Big Brother 2010: Meet your potential housemates group 1!

For the first time ever, Big Brother invites you to meet the Hopeful Housemates all vying for a place in the last ever Big Brother house for Big Brother 11 on Channel 4.

In a spectacular twist to opening night, the shortlist of hopefuls desperate to get inside the illustrious house will ALL be present at Wednesday’s launch night, and only then will they learn if they have been chosen as a housemate from Davina herself.

Tonight we will be introducing you to all 90 (or so) hopefuls, if you see anyone you know drop us a line and tell us if you think they’d make a good housemate on Big Brother’s final series.

First Name: Emma
Age: 22
Hometown: Morganstown, Cardiff
Occupation: Accounts Assistant

Random Fact:

Won Miss UK 2005. Has a 1 year old son. Says she hates the way women are stereotyped and that men can get away with anything.

First Name: Mark

Age: 24

Hometown: Lives in Reading, originally from Wales

Occupation: Charity Worker – runs cycling programmes for children & adults with disabilities

Random Fact:

Won Mr Wales 2009. Says ‘being Mr Wales does work with the birds’.

First Name: Jolanta

Age: 29

Hometown: Cardiff

Occupation: Finance Administrator

Random Fact:

Came to the UK from Poland 5 years ago. Wants to do Big Brother to change the perception of Polish people in the UK. Loves to gamble. She would like to be reincarnated as a man so she could see what it’s like “to have a dick. I think they’re cool and I find them fascinating.”

First Name: Jenna

Age: 19

Hometown: Pontypridd, near Cardiff

Occupation: Student – Media and English

Random Fact:

Born with disabled arms – which she says is a rare disability. She describes herself as a “leader not a follower.” She met her fiancé on the internet.

First Name: Laura

Age: 20

Hometown: Plymouth, Devon

Occupation: Sales Assistant

Random Fact:

Was expelled from school for plagiarism and once rebelled by getting her ears, tongue and navel pierced and then filmed her mum’s reaction.

First Name: Will

Age: 23

Hometown: Bristol

Occupation: Student (Politics)/ Runs own computer repair service

Random Fact:

Former professional computer games player. He hopes to become Prime Minister. He hates his skinny physique and is doing mixed martial arts and body building to make himself bigger. He gives himself a 10 out of 10 for intelligence and can’t stand football as he thinks it’s a “silly sport.”

First Name: Shane

Age: 26

Hometown: Limerick, Ireland

Occupation: Carpenter

Random Fact:

Models part time since winning a modelling competition.

First Name: Caoimhe (pronounced Kee-va)

Age: 22

Hometown: Dublin

Occupation: Student (BA in French and Spanish)

Random Fact:

She says ‘life’s too short’ for cleaning and says ‘cooking is beneath me’. Got sacked from a job for being ‘diva’.

First Name: Emma

Age: 29

Hometown: Co Limerick, Ireland

Occupation: Housewife

Random Fact:

As she’s busy being a mum, she says her social life’s mainly going to Confirmations and Communions and meeting people while walking the dog. In life she most hates “rich people because I’m not”.

First Name: Matthew

Age: 27

Hometown: County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Occupation: Refrigeration Engineer

Random Fact:

Northern Ireland’s Sexiest Man 2008. He repairs refrigerators for a living but unfortunately has a phobia of ice.


Lisa McGarry

Lisa has been watching reality TV for too long now. She won't do any housework unless 'Big Brother' announces it over the tannoy and everything she does has to be put to a public vote!