Colton Underwood, the 31-year-old former professional football player and former star of ‘The Bachelor,’ recently shared further insights into his journey of self-discovery regarding his sexuality during a candid appearance on Hannah Brown’s Better Tomorrow podcast. This revelation adds depth to the narrative he began in April 2021 when he came out as gay during an interview with Robin Roberts on ‘Good Morning America.’
Underwood’s initial disclosure in 2021 was a significant moment for the LGBTQ+ community, as he courageously stated, “I’ve ran from myself for a long time. I’ve hated myself for a long time, and I’m gay.” This marked a pivotal moment in his life, and he has continued to openly explore his identity.
In December 2021, Colton Underwood confirmed his romantic involvement with Jordan C. Brown. Their love story progressed rapidly, with the couple becoming engaged in February 2022 and eventually tying the knot in May 2023, following two years of dating.
Interestingly, during his appearance on the Better Tomorrow podcast, Colton Underwood revealed that he has experienced genuine romantic love with a woman in the past. He elaborated by stating, “I still identify as a gay man, but on the spectrum, I would say I’m 75% gay.” This nuanced perspective highlights the complexities of sexual orientation, as he acknowledged the possibility of having attractions, appreciation, and emotional connections with women. Nevertheless, he expressed that pursuing such relationships was not his current desire.
Colton Underwood’s journey of self-acceptance has led him to a place of contentment with his life partner, Jordan. He believes that his past relationships with women have contributed positively to his growth as a partner in his marriage, emphasizing the importance of self-discovery and authenticity in one’s journey towards happiness.
This ongoing exploration of his sexuality reminds us that each individual’s journey is unique and that understanding and acceptance are essential elements in the LGBTQ+ experience. Colton Underwood’s story continues to inspire and shed light on the fluidity of sexual identity.