The ladies range in age from 23 to 34 (with two unspoken ages) and include a personal trainer, a blogger and the grandmother of a contestant. Sheryl, the eldest of the contestants photographed, reportedly exits the limo to meet Ben on the first night as a special twist.
The cast includes several women in performance-related careers, including actresses, models and pageant contestants. In fact, contestant Blakely Shea, who works as a VIP cocktail waitress, was found to have released racy modeling shots which recently surfaced.
Visit ABC to see the full list of contestants, including fun facts such as the number of tattoos each woman has. Will you be watching Ben meet and greet the ladies during The Bachelor's January 2, 2012 premier?