The Bachelor's Lesley Murphy Gets Engaged! Meet Her Fiance

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 09 Feb, 2020
The Bachelor's Lesley Murphy Gets Engaged! Meet Her Fiance

Lesley Murphy is a travel blogger, who is famous for appearing in the 17th season of ABC’s popular dating series The Bachelor in 2013. She got eliminated from the reality show in its 7th week. Later, she returned for the show The Bachelor Winter Games in 2018, where she ended up being the co-runner-up.

Other than her reality TV career, Lesley has also been more passionate about her job—a travel blogger. She has a luxury travel blog by the title ‘The Road Les Traveled,’ where she shares her traveling experiences from around the world.

The Bachelor's Lesley Murphy Gets Engaged

The Bachelor’s reality star Lesley Murphy confirmed her engagement with Alex Kav on 4 February 2020 via Instagram. The diva shared a picture of her along with her lover on the exquisite sunset background of Manhattan Beach, California.

While sharing her happiness of engagement, she captioned her picture by writing, 

“2/4/2, a day I’ll never forget. We’re boarding a plane as we speak to meet my parents in New Zealand! Looking forward to processing the last 24 hours of this incredible life at 35,000 ft #ToKavAndToHold.”

Additionally, Lesley also spoke with PEOPLE, revealing her engagement news and her future plans with Alex. She affirmed that 2020 is their year and she can’t wait to marry her man.

Lesley Murphy shows off her engagement ring with fiancé Alex Kav on 4 February 2020 (Photo: Lesley Murphy's Instagram)

The newly-engaged pair first made their relationship public in January 2019 via Instagram sharing a picture of them kissing—sitting on the edge of a cliff. Since then, they have been dating, traveling the world together, and documenting their adventures on social media. 

Who Is Alex Kav?

Lesley Murphy’s boyfriend-turned-fiancé Alex Kav is a certified Australian Drone Pilot. He is also the founder & creative director of the Los Angeles-based drone production company, DroneGear. His full name is Alex Kavanagh. 

Past Relationship

Prior to dating her current fiancé, Lesley Murphy dated reality star Dean Unglert from February 2018 to April 2018.

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The two first met while shooting ABC’s Olympics-themed reality show ‘The Bachelor Winter Games’ in 2018. Additionally, during the show, Dean got down on his knees to propose Lesley.


The former reality star, Lesley Murphy, graduated from the University of Georgia with a major in Broadcast News and Psychology. 


Besides being a reality star and a travel blogger, Lesley Murphy has also dipped her hands in the field of politics. As of February 2018, she had been working as a political consultant in Washington, D.C.

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Along with that, she made a bold decision by taking up a job as a marketing manager for a hospitality company in Argentina after appearing in ‘The Bachelor Winter Games’ show in 2018. 

Lesley Murphy’s Short Bio (Age)

Lesley Murphy was born on 19th August 1987 in Arkansas, United States. Her full name is Lesley Anne Murphy. She possesses North American ethnicity.