Clayton is a former football player and sales representative from the United States. He is best known for his appearances on The Bachelorette’s 18th season and as the Bachelor’s 26th season star.
He started to play football from the sixth grade and was a defensive lineman in his senior year at Eureka High School, where he graduated in 2011.
Despite not receiving any scholarship offers, Echard was chosen as a member of the Missouri Tigers football team at the start of his freshman year at the University of Missouri.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in health sciences from the University of Missouri, where he also minored in Spanish and business.
Echard redshirted his freshman season and appeared in just one game during the 2012 season. In 2012, he was named to the Southeastern Conference academic honor roll. At the start of the season 2013, Echard was moved from defensive end to tight end; he then appeared in 12 games and assisted on one tackle.
During the 2014 season, he played both offensive and defensive positions in all 14 games, eventually settling as a tight end, which he held throughout the 2015 season.
Echard signed as a tight end with the Seattle Seahawks in July 2016 but was released in September 2016.
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Clayton Echard Profile
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|Full name||Clayton Echard|
|Date of birth||April 29, 1993.|
|Place of birth||Missouri town of Eureka|
|Age||28 year old|
|Father name||Brian Echard|
|Mother name||Kelly Duff Echard|
|Siblings||2 ( Patrick and Nate Echard )|
|Current residence||Columbia, Boone|
|Education||University of Missouri|
|School name||Eureka High School|
|Profession||Football player, American sales representative|
|Famous for||The Bachelor(American season 26)|
The Bachelorette (American Season 18)
|Social media presence|
|Salary||170,000 dollar per year|
|Source of income||Football player, sales representative|
|Net worth||800,000 dollar|
Clayton Echard Net Worth
Clayton Echard, has an estimated net worth of $800,000. As a Stryker sales representative, he reportedly earns $170,000 per year.
Echard’s salary for The Bachelorette season 18 will range from $7,500 to $15,500 per episode. On October 19, 2021, he will appear on the show with 35 other potential contestants.
Clayton Echard Age, Height and Weight
He was born in the Missouri town of Eureka. His birthday is April 29, 1993. Clayton Echard Bachelor is 28 years old, according to sources. His religion is Christianity, and he belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.
Echard stands at 6 feet 4 inches tall, or 193cm, and his weight is approximately 116kg (255 lbs). He has a slim, fit body, hazel eyes, and brown hair.
|Height||6 feet 4 inches tall, or 193cm|
|Weight||116kg (255 lbs)|
|Body measurement||Not known|
|Body type||Slim, fit|
Clayton Echard Family
Brian Echard is his father’s name, and Kelly Duff Echard is his mother’s name. Echard was raised alongside his two younger brothers, Patrick and Nate Echard. One of his younger siblings, Nate, works as an associate Mako product specialist at Stryker Corporation. Patric, on the other hand, is an accomplished hiker.
Clayton currently resides in Columbia, Boone County. His parents, Kelly Duff Echard and Brian Echard, live in Lake Saint Louis, in western St. Louis, between two lakes, Interstate 70 and Interstate 64.
Clayton Echard Wife/Girlfriend
Echard is 28 years old at the time. It is unknown if he is married or not. His age suggests that he is likely to be married.
However, it is unclear whether he was married or not; whether or not he has a girlfriend has not been revealed yet.
Clayton Echard Career
Since July 2016, Echard has worked as a sales representative for Stryker Corporation, a medical device company.
He first appeared on Michelle Young’s season of The Bachelorette ( American Season 18). In July 2021, he was announced as a potential contestant for the season, along with 34 other men. He came in eighth place.
According to Variety and other sources, Echard was cast as the star of season 26 of The Bachelor in September 2021 ( American season 26). On September 16, he addressed franchise fans in his hometown, saying he was “excited” and “a little nervous.” ABC officially confirmed Echard on November 30, 2021.
Clayton Echard Social Media Presence
You can find Clayton Echard on Instagram as @claytonechard.
It seems that he is a quiet private person, and doesn’t use his Instagram more often, he has 130K followers with 47 posts.