Karen Ann Ganci was a houseguest in Big Brother 5.

She's known for being the first female player in Big Brother history to get evicted during a Double Eviction. She was evicted during the second half of the double eviction by a unanimous 2-0 vote, placing 5th and becoming the 5th member of the jury.


Karen Ann Ganci (born January 17, 1974) was a portrait artist originally from Saddle Brook, New Jersey, who is now living in Spring Hill, Florida.

Player History - Big Brother 5

Competition History

Week 1 Food Loss
HOH Loss
Luxury Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 2 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Loss
Week 3 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 4 HOH Loss
POV Not Chosen
Week 5 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 6 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Luxury Loss
Week 7 HOH Loss
Food Win
Luxury Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 8 HOH Loss
Week 9 HOH Loss
POV Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss

Voting History

Week Position Voted For With Majority?
1 Mike Lubinski Yes
2 Post-POV Nominee
3 Holly King Yes
4 Scott Long Yes
5 Jase Wirey Yes
6 Marvin Latimer No
7 Natalie Carroll Yes
8 POV Holder Adria Klein Yes
9 Marvin Latimer Yes
Post-POV Nominee
Finale Jury Member Drew Daniel Yes

Post Big Brother


  • Whenever Karen was nominated, it was always as a replacement nominee.


Big Brother 5 (US) Houseguests
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Michael "Cowboy" Ellis.jpg
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Jennifer "Nakomis" Dedmon.jpg
Karen Ganci.jpg
Marvin Latimer.jpg
Adria Klein.jpg
Small-Natalie Carroll.jpg
Will Wikle.jpg
Jason "Jase" Wirey.jpg
Scott Long.jpg
Holly King.jpg
Lori Valenti.jpg
Mike Lubinski.jpg
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