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
Origin:Cebu City, Cebu
Hobbies:Singing, Dancing

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![1]

Player History - Pinoy Big Brother: 737

Teen History

Task History

Week 1 Weekly Task Loss
Week 2 Weekly Task Loss
Week 3 Weekly Task Win
Week 4 Weekly Task Win

Competition History

Week 2 Ligtask Ineligible
Week 3 Ligtask Loss
Week 4 Ligtask Loss

Nominations History

Week Nominated Nominated By Final Position
2 2-Barbie Imperial
1-Ailah Antopina
3 2-Bailey May
1-Ylona Garcia
1-Ylona Garcia & Kamille Filoteo Nominated
4 +2-Jimboy Martin
+1-Franco Rodriguez
+1-Ylona Garcia
+1-Franco Rodriguez


  • 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
Teen Housemates
PBB737Jimboy Small
PBB737Ylona Small
PBB737Franco Small
PBB737Bailey Small
PBB737Kenzo Small
PBB737Kamille Small
PBB737Zonia Small
PBB737Kyle Small
PBB737Ryan Small
PBB737Ailah Small
PBB737Barbie Small
Adult Housemates
PBB737Miho Small
PBB737Tommy Small
PBB737Roger Small
PBB737Dawn Small
PBB737Zeus Small
PBB737Richard Small
PBB737Jameson Small
PBB737Mikee Small
PBB737Margo Small
PBB737Charlhone Small
PBB737Krizia Small
PBB737Philip Small
PBB737Jyo Small
PBB737James Small
PBB737Jessica Small
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