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Take a bunch of HOT people, put them all together in one house and see what happens. That's Pinoy Big Brother Teen Edition Plus (or short: PBBTEP).
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All in all, fourteen house mates entered the house on Day 1, which was on March 23, 2008. Twelve were announced to come in, but two were added because of the connection of their schools. These are the first 12+2 PBB Teen Edition Plus Housemates. The housemates are ordered here according to their entry into the House (click their pictures to watch their entry-videos):
18, Promdi Hottie of Mindoro
Ejay Falcon is 18 from Mindoro. According to his profile, he is said to have fair skin and during his first visit to Manila has trouble with technological gadgets and even elevators. He was also in Manila to find his mother, only to find out she had another family.
18, Spanish Stallion of Madrid
Kevin Garcia is a 18-year-old Filipino-Irish from Madrid, Spain. He is a product of a broken family, he is also an able equestrian rider.
17, In-chick of Cebu
Nicole Uysiuseng is a 17-year-old Filipino-Chinese girl. At home, she lived a sheltered life, being a pampered girl and a good sister to her three younger brothers. She is however not very fashionable and not so much sociable, as she does not have many friends. She aims to change that perception during her stay in the House.
16, Bikini Babe of Iriga
Linda Backlund is 16 from Iriga City. A half-Swede, she intially had a luxurious life until her Swedish father left her and her family behind. To supplement her family income, she frequently joins beauty contests and bikini competitions.
Arnan "Nan" Clenuar
17, Junior Kengkoy of Davao
Arnan "Nan" Clenuar is a 17-year-old jokester from Davao. He is profiled as frequent prankster who does not take life seriously because he would become insane if he does. But his comedian antics are equalled with his niceness towards his mother.
18, Italian Valentino of Milan
Alex Anselmuccio is an 18-year-old soccer player from Milan, Italy. His parents are an unemployed Italian father and a Filipina mother who had worked for 28 years as a domestic helper. To better enhance his soccer skills, he even had his feet operated because he was flatfooted. He aims to have a job in his mother's homeland to help his family.
Rona Marie Libby
16, The Prisoner's Daughter of Dumaguete
Rona Marie Libby is 16 from Dumaguete. She is profiled as a "prisoner's daughter" as her father has been in prison for four years for an unspecified crime. Despite this, she and her siblings have excelled in many activities, both in academics and in extra-curricular ones. She aims to have her father released from his incarceration.
16, Bubbly Girl of Davao
Jieriel Papa is 16 from Davao. She relates that she was once a chubby child, but she has managed to have a slim figure due to an "after-six diet."
18, Gentle Giant of Davao
Jolas Paguia is an 18-year-old basketball player from Bulacan. Unsurprisingly, he stands 6′ 4″ (193 cm) tall. He and his father have dreams of the former being in the professional league, but these dreams were almost imperiled when they had spats with each other. Upon Jolas' entry, this conflict appears to be resolved.
Christine Marie "Beauty" Gonzalez
16, Rebellious Beauty of Dumaguete
Beauty Gonzalez is 16 from Dumaguete. Having lived a pampared life, she is used to being served, leading to an aggressive and rebellious attitude, one which she has started to change upon her entry into the House.
18, Dazzling Doll of Germany
Valerie Weignmann is 18 from Wiesbaden, Germany. She is profiled as a "Daddy's Girl" currently trying to reestablish her ties with her Filipina mother since the death of her German father. Although she has lived most of her life in Germany, she has a great Filipina sensibility, visiting her mother's country very often. She also has a good command of the Tagalog language and has plans to enter Philippine showbiz.
Priscilla Mae Navidad
17, Deaf Dreamer of Davao
Priscilla Navidad is a 17-year-old beauty queen from Davao. She is a hearing-impaired person who communicates through lip reading. According to her profile, she had to undergo surgery at age two, but eventually lost her hearing when she was eleven. Furthermore, her father died when she was six. Despite these obstacles, she was able to win several pageant titles, including the Miss Teen Mindanao title in 2007.
Robert Marion "Robi" Domingo
18, True Blue Atenista
Robert "Robi" Domingo is an 18-year-old Atenean from Quezon City. He is profiled as a good boy who is not very adept at wooing girls. He is one of the two Plus housemates connected to his school's storied rivalry with De La Salle University.
Marc Josef Elizalde
16, Lethal Lasallite
Marc Josef Elizalde is a 16-year-old La Sallite from Mandaluyong. He is profiled as a complete opposite of Robi: a rebellious boy who is also a virtual chick magnet. He is one of the two Plus housemates connected to the storied rivalry between his school's parent institution and Ateneo de Manila University.