Brianna Thorbourne: 5 Things To Know About America’s 1st Impression Pick On ‘The Bachelor’

After winning America's first impression rose on season 27 of 'The Bachelor,' Brianna Thorbourne is nervous that Zach Shallcross wouldn't have made the same decision.

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  • Brianna is a contestant on season 27 of ‘The Bachelor’ who is hoping to fall in love with Zach Shallcross.
  • Brianna met Zach on ‘After the Final Rose’ before filming began and got the first impression rose from viewers.
  • Brianna is the founder of her own beauty company, Bourne Beauty.

Brianna Thorbourne was introduced to Bachelor Nation during After the Final Rose on season 19 of The Bachelorette. She appeared on the live show with four other women who got to meet Zach Shallcross before filming began on season 27 of The BachelorViewers got to vote for one of the five women to earn the “first impression” rose of the season, and Brianna was the winner, which meant that she entered the mansion on night one with a rose already in her hand.

A preview for the upcoming Jan. 30 episode reveals Brianna expressing concern about where she stand with Zach, though. “You all know for sure that he sees a real possible future with you guys [because he gave you a rose on night one],” Brianna tells some of the other women on a group date. “I’m so happy I was chosen by America, but it always leaves this doubt in my mind about whether or not what I feel for him is reciprocated.” Learn more about Brianna below:

1. Brianna Owns Her Own Business

Brianna is the founder of Bourne Beauty Company, which she launched in July 2021. The company was “designed to simplify you beauty routine and accentuate the beauty that you’re born with,” according to an Instagram post on launch day. Bourne’s featured product is the Beauty Revolver, which is meant to quickly and effectively blend face makeup. “Create the flawless, airbrushed look of your dreams with this sleek brush’s 200 revolutions per minute,” the description on Bourne’s website reads. “The Beauty rEvolver is an essential tool for anyone who wants perfectly blended application even on the go.” Brianna lives in New Jersey, where her business is based out of. She was just 24 years old when it launched.

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Brianna’s headshot for ‘The Bachelor.’ (ABC)

2. What Was Brianna’s Job Before?

Before becoming a business owner, Brianna held a few different other jobs, according to her LinkedIn. She worked as a recruiter for Dore Partnership from Feb. 2020 until March 2021. Before that, she was an executive assistant at a New Jersey realty company for seven months. She also had an internship as the Social Media Manager at a beauty company in Florida in 2018, and worked as a production intern for NBCUniversal Telemundo in 2017.

3. Brianna Is A Model & Former Pageant Queen

In addition to working on her business, Brianna is also a model. She is represented by State Management, according to her Instagram bio. Brianna has also competed in pageants including Miss New Jersey 2020 in Nov. 2019. She made the top 20, according to an Instagram post.

4. Where Did Brianna Go To College?

Brianna is a college graduate. She received her Bachelor of Science in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Miami. She also took a filmmaking program, specializing in cinematography and film/video production, at New York Film Academy in 2014.

5. Brianna Has Lived Abroad

Brianna lived in Paris for a few years when she was growing up, according to her ABC bio. However, she’s not done seeing the world just yet. “She is looking for a ride-or-die partner with whom she can travel to new places,” the bio reveals.

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