Reality love series The Bachelor season 23 premiered on the ABC channel on 7th January 2019. This season, most of the contestants are models who are vying for the heart of the virgin Bachelor, Colton Underwood, a former American footballer.
Nina Bartula, a survivor of the Croatian Civil War, is one of the 30 starting contestants of the show. She had always dreamt of competing in The Bachelor as she is an avid fan of the show. She has been watching the show for years with her grandmother and mother.
Meanwhile, Nina grabbed the attention of everyone after The Bachelor’s social media page released a deleted scene of her introduction. In the clip, Nina talks about the Croatian Civil War that started when she was only three years old. She and her mother had to flee to the United States, leaving behind the native country after experiencing many difficulties.
Fans are eager to learn more about Nina Bartula bio after hearing out such a heartrending emotional story. So, let’s take an insight into Bartula’s bio, including her age, education, height, parents, birthday, and other wiki facts.
|Birth Name||Nina Bartula|
|Profession||Virtual Sales Account Manager, Reality TV personality|
Nina Bartula Bio | Age, Profession, Education & Parents
Born in the Republic of Croatia, Nina Bartula is one of the contestants on ABC’s The Bachelor season 23. The 30-year-old reality TV personality can speak Croatian, English, and Spanish fluently.
— The Bachelor (@BachelorABC) January 11, 2019
During an interview, Bartula disclosed that her childhood was filled amidst bullets and bombs. She was with her parents in Croatia when the Civil War of Independence erupted in 1991. She recalled the horrific memory through her tears, saying:
It was really really hard. I remember how much my mom tried to shield me from what was going on because twice my mom was this close from being killed by a bullet that went right by her head.”
However, her father stayed in Croatia to protect the nation. Bartula moved to the US with her mother at the age of nine. She graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Meredith College in 2011. She did a double minor in International Business and Marketing.
Bartula has served in various volunteer activities. She started volunteering from the Raleigh Rescue Mission in 2013. The organization is a non-profit agency which provides homeless people with shelter, food, and other training.
Bartula worked as a Business Development Manager in OpenEdge in 2013. Then for a year, she worked as a Cloud & Data Center Automation Specialist in BMC Software. Since 2015, Bartula has been working as a Virtual Sales Account Manager in Cisco.
Her bio reads:
“My strength lies in my ability to visualize, articulate, and solve problems from multiple perspectives.”
Nina Bartula Wiki Facts
- Bartula loves to kayaking and hiking. She is afraid of roller-coaster and heights.
- She is an adventurous girl and would love to be an astronaut even if for a single day.
- Bartula even volunteers for the Wake County Animal Shelter.
- She currently lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- By age 28, Bartula’s mother was a genocide survivor and a single mother of her.