Best Big Brother US Players

The 10 best players to ever play the US Version of Big Brother.

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21 Britney Haynes - 4th Place - Season 12, 8th Place - Season 14 Britney Haynes - 4th Place - Season 12, 8th Place - Season 14

Britney is one of the most underrated players in Big Brother history.

In her first season, she managed to convince her biggest enemies (Brendan and Rachel) that she was in their pocket and probably would have had their jury votes in addition to Matt and Regan. She was a fierce competitor, winning 4 POVs and an HoH, and was well liked by everybody. She was the underdog hero that probably won if it wasn't for the Brigade (and even then, if her or Lane had won the final four veto, she would have beaten Lane or Hayden in the final 2).

In her second time around, she wasn't as much a competition beast as a power broker. She had the entire house invested in her and still managed to keep the target off her back. It was only a combination of Dan's brilliance and Frank's idiocy that sent her home.

Finally, she's the undisputed QUEEN of the Diary Room. Enough said.

Dan Gheesling himself, in his website blog, wrote "As if the combination of being able to win challenges and having a pulse on the entire house wasn't enough, she was able to wrap people around her (tiny) fingers. Britney had Shane locked down until his showmance got in the way. She also had Ian on a very tight leash (pun intended) and what was more impressive, is that Ian seemed to enjoy doing her bidding at any time...because of all these reasons is why she scared me most in this game and earned the #1 ranking amongst all the houseguests this season."

It was a treat to see her she was the good witch of big brother 12. She constantly made fun of Brendan and Rachel which is ok with me and I think she knows who America hates which is probably why people love her because making fun of the people who America hates is awesome. Thank you Britney you're a goddess at the game

How is Britney 20th! Sheshould at least be top 10! She played a phenomenal game in bb12! She is very underrated! She has one of the most amazing social games of all time! She is also so much fun to watch!

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22 Matt Hoffman - 7th Place - Season 12

Most strategic player in his alliance, The Brigade. Played most of the house into being his allies.
Created a lie about his wife being sick for sympathy, could have worked very well if he got to the end. Probably could have won if he hadn't lost the Brigade's trust. - koenbertens

He's held one of the most precious possessions in big brother the diamond power of veto I was afraid he was about to go home in that eviction then Brendan the idiot was shocked and thank god that phony Kathy went home before he did

One of the most underrated players in BB history. Matt was loyal and got stabbed in the back by his alliance. Up until the point he went home he carried his alliance. He won HOH every other week ensuring safety to his alliance members and made big moves to keep them safe.

I think the brigade wouldn't of made it to the end whith out him.

23 Memphis Garrett - Runner Up - Season 10

Memphis was very underrated he had a huge target on his back after winning the car and still made it to final two. I think Memphis and Dan had an equal part in getting the renegades to the end.

"Played a good physical game, and a pretty good social game too. Also him and Dan made one of the best alliances ever"

Memphis is a great lover

24 Drew Daniels - Winner - Season 5

Flipping on his alliances and booting some of his closest pals helped this quiet guy win Season 5. Being likeable, handsome, and under the radar didn't hurt either.

The dude was not afraid to get blood on his hands and had an amazing well rounded game.

Drew played probably one of the best games to play
1) He was selected for every Veto competition and back then the HOH and nominees selected the competitors for veto.
2) He was never a final nominee for eviction. Meaning he never faced the chopping block.
3) He was the first Houseguest to set the records for most HOH's (4 and this record has only been tied not broken)

He played an amazing game. - BladedCrypt

25 Jordan Lloyd - Winner - Season 11 Jordan Lloyd - Winner - Season 11

Did not play the game, however it was her personality in the house that helped her win the game. Won for 3 reasons. First she had Jeff who was a bigger target than her, and at the same time it was tough to get him out. Second of all, she is probably recognized as the most nicest person in big brother history so who would have anything against her in the house? Third of all, she was a weak player and competitor so everyone would want to take her to the final two. - Tito1711

Worst winner ever. Would have been evicted without Jeff being handed by production the coup de tat

Had a heart of gold, she hardly won but she won because she was making deals and being nice.

