List of Big Brother 13 housemates (UK)

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The following is a list of contestants in the thirteenth series of Big Brother UK.

Adam[edit]

Adam Kelly, aged 27, was raised in Burton-upon-Trent[1] but moved to the United States and currently lives in Dudley, upon his move back to the United Kingdom. He is a reformed former member of the Los Angeles Crips gang.[1] He left the house as this year's runner-up, leaving the house on Day 70.

Arron[edit]

Arron Lowe is a 23-year-old model from Manchester. He modeled for clothing companies such as Abercrombie & Fitch, John Galliano and Hollister.[2] In Week 5, Arron was nominated for eviction against three other housemates. He received the fewest votes to save and became the fifth housemate to be evicted.

Ashleigh[edit]

Ashleigh Hughes (born 23 June 1991)[3] is a former wine stocks saleswoman from Romford, East London. On Day 1, Ashleigh entered the house with fifteen other housemates. On Day 13, she won a gym session for herself and Luke S in the Ticking Time Bomb game. On Day 19, Ashleigh celebrated her 21st birthday in the house, and chose two other housemates to plan rival parties for her. She then had to choose one party to carry on, and one to close down.[3] In Week 10, Ashleigh faced her third eviction against three other housemates. She became the eleventh housemate to be evicted, in a double eviction with Scott.

Becky[edit]

Rebecca "Becky" Hannon is a 19-year-old drama college student from Blackburn. She was in her first year of drama college and has previously been an extra in Shameless.[4] Becky was chosen by the public to enter the Big Brother house on Day 4 as a wildcard housemate. In Week 9, she was nominated for eviction against three other housemates. She was evicted in a very close vote, receiving 1.1% of the public vote less than Ashleigh.

Benedict[edit]

Benedict Garret is a 32-year-old former teacher from Manchester. He used to work at Beal High School but was suspended from his last teaching job in 2010 when it was revealed that he was a stripper and had worked in pornography under the pseudonyms Johnny Anglais[5] and Jonny Cockfill. He has an 18 year old foster son.[6] In Week 3, Benedict was nominated for eviction against Lauren, and became the third housemate to be evicted.

Caroline[edit]

Caroline Wharram is a 20-year-old former boarding school girl from Esher, Surrey. She previously worked as a street fundraiser.[7] On Day 43, Caroline was given a second formal warning for bullying and intimidating Luke A. She also spent the entire shopping budget on chocolate, much to the annoyance of the other housemates. She was nominated in Week 8 against seven other housemates, and received the lowest number of votes to save out of the eight, becoming the eighth housemate to be evicted.[8]

Chris[edit]

Chris James is a 21-year-old doorman and bailiff from Luton.[2] In Week 2, he was nominated for eviction against Arron, and received the fewest number of votes to save, becoming the second housemate to be evicted.

Conor[edit]

Conor McIntyre (born 27 July 1987)[9] is a 25-year-old from Derry. At the age of 16, Conor won a place at the David Beckham Football Academy.[10] On Day 60, Conor and Luke S were faced with the option of taking up to half of the £100,000 jackpot prize, but if they did they had to leave the house immediately. Both Conor and Luke S pressed the red button in The White Room for the £50,000 but Conor pressed it first, and left the Big Brother House with £50,000.

Deana[edit]

Deana Uppal (born 30 January 1988[11]) is a 24-year-old model from Wednesbury. She was the current holder of the title Miss India UK.[2] On Day 1, Deana entered the house along with fifteen other housemates. She was randomly selected by Big Brother to be the first housemate to enter the house, and had to nominate three of the other housemates in front of them in exchange for immunity from the public eviction. On Day 70, Deana left the house in 3rd place. Deana received the most nominations of the entire series, and survived the highest number of evictions.

Lauren[edit]

Lauren Carre is a 20-year-old who grew up on a farm in Jersey. She is a black belt in martial arts. She auditioned for Big Brother via YouTube. In Week 3, Lauren was nominated for eviction against Benedict, but survived. In Week 7, Lauren was nominated for her second eviction against Luke A, and became the seventh housemate to be evicted.

After her eviction, Carre appeared in a photoshoot for Nuts magazine.[12]

Luke A[edit]

Luke Anderson (born 1981) is a South African-born 31-year-old chef from Flintshire. He was assigned female at birth and used to be called Laura.[13] He was one of two housemates called Luke in the house, so was referred to as Luke A to avoid confusion. In Week 7, he was nominated to face the public vote against Lauren, and survived.[14] In Week 9, Luke A faced the public vote for the third time in succession, against three other housemates, and survived for a third time. On Day 70, Luke A left the house as the winner of Big Brother 13.

Preceded by
Aaron Allard-Morgan
Big Brother UK winner
Series 13 (2012)
Succeeded by
Sam Evans

Luke S[edit]

Luke Scrase is a 25-year-old club promoter from Stoke-on-Trent.[2] He left the house in 5th place on Day 70, and was the first to leave the house on the final night.

Lydia[edit]

Lydia Louisa (born 21 June 1986 [15]) is a 26-year-old professional dancer from Cheshire. She had danced with celebrities such as Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Kanye West[citation needed] and has appeared, as an extra, on the film Mamma Mia!. She was also a contestant on series 1 of Dirty Dancing: The Time of Your Life. Lydia is currently married to reality television star Andy Scott-Lee.[16] In Week 4, Lydia was nominated to face the public vote against Deana. She received fewer votes, and became the fourth housemate to be evicted.

Sara[edit]

Sara McLean (born 6 April 1990) is a 22-year-old model from Edinburgh. She won Miss Edinburgh in 2010 and finished second in Miss Scotland 2011.[2] Sara survived to the final, being up for the public vote only once during her stay, and left the house in 4th place on Day 70.

In March 2013, McLean appeared topless in a photoshoot for the first time in Zip magazine.[citation needed]

Scott[edit]

Scott Mason is a 21-year-old history student from Macclesfield, who was studying at the University of Exeter. On Day 44, Scott was given an official warning by Big Brother for using language that could be viewed as stereotyping towards Deana.[17] In Week 10, Scott was nominated to face the public vote in a double eviction against three other housemates. He became the tenth housemate to leave the house, along with Ashleigh who became the eleventh. Out of all of the housemates, Scott was the last to face the public vote; he was never up for eviction until Week 10, when he was evicted.

Shievonne[edit]

Shievonne Robinson (born 7 July 1983)[18] is an assistant manager from Lewisham. In 2011, she worked at the Playboy Casino in Mayfair as a hostess.[2] In Week 6, she was nominated for eviction against Conor, and became the sixth housemate to be evicted.

Victoria[edit]

Victoria Eisermann is a 41-year-old former glamour model from Reading. She was a plus-size model and animal rights campaigner.[2] She received the least support in the first public vote and on Day 4 became the first housemate to be evicted from the Big Brother house.

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