'Big Brother' season 14 cast unveiled - pictures
Published Jul 6 2012, 00:17 BST | By Catriona Wightman
CBS has released details of the 12 people who will become houseguests in this summer's season of Big Brother
The individuals include a former member of the female metal band Kittie, an engineering student, a nurse and the owner of a mobile tanning salon.
The 12 new houseguests will also be joined by four former Big Brother
players, who will play their own game for their own separate prize.
However, details of the four returning houseguests and their game are being kept under wraps until the season premiere.Big Brother
, which will see the houseguests battling it out for a $500,000 grand prize, premieres on CBS on July 12.
The 12 new houseguests are:
Photo gallery - Big Brother season 14 cast:
- Kara Monaco (29) - Orlando, Florida (living in Los Angeles) - Model
- JoJo Spatafora (26) - Staten Island, NY - Bartender
- Jenn Arroyo (37) - Brooklyn, NY - Musician/Former bass player for Kittie
- Ashley Iocco (26) - Pittsburgh, PA (living in West Hollywood) - Owner of a mobile spray tanning company
- Jodi Rollins (42) - Englewood, Colo. (living in Calipatria, Calif.) - Restaurant server
- Danielle Murphree (23) - Grant, Ala. (living in Tuscaloosa, Ala.) - Nurse
- Willie Hantz (34) - Vinton, La. (living in Dayton, Texas) - Tankerman
- Will Heuser (24) - Louisville, KY - Marketing consultant
- Ian Terry (21) - Pittsburgh, PA (living in New Orleans, La.) - Engineering student at Tulane University
- Frank Eudy (28) - Marion, Ark. (living in Naples, Fla.) - Unemployed
- Shane Meaney (26) - Bennington, Vt. - House flipper
- Joe Arvin (41) - Lexington, Ky. (living in Schererville, Ind.) - Chef
Copyright: Sonja Flemming
Big Brother USA 2012: Danielle Murphree (23) - Nurse from Grant, AL - " I am terrified of snakes, dying young, heights and never finding my true love."