Colton Underwood is an American former football player and television star who was the Bachelor on season 23 of The Bachelor and chose Cassie Randolph to be his partner. Underwood came out as gay when the two called it quits. He is now in a relationship with his boyfriend Jordan C. Brown with who he recently got engaged.
Colton Underwood was born on January 26, 1992, in Indianapolis, Indiana, the United States, to parents Scott Underwood and Donna Underwood. He was raised with his younger brother Connor Underwood who is also a football player.
His dad was a football player and his mom was a volleyball player at Illinois State University. Both he and his father studied at Washington Community High School. He graduated from high school in 2010.
Underwood has also attended Illinois State University where he started his football career following his dad's footsteps. He played football in the university for the Redbirds.
Underwood used to play for the Redbirds at Illinois State University and following his graduation, he joined the San Diego Chargers, now known as Los Angeles Chargers.
On May 10, 2014, Underwood was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Diego Chargers. Later on September 3, 2014, he was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles but just after a few days, he was released from the team and then he returned to Chargers.
From December 1, 2015, to August 29, 2016, Underwood played for the Oakland Raiders.
Colton Underwood joined The Bachelorette season 14 as a contestant to win the heart of Becca Kufrin but was eliminated in the 8th week. Garrett Yrigoyen was the winner of the season.
In August 2018, Underwood was cast in Bachelor in Paradise season 5 where he started dating his fellow contestant Tia Booth. But the two broke up in the 4th week.
In September 2018, Underwood became the Bachelor of ABC's The Bachelor season 23. He ended up choosing Cassie Randolph to be his girlfriend. The two enjoyed a romantic relationship until they broke up in May 2020.
Colton Underwood officially came out of the closet and revealed that he is gay in April 2021. The revelation was later documented in Netflix's Coming Out Colton.
He is currently dating Jordan C. Brown. Sources confirmed their relationship when he and his boyfriend Brown were spotted sharing a kiss on Hawai beach.
The gay couple got engaged in February 2022 when Underwood popped the question to Brown with a beautiful engagement ring.
Brown shares two daughters with his ex.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Colton Underwood has an estimated net worth of $1 million, as of 2022. His exact salary has not been disclosed but as per the report, he got $100,000 when he appeared on The Bachelor.
According to New York Post, Underwood and Brown purchased a $3.185 million worth house in Los Angeles, California, in January 2022.