A wine safari guide, a preschool aide, a Broadway performer, a petroleum engineer, and a therapist are among the 16 players that will be competing on the 21st season of Big Brother, which kicks off June 25 on CBS. Here’s your first look at and introduction to the contestants.

The BB21 cast

Here’s the Big Brother season 21 cast from CBS’ press release, which includes their hometowns, the cities where they’re currently living, and their occupation.

Big Brother 21 houseguest Holly Allen

Holly Allen, 31

Hometown: Lander, Wyo.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: Wine Safari Guide

Big Brother 21 houseguest David Alexander

David Alexander, 29

Hometown: Atlanta

Current City: Atlanta

Occupation: Photographer

Big Brother 21 houseguest Nicole Anthony

Nicole Anthony, 24

Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.

Current City: Long Island, N.Y.

Occupation: Preschool Aide

Big Brother 21 houseguest Tommy Bracco

Tommy Bracco, 28

Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.

Current City: Staten Island, N.Y.

Occupation: Broadway Dancer

Big Brother 21 houseguest Kathryn Dunn

Kathryn Dunn, 29

Hometown: Irving, Texas

Current City: Dallas, Texas

Occupation: Digital Marketing Executive

Big Brother 21 houseguest Kemi Faknule

Kemi Faknule (pronounce Kem-ee Fah-coo-nel-ee), 25 

Hometown: Elkridge, Md.

Current City: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Occupation: Marketing Strategist

Big Brother 21 houseguest Cliff Hogg III

Cliff Hogg III, 53

Hometown: Houston

Current City: Houston

Occupation: Petroleum Engineer

Big Brother 21 houseguest Ovi Kabir

Ovi Kabir (pronounced Oh-vee Kah-beer), 22 

Hometown: Oakridge, Tenn.

Current City: Knoxville, Tenn.

Occupation: College Student

Big Brother 21 houseguest Nick Maccarone

Nick Maccarone (pronounced Mac-ah-rohn), 27 

Hometown: Sewell, N.J.

Current City: Sewell, N.J.

Occupation: Therapist

Big Brother 21 houseguest Jack Matthews

Jack Matthews, 28

Hometown: Chicago

Current City: Tampa, Fla.

Occupation: Fitness Trainer

Big Brother 21 houseguest Jackson Michie

Jackson Michie (pronounced Mickey), 23 

Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: Server

Big Brother 21 houseguest Jessica Milagros

Jessica Milagros (pronounced Me-law-gross), 30ish

Hometown: Chicago

Current City: Oak Park, Ill.

Occupation: Model

Big Brother 21 houseguest Christie Murphy

Christie Murphy, 28

Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.

Current City: Keyport, N.J.

Occupation: Boutique Owner

Big Brother 21 houseguest Sam Smith

Sam Smith, 31

Hometown: West Nanticoke, Pa.

Current City: Mountain Top, Pa.

Occupation: Truck Driver

Big Brother 21 houseguest Analyse Talvera

Analyse Talvera (pronounced Ah-nah-lease Tah-la-vera), 22

Hometown: Northridge, Calif.

Current City: Simi Valley, Calif.

Occupation: College Soccer Star

Big Brother 21 houseguest Isabella Wang

Isabella Wang, 22

Hometown: Mount Olive, N.J.

Current City: Los Angeles

Occupation: Public Health Analyst


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