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Kent Blackwelder
Kent Blackwelder
Houseguest Profile
Born March 1, 1955
Died December 24, 2017 (aged 62)
Hometown Powell, TN
Occupation Business Owner
Season History
Big Brother 2 (US)
Status Jury Member
Place 7th
Votes Against 4
Alliances TOP
Loyalties Bunky Miller
HoH Wins 1 (Week 4)
Times Nominated 2 (Weeks 2 & 5)
Days 43
Other Prizes 2002 Buick Rendezvous
Social Media
Twitter kentblackwelder

Kent Blackwelder was a houseguest on Big Brother 2 (US). He was evicted in Week 5 in a unanimous 4-0 vote. He placed 7th and was the fifth member of the jury. During his season, Kent was known for his strong friendship with the openly gay houseguest Bunky in spite of his conservative views, including at one point allowing Bunky to sleep in the HoH bed with him.

On December 24, 2017, Kent became the first United States contestant to pass away at the age of 62.

Biography

Kent Blackwelder was a 46-year-old business owner from Powell, Tennessee.

Player History - Big Brother 2

Competition History

Week 1 Food Win
Reward Win
HOH Loss
Luxury Win
Luxury Win
Week 2 HOH Loss
Food Win
Luxury Loss
Week 3 HOH Loss
Food Win
Luxury Loss
Week 4 HOH Win
Food Sat Out as HOH
Luxury Win
Week 5 HOH Previous HOH
Food Win
Luxury Loss

Voting History

Week Position Voted for With Majority?
1 Sheryl Braxton Yes
2 Nominated
3 Shannon Dragoo Yes
4 HOH
5 Nominated
Finale Jury Member Will Kirby Yes

HOH History

Nominees Intended Target
Week 4
Square-Mike "Boogie" Malin
 Evicted 
Mike

Post Big Brother

  • On December 24, 2017, Kent passed away at the age of 62 due to a heart attack.[1]

Trivia

  • Kent is the first houseguest from Tennessee.
  • Kent was the oldest houseguest on Big Brother 2 (US).
  • Kent is the first male houseguest to be nominated for eviction by a Head of Household.
  • Kent is the first person ever to be evicted the week after they were Head of Household.
  • He is the first male houseguest to be evicted unanimously.
  • Kent is the first United States contestant to pass away after competing.

References

Big Brother 2 House Guests
Square-Will Kirby
Square-Nicole Nilson Schaffrich
Square-Monica Bailey
Square-Hardy Ames-Hill
Square-Bunky Miller
Square-Krista Stegall
Square-Kent Blackwelder
Kent
Square-Mike "Boogie" Malin
Square-Shannon Dragoo
Square-Autumn Daly
Square-Sheryl Braxton
Square-Justin Sebik
Winner
Runner-Up
Jury
Expelled

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