On 25th September 2019, Cassandra Waldon passed away. The former “Big Brother” contestant was 56 years of age.
A reality star-cum-United Nations employee, Cassandra suffered severe head injuries following a car accident in Rome, Italy in August 2019. She never regained consciousness from the fatal crash.
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U.N. Secretary-General addressed Cassandra’s death in his daily briefing on 26th September 2019. In his speech, he professed sorrow on the tragedy while acknowledging the former reality star’s dedication.
On 4th October 2019, “Big Brother” host Julie Chen mourned Cassandra’s untimely death via Instagram. Penning a heartfelt condolence to the grieving family, Julie remembered the late reality star as someone with class and grace.
Shortly after, Cassandra’s estate announced that a memorial schedule was going to be held in mid-September 2019 in Maryland.
Big Brother Legacy
Cassandra Waldon will be best remembered as the first houseguest to enter the notorious “Big Brother” house.
Starring in the inaugural season of “Big Brother” in 2000, Cassandra finished 6th out of 10.
Fans of the beloved reality show credit Cassandra for jumpstarting the so-called “first to enter curse.” As of 2019, no first contestant to enter the house had won it.
Cassandra was the first former female contestant (second overall) “Big Brother” Alum to die. Back in 2007, Kent Blackwelder passed away at the age of 62.
Wiki, Bio & Job
Following her “Big Brother” stint, Cassandra Waldon followed a different career path than the show-biz. No wonder, there lay very little info as to how she went from featuring on a reality show to working for the United Nations.
Cassandra’s job title at the United Nations was “Director of Communications” at the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
At the time of her passing, Cassandra was enjoying her best days in Rome, Italy.
Born in the year 1963, Cassandra hailed from Maryland. Both of her biological parents were proud African-Americans.
The absence of Wikipedia page (as of October 2019) made it all impossible to extract details about her siblings, education, and upbringing.
Boyfriend, Husband & Children
The same level of reclusiveness extended to Cassandra Waldon’s married life — of course, assuming that she had one.
A notoriously private personnel, Cassandra refrained sharing details about her boyfriends or husband for that matter.
As of October 2019, it remained unclear whether the late reality star ever got the opportunity to mother children.
Last modified: October 6, 2019