Bachelor in Paradise 2016 Cast Announced

By Erica Brown | Jul 20th, 2016

The long-awaited third season of last summer's genre-defying breakout hit series Bachelor in Paradise returns on TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 8|7c. (Starting the following week, the show will air on Mondays and Tuesdays.)The cast is comprised of former fan favorites and controversial characters from The Bachelor franchise -- and they are back looking for a second chance at love! They all left The Bachelor or The Bachelorette with broken hearts, but now they'll travel to a romantic paradise, hoping to turn a potential summer fling into the real thing.

Below is the Bachelor in Paradise cast list:

  • Jared Haibon, 27, Restaurant Manager, Warwick, RI – The Bachelorette, Season 11 (Kaitlyn)
  • Emily and Haley Ferguson, 23, Twins, Las Vegas, NV – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Leah Block, 25, Event Planner, Denver, CO – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Lace Morris, 25, Real Estate Agent, Denver, CO – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Amanda Stanton, 26, Esthetician, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Jubilee Sharpe, 25, War Veteran, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Sarah Herron, 29, Advertising Executive, Los Angeles, CA – The Bachelor, Season 17 (Sean)
  • Carly Waddell, 29, Singer/Songwriter, Arlington, TX – The Bachelor, Season 19 (Chris)
  • Isabel "Izzy" Goodkind, 25, Graphic Designer, Branford, CT – The Bachelor, Season 20 (Ben)
  • Chad Johnson, 28, Luxury Real Estate Agent, Tulsa, OK – The Bachelorette, Season 12 (JoJo)
  • Daniel Maguire, 31, Canadian, Vancouver, BC – The Bachelorette, Season 12 (JoJo)
  • Evan Bass, 33, Erectile Dysfunction Specialist, Nashville, TN – The Bachelorette, Season 12 (JoJo)
  • Grant Kemp, 28, Firefighter, San Francisco, CA – The Bachelorette, Season 12 (JoJo)
  • Nick Viall, 35, Runner-up – The Bachelorette, Season 10 (Andi) and Season 11 (Kaitlyn)
  • Vinny Ventiera, 28, Barber, Delray Beach, FL – The Bachelorette, Season 12 (JoJo)

Some additional bachelors and bachelorettes from seasons past will be announced at a later date.

Over the course of six weeks, we'll follow these former bachelors and bachelorettes as they explore new relationships while living together in Mexico, in a secluded and dreamy paradise. America will watch as they fall in love or go through renewed heartbreak. Bachelor in Paradise will feature shocking twists, surprises, unexpected guests and some of the most unlikely relationships in Bachelor history. There's no telling who will find love this season, just like Jade and Tanner last year with their engagement and subsequent wedding.

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Bachelor in Paradise premieres TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 8|7c. Who are you excited to see again? Sound off in the comments section below!

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