Riding coat ails was part of her strategy and she tied to make moves when she needed to she would have become the 1st 2 time winner had Rachel not reformed her alliance with Porsche and she is good at quiz comps and golfing comps

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26 Paul Abrahamian - Season 18 Paul Abrahamian - Season 18

Honestly, he deserved the win! I do believe Nicole is a good player, but Paul was good at everything; strategically, physically, socially. Even Julie wanted him to win (as she stated in an interview. She also thought Nicole was kind of disappointing, but she congratulates Nicole). He figured out the roundtrip puzzle first, chose the right one first as well! He won every single comp after Victor left, and won others before Vic was evicted for the last time. Paul even knew to join the other side after both Jozea and Victor were evicted (by the way, Victor comes back, if you were confused about Paul winning every comp after he was gone). He was a likable person, and if I was there, I'd definitely vote for Paul to win. (I still love Nicole so much, though. Respectable game.)

Paul should of won and I bet if he went up against derrick and Daniel Reyes he could win definitely over Daniel Reyes because she just floated her way threw the game and this year it was Paul's first time it was Nicole's second and also if Paul returns next year he should win because if Nicole can win after coming back Paul definitely can and Paul kind of dr will and dan so that's how good of a player I think Paul is ' one of the greatest of all time because there was some good competitors this year and he battled he was threw it. Great job paul

Got completely robbed both times. I've watched every single season of Big Brother and can honestly say he is one of the best players to ever play the game.

Honestly he’s been robbed every time and why is he all the way down here he is like the God of Big Brother

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27 Jeff Schroeder - 7th Place - Season 11

Was a breast at chimps and protecting Jordan. Also had a great social game.

He played really hard and backdoored Daniele in season 13 but the clown shoe sealed his fait.

I don't get how when he was evicted in season 13 Shelli got death threats. That's a sign that he's too popular

Probably one of the best game moves in BB history was from him using the Coup d'état! Probably the reason why he stayed longer in the game. - Tito1711

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28 Andy Herran - Winner - Season 15 Andy Herran - Winner - Season 15

I'll never understand why people consider andy a floater or a bad player. He was able to work with both the nicest and most evil houseguests and whoever he wanted to go home went home. He had a hand in taking out so many of his houseguests he masterminded the game. The only person who actually saw through him during their time in the house was Elissa and she didn't have power to do anything too dangerous to him. Had he bought Spencer to final two there is a very strong chance that he would have won with a unanimous vote.

He's one of the most underrated players of all time. Like someone said, much of the hate he got (and still gets) isn't based off of the game at all, but rather for personal reasons, and since many fans don't know how to separate gameplay from emotion, he gets ranked very low in terms of winners.

Solid game play by playing both sides of the house. He aligned with people at the right time and dumped people at the right time, all to benefit his game, which worked. - Tito1711

Andy played probably the best Big Brother game of all time after Dan and Will. The dude was NEVER in danger, and he was both well-liked and trusted by everyone in the house. You can even tell before the jury votes that most of them are very happy to vote for him even though he backstabbed a majority of them.

Yes, he is a floater, but floating is an amazing strategy when it is utilized effectively, which is what Andy did. Easily the greatest social player ever.

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29 Enzo Palumbo - 3rd Place - Season 12 Enzo Palumbo - 3rd Place - Season 12

Enzo is the mastermind behind the greatest alliance in Big Brother history. Even though he did not win HoH competitions, he didn't need to because he had the votes from day one. If he made it to the final two he would have won because he had the best social game out of everybody.

A very good player. Didn't have to win comps to make it so far, because he had a really good social game. - Tito1711

Favorite big brother cast member.

How is he not in the top 10

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30 Jason Guy - 3rd Place - Season 3

Remember, Jason was Never nominated. He was only evicted in final 3 by default. That alone is a remarkable achievement. The only other two house guests to have gone through an entire season without being nominated are BB legends Danielle Reyes and Derrick. His loyalty to Danielle undoubtedly helped make her the legend that she is. Danielle's game didn't go too far in All Stars when she didn't have her "Jason".

