Is Ashley S. Single After 'Bachelor In Paradise'? She May Have Found Love Close To Home
So far on this season of Bachelor in Paradise , Ashley Salter has been having a rough time when it comes to finding love. She came on the show with the intentions of dating Dan, but he ended their brief relationship in Mexico, leaving her heartbroken and talking to birds (literally). But, is Ashley S. still single after Paradise ? According to Reality Steve spoilers, it's rumored that the zany hairstylist from Chris Soules' season of The Bachelor reunited with her college boyfriend, named Austin Brannen. Ashley and Austin attended Auburn University together and apparently rekindled their romance after she returned from Paradise.
Ashley S. did not respond when Bustle reached out for comment on her rumored boyfriend. But, as the quote books say, pictures say a thousand words, and that's the case with Ashley and Austin's Instagram accounts, which are filled with photos of them looking very cute together. He even posted a #TBT photo of the couple in college, back when she had darker hair, and he had an old-school Justin Bieber haircut. In the present, the couple seems to be all smiles while going to an Atlanta Braves baseball game, having a lovely dinner together, enjoying a lazy morning or just checking out some art. Aww!
So, here's what you should know about The Bachelor's resident Dr. Doolittle and her rumored new/old main squeeze.
They Were College Sweethearts
Ashley and Austin dated at the Auburn, Alabama college, where she studied human development and was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority. Meanwhile, he studied business administration and finance and was a member of the frat Beta Theta Pi.
They Don't Live Far Apart
According to LinkedIn, Ashley's BF is based in Atlanta, which isn't too far from where Ashley's hometown of Alpharetta, Georgia. It's no wonder he's a Braves fan.
He Works In Real Estate
Austin works as a vice president on the brokerage team of NAI Brannen Goddard, a commercial real estate firm. Sounds like he's good with numbers — and quite a catch.
He's Close With His Family
The real estate agent has quite a number of photos with his family on Instagram, which can only mean he gets along with them pretty well.
He Likes To Golf
In addition to attending baseball games, Austin likes to take in a game of golf or two for himself, even competing in tournaments.
Their Names Just Sound Too Cute Together
Austin and Ashley. Both "A"-names and they just rolls off the tongue, doesn't they? Here's hoping Ashely S. has found true love this time around.
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