Natalie Joy is a surgical technologist by profession who is famous for being the girlfriend of Nick Viall. Nick Viall is an American actor, television personality and model who had a starring role on the 21st season of ABC’s The Bachelor, after finishing as runner-up in two consecutive seasons of The Bachelorette. Being a surgical technologist, Joy usually does things like preparing the operating room for surgery, sterilizing and supplying equipment, preparing patients for surgery, washing incision sites, and passing surgeons as nurses’ instruments. Apart from being a surgical technologist, she is also a model and has posted a collection of her photos from Penida magazine in December 2020. Here are the 5 things that you need to know about Natalie Joy:
Natalie Joy and Nick Viall Knew Each Other Via Instagram
Nick Viall revealed in his “Viall Files” podcast in February 2021 stating “Joy slid into my DMs. It was very romantic. It’s kind of the meet-cute you want”. He later said about how Joy hit him up on the social media app. “It was playful enough, and I guess it didn’t come across as weird?” he said. The two were first linked in 2019 and started dating in 2020. The pair were spotted out for a stroll in Los Angeles on January 26.
Natalie Joy is a Surgical Technologist and Model
Moving towards her profession, Natalie Joy is currently working as a surgical technologist and she had worked for B&D Burgers previously. From 26th July 2020, she started working as a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) at The Georgia Institute For Plastic Surgery and she is still working there. She regularly shares snaps of herself wearing medical scrubs, and even took to Instagram in January 2021 to post a pic of herself wearing a pink surgical cap and blue scrubs, along with a protective face mask of course. “i know you can’t see it but i’m 100% smiling under this mask!! seriously love my job,” she captioned the pic. Surgical techs assist doctors before, during, and after operational procedures, and are considered key members of the surgical team. Also, she is pursuing her career as a model and she has done modeling for several agencies and events which include Penida Magazine. She has posed for multiple fashion photoshoots and regularly poses for stunning swimwear snaps.
Natalie Joy is 18 years older than Nick
Natalie Joy is younger than Nick Viall as Natalie Joy is 23 as of 2021 and Nick Viall is 41 as of 2021. Despite their age gap, their relationship bond is very strong and it is getting stronger with the passage of time. They both are supportive to each other and they are leading a happy life. Viall’s relationship with Joy appears to be serious. On Instagram, he even joked that it has even “escalated to weddings” as they posed at a recent wedding reception.
Natalie Joy is an Animal lover
Joy loves animals and she has an extra special place in her heart for dogs. In June 2020, she posted a photo on Instagram that revealed she got a new puppy. The dog, named Jeff, made his Instagram debut in June 2021. In April 2020, she visited a friendly face on a Nashville farm. “Drove several hours to social distance with my baby stallion,” she captioned an Instagram post as she stroked the horse’s beautiful mane.
Joy is a friend with Sarah Hyland
Natalie shared a photo on Instagram in January of herself posing next to “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland. Hyland is engaged to Bachelor Nation’s Wells Adams and it is unclear how they met.