'The Bachelor': Matt James' Official Cast Announced -- Meet His 32 Women!

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Matt James' season of The Bachelor is just around the corner! The 28-year-old was announced as the first Black Bachelor in June, and now his official cast has been revealed. 

Matt's contestants are mostly in their 20s. The average age is 25, with the youngest contestant, Kit, being 21, and the oldest, Magi, 32. About half of the cast appear to be women of color.

Though Matt is starting his Bachelor journey with 32 women, he'll have to end Night One with just 24. 

As we anxiously await his premiere, get to know the cast below. (And their Instagrams are hyperlinked to their names -- you're welcome!) 

Abigail, 25, a client financial manager from Beaverton, Oregon.

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Alana, 26, a photographer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Alicia, 24, a professional ballerina from New York City, New York 

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Amber, 30, a nursing student from Costa Mesa, California

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Anna, 24, a copywriter from Chicago, Illinois

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Bri, 24, a communications manager from San Francisco, California

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Carolyn, 30, a journalist from Los Angeles, California

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Casandra, 25, a social worker from Newport Beach, California

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Chelsea, 28, a runway model from Brooklyn, New York 

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Corrinne, 22, a marketing manager from Pomfret, Connecticut

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Emani, 25, a realtor from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Illeana, 25, a health food developer from New York City, New York 

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Jessenia, 27, a social media marketer from San Antonio, Texas

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Kaili, 26, a hostess from Chicago, Illinois

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Katie, 29, a bank marketing manager from Renton, Washington

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Khaylah, 28, a healthcare advocate from Durham, North Carolina

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Kimberly, 28, an airline recruiter from Seattle, Washington

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Kit, 21, a socialite from New York City, New York 

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Kristin, 27, an attorney from Jersey City, New Jersey

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Lauren, 29, a corporate attorney from Miami, Florida

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Magi, 32, a pharmacist from Adwa, Ethiopia

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Mari, 24, a marketing director from Odenton, Maryland

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Marylynn, 28, an event coordinator from Studio City, California

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MJ, 23, a hairstylist from Hudson, Ohio

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Pieper, 23, a graduate student from Happy Valley, Oregon

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Rachael, 24, a graphic designer from Cumming, Georgia

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Saneh, 25, an IT consultant from Denver, Colorado

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Sarah, 24, a broadcast journalist from San Diego, California

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Serena C., 24, a flight attendant from San Francisco, California

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Serena P., 22, a publicist from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sydney, 28, a marketing specialist from Nashville, Tennessee

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Victoria, 27, a queen from Los Angeles, California

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The 32 contestants are dwindled down from a list released in October of 43 women who could appear on Matt's cycle. 

In a recent interview with ET, Chris Harrison said fans are going to "absolutely fall in love" with Matt when they see him on screen. 

"He is so unbelievably genuine, smart, kind, has such a great head on his shoulders. He's a perfect Bachelor, he is the kind of guy this show was made for," he raved. 

"The women that are coming in to be on the show are unbelievably lucky. They're going to find an amazing man to fall in love with. And I can't wait to get on set, start shooting for him, night one begins and we get going again," Chris added. "I did see that [a headline] claimed we have started shooting the show. I'm still home in my office. Matt, if you're out there, dude, don't give out any roses yet!" 

The Bachelor premieres Monday, Jan. 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. See more in the video below. 

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