The story of Rachel Lindsay’s engagement and rise to fame is one you should not miss. We are often told we can only be one thing and this belief inadvertently drives existential terror into us. The fear that if we can only be one thing, we must not choose the wrong singular purpose. Now, the philosophy of singularity of purpose wasn’t entirely bad as it allowed us to focus, and like a carpenter striking a nail repeatedly with a hammer, we achieved a lot with that focus. But while collectively it allowed us to create order in our society as a whole, we suffered individually, the stifling of our imagination and interests. Corporate offices became prisons.
Thankfully, liberalism came and we started to embrace the duality and multiplicity of purpose. We don’t have to be just one thing. We can be all and anything our body allows us to be. Today, the world is filled with doctors who are also musicians, engineers who are figure skaters, and in the case of Rachel Lindsay, a lawyer who is also an American bachelorette. The American is a former contestant on The Bachelor and a practicing lawyer at a law firm. Read more.
Who is Rachel Lindsay?
Rachel is the proud daughter of two successful people; her mother Kathy Lindsay is a former computer programmer and a beauty consultant whereas her father, Sam A. Lindsay is a federal judge who has risen to one of the highest levels of the profession in public service. Rachel was born to her parents on the 21st of April 1985 in one of America’s largest cities, Dallas in Texas.
As the daughter of two highly skilled and educated parents, following in their footsteps was a non-negotiable requirement and after graduating high school at Baptist Academy, she marched on to the University of Texas at Austin to study kinesiology and sports management. After earning her first Bachelor’s Degree, Rachel followed in her father’s footsteps and studied law at the Marquette University, earning a law degree at the end of the program in 2011.
After graduation, satisfied with her army of degrees, Rachel Lindsay joined the workforce, putting her sports management degree to work as an intern at the Milwaukee Bucks. After whetting her appetite at the Bucks, Rachel left for Willis Law Group. Before she left for Cooper & Sully P.C, her current law firm, she had a brief experience in politics, serving as a legislative intern for the Texas State Senator, Royce West.
She made a big splash on National Television in 2017 when she competed along with 29 other women in ABC’s The Bachelor. Rachel, along with the women competed for the heart of Nick Viall in the 21st season of the show. Right at the gate, Rachel showed what she was made of and received the first impression rose on her first night. She continued the display of excellence throughout the show, edging out 27 other women to finish as the third overall on the show.
The producers of the show found her performance and resumé highly impressive and she was made the headliner of The Bachelorette in the 13th season. At the end of the show, Rachel Lindsay chose Bryan Abasolo. Her other appearance on the ABC franchise includes an appearance as a judge on The Bachelor Winter Games kissing contest.
Who is She Engaged To? Is She Married?
Rachel Lindsay met and got engaged to her fiance, Bryan Abasolo on the Bachelorette show. Bryan is a Miami born doctor of chiropractic. He is a product of the Palmer College of Chiropractic. He graduated from the University of Florida and worked as part of an accident and injury team in a Miami clinic. He was born on the 15th of February 1980.
He proposed to Rachel in August 2017 and the couple has been together ever since with wedding plans presumably on the way, which is likely to be televised according to industry rumors.
Where is She Now?
Although her fame has made her a sought-after personality for various media duties, Rachel Lindsay has tried to maintain a low profile since her appearance on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette show.
As a sports fan, Rachel also tends to appear in various ESPN programs as a contributor, including the network’s biggest program, Sports Center.
She can be found on her Instagram page, @therachlindsay where she regularly shares her thoughts and life with her fans and followers.