10 Unknown Facts About Matt James, Bachelor’s First Ever Black Lead
The Bachelorette fans have to wait a little longer to watch the Clare Crawley’s season and meet her young herds of boyfriends. The production of the new season of The Bachelor has been halted due to coronavirus. But her season is not what is making news. People are more interested in the next season in which Matt James; her former contestant will be the season lead.
Matt is a very famous person and no new to the Bachelor Nation. He is a best friend to Tyler Cameron and can be seen numerous photos on the social media. Tyler Cameron was a runner up in Hannah Brown’s season.
The fans have critized the franchis many times for not featuring any black-male lead as a Bachelor. It has been 24 season with only white-male leads. But this time ABC surprised everyone by releasing following statement below in regards to diversifying The Bachelor’s cast:
“We know we have a responsibility to make sure the love stories we’re seeing onscreen are representative of the world we live in, and we are proudly in service to our audience. This is just the beginning, and we will continue to take action with regard to diversity issues on this franchise. We feel so privileged to have Matt as our first Black Bachelor and we cannot wait to embark on this journey with him.”
If you want to know more about the life of Matt James then I have gathered 10 unknown facts about Matt James below:
Matt James is a Bachelor’s First Ever Black Lead
After a long 40 seasons and 18 years, Matt James has become the first ever black Bachelor. Due to the criticism from the fans for lacking diversity, the franchise had to take this step.
Black and white issue in the US and the whole world supporting the black community this might also be a very intelligent decision made by the Bachelor franchise.
Has Many Famous Friends beside Tyler
He is not new to the Bachelor Nation. He is a best friend to Tyler Cameron. Tyler was the runner up on Hannah Brown season of The Bachelorette in 2019.
He is also well known to Gigi Hadid because she was Tyler’s previous girlfriend. He has also posted images on his Istagram with some famous people.
During this corona virus epidemic he, Tyler and Hannah Brown are spending a lots of time together even in quarantine.
He plays more than 10 Sports
He loves sports and plays more than ten games. He was also a former wide receiver for Wake Forest Deamon Deacons. The list of games he plays and share its photos on social media are horse riding, football, basketball, surfing, skating, golf, jumping from planes, racing, snow gliding and many more.
Matt is a Mommy’s Boy
He loves his mom Patty and they spends a lot of time together. He shares lots of images of him and his mother sharing hugs and eating food together on his Instagram.
He is a Real State Associate in New York
He is Real state Associate at The CRBE Group, Inc according to his LinkedIn profile. Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis is a commercial real estate service and investment firm in America.
Matt James and Tyler are Founder of ABC Food Tours
When Matt is not showing properties to his clients, he manages a touring company in New York City.
On his LinkedIn, he defines ABC Food Tours as “BC Food Tours is a food touring company that leads students on both food/fitness tours through NYC stopping at restaurants native to the area to taste their signature dishes and learn about their history.”
Well, nice way of promoting food and its history.
He is a Social Activist
James is a strong person and is never afraid to share his thoughts on issues which are close to his heart.
In the recent Instagram post, he and Tyler promoted #BlackLivesMatter movement by standing in the streets of Miami Florida.
Has a good Sense of Humor
If you visit his Instagram profile you can see through the images and videos that he is also a very funny person with a good sense of humour.
Matt James loves to pose Shirtless
He is never shy to be shirtless in public. He has a good body and likes to show off. You can see more than 20 percent of images on his Instagram are shirtless.
Keeps his Love Life Secret
He keeps his love life secret or you can say that right now he is more focused on his profession. This means he is single right now and this can be a god opportunity for girls to set this handsome guy.