Big Brother Australia 2022 may feature a host of famous past contestants, but turns out that new housemate Taras Hrubyj-Piper has a huge connection to the celebrity world himself!

In fact, the 34-year-old actually used to be a part of one of Australia’s most famous indie rock bands.

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Taras Hrubyj-Piper used to be a part of the band Sticky Fingers. Source: Instagram @taras.hp

Yurp, the Big Brother newbie was one of the founding members of prized music export, Sticky Fingers!

He left the group in 2009 – only a year after its conception – prior to the release of their debut album.

However, he has stayed on as a songwriter for the band.

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What Has Taras Been Up to Since Leaving Sticky Fingers?

After parting ways with Sticky Fingers, Taras has been working on other music-related ventures.

He formed his own band, The Lulu Raes, in which he acts as a multi-instrumentalist.

Outside of music, Taras spends his time meditating, practising yoga, snorkelling and lifting weights. We all know which Big Brother contestant will be getting the most use out of the swanky new Zen Room

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Taras is still involved in the music scene. Source: Seven.

Taras Has a Multitude of Celebrity Doppelgangers

Since Big Brother fans caught their first glimpse of Taras, he has sparked a small Twitter trend. Viewers have been sharing all of the eccentric housemate’s celebrity lookalikes.

Some of them are actually pretty good, others are beyond questionable. Taras even shared several of them on his Instagram page so do yourself a favour and have a scroll through these.

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