He didn’t win Big Brother 19, but Cody Nickson did walk away from the season with the America’s Favorite Houseguest title… and the accompanying $25,000 prize to boot! Read on to find out the answers to the most frequently asked questions about this guy.

How old is Cody Nickson?

Cody is currently 32, turning 33 in March 2018. Cody is from Lake Mills, IA, but currently lives in Plano, TX. His mom, Darcy Nickson, still lives in Lake Mills and told the local newspaper her son is a “natural-born leader” with a “real good personality.”

What is Cody Nickson’s occupation?

Cody was a construction sales rep when he entered the Big Brother house. Now, however, he may have caught the fame bug: His Instagram bio directs all business and media inquiries to his PR rep. Watch out, Hollywood!

Does Cody Nickson have a kid?

Yes. Cody has a five-year-old daughter named Paisley. He says he and Paisley’s mom have a good co-parenting relationship, per Romper.

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Was Cody Nickson in the military?

Cody spent 10 years as a Marine sniper and toured Afghanistan twice, according to the Albert Lea Tribune. He told CBS.com his life motto is “Semper fidelis” and he would have loved to have taken his Marine Corps PT shorts with him into the BB house.

Was Cody Nickson ever married?

Details about Cody’s pre-fame life are sketchy, but as far as we can tell, he has never been married. He plans to tie the knot with fellow Big Brother houseguest Jessica Graf, though… or so he told host Julie Chen following his eviction.

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Does Cody Nickson have a brother?

Yes, Cody had an older brother named Dillin who died in 2011 of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident, according to his obituary. Dillin was 29.

Are Cody Nickson and Jessica Graf still together?

Apparently! “I am just extremely happy to be with her,” Cody told ET in September. “I haven't been around somebody I trusted for who knows how long. So, I'm just happy to be around somebody I can trust.” Plus, you’ll see Cody and Jessica travel the world together on the upcoming 30th season of The Amazing Race.