Clayton Echard Biography – Clayton Echard Wiki
Clayton Echard is a Medical sales representative and a former American football player. He currently serves as a Sales Representative at Stryker where he previously served as a Sales Associate. Clayton was a contestant on the 18th season of The Bachelorette which featured Michelle Young, an elementary school teacher from Woodbury, Minnesota. He finished in eighth place. In September 2021, Clayton was announced as the Bachelor for season 26 before even appearing on The Bachelorette. On November 30, 2021, Echard was confirmed as the lead Bachelor by ABC. The show will start airing on January 3, 2022, on ABC.
The Missouri native attended Eureka High School in Eureka, Missouri where played wide receiver and defensive line. During his senior season at Eureka, Clayton led his team to a 9-2 record. He later joined the University of Missouri where he played collegiate football with the Missouri Tigers football team. For the 2011 season Clayton was redshirted, the following season he played one game at South Carolina on September 22, 2012, as a defensive lineman. For the 2013 season, Clayton moved to the tight end and was able to play ten games. During his final year, he played at tight end and earned one start. Clayton graduated in August 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in health professions.
Clayton later joined the Seattle Seahawks in August 2016 as a tight end, he practiced daily with the team and was able to play in 4 preseason games. He made it past the first round of cuts, however, he was not able to make the final roster. According to Clayton Echard’s LinkedIn profile, he has previously served as a Sales Trainee at Fastenal in Columbia, Missouri. He was also an Athletic Training Intern at Dr. Glenn L. McElroy M.D. Sports Medicine Center. He is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration at Southeast Missouri State University.
Clayton Echard Age
He was born on April 29, 1993, in Eureka, Missouri, United States. Clayton Echard’s hometown is Columbia, Missouri, United States.
Clayton Echard Girlfriend
Is Clayton Echard married? He is currently not married. He is in a relationship with his girlfriend Susie Evans. Clayton was among the several men who tried to win Michelle Young’s heart on the 18th season of The Bachelorette. Nayte Olukoya won the final rose while Echard finished eighth. Starting January 3, 2022, he will be looking for love on the 26th season of The Bachelor.
Clayton Echard Family
Who are Clayton Echard’s parents? His parents are Brian Echard and Kelly Echard. Clayton Echard’s mother is a teacher and his father worked as a sales engineer for Ther-O-Dic.Inc. His brother Nathan Echard is an American football linebacker and played college football at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He currently works at Stryker as an Associate Mako Product Specialist. His brother Patrick Echard is a Hub Material Handler at Stryker. He also played football. His grandfather played football at the University of Southern California (USC).
Clayton Echard Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93 m) tall.
Clayton Echard Net Worth
Clayton Echard’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.
Clayton Echard Instagram
His Instagram handle is @claytonechard