Hardy Ames-Hill was a houseguest on Big Brother 2.

He was known for his friendship and alliance with Nicole Nilson Schaffrich and being the first houseguest to win three Head of Household competitions. He ultimately finished in 4th place and became the eighth member of The Jury after Will Kirby cast the sole vote to evict him.


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Occupation: Account Executive
Motto: Do today what others won't, so tomorrow you can do what others can't!
Hero: Maternal Grandfather
Favorite Food: Chicken
Least Favorite Food: Veal
Favorite TV Show: Rock/Alternative and Rock/Rap
Favorite Music: Drew Carey
Favorite Movie: American Beauty
Least Favorite Movie: Any Cannonball Run movie
Favorite Band/Singer: The Verve
Least Favorite Band/Singer: Madonna
Favorite Magazine: Entertainment Weekly, People, Time
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Color: Orange
Least Favorite Color: Fuschia[1]

Player History - Big Brother 2

Competition History

Week 1 Food Win
Reward Loss
HOH Loss
Luxury Win
Luxury Win
Week 2 HOH Loss
Food Win
Luxury Loss
Week 3 HOH Win
Food Sat Out as HOH
Luxury Sat Out as HOH
Week 4 HOH Previous HOH
Food Win
Luxury Loss
Week 5 HOH Win
Food Sat Out as HOH
Luxury Sat Out as HOH
Week 6 HOH Previous HOH
Food Win
Luxury Loss
Week 7 Luxury Loss
Food Loss
Week 8 HOH Win
Food Sat Out as HOH
Luxury Loss
Week 9 HOH Previous HOH
Food Win
Reward Loss
Luxury Win

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Sheryl Braxton Yes
2 Autumn Daly Yes
4 Mike Malin Yes
6 Krista Stegall Yes
8 HOH Bunky Miller Yes (Tiebreaker)
9 Nominated
Finale Jury Member Nicole Nilson Schaffrich No

HOH History

Nominees Intended Target
Week 3
Square-Shannon Dragoo
Week 5
Square-Kent Blackwelder
Week 8
Square-Bunky Miller

Post Big Brother

  • Hardy, along with ten other Big Brother alumni, appeared on an episode of Yes, Dear that aired on October 20, 2003.[2]
  • Hardy appeared on Big Brother All-Stars to participate in the fourth and final round of the Week 6 Power of Veto competition.[3]
  • Hardy was a main cast member on the short-lived Bravo show Miami Social.[4]
  • On July 9, 2018, Hardy appeared on The Taran Show to talk about his life before and after the show.[5]


  • Hardy is the first ever houseguest to win multiple Head of Household competitions.
  • Every week Hardy was the Head of Household, he nominated Will Kirby as a pawn.
  • Hardy went the longest without being nominated for eviction in Big Brother 2.
  • He was the first ever houseguest to cast a tiebreaker vote as the Head of Household.
  • Hardy has the won the most Head of Household competitions in Big Brother 2, with 3 wins.
  • Hardy the first to be evicted by a sole vote.
  • Hardy, along with Autumn Daly and Bunky Miller, are the first three jurors to vote for the runner-up to win.


  1. Big Brother 2 Houseguests: Hardy-Ames Hill (June 3, 2009). Retrieved on March 24, 2020.
  2. Eleven former 'Big Brother' houseguests to guest star on CBS's 'Yes, Dear,' on Monday, October 20. Reality TV World (14 October 2003). Retrieved on 6 October 2018.
  3. Mauntah, Richard (17 August 2006). Big Brother All Stars Episode Recap – August 15. Retrieved on 6 October 2018.
  4. Miami Social. Retrieved on 18 May 2020.
  5. Armstrong, Taran (9 July 2018). Taran Show 49. Rob Has A Website. Retrieved on 11 December 2018.
Big Brother 2 House Guests
Square-Will Kirby
Square-Nicole Nilson Schaffrich
Square-Monica Bailey
Square-Hardy Ames-Hill
Square-Bunky Miller
Square-Krista Stegall
Square-Kent Blackwelder
Square-Mike "Boogie" Malin
Square-Shannon Dragoo
Square-Autumn Daly
Square-Sheryl Braxton
Square-Justin Sebik
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