American television personality who garnered national attention when she starred in Clayton Echard’s season of The Bachelor. Rachel Recchia is a commercial pilot turned reality TV star who appeared on ABC’s 26th season of The Bachelor and emerged as one of the three finalists alongside Susie Evans and Gabby Windey. After her run on The Bachelor, she co-starred alongside Gabby Windey on season 19 of The Bachelorette. Thanks to her successful career as a reality television star, Recchia has attracted a following of over 500k followers on Instagram. So, who is Rachel Recchia? Let’s get some basics about her and also I have rounded up all things, right from childhood days to becoming a pilot and then a television personality.
Rachel Recchia Biography
March 8, 1996
26 years old
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Television Personality, Pilot, Pilot Instructor
Her parents are Mary Anne Recchia and Tony Recchia.
Rachel attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. During her time there, she was on the Division I cheerleading squad. She has BS in Aviation from Northeast Missouri State University.
Clermont, Florida, United States
Rachel Recchia Personal Life
While not much is known about Rachel’s personal life prior to her participation in The Bachelor, she was romantically connected with Clayton Echard of The Bachelor and Zach Shallcross of The Bachelorette.
During a one-on-one date with Clayton, she admitted that she had a romantic past with one who was not supportive of her career. As things fell apart between the two, she broke up with him for her good.
She got engaged to Tino Franco on her season of The Bachelorette but called off the engagement after she got to know that he cheated on her.
As per her bio, her partner should be “nurturing, empathetic and MUST be respectful in all facets of life – to her, to family, and especially to waiters. She wants to find crazy, insane love that makes sense to no one else but her and her soul mate.”
5 feet 2 inches or 157 cm
Rachel Recchia Facts
She spent her early life in Chicago before moving to Florida as a teenager.
She was a part of the cheerleading team while in school. Her Instagram account boasts a ton of photos of herself with her cheerleading team.
Rachel Recchia is a certified pilot and works as a commercial pilot. She’s also a flight instructor.
Rachel made her television debut with the reality show The Bachelor in 2022, which featured medical sales representative Clayton Echard. She was the co-runner-up with fellow finalist Gabby Windey.
The Chicago native is close friends with her fellow contestant on the Bachelor and co-bachelorette Gabby Windey.
Her all-time favorite snack is Flaming Hot Cheetos.
She is a huge fan of the Harry Potter series.
Apart from reality shows, she guest appeared on shows like Good Morning America, Live with Kelly and Ryan, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.