This 'Bachelorette' Contestant Is Actually From Manitoba & Here's What We Know About Him

With the latest season of The Bachelorette officially underway, we Canucks definitely have someone to root for this time around with one of our very own already solidifying a spot as a front-runner.

During the season 18 premiere on October 19, the new Bachelorette Michelle Young gave her coveted first impression rose to a Manitoba native.

Nayte Olukoya said during the premiere episode that his hometown is in fact Winnipeg, even though he now lives in Austin, Texas.

The 27-year-old sales executive was the first person Michelle met at the start of her journey as he was the first eligible bachelor to walk out of the limo.

After a smooth entrance, he and Young connected throughout the night and he even opened up to her about his parent's divorce.

She clearly found this endearing, giving him her first impression rose and a kiss to seal the deal.

Now in case you're wondering more about this Canadian cutie, we've got you covered.

Olukoya is apparently tall, like really tall. His Bachelorette bio describes him as "a 6-foot, eight-inch Adonis of a man."

But even more impressive, he went to Eastern Washington University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a minor in Africana studies.

And for you dog lovers out there, Olukoya has one of his own, an English Cocker Spaniel named Percy.

The Canadian-native was also recently in his home country, posting a pic from Winnipeg just last month.

And we now know that he isn't the only Canadian on this season of the hit show, Halifax native Chris Gallant is also taking part in Young's journey, so best to keep an eye on them both!

'The Bachelorette' Stars Katie Thurston & Blake Moynes End Engagement Over Compatibility

The pair have called it quits only a few months after the season finale.

Bachelorette Katie Thurston walked away from her season engaged to Blake Moynes, but the couple has ended their engagement just shy of three months after The Bachelorette season finale.

Thurston and Moynes announced their breakup on Instagram on October 25, with both of them posting the same caption saying they "are not compatible as life partners" as the reason for their split.

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Grab a glass of rosé because the official cast of the upcoming season of The Bachelorette is here and a lucky Canuck will be looking for love.

On Monday, September 27 the official Bachelorette Facebook page uploaded photos of the men that will be vying for Michelle Young's heart in the newest season of the hit reality show.

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Celebs Keep Getting Spotted At Niagara Falls & Dylan Sprouse Just Joined The Party (PHOTOS)

The former Disney Channel star was out enjoying the sweet life at nearby wineries. 🍷

Niagara Falls may just be the new unofficial destination for celebrity sightings in Ontario after two famous couples were spotted hanging out there over the weekend.

Dylan Sprouse, the former star of The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, and supermodel Barbara Palvin are the latest celebrities to check out the iconic Canadian spot. Sprouse shared some super adorable pics of the two of them gallivanting around the falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake this past weekend — and it looks like they were having a sweet time.

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It's not even been a week since the finale of The Bachelorette, but Katie Thurston and Blake Moynes are fully diving into their new Canadian lives.

In a couple of videos posted to her Insta story, Katie showed the world that she and Canadian-born Blake were taking a boat tour of Niagara Falls.

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