'The Bachelorette' S19 on ABC: Who is Colin Farrill? Chicago's Most Eligible Bachelor seeks perfect woman

'The Bachelorette' Season 19's contestant Colin Farrill was named as Chicago's most eligible bachelor by The Chicago Magazine back in 2014


                            'The Bachelorette' S19 on ABC: Who is Colin Farrill? Chicago's Most Eligible Bachelor seeks perfect woman
'The Bachelorette' Season 19 suitor Colin Farrill (Colin Farrill/ Instagram)
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Rachel Recchia and Gabby Windey joined Season 26 of 'The Bachelor' hoping to win Clayton Echard's heart. While both the ladies failed to win him over and left the show as co-runners-up, they however won over the show's audience.

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The duo will however be getting a second chance at finding their true love on 'The Bachelorette' Season 19. Rachel and Gabby will get to pick their Prince Charming among the 32 vying for their hearts. One of the men hoping to woo these lovely ladies is none other than Chicago's Colin Farrill. The 36-year-old sales director based out of Illinois was once named Chicago's most eligible bachelor by The Chicago Magazine. Will Rachel and Gabby agree with the magazine's assessment of him? Only time will tell. In the meanwhile, you can read up all about Colin here, and find out who according to him is a "perfect woman".

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Who is Colin Farrill on 'The Bachelorette' Season 19?

As the 36-year-old suitor on 'The Bachelorette' Season 19, Colin Farrill might be one of the oldest men on the show but the Chicago native is definitely young at heart, and enjoys living life to its fullest. One glance at Colin's Instagram and it's clear that he enjoys traveling, adventure sports, and improv comedy. Colin's good looks and successful career not only caught the 'The Bachelorette's showrunners' yes, but also The Chicago Magazine's who named him as one of the most eligible bachelors of Chicago back in 2014. The magazine described him as, "Like that other Colin Farrell guy, this one is a performer (when not working at a cloud computing firm). He first dabbled in improv at Second City; now he’s in the sketch comedy group Regressive Force."

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According to his bio, he would love to visit the International Space Station. He was the founding member of his high school's breakdancing club, we can't wait to check out some of his moves on the ABC show. His biggest pet peeve is people who chew with their mouths open. 


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What does Colin Farrill do for a living?

Colin currently works as a Senior Account Director at Salesforce. Aside from climbing up the corporate ladder, Colin also dabbles in Improv and Sketch comedy as a performer at The iO Theater in Chicago. He's been associated with improv for a little over ten years, His other work experiences include a role as a senior Account Manager at Cisco for three years, Regional Sales Manager at Fuze, and Chief Financial Officer at In Vivo Capital LLC, etc.

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He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, New York, with a degree in American History back in 2007. He later earned an Executive Certificate, in Business Administration and Management from Babson College.


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What is Colin looking for in a relationship?

Colin's 'The Bachelorette' bio reveals that he is looking for a real partnership. "Colin lives for the thrill of the experience. Travel is his thing, and he hopes to find someone who wants to experience everything the world has to offer right alongside him. He says that his perfect woman is self-aware, courteous, and fun. She should have a good head on her shoulders, appreciate romantic gestures and, of course, be up for an adventure. Colin is not looking to be the passenger on someone else's train and wants to find a connection that is truly a partnership." 

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We can't wait to see how things pan out between Colin and the two bachelorettes - Rachel and Gabby. 

'The Bachelorette' Season 19 premieres on Monday, July 11, on ABC. Check your local listings for more information.