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Mecole Hayes Bio, Parents, Husband, Height, Big Brother 25

Big Brother returned for its 25th season in August 2023 with 17 houseguests — Mecole Hayes was one of them.

Who are Mecole’s parents? What is her marital status? How tall is she?

Get answers to these questions and more in the article below!

Mecole Hayes On Big Brother 25

Announcing her participation in Big Brother 25, Mecole took to IG and shared, “IT’S OFFICIAL!!! 💛 I’m so happy to announce that I will be spending my summer in the Big Brother house! 🏠 Tune in to Big Brother season 25 this Wednesday, August 2nd on CBS and Paramount+! 🏖”

Mecole expressed similar excitement over the season in her interview with She said, “I am so excited to be on the iconic BB 25th season. I’m excited for all of the twists and turns. I’m sure we’re going to see some things from the past and maybe some things from the future pop up. So, I’m really excited for what’s to come.”

Watching Xavier and Taylor from previous seasons win the show, Mecole decided to participate in the show. According to her, she couldn’t let go of the chance of winning $750,000. She believed the odds were in her favor.

By her admission, Mecole was going to play the show like a politician. In a tongue-in-cheek tone, she joked about stabbing fellow contestants in the back and running away with their money.

Mecole, in her own words, is a combination of Tiffany Xavier, Britney, and Janelle, but a little bit of Tyra Banks.

Mecole Hayes Age

In the summer of 2023, Mecole Hayes turned 30 years of age.

Mecole Hayes Parents

According to Mecole Hayes, her parents are neither African nor Ethiopian. She claims they are “regular black folks from St.Louis, Missouri.”

Mecole, pronounced ME-COLE, insists that her name is a combination of her parents’ names. In fact, she argues that their names are much prettier.

Mecole’s mother is Tonya G Winn, a resident of Saint Louis, MO. “I love my mommy. I really am a momma’s girl,” wrote Mecole once to express her love to Tonya.

53 years old as of 2023, Tonya is her daughter’s favorite. She even cared for Mecole’s Aunty Willie, who passed away in 2014 at the age of 99.

Tonya also has multiple children (Mecole’s siblings). However, there doesn’t seem to be enough about them online. A similar case is for Mecole’s father, who turned 50 in 2023.

Mecole’s known family members/relatives include Letricia Hayes, Nichelle Hayes, and Jaerst C Winn of Chicago, IL.

Mecole Hayes Husband

Damien Snyder is the husband of Big Brother 25 star Mecole Hayes.

In June 2023, Mecole and Damien tied the knot in Columbia, IL. In what appeared to be an all-black event, Damien’s uncle & mentor Reverend Benjamin Snyder was the officiant at their wedding. Meanwhile, Jessica Carter & Casey Sanders served as the bridesmaids. Hayers Capers and Riccardo Walker, on the other hand, were the designated groomsmen.

Mecole met her future husband, at U-Street in Washington, D.C. Their meet-cute is well documented on the An excerpt from the website read, “Meme caught Damien’s eye while standing alone at the bar after a failed girl’s night out. Just as she was preparing to leave and go crawl into bed, Damien made his way next to her and asked, “So you’re just going to walk past me without telling me your name?”, and the rest was history.”

Mecole Hayes with her husband, Damien Snyder (Photo:

Damien, as noted on his LinkedIn, is a Senior Information System Security Officer at Open Systems Technologies Corporation. Previously, he worked as an Information System Security Officer at Kreative Technologies, LLC and TekSynap. Before that, Damien held the same positions at Trace Systems Inc and EGlobalTech.

Reportedly born in Jul 1989, Damien is the son of Felicia Snyder. Moreover, he is a native of Maryland.

Mecole Hayes Height

Big Brother fame Mecole Hayes is 5’3” in height.

While Mecole’s hair is black, her eye color is brown.

Mecole won the 2022 United States of America’s Miss District of Columbia. Following the win, she shared, “When I started my pageantry journey, I had no idea that I would end up here.” She then thanked her mother and her now-husband for their support.

Mecole Hayes Job

Mecole Hayes is an Advocacy Manager at National PTA. She has held the position since October 2022. Before her stint at National PTA, Mecole worked as a Sr. Digital Communications Manager at DC Public Charter School Board.

For almost 3 and a half years, Mecole worked as a Legislative Assistant and Legislative Correspondent/Press Aide at the U.S. House of Representatives. She was also a Senior Policy Advisor for Sean Patrick Maloney For NY Attorney General for 4 months. Before that, Mecole was the Field /Press Aide for Sean Patick Maloney for Congress and Legislative Intern for Congressman Marc Veasey.

Mecole began her career at, working as an intern. Her next gigs were at Texas Southern University and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. After that, she was a Social Media Coordinator and Digital Content Editor for Oh-Brides Magazine.

Arriving at her education, Mecole received her Bachelor’s Degree in Print Journalism from Texas Southern University. For a Master’s degree in Education Policy and Leadership, Mecole attended American University.

Related FAQs

  • When Is Mecole Hayes Birthday?

Mecole Hayes is a Cancer. Every 30 June, the Political Consultant celebrates her birthday.

  • Where Is Mecole Hayes From?

Upper Marlboro, MD is Mecole’s current city. She is originally from St Louis, MO.

  • Is Mecole Hayes On Instagram And Twitter?

Yes. Mecole has not one but two profiles (@mecole_hayes and @meme_hayes) on Instagram. As for her Twitter, she joined the platform in 2012 as @Meme_Hayess.


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