Manila, Philippines — William Gucong, officially known by his nickname Yamyam Gucong was proclaimed the Ultimate Big Winner of PBB Otso at the grand finals night held in AATF Sports Complex, Malagasang Road in Imus, Cavite Sunday.
Dubbed the “Iskulit Bai ng Bohol”, The 25-year-old Bohol native garnered a whopping 58.52 percent of the total number of public votes. Yamyam is part of the second batch of housemates who entered the Pinoy Big Brother house.
As the Big Winner, Yamyam will take home P2,000,000, a condominium unit from Suntrust Properties, Inc., a water refilling station package, and a travel package worth P300,000 from Jag Jeans.
“Maraming, maraming salamat po. Sobrang saya ko po ngayong gabi dahil nasa inyong harapan ang ultimate big winner na si Yamyam!” he said.
“Napatunayan ko na sa aking sarili na kahit sa kahirapan, kaya nating bumangon sa buhay. Kaya nating humarap sa ano mang hamon sa buhay. Maraming maraming salamat at hindi po ako nag-iisa,” Gucong added.
During the PBB Grand Finals night, Kiara Takahashi, the “Singing Surfer ng La Union” finished in second place after receiving 30.29 percent of the total number of public votes. Kiara won P500,000 and condominium unit.
Meanwhile, Lou Yanong of Mandaluyong City placed third with 8.28 percent of votes, while “Amazing Alo-hunk ng Hawaii” Andre Brouillette placed fourth, with 2.91 percent of votes.
Pinoy Big Brother Otso reality TV show premiered on November 10, 2018. Among all the PBB seasons, PBB Otso broke the record in terms of having the biggest number of housemates. PBB Otso is also ABS-CBN’s longest season of Pinoy Big Brother which lasted for 267 days surpassing the record of Lucky 7 which only lasted for 235 days.
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