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Parker Somerville was a houseguest on Big Brother 9 (US).

His soulmate in the game was Jen Diturno. Jen and Parker won the Power Couple challenge at the beginning of the season, evicting Sharon Obermueller and Jacob Heald. Sharon would later come back to replace Neil Garcia as Joshuah Welch's partner after Neil "walked". Parker, along with Jen, were evicted in Week 1 by a vote of 3-1, placing 14th.


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Northridge, CA

Parker graduated with a bachelor's degree in radio/television from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and currently works as a member of the paparazzi for TMZ. He served in the Air Force from 1999-2002 and received a general discharge. He admits that he couldn't conform to military standards.

Parker, who was raised by his single mom, wears his heart on his sleeve and will always say what he feels. He describes himself as inappropriate, unpredictable and authentic. He can be your best friend or worst enemy and claims to have the power of persuasion. The accomplishment he is most proud of in his life is losing 45 pounds through will power, diet and exercise. His hobbies include socializing, playing his Wii, laughing at other people's expense and doing anything besides working.

He has two pet lizards, Reggie and Simone, and three tattoos: a Zodiac Ram on his arm, a rooster above his ankle and a kanji tattoo he and some of his Air force buddies share that reads "Brothers, Together, Eternally."

Parker's favorite television shows include "Weeds" and "Desperate Housewives" and his favorite movie is "American Beauty."

His birth date is April 6, 1981.[1]

Player History - Big Brother 9 (US)[]

Competition History[]

Week 1 Power Couple Win
Co-HOH Loss
Co-POV Loss

Voting History[]

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Power Couple Jacob Heald & Sharon Obermueller Sole Vote

Post Big Brother[]

  • Parker attended the Big Brother Primetime Special of The Price is Right that aired on May 24, 2016. However, Parker himself did not compete.[2]
  • Parker attended the premiere of Big Brother 20 (US).[3]
  • On September 29, 2018, Parker came out as gay and revealed that he's been in a relationship for almost two years.[4]



Big Brother 9 (US) Houseguests
BB9Small Adam
BB9Small Ryan
BB9Small Sheila
BB9Small Sharon
BB9Small Natalie
BB9Small James
BB9Small Joshuah
BB9Small Chelsia
BB9Small Matt
BB9Small Allison
BB9Small Alex
BB9Small Amanda
BB9Small Jen
BB9Small Parker
BB9Small Neil
BB9Small Jacob