Big Brother Season 24 Contestant Replaced Day Before Premiere

Ahead of the Big Brother season 24 premiere, CBS announced Marvin Achi is no longer entering the house. Find out more here.

By Cydney Contreras Jul 06, 2022 4:22 PMTags

The Big Brother cast went through a shakeup just hours after the contestants were revealed.

CBS shared July 5 that Marvin Achi would no longer be one of the season 24 contestants. Instead, Joseph Abdin, a 24-year-old lawyer from Florida, will take his place in the Big Brother house. 

E! News reached out to CBS for comment and didn't hear back.

Though Marvin won't be seen on the Big Brother cameras, there's a chance viewers will see him on another reality show. It turns out the chemical engineer auditioned for America's Got Talent season 17. In the June 7 episode, Marvin started out his audition by doing a lab experiment, before knocking over a beaker filled with fluids. He then proceeded to rip off his stained shirt and dance to "Oh Yeah" by Yello

While Howie Mandel voted against the Texas native, Sofia Vergara, Simon Cowell and Heidi Klum sent him through to the next round. 

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There's no word yet when Marvin will next appear on AGT, but fans can see Joseph enter the Big Brother house July 6.

Keep reading to meet the 16 houseguests staying in the BB Motel:

Joseph Abdin

Age: 24

Hometown/Current City: Lakeworth, Fla.

Occupation: Lawyer

Alyssa Snider

Age: 24

Hometown/Current City: Sarasota, Fla.

Occupation: Marketing rep

Taylor Hale

Age: 27

Hometown/Current City: West Bloomfield, Mich.

Occupation: Personal stylist

Indy Santos

Age: 31

Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil

Current City: Los Angeles, Calif.

Occupation: Corporate flight attendant

Terrance Higgins

Age: 47

Hometown/Current City: Chicago, Ill.

Occupation: Bus operator

Ameerah Jones

Age: 31

Hometown/Current City: Westminster, Md.

Occupation: Content designer

Joe Pooch Picciarelli

Age: 24

Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.

Current City: Boca Raton, Fla.

Occupation: Assistant football coach

Jasmine Davis

Age: 29

Hometown: Terry, Miss.

Current City: Atlanta, Ga.

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Matthew Turner

Age: 23

Hometown: North Attleborough, Mass.

Current City: New Bedford, Mass.

Occupation: Thrift store owner

Michael Bruner

Age: 28

Hometown: Saint Michael, Minn.

Current City: Rochester, Minn.

Occupation: Attorney

Nicole Layog

Age: 41

Hometown/Current City: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Occupation: Private chef

Palomar Agular

Age: 22

Hometown/Current City: San Marcos, Calif.

Occupation: Interior designer

Brittany Hoopes

Age: 32

Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.

Current City: Austin, Texas

Occupation: Hypnotherapist

Monte Taylor

Age: 27

Hometown/Current City: Bear, Del.

Occupation: Personal trainer

Kyle Capener

Age: 29

Hometown/Current City: Bountiful, Utah

Occupation: Unemployed

Daniel Durston

Age: 35

Hometown: Ontario, Calif.

Current City: Las Vegas, Nev.

Occupation: Vegas performer

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