Big Brother 2018 contestants: Meet the housemates in BBUK's final series

Big Brother 2018 cast: Meet the line up of Big Brother UK's final series

big brother 2018 contestants

The Big Brother 2018 contestants on the cast of housemates for the last ever BBUK series have been revealed.

The last ever series of Big Brother began on Friday, September 14 on Channel 5.

Over 53 days, the Big Brother 2018 contestants will fight it out for a prize fund of £100,000.

But it won't be easy, with Big Brother making this year's season the most competitive ever.

Full of surprise twists, mind games and unforeseen turns, it's set to be a series of Big Brother like no other.

Meet the Big Brother 2018 contestants making up this year's housemates below...

Big Brother 2018 contestants

AKEEM GRIFFITHS

Akeem Griffiths
26-year-old Training Consultant from Rhondda Valley, Akeem Griffiths

26-year-old Training Consultant from Rhondda Valley.

• He is highly competitive and wants to win the show, "I want to win this show and will do whatever it takes to win.”
• He has been in a relationship for six years and describes his partner as “one of a kind.”
• Akeem is the organiser in his group of friends, however “this does come at a cost because when things go wrong, I will always get the blame.”

ANAMÉLIA SILVA

Anamélia Silva
31-year-old Spiritual Advisor from London, Anamélia Silva

31-year-old Spiritual Advisor from London

• Anamélia is originally from Brazil but grew up in Sweden before moving to London.
• Because of her job and psychic powers, she says that she finds it easy to read people. She can “see things in them others can’t.”
• She says that her confidence is often mistaken for arrogance.
• Ignorance irritates her, as do people who do not respect personal space.
• She’s dated both men and women in the past. Her first relationship was with a woman.

BROOKE BERRY

Brooke Berry
21-year-old Freelance Graphic Designer from London, Brooke Berry

21-year-old Freelance Graphic Designer from London

• Brooke describes herself as nomadic, and has lived all over the UK as well as the French Alps, Cyprus and Ibiza and has moved at least 20 times in the last five years.
• She wants to go into the House to represent lesbian women and thinks it would be very healthy for young girls and boys to see it discussed openly.
• She claims winning is not important but admits she can also be bitter when she loses.
• She doesn’t get along with materialistic, closed minded people.
• Brooke believes she can bring a “young, dynamic, millennial spin” to the Big Brother House and thinks she can hold debates, arguments and opinions well.

CAMERON COLE

Cameron Cole
18-year-old Vlogger from Norwich, Cameron Cole

18-year-old vlogger from Norwich

• He is keen to show that not all teenagers are “sheep who think the world owes them everything.”
• He is extremely competitive and the thought of losing makes him feel sick.
• His idol is Winston Churchill who he says is “a legend of a man.”
• Despite his name being an anagram for ‘romance,’ he says he is “completely hopeless in love.”
• Cameron was six-months-old when the first Big Brother aired in 2000.

CIAN CARRIGAN

Cian Carrigan
23-year-old Customer Service Agent from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Cian Carrigan

23-year-old Customer Service Agent for a mobile gaming company from Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

• Lives in rural Ireland but says he “isn’t your usual country boy.”
• He has five older siblings; two of which are also gay. “Half the family is gay, so mum says you have to come out as straight in our family.”
• Cian always falls for straight guys and prefers masculine men with intelligence.
• One of the hardest parts of living in the House will be missing his mother.
• Growing up, he wanted to be a Spice Girl or WWE Wrestler.
• He has a phobia of kneecaps, vaginas and being tickled.

ELLIS HILLON (REMOVED)

Ellis Hillon
19-year-old Fast Food Restaurant Worker from Glasgow, Ellis Hillon

19-year-old Fast Food Restaurant Worker from Glasgow.

• Works in a fast food restaurant and lives with her mum and two sisters in Cambuslang, a town on the outskirts of Glasgow.
• She is 4’8” and wears size two shoes. She has been known to shop in the 9-10 year old section at times.
• She’s currently single and is open to the idea of finding love in the House.
• She has a phobia of Cliff Richard and the theme tune from Casualty.
• She can’t stand mess and doesn’t understand people who don’t tidy up after themselves, which she may find difficult in the House.
• The most expensive thing she has ever bought is a pair of Gucci Sliders.
• She will miss Irn-Bru and her own bed whilst in the House.

ISAAC JAGROOP

Isaac Jagroop
23-year-old Footballer / Club Promoter from Birmingham, Isaac Jagroop

23-year-old Footballer / Club Promoter from Birmingham

• Originally from Suffolk, he moved to Birmingham for University and still lives there.
• Is a club promoter and enjoys his job as he is being paid to “chill, have a laugh and work with friends”
• Played professional football for Ipswich Town for six years before being released aged 17 after becoming distracted by partying and girls.
• Admits to being an emotional guy and says he cried like a child at his mother’s wedding.
• He reckons he will be a leader in the House and doesn’t like fake people.

KAY LOVELLE

Kay Lovelle
32-year-old Artist from London, Kay Lovelle

32-year-old artist from London

• Born in Georgia, she lived in Moscow and moved to London as a child.
• She has worked as an actress; her favourite role was playing a Russian assassin on an HBO series.
• Currently works as an artist who creates 3D wall sculptures and 3D phallic art.
• She is a passionate vegan who wants the lifestyle to become mainstream.
• She is not actively looking for a relationship; “I never look for love. If it's meant to be, we will find each other.”
• She gets along with all kinds of people but connects more with “artistic thinkers and open minded individuals.”
• Her dream job would be as an animal activist. She’d love to save animals across the world and create a loving, peaceful sanctuary for them.

