Karen Ganci
Karen Ganci
Houseguest Profile
Born January 17, 1974 (1974-01-17) (age 44)
Hometown Saddle Brook, NJ
Occupation Portrait Artist
Season History
Big Brother 5
Status Jury Member
Place 5th
Votes Against 4
Alliances Pinky Swear Alliance
Loyalties Lori Valenti
Nakomis Dedmon
Will Wikle
HoH Wins 0
Times Nominated 2 (Week 2 & Day 64)
Vetos Wins 1 (Week 8)
Days 70
Social Media

Karen Ganci was a houseguest in Big Brother 5. She's known for being the first female player in Big Brother history to get evicted during a Double Eviction. She was evicted during the second half of the double eviction by a unanimous 2-0 vote, placing 5th and becoming the 5th member of the jury.


Karen Ann Ganci (born January 17, 1974) was a portrait artist originally from Saddle Brook, New Jersey, who is now living in Spring Hill, Florida.

Player History - Big Brother 5

Competition History

Week 1 Food Loss
HOH Loss
Luxury Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 2 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Loss
Week 3 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 4 HOH Loss
POV Not Chosen
Week 5 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 6 HOH Loss
Food Win
POV Not Chosen
Luxury Loss
Week 7 HOH Loss
Food Win
Luxury Win
POV Not Chosen
Week 8 HOH Loss
Week 9 HOH Loss
POV Loss
HOH Loss
POV Loss

Voting History

Week Position Voted For With Majority?
1 Mike Lubinski Yes
2 Post-POV Nominee
3 Holly King Yes
4 Scott Long Yes
5 Jase Wirey Yes
6 Marvin Latimer No
7 Natalie Carroll Yes
8 POV Holder Adria Klein Yes
9 Marvin Latimer Yes
Post-POV Nominee
Finale Jury Member Drew Daniel Yes


Big Brother 5 House Guests
Andrew Daniel
Michael "Cowboy" Ellis
Diane Henry2
Jennifer "Nakomis" Dedmon
Karen Ganci
Marvin Latimer
Adria Klein
Small-Natalie Carroll
Will Wikle
Jason "Jase" Wirey
Scott Long
Holly King
Lori Valenti
Mike Lubinski