The Truth About Nick Viall's Girlfriend, Natalie Joy

A Bachelorno more! Bachelor Nation fan favorite Nick Viall has had his romantic ups and downs. From competing on both Andi Dorfman and Kaitlyn Bristowe's seasons of The Bachelorette to Bachelor in Paradise appearances to finally taking the helm as Bachelor in 2017, Nick is known for his ill-fated heartbreaks. Now, it finally seems as though Nick has found his happiness. 

The Dancing with the Stars alum has famously kept his love life under wraps since stepping away from the Bachelor franchise. However, Nick has been linked to surgical technologist Natalie Joy since 2019, per US Weekly. In September 2020, she reportedly took to Instagram to share that she was the "happiest [she's] eva been" (via Us Weekly). Fast forward to January 2021 and the two have officially made things Instagram official.

So, who exactly is Natalie and how long has she been dating Nick? Keep scrolling to find out! 

Natalie Joy is a woman of many talents

Nick Viall may have left The Bachelor franchise, but his new romance is ready for primetime! Nick's girlfriend Natalie Joy works in the modeling world and the medical world. Does it get any better than that? When Natalie isn't posting magazine shoots, she's sharing information about COVID-19. In December 2020, Natalie was vaccinated and stressed the importance of staying safe and healthy. "i'm happy to be a part of the process and doing my part to protect the lives of so many people," Natalie wrote. "here's to 2021 with the hope of less pandemic." 

Joy counts Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland as a close pal, potentially due to the Bachelor Nation connection with Hyland's fiancé, Wells Adams, per Us WeeklyOther Bachelor Nation alums have since played coy about Nick's relationship status, causing fans to speculate about how long Nick has really been dating Natalie. Bachelor in Paradise alum Ashley Iaconetti denied rumors that Viall was romantically involved with pal Demi Burnett, saying that she had "an idea" about who Viall was really seeing. "If he hasn't said anything about who it is, then I'm not saying anything," Ashley joked during a June 2020 episode of her podcast, Almost Famous.

As Natalie and the "Viall Files" podcast host grow closer, fans will surely have to keep an eye on their social media for any further updates on their relationship status.