Howie was born in Chicago. He enjoyed the outdoors and animals. By the time Howie was 10, him and his family moved to California and then Florida. In his early 20's,He attended Southern Illinois University. To make some extra money,he became a stripper.The next year he went…more
Howie was a nominee for the Big Brother 7 all star cast.
Howie was the fifth houseguest to join the Big Brother 6 jury.
In episode 26 of BB6, Howie is evicted live after a tiebreaker vote from Ivette.
Howie is nominated for eviction for the 3rd time in episode 25 of BB6.
Howie's recives lightsabers from Big Brother while HOH for the 2nd time.
Howie was the first Big Brother 6 contestant to win the title of Head of Household twice.
In episode 23 of BB6, James is voted out of the house with a vote of 4-0 while Howie receives no votes.
At the end of BB6's episode 23, Howie nominates Ivette and Beau, doing his best to split up the last "secret" pair in the game.
In episode 23 of BB6 Howie wins the Head of Household contest called "Playing It Straight."
Howie's nomination for eviction in episode 22 of BB6 is his 2nd time on the block.
Howie chooses Beau, to play in the veto competition during episode 22 of BB6.
At the Nomination Ceremony in episode 22 of BB6, April nominates Howie and Janelle for eviction.
While on BB6, Howie proposes that the Golden Power of Veto's name be changed to the Golden Power of James, because of the high number of vetos James won.
In the first live vote of the BB6 season, Rachel receives 5 votes for eviction and Howie receives none.
Howie's nomination for eviction on episode 20 of BB6 was his first time being nominated.
Howie picks Jannelle to play in the Veto Competition in episode 20 of BB6.
In episode 20 of BB6 Beau nominates Howie and Rachel, the second-to-last secret pair, for eviction.
In episode 19 of BB6, Janelle chooses Howie to play in the veto competition.
During the Head of Household game in episode 18 of BB6, Howie is eliminated 2nd.
In episode 17 of BB6, Rachel picks Howie to play in the veto competition.
In episode 17 of BB6, Rachel picks Howie to play in the veto competition.
While in the BB6 house, Howie advertised for Kaysar on the shirt he decorated for the America's Choice competition.
At the Veto Ceremony in episode 14 of BB6, James uses the Golden Power of Veto to remove himself from the block. In his place, HoH Howie nominates Ivette for eviction.
In episode 14 of BB6 Howie chooses Rachel to play in the veto competition.
One of Howie's items in his HOH room on BB6 is a framed picture of him during his dancing/stripping days.
Howie hosts the Luxury Competition in episode 11 of BB6.
During the Power of Veto Competition in episode 8 of BB6, Howie, is eliminated 5th, leaving James to take the gold.
In episode 8 of BB6, Kaysar chooses Howie to play with him in the veto competition.
In the Head of Household contest "Majority Rules" on BB6, it is revealed that the houseguests believe Kaysar would be more likely than Howie to give flowers to a girl after the first date.
During the veto competition in episode 5 of BB6, Howie comes in fourth with a time of 7:45.
In episode 5 Michael picks Howie to play in the veto competition.
In episode 2 of BB6, Ashlea picks Howie to play in the Veto contest.
During episode 1 of BB6, Howie was on the team that won the food challenge, saving him from a weeks worth of PB&J.
Howie earned a spot in the Realitytv.com Hall of shame when he went against his alliance and nominated James and Sarah for eviction from BB6.
Howie is promoting his web site at www.howiegordon.com.
After BB6, Howie began selling "Boobies" shirts, with some of the proceeds going to Breast Cancer.
After leaving the BB6 house, Howie claimed to be in LA hanging with celebs like Lance Bass(N'Sync) and Shannon Elizabeth.
He was the 1st person to win 2 HoHs in Big Brother 6.
Howie gave fellow BB6 Houseguest April Lewis the nickname "Busto" after an arguement.
Howie came up with the nickname "Nerd Herd" for the "Frendship" alliance on BB6.
After leaving his job as a stripper he left Southern Illinois University and attended University of South Florida in Tampa.
Howie has admitted to attending a lot of parties in High-School, but was a non-drinker and non-smoker.
Howie met his good friend and role model Dave (aka Super Dave) while working out at a gym.
Howie had blonde hair as a child.
Howie's nicknames include Hurricane Howie, and Beefcake Howie.
Howie was born at Masonic Hospital in Chicago IL.
Howie was featured on VH1's "Big in 05."
Howie was featured in an episode of "Entertainment Tonight" that aired on 7/9/05.
Howie appeared in Reality Chat's "Where are They Now?" in 2005 and in 2006.
Howie's favorite alchoholic drinks are: Canadian Club & 7up, Budweiser, and Miller Lite. His favorite non-alchoholic drinks are: Mr.Pibb, Cherry Coke, Dr. Pepper and root beer.
Howie's favorite candy bars are: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Snickers, and Charleston Chew.
Howie's favorite cookies are: chocolate chip, macadamia nut and oatmeal rasin.