He kept his head and his alliance. Being able to stay loyal and stay quite got him and Danielle through season 3. Best alliance ever.

Great social game and worked with BB legend Danielle as they both ripped through the house in bb3. His golden boy charm got him to F3. - BlackDiamonds

The 1st truly big brother triple threat he had a excellent social game great physical gem and a master strategist and e would have win a gist Daniele ether way and trivia he's the 1st player to get HOH and point of view in the same week and every big brother season has had and HOH and point of view in the same week

31 Natalie Martinez - Season 11 Natalie Martinez - Season 11 Natalie Emilia-Romagna Martinez is an American actress and model. She is known as the spokes-model for JLO by Jennifer Lopez, and for her role in the 2008 feature film Death Race.

She deserve to be in BBAS. She is one of the best players in BB history and Her strategy was brilliant, I don't know why people hate her, they are dumb and can not understand that her immature behavior was part of the excellent strategy. That was perfect psychological game. She was totally underestimated by people, such a amazing strategy.

If I have to choose between Natalie and Dr. Will as a best player in BB history I will vote for Natalie. She did definitely more than well-known Doctor. She not only manipulated, lied, schemed, but also came to BB house will brilliant strategy. Acting as a 18 years old girl, which every houseguest treats like a little sister and not as a strong player, competitor. She was playing BB game 24/7, but unfortunately her effort wasn't appreciated by many fans (still can not understand a lot of haters).

She MUST be in BB All Stars, because it will not be All Stars without her.

If it is one thing that Natalie did well and right in the house, it was to LIE! It was unfortunate that the jury was bitter of that and chose Jordan instead. Should of won over Jordan because she played the game. - Tito1711

Natalie and Amanda both played strong games during their seasons, but got overshadowed because of their personalities.

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32 Liz Nolan - 2nd Place - Season 17

She was protected, but that doesn't matter. What did matter was that she had amazing relationships with everybody which was why she wasn't nominated until the top 6. Vanessa played the game way harder than Liz did and that's why she went to the final two instead of Vanessa.

Liz was underrated her season, She did whats best for her alliances game, she was never the lowest on the totem pole by doing so getting her farther in the game.

She didn't play. Vanessa and Austin protects her the entire time. After the twin twist was busted Vanessa and Austin protected her by forming the sixth sense. She was lucky that none of the goblins became hoh until the jury phase. Whenever she won Hoh she nominated people who were going after Vanessa and Vanessa and Austin told her to nominate those people. Vanessa and Austin made her game decisions for her. She also gave horrible answers to the jury. Even Austin and Julia were like what the hell is she saying?

Weak. And used a guy to protect her. Also very annoying.

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33 Steve Moses - Season 17

While Steve did play a good game, he definitely is not one of the best players. Sure, his strategy of laying low and winning when necessary was great, but people give him to much credit. Separating Austwins in F6 was not that big of a move. He was aligned with John and Vanessa the most so going after them was not going to happen. He is top 10 winners, but not top 10 players.

Steve simply played an amazing game. He won comps when his life was on the line, and he did an excellent job at covering his bases with the powers in the house. Truly an excellent winner, I applaud Steve for playing a fantastic game.

He was at the bottom of the Scamper Squad and admitted to that and he went along with it. Everything he said in the pregame he did to a tee and did it well, Excellent player good winner and better than Ian

My mom thought Steve was a little insane at first, which he kinda was. Nonetheless Steve won, not to mention he was a great fake cryer.

