‘Big Brother’ Season 20 Houseguests Announced

Big Brother Season 20
‘Big Brother’ host Julie Chen celebrating the show’s 20th season (Photo: Bill Inoshita ©2018 CBS Broadcasting, Inc)

CBS has unveiled the list of the new season of Big Brother’s houseguests. Season 20, which will premiere on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, includes a Vegas performer, an ex-undercover cop, a stay-at-home mom, and a professional dancer among the 16 just-announced houseguests.

Julie Chen returns as host of the reality series which has a $500,000 prize waiting for the last person to leave the Big Brother house. Video interviews with the 16 new houseguests are currently streaming on CBS All Access for those who can’t wait until June 27th to get to know the season 20 group.

In addition to releasing the list of 16 season 20 houseguests, CBS confirmed the air dates for this upcoming season:

“Following the two-night premiere, Big Brother will air Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning July 1; Wednesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning July 4; and Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) beginning July 5, featuring the live eviction show hosted by Julie Chen. The first live eviction show on July 5 falls on the series premiere date, July 5, 2000, 18 years ago.”

Big Brother Season 20 Houseguests:

  • Steve Arienta (pronounced Ar-ee-in-tah) (40)
    Hometown: Parsippany, N.J.
    Current City: Wanaque, N.J.
    Occupation: Former undercover cop

Big Brother Sam Bledsoe

  • Sam Bledsoe (27)
    Hometown: Stuarts Draft, Va.
    Current City: Stuarts Draft, Va.
    Occupation: Welder
  • Haleigh Broucher (pronounced Hay-Lee) (21)
    Hometown: Village Mills, Texas
    Current City: College Station, Texas
    Occupation: College student
  • Kaycee Clark (30)
    Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
    Current City: Tempe, Ariz.
    Occupation: Pro football player
  • Tyler Crispen (23)
    Hometown: Rossford, Ohio
    Current City: Hilton Head, S.C.
    Occupation: Lifeguard
  • Bayleigh Dayton (pronounced Bay-Lee) (25)
    Hometown: Lees Summit, Mont.
    Current City: Atlanta, Ga.
    Occupation: Flight attendant
  • Kaitlyn Herman (24)
    Hometown: Plainview, N.Y.
    Current City: Encino, Calif.
    Occupation: Life coach
  • Winston Hines (28)
    Hometown: Somerset, Ky.
    Current City: Bowling Green, Ky.
    Occupation: Medical sales rep

Big Brother Angie Lantry

  • Angie “Rockstar” Lantry (34; turns 35 on 6/22)
    Hometown: Columbia, Md.
    Current City: Columbia, Md.
    Occupation: Stay-at-home mom
  • JC Monduix (28)
    Hometown: Miami, Fla. via Spain
    Current City: West Hollywood, Calif.
    Occupation: Professional dancer
  • Brett Robinson (25)
    Hometown: Oakdale, Conn.
    Current City: Charlestown, Mass.
    Occupation: Cyber security engineer
  • Angela Rummans (26)
    Hometown: Hilton Head, S.C.
    Current City: Playa Vista, Calif.
    Occupation: Fitness model
  • Scottie Salton (26)
    Hometown: Shorewood, Ill.
    Current City: Chicago, Ill.
    Occupation: Shipping manager

Big Brother Faysal Shafaat

  • Faysal Shafaat (pronounced Fey-sull, Sha-fat) (26)
    Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
    Current City: Orlando, Fla.
    Occupation: Substitute teacher
  • Rachel Swindler (29; turns 30 on 7/15)
    Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
    Current City: Las Vegas, Nev.
    Occupation: Vegas entertainer
  • Chris “Swaggy C” Williams (23)
    Hometown: Bridgeport, Conn.
    Current City: Bridgeport, Conn.
    Occupation: Day trader