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The secrets this year's Big Brother housemates have been hiding

As the doors of the Big Brother mega-house open, we take a peek into the secret lives of the castmates.

By Woman's Day team
A brand new season of Big Brother kicks off this week, so Australia is about to meet a whole new cast of housemates set to star on our screens.
The 20 contestants will be vying for a chance to win $250,000 in prize money - that's if they can keep up with the show's tough new rules!
But some of the contestants have been hiding a few secrets in their pasts.
Keep on scrolling to see what they've been keeping from us!

Chad Hurst: X-RATED MODEL!

Chad's been dubbed Big Brother's first "international model" Channel 7
While he's dubbed the Big Brother's first "international model", who has starred in campaigns across the globe, executives failed to highlight all of Chad's reel.
The Sydney-based tradie's portfolio extends to a series of explicit full-frontal shoots, with a lot of them readily available on the internet.
Yet the Sydney tradie's portfolio extends way beyond fashion spreads in magazines. Supplied

Sophie Budack: MISS SUPERCARS!

Billed as a gymnast, Sophie has many talents under her belt. Channel 7
Billed as a gymnast, Sophie has many talents under her belt.
The Darwin stunner won Miss Supercars on the Gold Coast in 2017, before being named Miss World Australia Northern Territory a year later.
But sources tell Woman's Day she almost wasn't cast.
"She was the last one to be picked – they gave her about a week's notice!"
The Darwin stunner won Miss Supercars on the Gold Coast in 2017, before being named Miss World Australia Northern Territory a year later. Supercars

Garth Saville: SECRET DRAG QUEEN!

The self professed "gay dad" is set to shake up the Big Brother house. Channel 7
Sydneysider Garth happily calls himself the "gay dad", and he has no qualms about showing off his alter ego – his fabulous drag queen persona, Dawn Service – on Instagram!
Garth has a faaabulous persona, Dawn Service, who often comes out to play on Garth's social media. Instagram

Mat Garrick: SECRET TV STAR

The financial analyst from Broken Hill, NSW, sure does love TV! Channel 7
The financial analyst from Broken Hill, NSW, loves TV so much that he's already appeared on ABC's Think Tank.
He previously appeared as a regular panellist on the hit show from 2018 to 2019.
He previously appeared as a regular panellist on the hit show Think Tank on ABC from 2018 to 2019. ABC

Daniel Gorringe: HONEY BADGER 2.0?!

Daniel already has a large following from his days in the AFL. Channel 7
With Daniel already boasting a profile in the sports world, a source tells Woman's Day the Melbournite is hoping to become the next Honey Badger.
"He has the same Aussie Larrikin sense of humour and he's hoping to become the next Nick Cummins," says the source.
"He wants to go on every show and believes he will become an Aussie icon."
Daniel is hoping to raise his profile even further by becoming the next Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins. Instagram/Channel 10

Zoe George: WEIGHT-LOSS GURU

The self-confessed "subtle mummy blogger" has lost a staggering amount of weight in the past. Channel 7
The self-confessed "subtle mummy blogger" has lost a staggering amount of weight in the past.
The Melbourne-based writer revealed on her website she got down to 73kg with the help of an exercise physiologist and Hypoxi, a low-impact exercise method, as well as turning to reformer Pilates.
"There was no secret recipe, just BE HAPPY. Laugh every day and throw away the scales," she wrote.
The Melbourne-based writer revealed on her website she got down to 73kg with the help of an exercise physiologist and Hypoxi, a low-impact exercise method, as well as turning to reformer Pilates. The Subtle Mummy

Shane Vincent: 'JACKASS' WANNABE!

Shane's day job is a marriage celebrant on the Gold Coast Channel 7
His marriage celebrant career gives the impression of a zen lifestyle, but his affiliation with Gold Coast surfing collective The Mad Hueys just about banishes that.
Dubbed Australia's version of Jackass, their stunts, including swimming among sharks with very little protection, have caused quite a stir.
However, at night, Shane likes to unleash with surfing collective The Mad Hueys who love to film themselves doing insane stunts. Instagram

Kieran Davidson: YOUTUBE HIT

Kieran is no stranger to the limelight. Channel 7
Kieran, from Adelaide, went viral last year after hilarious videos of him learning to drive with his mother and father were sent around the globe.
The hilarious vlogger also has a penchant for chasing celebrities and he regularly posts his spots, such as actress Nicole Kidman, on Instagram.
The hilarious vlogger also has a penchant for chasing celebrities and he regularly posts his spots, such as actress Nicole Kidman, on Instagram. Instagram

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