‘The Circle’ Season 5: Here’s what previous winners of reality show are upto now
MANCHESTER, UK: ‘The Circle’ is an American version of the successful British reality TV show of the same name. In the show, strangers have to interact with one another in a colorful apartment building, with the twist of anonymity. Contestants have the option of playing as themselves or as someone else, also known as “catfishing”.
Though she doesn’t have the opportunity to meet them until the finale, Michelle Buteau is the host of the lighthearted and playful show, where the individual who the other contestants rated as the best will receive the grand prize of $150,000. Now the flirty series is set to return on Netflix with a brand new Season 5, introducing a new set of contestants. But the series’ upcoming premiere has definitely got many fans of the show wondering about its previous winners. Well, look no further because we have you covered. Here are the details about ‘The Circle’ winners’ current activities.
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Joey Sasso of Rochester, New York, was crowned the champion of the first season of the show. He competed against Shubham Goel, Samantha “Sammie” Cimarelli, Chris Sapphire, and an unexpected contestant, Seaburn Williams, who masqueraded as his girlfriend Rebecca in an attempt to catfish the other participants. In the end, Joey's ingenuity and determination earned him the title of winner. Now, Joey is actively making his mark on the fashion world with his own clothing line, "Sasso Fam Collection," and is highly active on social media. He has also remained close to his "Circle" fam, frequently sharing pics from meet-ups. Recently he posted that he had a cameo in the Peacock movie ‘Girls5eva’.
Deleesa St Agathe
Bronx resident Deleesa St Agathe made history by becoming the first catfish to win Season 2 of the show. Posing as her real-life husband Trevor, a "single father," she beat out four other finalists: Chloe Veitch, Courtney Linsen, Lee Swift, and the duo of Jack Atkins & Lisa Delcampo. Now the busy mom has been keeping up with her two daughters, Toni and Tori. When she's not hanging out with her fellow 'The Circle' Season 2 contestants, she's vlogging and marketing her unique clothing line, "Be Unique Shoppe." To top it all off, she and her husband, who also starred in the show in Season 3, celebrated a special Christmas with the whole family.
James Andre Jefferson Jr
James Andre Jefferson Jr from Los Angeles achieved an incredible feat. After joining the show in Episode 6, Jefferson Jr became the first late addition to win the former grand prize of $100,000 in Season 3. James is extremely active on his social media, especially Instagram, and posts several reaction videos on his page.
Frank Grimsley experienced a life-changing moment when he was announced as the winner of a $150,000 grand prize in Season 4, which was boosted by a Spice Girls twist. Throughout the entire season, Frank played as himself, wearing his emotions on the outside for all to see. After his time in the limelight on the Netflix show, Frank has returned to his role as a school social worker in the Baltimore area. With his new-found fame, his Instagram following has skyrocketed to 141k fans. He continues to craft content and collaborate with brands while also sharing messages of motivation and inspiration with his followers.
'The Circle' Season 5 is set to premiere on Netflix on December 28.