Unlike the celebrity version, the civilian Big Brother's line-up is harder to predict ahead of the launch—but not impossible.
This series—which is the final one on Channel 5—has gone 'back to basics', with a cast that harks back to the old days (i.e. no minor reality stars).
Say hello to the housemates for Big Brother 2018, along with their odds of winning the series at the time of entering the house...
Occupation: Spiritual consultant
From: Born in Brazil, lives in London
Occupation: Call-centre worker
From: Born in Poland, lives in London
Occupation: Former semi-pro footballer
Occupation: Graphic designer
From: Rhondda Valley, Wales
From: Born in Georgia, lives in London
From: County Tipperary in Ireland