A West Michigan man won the top prize, taking home $750,000 as the winner of Big Brother season 23.

Xavier Prather made it all the way to the final episode of the CBS reality show.

"I'd say yesterday was a pretty good day," Prather quipped. "Pretty solid day. Pretty good payout."

The lawyer from Kalamazoo went on the tell KCTV (video below) that he's also honored to be the first Black man to win on the US version of the show.

"I came in with my own individual reasons why I wanted to win, but I also wanted to win to be a representative for the Black community and I hope that my gameplay made them proud and I hope I continue to make them proud," Prather said.

He noted that he and five other contestants formed an alliance during the first week of the competition in order to ensure that season 23 would be remembered as the first season in which an African American was crowned as the winner.


"They're just a bunch of saps is what they are," he joked when asked about his family's support.

Prather notes that he had his family stressed out during the finale and said he was grateful for their support and thanked his mother for encouraging him to apply to be on the show.

McIntyre Keyser Wife Swap -- Here Are the Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions

Since my wife Denise and I appeared on the ABC show Wife Swap 12 years ago, our family has fielded a lot of questions about our experience on the show.

Sometimes the questions are innocuous like, "Was it fun?" Others have poked fun and asked if our family really is as cheap as it appeared to be on TV. And some questions have been downright inappropriate.

Here are some of the Frequently Asked Questions our family has been asked about our appearance on the show.

Take a Creepy Look Inside Detroit's Now Defunct Fisher Body Plant

Once a vibrant part of Detroit's landscape, the now-defunct Fisher Body plant now lies in ruin.

The plant was once capable of producing more than 350,000 car bodies each year and is credited with milestones like producing the first automobile airbag in 1974.

Since its demise in 1984, nearly every ounce of metal has been lifted from the facility for scrap, and what is left is a dirty, dingy haven for graffiti.

YouTuber Chosen Won gets credit for the photos, taken from a creepy walkthrough of the plant in September of 2021.

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