A match made in Mexico. Michael Allio and Danielle Maltby have both weathered tragedy, but they got a second chance at love during season 8 of Bachelor in Paradise.The small business owner made his Bachelor Nation debut during Katie Thurston‘s season of The Bachelorette in 2021, but he ultimately self-eliminated because he didn’t want to leave his son, James, alone at home.
The Ohio native shared James with wife Laura, who died of breast cancer in 2019.Maltby, for her part, appeared on Nick Viall‘s season of The Bachelor, which aired in 2017.
Before her appearance on the ABC dating show, the neonatal nurse was in a relationship with Nick Haag. The couple had been engaged for just three months when Haag died of a drug overdose in 2011 at age 29.“Today marks 10 years since my fiancé passed away.Read more on usmagazine.com