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Get to Know Garrett Marcantel from '12 Dates of Christmas' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

Get to Know Garrett Marcantel from '12 Dates of Christmas' with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

12 Dates of Christmas is the holiday-themed dating reality show that you need to be watching right now and we caught up with one of the show’s stars to learn more about him!

Garrett Marcantel is the show’s gay leading man and he has six hot guys competing for his heart.

The HBO Max series follows three sexy singles – Garrett, Chad, and Faith – while they search for someone to take home for Christmas. There are some twists and turns and some of the dates even start falling for each other, making the show the perfect mash-up of The Bachelor and Love Island.

Garrett, 29, is a real estate developer who recently moved to Los Angeles after living in New York City. He came out as gay when he was 24 and hasn’t had the chance to bring a guy home to meet his family in Louisiana, so he definitely is looking for the perfect man to be his first.

Here are 10 Fun Facts about Garrett:

  1. Top Celebrity Crush: Chris Evans
  2. Favorite Artist: Kacey Musgraves
  3. Nighttime snack go to: mix peanut butter and jelly together in a bowl and eat with a spoon.
  4. Self-Care: Lush bath bombs
  5. Favorite Hobby: Anything outdoors related, except hunting.

Click inside to read the rest of the fun facts…

  1. Education: I have a BS and a MSc.
  2. Siblings: Yes two, older sister Callie and little brother Andrew.
  3. “When I grow up, I want to be a:” I always wanted to be a weatherman.
  4. Best College Job: I was a National Park Ranger in Yellowstone.
  5. Had any exciting 2020 plans? I was planning on going to Burning Man for the first time and that definitely didn’t happen.

The first six episodes of 12 Dates of Christmas are streaming now on HBO Max and the final two episodes will debut on December 10.

Make sure to read all of Garrett‘s answers to the juicy questions fans had about the show.

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