The Bachelorette officially premiered last night, introducing us to a whole new crop of hopeful suitors for Clare Crawley. There were plenty of memorable moments from the season premiere, including when one contestant showed up with a fake pregnancy belly (bringing us back to Clare’s own introduction on The Bachelor), when two men stirred up a fight over Instagram DMs, and when another contestant rolled up in a big plastic bubble.
Another notable moment from the night was when one of Clare’s potential fiancés made a grand entrance of his own. Dressed in a bright pink suit, Eazy made his intentions clear, jumping through a sign with the words “Your Future Husband” printed on it in big, bold letters.
While we didn’t get to see too much more of him in last night’s episode, he did get a coveted rose from Clare, so we’re about to get to know him a lot better. Here’s everything you need to know about Uzoma ‘Eazy’ Nwachukwu, the man who burst onto The Bachelorette scene last night:
WHO IS UZOMA “EAZY” NWACHUKWU?
Eazy is a new contestant on Season 16 of The Bachelorette. He’s a football player who traded in his career as a professional athlete to move into the marketing side of sports, where he is now working as an agent. His official Bachelorette profile reads, “While his place of work has shifted from the field to the office, Eazy still dreams of world domination and shows no signs of slowing down. The only difference now is that Eazy says he is much more focused on his personal life — he’s ready to find his queen!”
He’s also described as “a hopeless romantic who loves being in a relationship,” saying that he’s “looking for a woman to be the other half of a power couple.” Some fun facts about Eazy are that he hates insects, dreams of owning the New York Yankees one day, and is a huge Grey’s Anatomy fan — he’s even seen every episode.
HOW OLD IS UZOMA “EAZY” NWACHUKWU?
The football player-turned-agent, who was born in December of 1990, is now 29 years old.
WHERE IS UZOMA “EAZY” NWACHUKWU FROM?
According to Eazy’s Bachelorette profile, he’s from Newport Beach, California, but he is originally from Allen, Texas.
WHERE DID UZOMA “EAZY” NWACHUKWU PLAY FOOTBALL?
Eazy began his football career at Texas A&M University, where he was a wide receiver for the Aggies, but had his pick from Oklahoma, Missouri, Notre Dame, Nebraska, and Louisville. He later went on to play professionally in the NFL for four years, joining the Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins, BC Lions of the Canadian Football League, the Seattle Seahawks, and finally, the Dallas Cowboys in 2017.
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