CBS Announces Cast for 'Big Brother: Celebrity Edition'

January 29, 2018

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The list of 11 celebrity house guests who will be living in the Big Brother house this winter have been announced. 

Big Brother: Celebrity Edition will kick off with a three night special in February. The show will air on February 7 and 8th at 8 pm ET. Friday (February 9)'s show will be a two-hour live eviction episode. 

  • Omarosa Manigault - She is a three-time Apprentice contestant. Omarasa recently left a position in the White House.
  • Mark McGrath - He is the lead singer of Sugar Ray, and the former co-host of the Extra TV news magazine.
  • Shannon Elizabeth - Actress best known for roles in American PieScary Movie and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.
  • Metta World Peace - Retried NBA star. He is formerly known as Ron Artest. He changed his name in 2011.
  • Brandi Glanville - Brandi is a star of the Real Housewife of Beverly Hills
  • James Maslow - He is member of the boy band Big Time Rush.
  • Ross Matthews - Ross is a comedian, who is known for his roles on Chelsea Lately & RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • Marissa Jaret Wiokur - She is a Broadway star. Marissa has starred in Hairspray, and she appeared on ABC's Dancing With the Stars in 2006.
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam - Pulliam is an actress, who is probably best known for her role as Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show.
  • Chuck Liddell -  He is a UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and a former Dancing With the Stars cast member.
  • Ariadna Gutierrez - She's the Miss Universe contestant that Steve Harvey accidentally announced had won the pagaent in 2015. 

Longtime Big Brother star, Julie Chen, will once again host the program.