Dick Donato Wins Big Brother 8

at . Comments

Dick Donato, a 44-year-old bar manager from Los Angeles, won Big Brother's eighth-season winner during last night's live finale broadcast of the CBS reality show.

Dick defeated Danielle Donato, his formerly estranged 21-year-old daughter, by a 5 to 2 jury vote to win Big Brother 8's $500,000 grand prize.

Dick Donato

"I'm taking a trip man!" said Dick when Big Brother host Julie Chen revealed the jury's vote. "I'm getting the hell out of here away from some of these people. I'm going to relax, I'm doing an around-the-world thing... for sure."

Matt Richenthal is the Editor in Chief of TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter and on Google+.