The hit Bachelor Nation summer spin-off series Bachelor in Paradise not only finally has an official premiere date, August 5, but the official premiere cast is going to be announced on Monday, June 17, on ABC’s Good Morning America. Host Chris Harrison will be on hand for the rose ceremonies, and back by popular demand, former Bachelorette contestant Wells Adams will return as bartender.
For those looking to hear the announcement live and discover firsthand which beloved former contestants are getting a second shot in Mexico this summer, tune in to GMA on Monday morning, which airs from 7 a.m. ET to 9 a.m. ET on ABC. As for which season they’ll be plucking the new cast from, expect numerous ex-suitresses from Colton Underwood‘s cycle, a few men from Becca Kufrin’s season, and numerous fresh faces sent home during Hannah Brown‘s journey for love, which is currently still airing.
For Bachelor Nation fans that absolutely can not wait until Monday morning, or will be unable to catch GMA live, we do have the cast announcement spoilers from Reality Steve. For those that want to be completely surprised as to who will be showing up in Paradise, stop reading now.
While new cast members will soon be checking into the Mexican resort as contestants are sent home, here is the list of the original group of men and women that will kick off Season 6 during the show’s premiere:
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Male Cast:
Blake Horstmann (Becca), Kevin Fortenberry (Hannah), John Paul Jones (Hannah), Dylan Barbour (Hannah), Cam Ayala (Hannah), Wills Reid (Becca), Derek Peth (JoJo), Chris Bukowski (Emily & Andi’s season).
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Female Cast:
Women: Caelynn Miller-Keyes (Colton), Hannah G. (Colton), Nicole Lopez-Avlar (Colton), Onyeka Ehi (colton), Tayshia Adams (Colton), Jane Aver (Colton), Demi Burnett (Colton), Katie Morton (Colton), Bibiana Julian (Arie), Annaliese Puccini (Arie). Showing up on Day 2, Kristina Schulman.
Other Cast Confirmed to Show Up in ‘Paradise’
Clay Harbor (Becca), Kirpa Sudick (Colton), Jen Saviano (Ben) Haley Ferguson (Ben) Connor Saeli (Hannah), Box Joe Barsano, Jordan Kimball, Heather Martin, Christian Estrada (Becca), Sydney Lotuaco (Colton).
Viewers can also expect BiP Season 5 lovebirds Chris Randone and fianceé Kystal Nielson to make an appearance, who confirmed on Sunday that they’re officially newlyweds, and their intimate ceremony, which was officiated by Chris Harrison, will be shown on the upcoming season. Other Bachelor Nation alums in attendance include Ben Higgins, Becca Tilley, Ashley I. and Jared Haibon.