'The Bachelor': Meet the 5 New Women Vying for Matt James' Heart

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The new arrivals will make their debut Monday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Matt James' time on The Bachelor is about to get a lot more exciting!

On an all-new episode airing Monday, Jan. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC, five more ladies will arrive at the house in hopes of winning his heart this season. The announcement comes after Sarah Trott abruptly left the show earlier this week amid drama with the other cast members and worry over her father's debilitating ALS.

"A record number of women applied for Matt James ... [it was] the biggest response we've had, and we wanted to give as many women as possible the chance to find love," host Chris Harrison teased to ET last month. "So, we start with 32, but there will be more than those that arrive. And I can also give you this nugget -- one woman who arrives is a very, very familiar face to Bachelor Nation."

Now, ET's breaking down everything you need to know about the new women.



Age: 23
Occupation: Model
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Bio Highlight: Brittany can't be with a man who won't let her live her life... she says she has no time for unnecessary drama!



Age: 29
Occupation: Former Miss Puerto Rico
Location: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Bio Highlight: Catalina admits she probably has watched one too many rom-coms in her life. She is single for the first time in a long time, and hopes to find her forever Prince Charming in Matt.


ABC/Craig Sjodin

Age: 28
Occupation: ICU Nurse
Location: Los Angeles, California
Bio Highlight: Kim, who has been spending the last year fighting on the front lines of COVID-19, tends to wear the pants in the relationships. She needs a man who is confident and won't be intimidated by her professional success.


ABC/Craig Sjodin

Age: 27
Occupation: Teacher
Location: Edina, Minnesota
Bio Highlight: Michelle is looking for the superman to her superwoman. The former Division I basketball player hopes that she and Matt can fall in love and change the world.


ABC/Craig Sjodin

Age: 26
Occupation: Dancer/Choreographer
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Bio Highlight: Ryan wants to marry a man who exhibits good husband qualities and has similar values and beliefs. She intends to only get married once... could Matt be the one she's been waiting for?

For even more on the new arrivals, watch the video below ahead of Monday's new episode: