Michelle Young Biography | Wiki
Michelle Young is a native of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, and an elementary school teacher. She was a contestant of the Bachelor season 25 starring Matt James and now the lead star of Bachelorette season 18. Young is a former Division I Basketball player. She played guard at Bradley University and won a number of awards while at it including Two-Time First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete (2014-15 & 2013-14).
Michelle Young Age | Date of Birth | Birthday
Born on June 3rd, 1993, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Young is 28 years old as of 2021. The Bachelorette season 21 contestant celebrates her birthdays on the 3rd of June yearly. The elementary school teacher is a midwest native.
Michelle Young Parents | Siblings
Young was born to her parents in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, and raised in Woodbury, Minnesota. Her father is named Ephraim Young while her mother is LaVonne Young. The Bachelorette star and elementary teacher has two siblings; a brother named Alex and a sister named Angela Young.
Michelle Young Height
The former Division I Basketball player, Young stands at a tall height of 5 feet and 9 inches, an equivalent of 1.75 meters. The tall and beautiful elementary school teacher played guard position in Woodbury High school and Bradley University basketball.
Michelle Young Instagram
Young is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @michelleyoung, with over 530k followers and 27 posts as of October 2021. The elementary school teacher’s account is verified and she has posted quite a number of her stunning photos on the page.
Michelle Young Dating and Past Relationships
Young was among the contestants of the 25th season of the Bachelor, starring Matt James. She finished as a Runner-up with Rachael Kirkconnell taking the final rose and engagement ring. The elementary school teacher returned to ABC’s reality show, this time as the lead cast of Bachelorette season 18, ready to find love with her ideal man.
Update: Young is engaged to Nayte Olukoya, the finalist and winner of Bachelorette season 18 which she starred in. Olukoya received the Final rose from Young and went on to propose to her. The two are happy and in love.
Michelle Young College | Basketball
Young attended Bradley University under an athletic scholarship. She majored in Elementary education. For her high school education, she went to Woodbury High School in Minnesota. The lead star of Bachelorette season 18 played basketball in both high school and university.
Young played guard and averaged 22. 1 points as a senior in Woodbury High School, setting a season scoring record for the high school. The 5 feet and 9 inches tall basketball player won numerous awards and honors while playing for Bradley University. She averaged 12.2 points as a senior at Bradley University and was a Two-Time First-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete. She played Division I basketball.
Michelle Young Job | Teacher
The St. Louis Park, Minnesota native, Young is an elementary school teacher. The talented basketball player worked as a fifth-grade teacher at Echo Park Elementary School in Burnsville, Minnesota. She focuses on preparing her students to be the next generation of community leaders.
Michelle Young Bachelorette | Bachelor
The 28-year-old elementary school teacher, Young, is the lead cast for ABC’s reality show, The Bachelorette, season 18. The midwest native was a runner-up in the 25th season of the Bachelor starring Matt James. Even though she did not get to be the one for Matt James, her quest for finding love did not end there. She went on to get the lead role of Bachelorette season 18. She was one of the fans’ favorites for season 25 of The Bachelor. Young stood against racism when the former host of the Bachelor, Chris defended Rachel Kirkconnell who was accused of racist behavior. The former Division I Basketball player will have 30 men vying for her heart when the season premieres on October 19th, 2021.
Young is ready to settle down as she is looking for a supportive man and one who is driven to make the world a better place. In her own words, she is looking for a superman to her superwoman. Will one of the 30 men charm her enough for an engagement? Stay tuned on ABC on Tuesdays at 8/7c to find out who gets the final rose.
Bachelorette season 18 cast
Here is a list of some of the men vying for Young’s heart in #Bacheloretteseason18:
- Joe Coleman
- Clayton Echard
- Nayte Olukoya
- Jamie Skaar
- Chris Sutton
- Martin Gelbspan
- Leroy Arthur
- Peter Izzo
- Spencer Williams
- Romeo Alexander
- Rich Leah
- PJ Henderson
- Alec Thompson
- Casey Woods
- Daniel Tully
- Pardeep Singh
Michelle Young Net worth
Young who is an elementary teacher has an estimated net worth of $500k. An elementary school teacher in Burnsville, Minnesota earns an annual salary ranging from $63k to $75k according to our research. The salary may however vary depending on factors such as additional skills and years of experience.