Meet the 15 new housemates of 'PBB 737’

MANILA, Philippines –Twelve new regular housemates are set to enter the Pinoy Big Brother 737 house sometime during the season, after the Teen Big 4 exits.

It was announced on Monday, August 3 that these new housemates would be entering the house. They were introduced on the ABS-CBN shows It's Showtime, Aquino & Abunda Tonight, and TV Patrol from August 3 to 8. 

On September 4, regular housemate Tommy Esguerra joined the 12.

Zeus Collins then entered the house on September 8.

Jameson Blake entered the house the day after, bringing the number of regular housemates this season to 15. 

PBB 737's Teen Big 4 was announced on August 7, after Karlos Lorenzo "Kenzo" Gutierrez was evicted. The Teen Big 4 is composed of Ylona Jade Garcia, Franco Rodriguez, Hendrix "Jimboy" Martin, and Bailey Thomas May.

The Teen Big 4 will still be given tasks to do outside the house. They have to give Kuya updates every week until a Teen Big Winner is announced.

Let's get to know the new members who will shake up the house.

Jameson Blake

Status: Still inside the house

Let's all welcome the Responsible Son of Pampanga, Jameson Blake! #PBB737MomAtHeart pic.twitter.com/gCjHU37ofm — Pinoy Big Brother (@PBBabscbn) September 9, 2015

 

Jameson entered the house after Zeus Collins on September 9. He hails from Pampanga and joined the show to help with his family's financial troubles. His dad needs money to buy medicine for his heart problem, and Jameson to pay for his younger sister's education too. 

Zeus Collins

Status: Still inside the house

Zeus Collins, ang Hataw King ng Rizal #PBB737TheAfterShock pic.twitter.com/hNsMuoqpL4 — Pinoy Big Brother (@PBBabscbn) September 8, 2015

Zeus enterend Big Brother's house on Tuesday, September 8. Dubbed as "Hataw King ng Rizal," Zeus recently appeared at Cosmopolitan Philippines' Cosmo Carnival event, where he showcased his dancing skills. 

Tommy Esguerra

Status: Still inside the house

Abangan ang bagong housemate ni Kuya, ang Pretty Boy ng Las Pinas, TOMMY! #PBB737Reg2ndEviction pic.twitter.com/cymywU3Ew5 — Pinoy Big Brother (@PBBabscbn) September 4, 2015

 

Tommy joined the PBB 737 regular housemates on the second eviction night. The Filipino-American model was born and grew up in California and doesn't have a good relationship with his family. Tommy joined PBB in the hopes of proving to his family that he can achieve his dreams. 

Mikee Agustin

Status: Evicted 

A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 3, 2015 at 6:09am PDT

 

Mikee, 21 is from Bulacan and rose to fame online. One of her YouTube videos received 6 million views. She also has videos with Mich Liggayu and Yexel Sebastian.

 

 Richard Ching Juan

Status: still inside the house

Richard Juan - Charming Chinito ng Paranaque #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #pinoybigbrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 3, 2015 at 6:11am PDT

 

Richard Ching Juan, 23 is a model and graduated from University of the Philippines with a degree in Broadcast Communications. Although he has no Filipino blood, Richard considers himself Filipino by heart. 

 

Jessica Marasigan

Status: voluntarily exit

A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:52pm PDT

 

Jessica is a 21-year-old former beauty queeen from Los Angeles, California. She participated as a candidate for Miss Philippines USA 2012 and Binibining Pilipinas USA in 2013. In an interview on Aquino & Abunda Tonight, Jessica said she came to the country to know more about herself and the culture. 

Roger Lucero

Status: Still inside the house

Let's meet our Regular Housemate 3, ang Tour Guide Tatay ng Bacolod, Roger Lucero #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 4, 2015 at 8:45pm PDT

 

Roger worked as household help until his humor led him to become a tour guide at The Ruins, an old mansion in Bacolod. According to his interview on It's Showtime, not only does Roger write his own spiels for his tours, his tour videos have also become viral. In the same interview, Roger said that his dream in life is to provide for his wife and 3-year-old child.

 

James Linao

Status: Evicted

Let's welcome Housemate 5, ang Worldwide Worker ng Surigao de Sul, James Linao! #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:47pm PDT

 

James always dreamed of being able to see different countries, and he fulfilled his dreams through his job as an overseas Filipino worker. According to TV Patrol, his father, politician and media man Godofredo Linao Jr, was killed in 2009 in Surigao del Sur. James hopes that PBB 737 will open up avenues for his family to bring his death to justice. 

Miho Nishida

Status: Still inside the house

Housemate 6, ang Sexy Mommy ng Japan, Miho Nishida #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:47pm PDT

 

Miho was born in the Philippines, but was raised in Japan ever since she was two years old. She used to be a "hardcore 'gimikera'" (party girl) according to the PBB website, but has reformed, ever since she gave birth to her daughter 5 years ago. She now works at a bar and models for a living. 

Jyo Yokoyama

Status: voluntarily exit 

Housemate 7, Ang Mr. Kulit ng Japan, Jyo Yokoyama! #PinoyBigBrother #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:48pm PDT

Jyo was born in Tokyo to a Japanese father and Filipino mother, but was raised in Pampanga. Jyo had to go back to Japan to live with his mom during high school though, and he is happy to be back in the Philippines today. Jyo is a construction worker in Japan and wants to change his life through PBB.

 

Dawn Chang

Status: Still inside the house

Abangan ang pagpasok ng Bombshell Baker ng Parañaque, Dawn sa #PBB737! #PBB737BigReveal #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:55am PDT

Dawn grew up with two mothers – her biological mom and her foster mother, who was her biological mom's ex-girlfriend. On Aquino & Abunda Tonight, Dawn shares that she found her biological father through the Internet: she contacted him and had a DNA test done. Today, Dawn is a part-time dancer and a full-time baker. She has also been with her Australian boyfriend for two years, and you can see their adventures on their Facebook page, "English Tagalog 101."

 

Philip Lampart

Status: Evicted

Ang Determined Dad ng Australia, Philip! #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:56am PDT

 

Philip was born in Aklan, but moved to Australia with his family when he was young with his brothers and mother. His father was absent from his life growing up, which motivates Philip to be a good father to his one-year-old son. 

Margo Midwinter

Status: Evicted

Ang Independent Sweetheart ng Manila, Margo! #PBB737BigReveal #PBB737 #PBB #PinoyBigBrother A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:56am PDT

 

Margo is half-Filipino half-British and moved to the Philippines from the UK to pursue a career in modelling. While her family is back in the UK, Margo lives in the Philippines with her dogs, Martee and Olaf. She has hopes of becoming a successful actress so she can bring her family to the Philippines. 

Charlhone Petro

Status: Evicted

ANG SOLDIERS’ BOY NG PAMPANGA, CHARLHONE! #PBB737TheNewChapter pic.twitter.com/05fOpG0u1g — Pinoy Big Brother (@PBBabscbn) August 8, 2015

 

Charlhone has a strong sense of discipline as he grew up in a military family. Rather than following in the footsteps of his family members though, he chose to pursue a career in computer technology. He's also a commercial model who has been in TV commercials in the past for well-known products.

Krizia Lusuegro

Status: Evicted

A photo posted by @pinoybigbrother on Aug 8, 2015 at 10:07am PDT

Krizia has an outgoing personality and many hobbies such as sports, dancing, and theater. Her father has retired from the Philippine Army and is now Barangay Chairman. Krizia is a volunteer nurse for a hospital in Bacolod and mans her own sweet corn and barbeque kiosk. – Rappler.com