Chris Williams, better known as Swaggy C, first graced our screens as a HouseGuest on season 20 of Big Brother. His youthful energy quickly caught the attention of viewers, and although he didn’t win, he gained a loyal fan base. Many were surprised when he chose not to return for the all-star season, but his wife, Bayleigh, who also appeared on season 20, is part of the all-star cast. Let’s explore 10 lesser-known facts about Chris “Swaggy C” Williams.
1. Swaggy C’s Stint on MTV’s The Challenge
For some, reality TV is an addictive experience. Once you’ve had a taste of one show, it’s easy to find yourself on another. That’s precisely what happened to Chris. After his time on Big Brother, he went on to compete in MTV’s The Challenge.
2. Career Commitments Kept Him from the All-Star Cast
Many fans were shocked when Chris wasn’t listed as a HouseGuest for season 22, but he had a valid reason for not participating. He explained, “I can’t afford to leave the business and me trading and all that stuff right now. I’m 100% percent guaranteed not on that. I can’t right now.”
3. Beaches Aren’t His Thing
While many people flock to Los Angeles for its beautiful beaches, Chris isn’t one of them. In his CBS bio, he revealed that he “hates spending any time at the beach”.
4. Avid Reader and Lifelong Learner
Education has always been important to Chris. Even though he’s no longer a student, he continues to learn by reading. He’s particularly fond of self-help books and anything related to business or finance.
5. Swaggy C’s Retirement from Reality TV
In June 2020, Chris announced his retirement from reality TV. He believes he no longer has time for it and wants to focus on more lucrative business ventures.
6. Swaggy C and Bayleigh’s YouTube Channel
Although he’s done with reality TV, Chris isn’t entirely finished with being in front of a camera. He and his wife have a couple’s YouTube channel where they post vlogs, reaction videos, and other content. They haven’t uploaded anything new in a few months, but hopefully, they’ll resume once Big Brother season 22 concludes.
7. College Basketball Player
Chris has always been passionate about sports, especially basketball. After a successful high school career at Kolbe Cathedral High School in Bridgeport, CT, he played at Suffolk University in Boston. He later transferred to St. Peter’s College in New Jersey, where he continued to play basketball. He graduated in 2016.
8. Die-Hard Lakers Fan
Although originally from Connecticut, Chris is now a proud Los Angeles resident and a dedicated Lakers fan. He enjoyed attending games pre-COVID and even has an entire highlight section on Instagram dedicated to the team.
9. Aspiring Scholarship Program Creator
Chris is passionate about giving back to the community. In a Facebook post, he shared his desire to offer high school and college scholarships, build a gym for the city, and help fund small businesses with creative ideas.
10. Founder of The Swag Academy
As a day trader, Chris is eager to help others learn about trading and the financial industry. He created an online program called The Swag Academy, where he guides people on the path to success in the world of trading.
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