‘Big Brother’ Season 21 Houseguests Announced

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CBS has released the list of the 16 houseguests who’ll be competing for the $500,000 grand prize on season 21 of Big Brother. The reality series will kick off its summer 2019 season with a two night premiere on Tuesday, June 25th and Wednesday, June 26th.

The 21st season will air three nights a week, with a therapist, a Broadway performer, and a wine safari guide among the competitors. The new season will air on Sundays at 8pm ET/PT and beginning on July 10th it will move to Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT. CBS confirmed the first live eviction broadcast is Wednesday, July 3rd.

Season 21 Houseguests:

    Holly Allen (31)
    Hometown: Lander, Wyo.
    Current City: Los Angeles
    Occupation: Wine Safari Guide

    David Alexander (29)
    Hometown: Atlanta
    Current City: Atlanta
    Occupation: Photographer

    Nicole Anthony (24)
    Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.
    Current City: Long Island, N.Y.
    Occupation: Preschool Aide

    Tommy Bracco (28)
    Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
    Current City: Staten Island, N.Y.
    Occupation: Broadway Dancer

    Kathryn Dunn (29)
    Hometown: Irving, Texas
    Current City: Dallas, Texas
    Occupation: Digital Marketing Executive

    Kemi Faknule (25) (pronounce Kem-ee Fah-coo-nel-ee)
    Hometown: Elkridge, Md.
    Current City: Brooklyn, N.Y.
    Occupation: Marketing Strategist

    Cliff Hogg III (53)
    Hometown: Houston
    Current City: Houston
    Occupation: Petroleum Engineer

    Ovi Kabir (22) (pronounced Oh-vee Kah-beer)
    Hometown: Oakridge, Tenn.
    Current City: Knoxville, Tenn.
    Occupation: College Student

    Nick Maccarone (27) (pronounced Mac-ah-rohn)
    Hometown: Sewell, N.J.
    Current City: Sewell, N.J.
    Occupation: Therapist

    Jack Matthews (28)
    Hometown: Chicago
    Current City: Tampa, Fla.
    Occupation: Fitness Trainer

    Jackson Michie (23) (pronounced Mickey)
    Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
    Current City: Los Angeles
    Occupation: Server

    Jessica Milagros (30ish) (pronounced Me-law-gross)
    Hometown: Chicago
    Current City: Oak Park, Ill.
    Occupation: Model

    Christie Murphy (28)
    Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
    Current City: Keyport, N.J.
    Occupation: Boutique Owner

    Sam Smith (31)
    Hometown: West Nanticoke, Pa.
    Current City: Mountain Top, Pa.
    Occupation: Truck Driver

    Analyse Talvera (22) (pronounced Ah-nah-lease Tah-la-vera)
    Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
    Current City: Simi Valley, Calif.
    Occupation: College Soccer Star

    Isabella Wang (22)
    Hometown: Mount Olive, N.J.
    Current City: Los Angeles
    Occupation: Public Health Analyst

    Series Details:

    Big Brother follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day. Each week someone will be voted out of the house, with the last remaining Houseguest receiving the grand prize of $500,000.”