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Not such a regular Jimmy! Everything we know about The Bachelor’s leading man, Jimmy Nicholson

''An intelligent and passionate go-getter.''
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The Bachelor Australia fans are ready for a brand new season, and a shiny new bloke to head up the series.

And much to the delight of many who were getting restless over the recycling of former Bachelor alumni and various Channel Ten talent, our 2021 star is completely fresh new face.

32-year-old pilot, Jimmy Nicholson is the next leading man dishing out coveted roses.

So what do we know about him?

Of course, Jimmy had to post in front of a plane.

(Channel Ten)

The Sydney based airline pilot was stood down from his job last year thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The unexpected and forced downtime made him reassess what he wanted out of life, and ultimately say yes to The Bachelor.

“I feel very fortunate to be the Bachelor 2021. I am ready to open up my heart and meet someone,” he told The Daily Telegraph.

“I hope to meet someone with similar values that I can have fun with and that shares the same zest for life as myself. The Bachelor franchise has produced many success stories and I hope to be the next.”

The Sydney-sider may not be a stranger to the social scene.


Jimmy is of New Zealand and Fijian heritage, which is a welcome step forward after years of fans and stars pleading for more diversity on the show.

Channel 10 has described Jimmy as “an intelligent and passionate go-getter who is ready to find his happily ever after”.

And it seems he certainly has, with the reality star admitting in interviews after filming the show that he’s found his forever person.

Speaking to Now To Love in an exclusive chat, he explained: “I noticed her the first night I saw her, she is stunning,” he said of his final pick.

“But it’s not until you really get to know someone that you can really know- there’s just so much going on those first few days of filming. I definitely noticed her at the start and towards the end it became quite clear [it was her].”

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