Who is Chad Johnson? EVERYTHING you need to know about Celebrity Big Brother star

Who is this guy?!


by Ellie Kirwin-Jones |
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CBB's Chad Johnson is one personality who has definitely stood out from the crowd and caused a stir in the Celebrity Big Brother house this summer.

The "World's Greatest Man" title holder has a daring and bold charisma with 106,000 Twitter followers who lifts and loves a good selfie at the gym. Yes, he may be popular in the US but will he be crowned the winner in the end? Let's find out some more.


What is Chad Johnson famous for?

TV star Chad Johnson or "Bad Chad" is most well-known for his troubling confrontations during his appearances on Season 12 of The Bachelorette in 2016, Bachelor in Paradise and this year's series of Famously Single. Oh, and his real name is actually Brian, and Chad is in fact his middle name which everyone calls him by.

Where was he born?

Jenks, Oklahoma.

How old is Chad Johnson?

The American reality star was born on 11th August 1987, which makes him 30 - last week!

Why did Chad go on Celebrity Big Brother?

Chad has been very unlucky on his mission to find love after being rejected on both The Bachelorette and The Bachelor in Paradise. So, maybe he is hoping that Big Brother will be in his favour by winning him a happy ending?

Is he single?

After starring on Famously Single this year, sources have said that he and Karina Smirnoff split as he bagged himself another girlfriend, model Zoe Baron. They got together after she messaged him asking for workout tips, but things are getting rather cosy between him and CBB housemate Sarah Harding, so who knows?!


Where did Chad Johnson go to school?

Johnson went to Jenks High School, a secondary school in Jenks, Oklahoma in the Tulsa County. Afterwards, Chad served in the U.S Marine and later became a real estate agent in Tulsa.

Who is the other Chad Johnson?

Yep! There are in fact two "famous" Chad Johnson's. Sorry to confuse you guys! Former American football wide receiver, Chad Johnson, was born on 9th January 1978 making him 39. During his earlier career at Santa Monica College, he played with NFL wide receiver Steve Smith, then transferred to Oregon State University after being recruited by coach Dennis Erickson to play for the Oregon State Beavers. And, his love for football is just as strong years ahead, as he is now prepping for The American Flag Football League.

Where can we find him on social media? Does Chad Johnson have Instagram?

You can find Bad Chad on these social media handles:

Twitter - @realChadJohnson

Instagram - @realchadjohnson


What's the lowdown on Chad and Sarah?

After the them getting noticeably close recently, they took it to the next level with a snog in the kitchen in the CBB house. Since this, Sarah has been victimised by viewers for cheating. Sarah told Chad that they should draw a line, but Chad has hinted he wants to take this romance further. So who knows… The real question is – how long will it last?

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How have the housemates reacted to their fling?

On Celebrity Big Brother, situations like this aren’t brushed under the carpet. People are gunna talk… After Sarah spoke to Brandi about her difficult dilemma, some of the housemates found her and Chad's behaviour disrespectful as they both have partners on the outside world. What will they do next?

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