Big Brother 17 Cast Revealed: Former WWE Wrestler, Pro Poker Player Among Houseguests

Julie Chen
Julie Chen returns to host Season 17 of Big Brother on CBS. Gary Gershoff/

America, meet your houseguests! CBS announced the 14 players competing on Season 17 of Big Brother on Tuesday, June 16, and as is tradition with the long-running reality series, this summer's installment will force the players (and viewers) to expect the unexpected.

Among the houseguests vying for votes include a former WWE wrestler, a professional poker player and a poker dealer, a dentist, and a few college students.

Julie Chen returns to host the series, which will also include to-be-announced twists that'll be revealed on BB17's two-night premiere on June 24 and 25. The last remaining houseguest will pocket a cool $500,000 prize.


Jace Agoli, 23
Hometown: Dunwoody, Ga.
Occupation: Personal trainer

Becky Burgess, 26
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
Occupation: Retail manager

Clay Honeycutt, 23
Hometown: Dickinson, Texas
Occupation: Graduate student at Texas A&M

James Huling, 31
Hometown: Sumter, S.C.
Occupation: Retail associate

Meg Maley, 25
Hometown: Collingswood, N.J.
Occupation: Server

Austin Matelson, 30
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
Occupation: Professional wrestler

John McGuire, 27
Hometown: Scranton, Penn.
Occupation: Dentist

Audrey Middleton, 25
Hometown: Villa Rica, Ga.
Occupation: Digital media consultant

Steve Moses, 22
Hometown: Gouverneur, N.Y.
Occupation: College student

Liz Nolan, 23
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Occupation: Marketing coordinator

Shelli Poole, 33
Hometown: Marietta, Ga.
Occupation: Interior designer

Da'Vonne Rogers, 27
Hometown: Inglewood, Calif.
Occupation: Poker dealer

Vanessa Rousso, 32
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev.
Occupation: Professional poker player

Jason Roy, 25
Hometown: Fall River, Mass.
Occupation: Supermarket cashier

Big Brother 17's two-night premiere airs on June 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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