(Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Clear Channel)LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: TV personality Arie Luyendyk Jr.
(Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Clear Channel)LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 21: Television personality Arie Luyendyk Jr.
(Photo by Ida Mae Astute/ABC via Getty Images) "The Bachelor" (Season 2): Aaron Buerge and Helene Eksterowicz broke off their engagement after just a couple of weeks, continuing the franchise's early struggle to result on a long-lasting relationship.
(Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)"The Bachelorette" (Season 1): Trista Rehn (now Trista Sutter) and Ryan Sutter are the ultimate Bachelor Nation success story.
"The Bachelor" has named its next star -- and it's definitely a surprise.
Arie Luyendyk Jr., who was the runner-up on Emily Maynard's season of "The Bachelorette" back in 2012, will be the leading man of the hit ABC reality show's 22nd season, set to air in early 2018.
(Photo by Chris Polk/Film Magic) "The Bachelor" (Season 13): Jason Mesnick chose Molly Malaney over original winner Melissa Rycroft after he ended his engagement to Rycroft.
poses in the press room at the i Heart Radio Music Festival at the MGM Grand Garden Arena September 21, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
(Photo by Steven Lawton/Getty Images)CENTURY CITY, CA - AUGUST 10: Arie Luyendyk and Jr.
(Photo by Paul Warner/Getty Images)LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 22: TV personality Arie Luyendyk Jr.
attends the 2012 i Heart Radio Music Festival pool party at the Wet Republic pool at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on September 22, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.They continued dating for a few months before breaking up for good in the fall of 2007."The Bachelor" (Season 11): Brad Womack made history by choosing neither De Anna Pappas nor Jenni Croft, leaving him with nobody at the end of the season.