Ryan James Bacalla was a teen housemate in Pinoy Big Brother: 737.
Ryan made history in Pinoy Big Brother because he is the first ever openly gay teenager to enter the Big Brother House.
He was first introduced in ABS-CBN's late-night talkshow Aquino & Abunda Tonight a week before his official entry in the live launch. He was nicknamed as The Kid Sunshine of Cebu for to his cheerful, energetic and vibrant personality.
Inside the house, Ryan made self-deprecating jokes about his height, saying he looked like a nine year old, in comparison to his fellow housemates. He was known in the house as being bubbly and vibrant as well being more comfortable with female company. At first, he was aloof to his fellow male teen housemates because he thinks they won't accept him being gay but eventually he managed to create friendships with his fellow male housemates.
On Week 4, Ryan gained among the highest nomination points making him nominated. He then competed for the Ligtask but he lost, sealing his place among the nominee's list.
|Ryan Bacalla Biography|
Full Name: Ryan James Bacalla
Hard to miss because of his flamboyant ways and friendliness, Ryan is also known for being an achiever in school – not only excelling in academics, but also engaging in extra-curricular activities such as dancing, editorial writing, and acting.
Ryan grew up in a simple yet happy family. His dad works in Saudi Arabia, while his mom is a housewife. He is the fourth child among five siblings – with two older sisters, an older brother, and a younger brother. Even at a young age, Ryan already knew that he is different – a fact that his family tolerates, but has yet to fully accept.
As he enters the Pinoy Big Brother House, will Ryan be able to express himself freely and make his family proud of who he truly is? Get to know this ray of sunshine better and witness his journey as one of the PBB737 Teen Housemates!
Player History - Pinoy Big Brother: 737
|Week 1||Weekly Task||Loss|
|Week 2||Weekly Task||Loss|
|Week 3||Weekly Task||Win|
|Week 4||Weekly Task||Win|
|Week||Nominated||Nominated By||Final Position|
|1-Ylona Garcia & Kamille Filoteo||Nominated|
|4|| +2-Jimboy Martin|
| +1-Ylona Garcia|
- Ryan is the first ever openly gay teenager to enter the Pinoy Big Brother house.
- Entering the house at age 14, Ryan is the youngest LGBT contestant in the entire Big Brother History.
|Pinoy Big Brother: 737 Housemates|