It’s hard to believe it’s been 17 years!
Season 1 of Big Brother debuted nearly two decades ago in 2000 and reality TV — and competition, for that matter! — has never been the same.
Die-hard fans of the show will remember classic contestants from the series like Jamie Kern, who went on to build a makeup empire, Will “Mega,” who has been extremely involved in politics, and of course, Eddie McGee, the first-ever Big Brother winner, who took home a whopping $500,000 in monetary winnings.
The Season 1 Big Brother cast.
The show was an instant hit and the franchise has since spun off a total of 19 seasons in the US alone. The newest run is set to premiere on CBS on June 18, 2017.
So, what became of the Season 1 stars that America instantly fell in love with? Since it’s been nearly 20 years since the hit series aired, we’re taking a look back at where the cast was then and where they are in 2017.
Check out the gallery to see what the Season 1 contestants are up to now!
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