Season 24 of Big brother announced the 16 new Houseguests who will enter the Big brother house and compete for $750,000.
The new season will air with a special 90-minute event on July 6 at 8/7c. Just after Big brotherfirst episode of, CBS will air the 90-minute premiere of The Challenge: United States at 9/8c. Big brother will continue to air Sundays and Wednesdays at 8/7c and Thursdays 9/8c. Each live-action eviction episode will be hosted by Julie Chen Moonves.
As fans already know, Big brother features 16 people competing together in a house to be the last Houseguest standing. As CBS describes, “Big brother follows a group of people living together in a house equipped with 94 HD cameras and 113 microphones recording their every move 24 hours a day. Every week someone will be kicked out of the house, with the last remaining guest receiving the grand prize of $750,000.”
As mandated by CBS last year, more than half of the cast are people of color, with most of that number including black contestants. Black guests include Ameera Jones, a 31-year-old content designer from Westminster, MD; Jasmine Davis, a 29-year-old entrepreneur from Terry, MS currently living in Atlanta, GA; Marvin Achi, a 28-year-old chemical process engineer from Rivers State, Nigeria, currently living in Houston, Texas; Monte Taylor, a 27-year-old personal trainer from Bear, DE; Nicole Layog, a 41-year-old private chef from Fort Lauderdale, FL; Taylor Hale, a 27-year-old personal stylist from West Bloomfield, MI; and Terrance Higgins, a 47-year-old bus operator from Chicago, IL.
Learn more about all the competitors below:
Current city hometown: Sarasota, Florida.
Occupation: Marketing Manager
Current city hometown: Westminster, Maryland.
Occupation: Content designer
Hoops of Brittany
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
Current City: Austin, TX
Hometown: Ontario, California
Current City: Las Vegas, Nevada.
Occupation: Vegas Performer
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Current City: Los Angeles, California.
Occupation: Corporate Air Hostess
Hometown: Terry, miss.
Current City: Atlanta, Ga.
Joe “Pooch” Pucciarelli
Hometown: Staten Island, NY
Current City: Boca Raton, Florida.
Occupation: Assistant Football Coach
Current city hometown: Bountiful, Utah
Hometown: Rivers State, Nigeria
Current City: Houston, TX
Occupation: Chemical process engineer
Matt “Turner” Turner
Hometown: North Attleborough, Mass.
Current City: New Bedford, Mass.
Occupation: Owner of a thrift store
Hometown: St. Michael, Minn.
Current City: Rochester, Minn.
Current city hometown: Bear, Del.
Occupation: Personal trainer
Current city hometown: Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Occupation: Private chef
Current city hometown: San Marcos, California.
Occupation: Interior decorator
Current city hometown: West Bloomfield, Mich.
Occupation: Personal stylist
Current city hometown: Chicago, Ill.
Occupation: Bus operator
Big brother is produced by Emmy Award-winning producer Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan for Fly on the Wall Entertainment in association with Endemol Shine North America.