Former Bachelor contestant Melissa Rycroft first came onto the radar as a participant on the CMT series Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team. Her charisma, beauty, and dancing ability landed her a job as a cheerleader for “America’s Team” for the 2006 and 2007 NFL seasons. In 2008, Rycroft appeared as a contestant on the 13th season of the ABC hit The Bachelor, and she was selected by Bachelor Jason Mesnick as the winner.
After Mesnick publicly broke up with Rycroft in order to pursue a relationship with the runner up Moly Malaney, Melissa Rycroft surged in popularity, and endeared herself to the American public. In 2009, Melissa Rycroft finished in third place on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, a testament to her continued widespread support from the American public.
Melissa Rycroft has stayed on the television scene, and continues to engage in a plethora of correspondent and host gigs. In addition to doing features for Entertainment Tonight and The Insider, Rycroft is a contributor to morning news and talk show Good Morning America. Returning to her Bachelor roots, Rycroft starred as the co-host for 2010’s Bachelor Pad on ABC. In 2012, Melissa returned to the fifteenth season of Dancing With the Stars: All Stars where she was ultimately deemed the winner. Melissa will also serve as host of the shows 20th season, Dancing With the Stars: Live! Perfect Ten Hour.
Named to People magazine’s “World’s Most Beautiful People” list and Maxim’s “Hot 100”, Melissa Rycroft now balances being a wife, new mother, and TV dynamo with a smile. Melissa Rycroft is available for speaking engagements, infomercials, and personal appearances.
APPEARANCES: Good Morning America, The Talk, Bachelor Pad, Entertainment Tonight, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, 20/20, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, Dancing with the Stars, The Bachelorette, Live! With Kelly, Ellen, The Bachelor
TO WORK WITH MELISSA RYCROFT: Celebrity Speaker Melissa Rycroft can be hired for endorsements and events in roles such as public speaker, autograph signings, SMT’S, and public relation campaigns.