KENALEY AMOS-SISSONS

Kenaley Amos-Sissons
24-year-old Call Centre Worker from Nottingham, Kenaley Amos-Sissons

24-year-old Call Centre Worker from Nottingham

• Graduated in 2017 with a degree in Health and Social Care from the University of Birmingham.
• She regrets not voting in the EU referendum and would have voted to remain.
• People tell her that she seems intimidating and can come across as aggressive, but she insists she is in fact a caring and positive person.
• She claims Big Brother is all about the experience and that she’s not in it to win it.
• Her party trick is twerking and making her tongue look like a cauliflower.

LEWIS FLANAGAN

Lewis Flanagan
27-year-old Bartender from Stockton-on-tees, Lewis Flanagan

27-year-old Bartender from Stockton-On-Tees

• Lewis is very active; he loves yoga, working out and cycling. As a Housemate, he will mostly miss the gym, healthy food, his yoga equipment and his meditation apps.
• His main passion is self-growth and self-development. He believes everyone should work on becoming the ultimate version of themselves; physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually.
• “I wear my heart on my sleeve and I’m a good person who wants the best for everyone…as long as they deserve it.”
• Lewis reckons he’d excel in any food related tasks, “as long as it fits with my flexitarian guidelines, with the exception of white chocolate...”
• It doesn’t take much to irritate Lewis, who is “tired of society looking at their phones all the time.”

LEWIS GREGORY

Lewis Gregory
26-year-old Bricklayer from London, Lewis Gregory

26-year-old Bricklayer from London

• Lewis lives on his own in London and works as a bricklayer.
• His mum was a Playboy model and he lived in the Playboy Mansion with her for a while.
• Born on 24th July, he describes himself as a “24/7 kinda guy.”
• His ideal woman would be someone house-proud, healthy, good looking and with a high sex drive.
• He is highly competitive and says winning is everything.
• He likes to be around people who don’t take things too seriously and can handle his boisterous personality. “I sort of get on with anyone because nothing fazes me.”

SÎAN HAMSHAW

Sîan Hamshaw
25-year-old Waitress from Barnsley, Sîan Hamshaw

25-year-old waitress from Barnsley

• Sîan is a single mother who lives in Barnsley with her four-year-old son.
• She works as a waitress in a café in Barnsley market and her face was used on an advertising billboard to promote the café.
• Her type is “manly men who look a bit rough.”
• She is a morning person and reckons her early morning high energy levels will annoy others.
• Sîan has a very sweet tooth and thinks she will struggle without unlimited chocolate in the House.
• If she could change anything about herself she says she would make herself more intelligent.

TOMASZ WANIA

Tomasz Wania
31-year-old Cleaner from London, Tomasz Wania

31-year-old cleaner from London

• Came to England 10 years ago and is happy to live “in the UK where I'm happy to be who I am.”
• Has been in a relationship for seven years. They have had an open relationship for the last three years.
• He describes himself as gender fluid but does not get upset by being labelled as any specific gender. “Anything goes; it really doesn’t bother me.”
• He is most passionate about LGBTQ+ issues around the world, income equality and computer games.
• He would spend his Big Brother winnings on becoming a UK citizen.

ZOE JONES

Zoe Jones
31-year-old Carer from Halifax, Zoe Jones

31-year-old carer from Halifax

• Zoe describes her family as the Yorkshire equivalent to the Kardashians, but “without the glam or mansions.”
• She lives in Halifax and is a single mum to her 11-year-old son.
• Is highly competitive and hates to lose. She plays netball every week and will sulk and swear if her team lose.
• When asked to describe herself in three words she said “an absolute legend.”
• She is a brown belt in karate.
• She rates herself 10/10 for honesty, humour, looks, competitiveness, leadership and confidence…but only a 1/10 for arrogance.

HUSSAIN AHMED

HUSSAIN AHMED
25-year-old Physiotherapist from Birmingham, Hussain Ahmed

25-year-old Physiotherapist from Birmingham

• He is confident that his time in the House will be ‘The Hussain Show’ and thinks he will be “the King of the House.”
• Hussain has a ‘second personality’ who is called Felix who comes out when he is feeling “fruity” and wants to cause mischief. “He is extra as f**k, all day, every day.”
• He wants to represent ‘modern Muslims’ and thinks “everyone should be allowed to be themselves.”
• His idol is Kanye West and dreams of one day being able to rub shoulders with him. “He’s the man, everyone talks about him and he’s got the swag, just like I do.”
• He is most passionate about “looking good” and loves his fashion. He admits to spending a lot of money on clothes and once spent about £2,000 in one month.

ISABELLA FARNESE

 Isabella Farnese
23-year-old Race Horse Rider from Great Yarmouth, Isabella Farnese

23-year-old Race Horse Rider from Great Yarmouth

• Attended a horse racing college. She has taken part in seven races as a jockey and rode a winning horse at Chelmsford.
• Hates two-faced, false and nasty people and says that “manners and kindness cost nothing.”
• Quietly confident she could win and will be annoyed if she doesn’t.
• Isabella gets on better with men; “I’m a lad deep down.”
• She says that in a “world of Kardashians; be a Diana or a Marilyn.”
• She would spend her winnings on a cruise for her grandparents and put the rest towards helping rescued dogs and retired racehorses.

Big Brother airs on Channel 5.

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