|Full Name||Wells Adams|
|Birthday||May 16, 1984|
|Born||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Relationship||Engaged to Sarah Hyland|
As a long-time fan of Wells Adams, I’m excited to provide an in-depth profile of this charming reality star‘s background, rise to fame, relationships, and quirky facts!
Early Life and Pre-TV Career
Wells was born on May 16, 1984 and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Nashville School of the Arts for high school where he honed skills in singing, guitar and acting. After graduation, Wells studied at Vanderbilt University, majoring in journalism and mass communication.
In his early 20s, Wells worked as a radio DJ at various Nashville stations where he developed a talent for banter and entertaining listeners. According to colleagues, Wells always brought a sense of humor to his shows.
Eager to break into the entertainment biz, Wells moved to Los Angeles in 2010. He lived with fellow aspiring actor James Wolk when he first arrived. Wells held various jobs including modeling for romance novel covers, acting in commercials, and working in radio.
Big Break on The Bachelorette
Wells got his big break in 2016 when he was cast on season 12 of The Bachelorette starring JoJo Fletcher. His personality and Andrew Lloyd Weber impressions made him stand out from the pack.
Sadly Wells got eliminated in week 6 after opening up about past heartbreak. But he left with dignity and humor, solidifying his status as a fan favorite.
After this popularity boost, Wells headed to Bachelor in Paradise season 3 the following summer. We were all rooting for Wells to find love in Paradise! He hit it off with Ashley Iaconetti, but was once again eliminated in week 6 right before the finale.
Expanding His Bachelor Nation Fame
After two back-to-back stints on Bachelor Nation shows, Wells leveraged his stardom and entertainment skills into hosting gigs. He co-hosted Bachelor in Paradise after shows with Chris Harrison, dishing on juicy drama from the season.
Wells showed off his trivia knowledge competing on Celebrity Family Feud with fellow Bachelor Nation members against the cast of Vanderpump Rules – and won!
But perhaps Wells‘ most famous "post-Paradise" role is serving as the bartender on Bachelor in Paradise beginning in season 5. He entertains contestants and fans alike with his legendary cocktail-making skills. According to Entertainment Tonight, Wells even released his first cocktail recipe book in 2021.
Hosting and Podcasting
In addition to his reality TV gigs, Wells has grown a thriving hosting and podcasting career outside of Bachelor Nation.
He co-hosts a nationally syndicated country music radio show called Your Favorite Thing with Brandi Cyrus. Wells also hosted the podcast Pratt Cast with Stephanie Pratt of The Hills fame.
Wells‘ most popular podcast is LadyGang which he began co-hosting with actress Sarah Hyland in early 2019. The podcast has over 200,000 downloads per episode and frequently features A-list celebrity guests like Kim Kardashian, Colton Underwood, and Katy Perry.
Romantic Relationship with Sarah Hyland
Wells met Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland through social media in 2017. Sarah first slid into Wells‘ Twitter DMs, which led to hanging out in person. The two hit it off and made their relationship Instagram official in October 2017.
According to Us Weekly, Wells supported Sarah through health struggles including undergoing two kidney transplants.
In July 2019, Wells proposed to Sarah on the beach in Fiji with a gorgeous oval-shaped diamond ring. The couple originally planned to wed in August 2020, but postponed due to COVID. They still hope to marry once it‘s safer for guests.
Sarah and Wells often post cute couple pics together on Instagram. They also film funny TikTok videos including dances and recipes as @sarahhylandandwells on the app. Their social media provides an inside look at their sweet relationship.
Passions and Interests
Outside of Hollywood, Wells has various passions including:
- Animal rescue – Wells volunteers with dog adoption agencies in Los Angeles. He and Sarah adopted two rescue dogs together named Boo and Dream.
- Nashville community – Wells helps promote and fundraise for organizations giving back to his hometown like the Nashville Humane Association.
- Karaoke – Wells loves belting out Journey, Bon Jovi, and showtunes. His impressive vocal range always makes for an entertaining performance.
- Cocktails – Obviously Wells has professionally honed mixology skills. But he also enjoys hosting laidback happy hours with creative drink recipes.
- Hockey – Playing hockey has been a lifelong hobby of Wells‘ since childhood. He‘s a Nashville Predators super fan.
Fun Facts About Wells
- His first acting role was a one-line part in his elementary school production of The Wizard of Oz. Wells played a tree.
- He has several tattoos including aoggled anchor on his arm as a nod to his love of being out on the water.
- Wells‘ hidden talent is voice impersonations including a spot-on Shaggy from Scooby Doo.
- If he could have dinner with any three celebrities, Wells chooses Jennifer Lawrence, Sam Elliot, and Jeff Goldblum.
- Wells is passionate about sustainable travel and excited to plan eco-friendly trips with Sarah.
With his southern charm, great sense of humor, and dedication to his passions, it‘s easy to see why Wells is such a beloved celebrity. As a longtime fan, I‘m excited to continue following Wells‘ journey on reality TV and beyond!