to gain popularity as a consequence of his reality show stardom. Similarly, he boasts more than 307k followers on his personal Instagram account.

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Net Worth of Clayton Echard

Clayton's Net Worth

As of 2022, Clayton Echard’s net worth is estimated to be within $1 million and $2 million, based on various media publications. Further, he is rumored received $100,000 for being the participant of The Bachelor.

Regardless, he also receives the pay as a medical sales representative wherein his salary ranges from $100,000 to $200,000. In addition, he generates monetized payments from his appearance on various reality TV shows as well as sponsored posts on Instagram.