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Name  Janelle Pierzina
Movies  Bruce Almighty, Like Mike
Children  Violet Anne DeSanto
Spouse  Jess DeSanto (m. 2010)
Role  TV Show Host

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Born  January 10, 1980 (age 35) (1980-01-10) Grand Rapids, MN, United States
Residence  Lakeville, MN, United States
Television  Big Brother 6 Big Brother 7: All Stars Big Brother 14
Education  University of Minnesota Duluth, Grand Rapids High School
TV shows  Big Brother - Season 6, Big Brother - Season 14
People also search for  Jess DeSanto, Violet Anne DeSanto, John Schultz, Tom Shadyac

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Janelle Marie Pierzina (born January 10, 1980) is an American reality show personality known for her appearances on the sixth, seventh, and fourteenth seasons of the reality show Big Brother.


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Pierzina was born on January 10, 1980, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 1998. She earned a degree in communications from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Before appearing on Big Brother, Pierzina was an actress, model, and cocktail waitress.

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In 2000 Pierzina was convicted of a misdemeanor DWI infraction in Minnesota, for which she was fined and sent to an alcohol-awareness program. In 2001 she was charged with and pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft from Macy's, for which she was fined.

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Pierzina is now a real estate agent in Minnesota for Edina Realty.

Personal life

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Pierzina married Jess DeSanto on June 12, 2010. On December 14, 2011, she gave birth to Violet Anne DeSanto.

In January 2013, Pierzina announced she and DeSanto were expecting their second child, a boy due in August 2013. On August 10, 2013, she gave birth to her and DeSanto's second child, Lincoln William DeSanto. In April 2014, Pierzina confirmed that she is currently expecting her and DeSanto's third child. On September 26, 2014, she gave birth to a girl, Stella Rose DeSanto.

Big Brother

In 2005, Pierzina was one of fourteen contestants on Big Brother 6. Her secret partner was former roommate, Ashlea Evans. Pierzina came in third, being evicted on September 16, 2005, Day 76.

In the summer of 2006, Pierzina was chosen by the viewers to participate in Big Brother 7:All-Stars and entered the house on July 3, 2006. Pierzina was eventually evicted on Day 67, again taking third place and becoming a member of the seven-contestant jury. On September 12, 2006, the final day of Big Brother 7:All-Stars, Pierzina was named the winner of the final America's Choice vote, a $25,000 prize to a jury member. Popular with fans, Pierzina won every America's Choice award during Big Brother 6.

In September, 2007, Pierzina returned to host the Power Of Veto competition in the Big Brother 8 house. On August 9, 2008, in the Big Brother 10 house, Pierzina again returned to participate in the week's food competition. Along with other BB alumni, including Mike "Boogie" Malin and Danielle Reyes, Janelle returned to Big Brother in September 2009 for a roundtable discussion of Season 11.

In 2012, Pierzina returned once again to the Big Brother house for the show's 14th season. She was the fourth contestant evicted.

After her appearance on Big Brother All Stars, Pierzina won the VH1 Big Reality Star of '06 award. She was named the biggest "winner" of Big Brother by BuddyTV based on number of combined Head of Household and Power of Veto competition victories during her first two seasons with 12.5.

Pierzina is currently tied with fellow Big Brother houseguest James Huling for the record of most days spent in the Big Brother house, at 177 days.


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