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34 Kevin Campbell - 3rd Place - Season 11

Barely got into conflict, and that's why he made it so far. - Tito1711

He was considered by legends like Danielle, Boogie, Janelle, and ED (Evil Dick), to be a great player

He and Natalie were able to orchestrate a plan to ensure Russell was evicted, made sure Michelle didn't see F2, and broke up the showmance with Jejo. Thought he kicked his game into high gear at the right time of the season. - BlackDiamonds

35 Nicole Franzel - Season 16 Nicole Franzel - Season 16

Nicole has played a fantastic social game this second time around and that is why she is so good at BB as well as winning crucial comps when needed. Yes she may be playing dirty this time around by lying and backstabbing some of the others but she still somehow finds a way to not be nominated week after week which is pretty impressive. The houseguests just keep trusting Nicole despite so many of the evicted houseguests being betrayed by her. In addition, she has been called out so many times by houseguests so it has made her a target throughout the whole season as well as being a veteran from day 1. Let's also not forget that she has had a hand in almost every evicted houseguest and she is almost always in the power alliance. Nicole knows when to lay low and when she needs to play for comps to win which is very important if you want to get far in this game. I personally don't like how she gets into a showmance every season, however Corey is literally her lap dog and she controls his ...more

She was the only person that realized Frankie was running the house, and turned the house against Frankie and Christine, two people that had a perfect road to the finals. She was the only person in her season that was brave enough to make a power move, and she deserves a lot of credit for that

Nicole could had went way farther in this season had not been for the stupid Team America twist that always saved Frankie from eviction. If there is an All Stars 2, she should be at least one of the 20 contestants up for consideration.

Nicole was able to win competitions and utilized her HOH's to get out people that were a threat to HER GAME and then positioned herself in the right place in the game where she was never in danger of being evicted because she also had bigger targets(Corey, Paulie, Victor) to guard her. Worked very well behind the scenes,
Manipulating Natalie and Michelle to target Paul and Victor(their former allies),convinced James to keep Corey over Victor and also manipulating Paul to take out the'Vonne.And then convinced Corey to turn on Paul and Victor and won the point of view to finally seal his fate. Always had good relationships in the house and was able to perfectly manuever herself in the game! She deserved it more than Paul and James. So happy that she won!

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36 Michelle Meyer - Big Brother 18

Why is Meech on here she sucked on the show

37 Jackie Ibarra - Big Brother 17

May not have been the strongest Comp wise but was definitely smarter than she looked. She was able to call out Vanessa and Shelli on having hands in every eviction and had a strong social game. If Liz hadn't won the BoB Jackie would've DECIMATED the Sixth Sense Alliance

All though she wasn't able to win some competitions, she was a pretty good player, she was able to get a good read of the house such as calling out Shelli for recommending Jason to go on the block and was one of the few people that knew Vanessa's game early in the game, if Steve wouldn't have evicted and she had won one permanent HOH she wasn't going to be afraid to make big moves

She saw through Vanessa's BS. Period.

Of course shelli and vanessa had their hands in those evictions, they were the hoh for 4 out of the 5 first weeks

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38 Cody Calafiore - Season 16


Played the game for Derrick, not for himself. Although he had a good strategy of flirting with girls to further his game, he was used as a puppet and is therefore a terrible player. - Tito1711

What made him a bad player.. Who do I take to the final 2? Derrick or Victoria? I'll take Derrick...

Cody, should have taken Victoria to the end not Derrick to be honest

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39 Shane Meaney - 4th Place - Season 14 Shane Meaney - 4th Place - Season 14

Amazing Player, but are not smart enough to realise Dan's plan

Love him favorite player played amazing

Won lots of comps. Was in two alliances. Extremely underestimated.

I loved Shane with Danielle he was not my favorite player but was dating my favorite they are broken up😩

40 Donny Thompson - Season 16 Donny Thompson - Season 16

Donny has a great attitude towards all of the houseguests that they all love him, making him a huge threat. If Donny makes it to the end it is almost guaranteed that he will get the money because of everyone's fondness of him. Without being in "the loop" Donny still knows everything going on and warning the houseguests and gaining there trust. If Donny doesn't win, I will be very upset. TEAM DONNY!

Big brother is a game of numbers, so if you are a beast socially and competitively but don't have an alliance, then you will be TAKEN DOWN! - Tito1711

We have the same last name he is my family pick for the win and the america favorite vote so pic DONNY so a TEAM DONNY

2nd Best BB16 player behind Derrick. He was a target since Day 1. Won a BOB by himself and never gave up

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