A 29-year-old from Vancouver Island is competing on this season of Big Brother Canada (BBCAN10), and he’s already dishing out wins.
In its 10th run, the show premiered Wednesday, March 2nd on Global TV and saw Hermon Nizghi of Nanaimo win this year’s first Head of Household (HOH) competition, squashing his risk of eviction that week.
Nizghi, general manager at Nanaimo Mitsubishi, is currently competing on the reality game show, which saw 16 contestants move into the camera-filled BBCAN10 house for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The group is closed off from the outside world and must compete in various physical and mental competitions, all the while mustering up a social game and making allies along the way to win the $100,000 grand prize.
Described as funny, magnetic and one-of-a-kind, Nizghi says he’s “the definition of self-made.”
“I’m pulling 12-hours days, and I’ve earned every dollar, everything I’ve got in my life. None of it was given to me, so I have every right to be confident,” he said in his bio video.
Nizghi’s also a family man with a deep admiration for his mother. In fact, he recently purchased her a brand new car “as a thank you for all the hard work she’s put in.”
“It was awesome,” he said. “One of the best moments in my life, for sure.”
While Nizghi may be the only one from the island on BBCAN10, he’s not the only one from BC. Haleena Gill from Surrey, Jessica Gowling from Cranbrook and Josh Nash from Vancouver are also competing on the show.
“There will be undeniable tension, inevitable drama, and possible showmances in the BBCAN house,” states a media release, which notes a brand new wardrobe and a travel experience are also part of the grand prize pack.
“BBCAN10 is ready to level up with a new diverse group of houseguests from all kinds of life experiences, eager to take a shot at the biggest social experiment on TV.”
All-new episodes of Big Brother Canada air on Global TV three nights a week—Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. For Global’s guide schedule, click here.