Hughie Maughan is the runner-up on Big Brother 17 (UK).


Retrieved from Channel 5
Twitter: @hughie_maughan
Home town:Dublin

  • Hughie is bisexual and recently came out to some of his immediate family.
  • Hughie is from a strict Irish traveller background and has lived on and off traveller sites all his life. He currently lives on a site with his parents and younger sister.[1]

Player's History - Big Brother 17 (UK)

Task History

House History

Week 1 The Others House
Week 2 The Others House
Week 3 The Others Phase Over
Week 4
Week 5
Week 6
Week 7
Week 8

Nominations History

Week Nominated Nominated By Final Position
1 Laura Carter
Alex Cannon
Jackson Blyton
The Others
2 Ineligible
The Others
3 Ineligible
Emma Jensen
Georgina Leigh Cantwell
Jason Burrill
Lateysha Grace
Laura Carter
Sam Giffen
4 Andy West
Jayne Connery
5 Andy West
Chelsea Singh
Andy West
6 Annihilation Week
7 Jason Burrill
Andy West
Andy West
8 No Nominations Nominated

Annihilation History

Day Position Voted for With Majority?
34 Nominated Chelsea Singh Yes
36 Nominated Ineligible
39 Nominated No Nominations
Laura Carter No

Post-Big Brother

  • Hughie announced his engagement to fellow housemate, Ryan Ruckledge, on September 26, 2016.[2]
  • Hughie appeared on the Irish version of Dancing with the Stars.[3] He was the first celebrity to be eliminated.[4]
  • Ryan tweeted on April 26, 2017 announcing that he had broken up with Hughie.[5]



Big Brother 17 (UK) Housemates
Jason 2016 Small
Hughie 2016 Small
Jackson 2016 Small
Andy 2016 Small
Evelyn 2016 Small
Jayne 2016 Small
Sam 2016 Small
Alex 2016 Small
Laura 2016 Small
Ryan 2016 Small
Lateysha 2016 Small
Chelsea 2016 Small
Charlie 2016 Small
Emma 2016 Small
Georgina 2016 Small
Natalie 2016 Small
Marco 2016 Small
Andrew 2016 Small
Victoria 2016 Small
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