Chris Siegfried is a mortgage broker who joined The Bachelorette season 9 to compete for Desiree Hartsock. He comes from McMinnville, OR and claims to have an artistic side which he explores by writing poetry and books. In fact, throughout the competition, he would write Desiree poems which he would recite to her. He was able to introduce Desiree to his family and vice versa. Though Desiree had strong feelings for Brooks and was heartbroken when he withdrew from the competition, Desiree picked Chris in the finale
, where he ultimately proposed.