jessica alli brad womack 'The Bachelor' announces Brad Womack's 30 bachelorettes“The Bachelor” is gearing up for Season 15. Brad Womack talked with Zap2it today about how he “did find love and [is] very happy.” And now we can meet the 30 potential bachelorettes for him to court.

ABC says the opening night is full of fun, as “Chantal wastes no time with pleasantries and, in the name of women everywhere, slaps Brad on the face … But there are those who have other things on their minds, as an emotional Melissa, a waitress who serves up plenty of drama, jumps into his arms and Ashley S., a sweet fun-loving girl, playfully grabs his rear end.”

The 30 women are quickly whittled down to 20 after the first night. (Above, Brad is sitting with Jessica and Alli). The average age is 26.8 to Brad’s 38 years, but he assures us that “age is just a number.” Here are the ladies vying for Brad’s affections:

Alli, 24, an apparel merchant from Columbus, OH
Ashley H., 26, a dentist from Philadelphia, PA
Ashley S., 26, a nanny from New York, NY
Britnee, 25, a paralegal from Holland, PA
Britt, 25, a food writer from Woodinville, WA
Chantal, 28, an executive assistant from Seattle, WA
Cristy, 30, an attorney from Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Emily, 24, a children’s hospital event planner from Charlotte, NC
J, 26, an operations manager from Seattle, WA
Jackie, 27, an artist from New York, NY
Jill, 28, a sales director from Frisco, TX
Keltie, 28, a Radio City Rockette from Hollywood, CA
Kimberly, 27, a marketing coordinator from Charlotte, NC
Lacey, 27, an insurance agent from Tampa, FL
Lauren, 26, a high school teacher from Arlington, VA
Lindsay, 25, a first grade teacher from Plano, TX
Lisa M., 24, a marketing coordinator from Ottawa, KS
Lisa P., 27, a sales consultant from New York, NY
Madison, 25, a model from Brooklyn, NY
Marissa, 26, a sports publicist from Kissimmee, FL
Meghan, 30, a fashion marketer from New York, NY
Melissa, 32, a waitress from Lake Worth, FL
Michelle, 30, a hairstylist from Salt Lake City, UT
Raichel, 29, a ‘manscaper’ from Fullerton, CA
Rebecca, 30, an esthetician from Mission Viejo, CA
Renee, 28, a nanny from Palos Hills, IL
Sarah L., 25, a musical theater performer from Saginaw, MI
Sarah P., 27, a real estate broker from Denver, CO
Shawntel, 25, a funeral director from Chico, CA
Stacey, 26, a bartender from Boston, MA

“The Bachelor” premieres Monday, Jan. 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."