Drew Daniel

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Drew Daniel
Born Andrew Theodore Daniel
(1982-04-28) April 28, 1982 (age 35)
Springfield, Ohio
Residence Urbana, Ohio
Television Big Brother 5 (winner)

Andrew Theodore "Drew" Daniel (born April 28, 1982) was the winner of the American reality television show Big Brother 5 in 2004.[1]


Daniel graduated from Graham High School in St. Paris, Ohio.[2] Shortly before appearing on Big Brother, Daniel graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. He received his law degree from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University in 2014.

Big Brother 5[edit]

Daniel won Big Brother 5 and the $500,000 prize after defeating Michael "Cowboy" Ellis by a vote of 4-3 on September 21, 2004.[3][4] Daniel was the first HouseGuest in the show's history to win Head of Household four times.

Acting roles[edit]

The month after winning Big Brother, Daniel played a news reporter on the daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful.[2] He also had acting roles on the television programs He's Such a Girl in 2005 and Related in 2009.[1]

Personal life[edit]

On July 2, 2012, Daniel was arrested for domestic violence after allegedly attacking another man. Daniel was reportedly uncooperative with police, who tasered him and took him to jail.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b "Drew Daniel". IMDb. Retrieved September 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Deere, Beth (September 30, 2004). "Vintage to roll out red carpet for Drew Daniel today". Urbana Daily Citizen. 
  3. ^ Scott Rhone, Shauna (September 23, 2004). "Miami graduate wins 'Big Brother'". The Cincinnati Enquirer. 
  4. ^ "Drew Daniel defeats Michael "Cowboy" Ellis to win CBS's 'Big Brother 5'". Reality TV World. September 22, 2004. 
  5. ^ Susannah, Elliott (July 13, 2012). "'Big Brother' winner arrested in Urbana". The Columbus Dispatch. 
  6. ^ "Ex-Big Brother Champ TASED After Dom. Violence Arrest". TMZ. July 12, 2012. 

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Preceded by
Jun Song
Big Brother U.S. winner
Season 5 (2004)
Succeeded by
Maggie Ausburn