has long remained a staple of reality television, beginning its life as a Dutch show in 1999 before it was adapted for American television the next year. Big Brother
was an instant hit, helping to kickstart the reality TV boom that dominated the early 2000s and also saw the success of shows like Survivor
, The Amazing Race
, American Idol
, and The Bachelor
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Because the early seasons are now 20 years old (or at least approaching it), it's incredibly interesting to see what the winners have been up to in recent years. Lives change a lot in 20 years, and those of reality TV winners are no different.