Hannah Brown

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Hannah Kelsey Brown (born September 24, 1994) is an American model, television personality, and former beauty pageant titleholder. She will star as the eponymous lead in season 15 of The Bachelorette. Brown had previously placed in the top seven in season 23 of The Bachelor, starring Colton Underwood. As a beauty pageant titleholder, Brown was crowned Miss Alabama USA 2018, and competed in Miss USA 2018.

Early life and education

Brown was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and grew up in nearby Northport, Alabama. Brown graduated from Tuscaloosa County High School and later enrolled in the University of Alabama. While in college, Brown became a member of the Alpha Chi Omega (???) sorority, and later graduated magna cum laude with a degree in communication and information technology in 2017. After completing her education, Brown worked as an interior designer in Northport.



Brown began her pageantry career at age 15, competing in local Alabama teen pageants. As a teenager, she had placed first runner-up in Miss Alabama's Outstanding Teen 2010 and second runner-up in Miss Alabama Teen USA 2011. Brown later competed in Miss Alabama 2013, however she did not place in the competition. After a brief hiatus from pageantry, Brown returned to compete in Miss Alabama USA 2017, but did not place in the competition; she competed against Hannah Godwin, who would also appear on The Bachelor. She returned the following year and was crowned Miss Alabama USA 2018, representing West Alabama.

As Miss Alabama USA 2018, Brown was given the opportunity to represent Alabama at the Miss USA 2018 competition, held in Shreveport, Louisiana. While at Miss USA, Brown was roommates with Caelynn Miller-Keyes, who had been crowned Miss North Carolina USA 2018. For the pageant, Brown adopted a platform of mental health awareness, as she had previously suffered from anxiety and depression which caused her to leave pageantry for several years. Brown ultimately did not place in the competition. She resumed her reign after filming of The Bachelor had completed and crowned Hannah McMurphy as her successor in November 2018.

Reality television

In 2018, Brown was cast in season 23 of The Bachelor, starring former professional football player Colton Underwood. Filming for the season took place throughout fall 2018, and Brown was later revealed by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a contestant on December 6, 2018. Brown went on to place seventh in the competition, being eliminated by Underwood during the episode airing February 18, 2019 and filmed in Denver, Colorado. During the second part of the season finale, aired on March 12, 2019, Brown was announced by host Chris Harrison as the lead for the upcoming fifteenth season of The Bachelorette. Brown is the first Bachelorette cast to not have placed in the top four of a season of The Bachelor.


Year Title Role Notes
2018 Miss USA 2018 Herself Miss Alabama USA
2019 The Bachelor Herself Contestant; season 23
The Bachelorette Herself The Bachelorette; season 15

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