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Maurissa Gunn


Maurissa Gunn is a reality star, model, Instagram star, and social media star from the United States. Maurissa Gunn gained fame after competing in ABC’s reality show “The Bachelor” (Season 24) in the year 2020.

Early Life

Maurissa Gunn was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States, on the 2nd of June 1996. Presently, she is 27 years old and comes under the birth sign of Gemini. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity and practices the Christian religion. She is an American by nationality.

Unfortunately, the reality star has not provided much about her parent identities and their occupations.  She grew up with her three younger siblings Rhonda Gunn, Kimmi Gunn Allen, and Raysean Gunn. She is very close to her family and has been appraised by everyone throughout her life.

Maurissa Gunn – Education

Moving forward to her academics, she went to Laurel High School. She then went to Montana University and graduated with an Exercise Science degree.

Professional Career

During the school day, Maurissa Gunn won the 2013 Miss Teen USA and Miss Teen Montana. Meanwhile, she began intensive training to lose weight and improve her physical appearance as a fashion model. She eventually came to accept her physique and pursued several modelling opportunities.

During her successful journey, she worked at Montana Rib and Chop House in Billings. She later worked at Wood’s Power Grip shortly after finishing her studies. She now works as a Lab Technician at Deaconess Hospital, having started in 2017. On November 27th, 2017, she started providing her services at Vitality Med Spa and Plastic Surgery Center. Overall, she describes herself as the Patient Coordinator of Panacea Plastic Surgery.

Rose to Fame

Apart from her work, she participated in ABC’s reality show ‘The Bachelor” in the year 2020. However, she was eliminated from the show in the first week. That same year, she appeared in one of the episodes of Entertainment Tonight.

Caption: The star cast of ABC’s reality show The Bachelor, season 24 (Source: Variety)

She appeared in “Bachelor in Paradise” (Season 7), a spin-off of ‘The Bachelor’ and ‘The Bachelorette.’ The show began airing on August 16, 2021, and finished in October 2021. She appeared in each episode of the show. Meanwhile, she advanced to the show’s final round and won it. The participants included Deandra Kanu, Joe Amabile, Serena Pitt, Kenny Braasch, and Mari Pepin.

Net Worth 2024

This reality star has earned through being a reality star, model, Instagram star, TikTok star, and social media star. As of 2023, her net worth is estimated at around $2 million while her exact salary and income are under review.

Relationship Status

Presently, Maurissa Gunn possibly seems single and unmarried. In the past, she dated Riley Christian on the 7th season of ‘The Bachelor’ in Paradise and became a reality TV lover turned fiancee.

On the season finale, the former pair made history as the first black couple to get engaged on a reality TV dating program. However, they ended their relationship in January 2022 and are now moving on. She had previously been in a five-year relationship with her high school sweetheart, with whom she felt comfortable and hoped to get old.

She began her career in the entertainment field in 2020, when she appeared on ABC’s “The Bachelor.” She only became a gossip subject after breaking up with her then-fiancee.

Body Measurements

Caption: Maurissa Gunn posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This beautiful reality star stands 5 feet 5 inches tall (1.67 m) and weighs around 50 kg (110 lbs). In addition, she has a pair of black eyes with black hair colour. Similarly, her body measurement is 36-34-36 inches, and wears a shoe size of 6 US.

Maurissa Gunn – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@maurissagunn’ there are over 227k followers. Likewise, there are over 7k followers on her Twitter page ‘@Rissa_Gunn’ and has over 1.5k friends on her Facebook page.