Juan Pablo Galavis Bio: birthday, occupation, net worth, ethnicity, family, tattoos, religion

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Juan Pablo Galavis will lead season 18 of the ABC reality-television dating competition The Bachelor scheduled to premiere in January 2014. The single dad will be the first Latino to lead the show. He acquired a huge fan base despite a minute amount of air time on Desiree Hartsock’s season of The Bachelorette. The 32 year-old former pro soccer player, sports and music consultant, model of sorts, millionaire was born in the USA, but raised in Venezuela.Twitter: @JuanPaGalavis

Facebook: juanpablogalavis

He has a 4-year-old daughter named Camila.

Birthday: August 5, 1981, in Ithaca, New York, but moved with his family to Barquisimeto, Venezuela when he was two years old.

Education: Roberts Wesleyan College

Occupation: Ex Professional Soccer Player. Sports & Music Consultant model.

Ethnicity: Venezualan

Religion: Catholic

Net worth: $1.2 million in 2013.
Ex-girlfriend: Telenovela actress Carla Rodriguez.
Father: Miami architect and artist, Saul Galavis.

Mother: Nelly.

Sister Anna. Anna is a singer who lives in Venezuela and is married to a professional soccer player.

Tattoo: 1, of his 4 year-old Camila’s name

Height: 5′ 11″

Shoesize: 11.5

Favorite Childhood Memory: Winning a youth soccer tournament

Nickname: Juanpa

Daughter: Camila Valentina

Baby Mama: Carla Andreina Rodriguez Reyes

Soccer Career:

Juan Pablo played several seasons of soccer in the Venezuelan First Division with Caracas FC, Deportivo Italy and Monagas Sport Club. He later signed with the USL-1 team Miami FC in 2008. He retired from professional soccer after his daughter Camila was born in February 2009 because he did not want to move away from her as she resided in Miami.


Galavis got involved in radio and music as a hobby.

After retiring from professional soccer, he started his career in the music business by promoting Venezuelan singers in Miami.

Juan Pablo Galavis also became a sports adviser with the Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Galavis is also creating a on-profit–the Cardenas Sport Foundation —to help the Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, teams, athletes and communities in Latin America .


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