Howie's favorite snacks are Hostess cupcakes, twinkies and ice cream.
Howie's favorite cereals are: Trix, Lucky Charms, Fruity Pebbles and Fruit Loops.
Howie's favorite style of music is oldies and top 40.
Howie's favorite outdoor activities include swimming and running.
Howie's favorite sports to play are football, softball, and basketball. His favorite sports teams are the Denver Broncos, and the Hurricanes.
Howie's hobbies are kick boxing and reading meteorology.
Howie's favorite Bands are: U2, Rod Stewart, Hall & Oates, and The Monkees.
According to his BB6 survey, Howies' favorite Actors are: Arnold Schwartzenegger and Lee Majors, and his favorite Actresses are: Salma Hayek, and Erica Eleniak.
According to his BB6 survey, Howie' favorite films are Enter The Dragon, and Star Wars.
According to his BB6 survey, Howie's favorite TV shows are: Smalleville, I Dream of Jeannie, and Six Million Dollar Man.
He was on an episode of the dating game Elimidate.
In Big Brother,he was evicted in week 10 and became the 5th member of the jury of 7.
Big Brother Stats:
Number of HoHs won: 2
Number of Vetos won: 0
Number of America's Choice won: 0
In the summer before 8th grade, he injured his hand playing with fireworks. He lost one of his fingers on his left hand.
He was a contestant on the sixth season of the American version of the CBS reality show Big Brother.
Howie took part in the reality show Big Brother with one of his best friends,Rachel Plencer.
He was on an episode of dating show Blind Date.
Howie told tvguide.com that his favorite Star Wars character is Anakin, before he became Darth Vader.
In a post BB6 interview, Howie said that he regretted sending Eric home over Magie when Kaysar was HOH.
In a post BB6 interview, Howie named James as the best chess player in the BB6 house, and himself as the worst.
In a post BB6 interview, Howie said "High and Dry" the POV competition in week #2 was his favorite because he felt like superman flying around the backyard.
Howie explained to tvguide.com how he came up with the insulting nickname of "Busto" for April when he said " 'Busted' is a term from South Florida for a girl without a good face — We had the Big Bosomed Blonde in Janey, and I was calling April the Big Bosomed Busted Blonde of Big Brother. That's a big line, a lot of terminology there, so I shortened it to 'Busto.' Does my song [sung to the tune of 'Bingo'] make it on air? There was a girl who had no face and Busto was her name-o. B-U-S-T-O...."
Howie told fansofrealitytv.com that he appreciated winning his light sabors more than any food competition.
In a post BB6 interview, Howie said that he was most happy to see James leave the BB6 house before he did because of his knack for winning POV's.
After arriving in the BB6 house for the first time, Howie said "The Big Brother selection of ladies this year took a big step up!"
While on BB6 Howie said "I thought I was going to get some sleeping time, or massage time, with Sarah, if you know what I mean." upon finding out that she and James were a couple.
After winning Head of Household in episode 12 of BB6, Howie mocks the prior week's cheers of "Let's do it for Cappy!" by saying "Let's do it for Kaysar!!! This is for Kaysar!"
While in the BB6 house Howie said "I think April did a great job of quitting smoking - when she ran out of cigarettes!"
While making his choices for nominations in episode 13 of BB6, Howie says, "With great power comes great responsibility." which is from the comic book "Spider-Man."
While in the BB6 house, Howie says "I think James and Ivette are a more lethal pair than James and Sarah."
While in the BB6 house Howie said "I want Kaysar to come back and think for me again."
While in the BB6 house Howie says "How do you feel that America hates you, April?"
While in the BB6 house Howie says about April, "If she starts going back to her old ways, Hurricane Howie may have to storm over Busto Island."
During Beau's week as HOH he received a picture of his sister, about whom Howie said "Beau, your sister's a Piece of Ass. She's a P.O.A.!"
While in the BB6 house Howie said "To all my fans out there, don't be upset if I leave, because I'll get to hang out with Jenny in the tropics."
Howie adds to the long line of "Kryptonite" references in Big Brother history by using it to compare how strong James is in the game by saying "I tried Kryptonite on him, and he's immune to that."
While in the BB6 house Howie sings a song about April, saying "B-U-S-T-O and Busto was her name-o."
While in the BB6 house, Howie said "I don't trust the nerd herd any more than I can throw Maggie on her big fat ass."
While in the BB6 house Howie said "I only get one day in my room..." upon hearing that it was a Double Eviction week.
While in the BB6 house Howie said to Janelle, "We're going to Vegas, baby! And you're picking all of my numbers," because of all the prizes she'd won on the show.
While in the BB6 house Howie said to James "What do you got in here? All those vetos?" about his packed bags the night he was evicted.
While in the BB6 house Howie said "Hurricane Howie has kinda fizzled out into Horrible, Harmless Howie. I'm a waste of a nomination, a waste of an eviction, and I'm a waste of an HoH week. Plus, I'm a great motivational speaker. I mean, I lit up April like a Christmas tree. And now she's winning challenges all throughout the month of August."