After 73 days shield from the outside world, Jordan Lloyd came out of the "Big Brother" house $500,000 richer. The 22-year-old waitress from Matthews, N.C. beat 24-year-old student Natalie Martinez on the season finale airing Tuesday, September 15.
Jordan first beat Kevin Campbell during the tiebreaker and evicted him. Kevin and the last six evictees on the show except for Chima Simone then became the members of Jury who will determine who should be crowned the winner. The panel interrogated Jordan and Natalie separately regarding their games before casting in their votes.
Jordan won by five votes with Russell Kairouz and Kevin favoring Natalie. Making use of the prize, Jordan said she would put a down payment on a house for her mother and brother, give money to her cousins for college and buy herself a new car.
31-year-old salesman Jeff Schroeder meanwhile, won the America's Favorite player title and went home with $25,000 in cash. "It wasn't even close," host Julie Chen said about the votes from audience.