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Who does Michelle pick in Bachelorette Season 18?

American TV personality and Former Elementary Teacher, Michelle Young got fame during her appearance in The Bachelor Season 25. She was a runner up in this show. When she joined the show Bachelorette Season 18, fame came at her door. She got national recognition and gained many followers on her social media platforms. On the show Bachelorette, the audience was wondering about the news “Who does Michelle pick?”

Michelle Young

Before finding about who does Michelle pick, Let’s discuss about personal details :

  • Michelle Young was born on June 3, 1993 in St. Louis Park, Minnesota (US).
  • Her full name is Michelle Anne Young.
  • Her age in 2022 is 29 years.
  • She was raised by her father LaVonne Young and Ephraim Young.
  • She has two sisters Angela and Alex.
  • She was an active Basketball player at Woodbury High School.
  • Michelle played Division in the Basketball team.
  • Later she got an athletic scholarship at Bradley University for Basketball.
  • In 2015, Michelle graduated with an Elementary Education Degree from Bradley University.
  • She joined the Teaching Profession in her initial days.
  • She is 1.75 m tall.
  • She started as a Fourth Grade Teacher at Normandale Hills Elementary School in Bloomington.
  • Then she joined as a Fifth Grade Teacher at Echo Park Elementary School, Burnsville (Minnesota, US).
  • She got recognition with the TV reality shows : The Bachelor and Bachelorette.

Nayte Olukoya

Who does Michelle pick?” made headlines when she entered the show Bachelorette. Nayte Olukoya was the contestant whom she picked at the show and later both got engaged. Couples met through the show where Michelle Young had to choose one among all contestants who tried their best in impressing Michelle Young. She picked Nayte Olukoya as her partner. Both of them were happy and expressed their love on TV many times. Their instagram profiles were full of beautiful love moments. They would interact with their fans. They even planned for the future.


Few months after the engagement, Michelle and Nayte announced their separation and shocked their fans. Both of them shared stories on their Instagram handles to announce the final decision. During their relationship, no one found any kind of disturbance or issues between the couple. They broke up on good terms and are still in contact.

On the Bachelorette, they had the best chemistry and fans could predict that they world would end up together which was right. But sudden parting left their fans in a crisis about what could have gone wrong between them. Their relationship lasted for just months. Michelle said in an interview that she is still trying to recover from post breakup and dealing with some mental issues as well. Fans supported her.

Television Career

After working as a Teacher, Michelle tried her hand in Television and media.

If we look at her filmography, 2021 was her lucky year as she worked in many reality TV shows as listed below :

  1. The Bachelor : Matt James’ - Runner up, Season 25
  2. Good Morning America (GMA) - 3 eps
  3. Live with Kelly and Ryan - 1 episode on October 19
  4. The Bachelorette - Lead, Season 18
  5. Entertainment Tonight - 1 Day episode (November 23)
  6. Extra - 1 Day episode (November 23)
  7. Jimmy Kimmel Live! - 1 Day episode (November 23)
  8. American Music Awards of 2021 - Presenter
  • With the show The Bachelor Matt James’ Season 25, she marked her debut in the TV industry. She appeared on ‘third week of the show and won as a Runner up.
  • In the show Bachelorette Season 18, Michelle Young was the lead cast.
  • In the Bachelor Happy Hour show, she co-hosted with Becca Kufrin.
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