Who is Marcus Lathan? Self-described ‘amazing’ lover is all set for 'The Bachelorette' journey

A man of many talents, Marcus Lathan is hoping to find love in the arms of Katie Thurston on this season of 'The Bachelorette'

                            Who is Marcus Lathan? Self-described ‘amazing’ lover is all set for 'The Bachelorette' journey
Marcus Lathan from 'The Bachelorette' (ABC)

Playing the game of love is no easy feat. You never know when you might find Mr Right, and sometimes, it takes a while before you can spot him from among the crowd. For Katie Thurston, her quest to find love has now begun!

While Thurston was a contestant on Season 25 of 'The Bachelor', she didn't manage to win Matt James over. But now, as the star of 'The Bachelorette' Season 17, it's up to the men to woo her instead. Introducing Marcus Lathan, who joins the cast in hope of winning Thurston's heart.


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Who is Marcus Lathan?

Marcus Lathan is a 30-year-old real estate agent from Portland, Oregon. He enjoys music and is a fan of Spiderman, seeing that he'd like to be the superhero for a day, even though he's terrified of spiders. He's also loyal to Los Angeles Lakers.


What does he do for a living?

Lathan has quite a few hobbies and interests. He is a realtor, model and DJ. He studied at the Washington State University, Vancouver, and graduated in 2012.

As reported by The Sun, Lathan has a podcast called 'Minority Report' that he runs along with two other friends. The podcast is described as "a Latina, a gay man, and a Black man talk about everything and nothing that matters."


Is Lathan on social media?

Yes, Howard does have social media. You can follow him on Instagram at @marcus_lathan.


What is Lathan looking for in a relationship?

Lathan is currently on his own quest for love, seeing that he has built a successful career but is now hoping to channel the same energy into his love life, in order to find a partner with whom he can share his many achievements. Lathan's top requirements in his dream woman are that she has to be smart, ambitious and most importantly, tidy. He is also looking for someone with passion and drive, seeing that he doesn't want to be with a person who just sits "on their laurels all day long".

As per his official ABC bio — "He loves to play board games — Monopoly being his all-time favorite – and finds great joy in taking in all that the Portland culinary scene has to offer. When describing himself as a lover, Marcus says he is "amazing." There's no doubt that Marcus Lathan is ready for love and marriage, and we hope his confidence is enough to win Katie's heart!"


Catch Season 17 of 'The Bachelorette' on Monday, June 7, at 8/7c.

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