Joshuah Welch was a houseguest on Big Brother 9.

Joshuah's first "soulmate" in the game was Neil Garcia, and his second soulmate was Sharon Obermueller after Neil chose to walk from the game. Joshuah was evicted in Week 7 in a 3-1 vote, placing 7th and becoming the third member of the Jury. He is mostly remembered for getting into a huge fight with Amanda Hansen.


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Joshuah is a gay man currently living in Dallas, Texas. He has a bachelor’s degree in advertising, with a business minor, from the University of Texas at Austin.

Joshuah came out when he was 18 years old. He says he was a gay man who played straight growing up, playing football and having long term relationships with women. Things changed when he slept with his sister’s cheerleading coach--ruining her cheering career--and claims that his family has never forgiven him. He’s a bit of an exhibitionist, currently considers himself to be a bisexual and doesn’t care what people think of him.

Football is his favorite sport. He played from the 4th to the 12th grades in school and loves watching college football. His has a huge fear of snakes and thinks they are the spawn of Satan.

His birth date is June 3, 1982.[1]

Player History - Big Brother 9

Competition History

Week 1 Power Couple Loss
Co-HOH Loss
Co-POV Not Picked
Week 2 Co-HOH Loss
Food Win
Co-POV Win
Week 3 Co-HOH Win
Food Win
Co-POV Loss
Week 4 HOH Previous Co-HOH
Food Loss
POV Loss
Week 5 HOH Loss
POV Loss
Week 6 HOH Loss
Luxury Win
POV Loss
Week 7 HOH Loss
Food Loss
POV Loss

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Ineligible
Jen Diturno &
Parker Somerville
2 Co-POV Holder Alex Coladonato &
Amanda Hansen
3 Co-HOH
4 James Zinkand Yes
5 Returning HG James Zinkand Yes
Matt McDonald Yes
6 Chelsia Hart Yes
7 Nominated
Finale Jury Member Ryan Quicksall No

HOH History

Original Nominees Post-Veto Nominees Intended Target
Week 3 (Co-HoH with Sharon) & & &
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Post Big Brother


  • Joshuah was the last person to be nominated on Big Brother 9 (US)
  • Joshuah and his partner Sharon Obermueller are the only houseguests to have multiple partners during the season.


Big Brother 9 (US) Houseguests
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