Ryan Steven Lochte[2] is a houseguest on Celebrity Big Brother 2 (US).

After winning the first Head of Household, Ryan was forced to nominate half of the house for eviction in which led to his ally Jonathan Bennett's eviction. In which led to a shocking blindside. Ryan then found himself in the minority in the house and was backdoored days later to be the second celebrity sent packing.


Retrieved from PopTV
Age: 34
Hometown: Daytona Beach, Fla.
Current City: Gainesville, Fla.
Occupation: 12-time Olympic medalist in swimming
Three adjectives that describe you: Loyal, sensitive and giving.
Favorite Activities: Swimming, watching movies and being with my family and friends.
What do you think will be the most difficult part of living inside the BIG BROTHER house? Not being able to talk with my family and being on camera 24/7.
What moment in your career do you think prepared you to live in the BIG BROTHER house? All 26 years of my swimming career and being determined to win.
Which past BIG BROTHER cast member did you like most? Chuck Liddell
Do you have a strategy for winning the game? Not really. Be myself and keep the eye on the prize.
My life’s motto is… Go Big or Go Home
What would you take into the house and why?

  • A tiny notebook my wife made me because she is my queen and it will help me work to reach the end.
  • A picture of my family because I’m going to be missing them like crazy.
  • My swim suit and goggles because even though I’m on this show and I want to win, I have to train for 2020 Olympics.

Fun facts about yourself:

  • I hardly ever get sick.
  • Obsessed with red hot sauce.
  • I can watch movies over and over on repeat.
  • My closet has to be color coordinated [3]

Player History - Celebrity Big Brother 2 (US)

Competition History

Week 1 Power Pair Win
POV Loss
POV Loss
Week 2 HOH Previous HOH
POV Not Picked

Voting History

Day Position Voted for With Majority?
6 HOH Nominations Void
13 Post-POV Nominee
Finale Jury Member Tamar Braxton Yes

HOH History

Original Nominees Post-Veto Nominees Intended Target
Day 2
CBBUS2 Small Anthony
 Fake HG
CBBUS2 Small Jonathan
CBBUS2 Small Jonathan

Post Big Brother


  • Ryan is the sixth houseguest to be HOH the first week and be evicted the second week, following the duo of Alex Coladonato and Amanda Hansen, Monte Massongill, Cody Nickson and Keshia Knight Pulliam.
    • Keshia and Ryan are the only houseguests to accomplish this, and also have their jury vote be their first and only vote. They are also the only celebrity houseguests to accomplish this.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Who's In The Famous Cast Of Celebrity Big Brother Season 2?. CBS.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ryan Lochte. Wikipedia. Retrieved on 13 January 2019.
  3. MEET THE CAST. PopTV (13 January 2019). Retrieved on 14 January 2019.

External Links

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