Who is Hunter Montgomery? Meet Katie Thurston's 'The Bachelorette' suitor and a single father of two

Hunter Montgomery, a country boy from Texas and a die-hard romantic at heart, is set to win hearts on Season 17 of 'The Bachelorette'

                            Who is Hunter Montgomery? Meet Katie Thurston's 'The Bachelorette' suitor and a single father of two
Hunter Montgomery is one of the suitors on Katie Thurston's season of 'The Bachelorette' (ABC)

The most anticipated season of 'The Bachelorette' featuring Katie Thurston premieres on June 7. The vibrator-toting suitress from Matt James' season of 'The Bachelor' turned out to be one of the most fun, kind, and empathic people on the show which instantly turned her into a fan favorite from the season. She did not win the show, didn't even feature on the Top 4 lineup, and was sent home with her heart shattered to pieces. Thurston was of the notion that James saw a future with her but it all faded away after he sent her home after one of the most fun dates ever.

This did not stop Thurston from believing her soulmate was out somewhere. She believed her soulmate was out somewhere and the show gave her a chance to find her person by awarding her with a whole season of her own and a set of suitors who signed up to pursue her and win her love. As Thurston begins her 'The Bachelorette' journey, here's a look at one of her suitor's Hunter Montgomery. 


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Who is Hunter Montgomery?

This 34-year-old software strategist from Houston, Texas, will be seen vying for Thurston's attention on Season 17 of 'The Bachelorette'. Hunter Montgomery's bio on ABC's website states the adjectives - expressive, passionate, and outgoing person - describe him the best. Montgomery is a father of two children and he spends every day trying to make them happy. Montgomery states he is a die-hard romantic since childhood. He said even as a child he was known for writing incredible love letters and he's always being the guy who planned surprises for his crushes with mixtapes and flowers. Single father Yosef Aborady from the previous season turned out to be a nightmare for then-lead Clare Crawley and it'd be interesting to see what Montgomery brings to the table. 

Montgomery states he is looking for a woman to be his other half. The qualities he is seeking in his woman are - compassion, someone who is witty, great at communicating, and above all, someone who could love his kids as much as he does. Hunter said he will never stop believing in romance because "when you hit the mark, there really is no better feeling." His hope going into the show was to find someone with who he could stare off into the stars for the rest of his life. 

Here's some interesting trivia about the man who probably has the best smile this season, his dimples just light up his whole face, let us know in the comments if you agree. Montgomery's bio states, his favorite pastime is people-watching. He has never ridden a horse ever but really wants to. He is also a dad to a pet parakeet named Zazu and a dog named Lola. 




'The Bachelorette' premieres Monday, June 7, at 8 pm ET on ABC. 

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