Rare Photos Of The Bachelorettes From Before They Were Famous

Once a woman becomes the Bachelorette, she’s an instant celebrity. The show catapults these women to fame and then these ladies continue to shine long after their season ends. There’s a lot of interest in who these Bachelorettes were before the show, so we’ve collected 13 photos of these women from before they were famous!

13. Becca Kufrin

Even in grade eight, Becca Kufrin was quite pretty. She and her friend looked like they could have been a singing duo in this picture with their makeup, matching clothes and matching hats, but they were just having fun as girls do!

Source: Becca Kufrin’s Instagram

12. Ali Fedotowsky

Former Bachelorette Ali Fedotowsky was an adorable little girl with her blond hair and big brown eyes. It is no wonder that she has two super cute kids with her husband Kevin Manno – they obviously take after their mom!

Source: Ali Fedatowsky’s Instagram

11. Andi Dorfman

This picture is of a young Andi Dorfman and her dad. She posted it to Instagram with this hilarious caption: “when your Dad prayed for boys and got 2 girls instead… Also, not sure what is worse my bangs or Hy’s mustache.”

Source: Andi Dorfman’s Instagram

10. Trista Sutter

Season one’s Bachelorette Trista Rehn posted a picture of her student card from Indiana University and it’s a gem! The caption read, “Proud to be an @iubloomington Hoosier. Prouder still that my hair survived this perm & my body survived Freshman 15ish.”

Source: Trista Sutter’s Instagram

9. Kaitlyn Bristowe

Kaitlyn Bristowe looks like she never had an awkward phase like the rest of us! Here she is in a school photo looking pretty as ever. Although she makes fun of her teeth in the caption, we still think it’s a pretty great picture!

Source: Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Instagram

8. Andi Dorfman

Andi Dorfman shared this throwback of her family on the beach. Even back then, the former Bachelorette was quite the beauty. Look at her standing there posing without even intending to pose! It was like she was born to be a model!

Source: Andi Dorfman’s Instagram

7. Desiree Hartsock

This throwback picture is from Desiree Hartsock’s freshman year in high school. She played volleyball and she did so in style. Do you love how she has her socks pulled all the way up? Who knew she used to have braces! This picture is amazing!

Source: Desiree Hartsock’s Instagram

6. Becca Kufrin

Becca Kufrin was pretty bold with fashion as a child! Here the season 11 Bachelorette is in elementary school mixing bold prints with bright colors like a total boss! Do you love her little spotted sneakers?

Source: Becca Kufrin’s Instagram

5. DeAnna Pappas

Season four Bachelorette DeAnna Pappas posted this throwback photo from her childhood. She used to have really curly hair and she also used to wear a lot of pink! As a youngster, she still had a really pretty face!

Source: DeAnna Pappas’ Instagram

4. Desiree Hartsock

For her father’s birthday, Desiree Hartsock posted this picture of herself as a young child with her brother and her dad. Even as a child she was really stunning. Just look at those big brown eyes and the adorable mop of brown hair!

Source: Desiree Hartsock’s Instagram

3. Kaitlyn Bristowe

When she was younger, Kaitlyn Bristowe could have easily passed as young Christina Aguilera. Here she is posing for who knows what in very early 2000s kind of style. Kaitlyn was always pretty, that’s for sure!

Source: Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Instagram

2. Emily Maynard

This picture of Emily Maynard is from way back before she was a full-on blond. She had yet to have Ricki or any cats at this point. The only companion she had was a monkey named Rascal! How cute is that?

Source: Emily Maynard’s Instagram

1. Kaitlyn Bristowe

It’s official – season 11 Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe was the cutest kid ever. In this picture she had just finished eating a Boston Cream donut and, even though it’s all over her face, she still looks completely adorable. What a pretty little girl!

Source: Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Instagram



Cate has a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature and has been the Managing Editor of Fame10 for more than 6 years. Despite having a love for the works of Thomas Hardy, Leo Tolstoy and Lord Byron, she also has an intense fascination with pop culture. When she isn’t writing for Fame10, she’s planning her next big adventure in Southeast Asia.