Cody Nickson

Birthday: Apr 13, 1985

Cody Lee Nickson is a United States Marine Corps 0311 from Plano, Texas who did combat tours in both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Originally from Lake Mills, Iowa, he joined the United States Air Force at the age of 17 where he would serve as a 2M0X2 and then a 1N0X1 before joining the Marines. He enjoys surfing and riding his motorcycle. He and his former girlfriend have a daughter named Paisley Nickson. On Day 1, Cody won the safety competition after Paul did not choose him as one of the 8 houseguests to be awarded safety. Later that week, Cody won the first HOH competition and nominated Megan and Jillian for eviction. On Day 9, Cody picked Alex as a replacement nominee after Megan self-evicted. On Day 12, Cody tried to nominate Paul after Alex took herself off the block. However, Paul revealed his Pendant of Protection, so Cody chose to nominate Christmas instead. On Day 17, Christmas named Cody as a recipient of the Ve-toad curse after accepting a temptation. On Day 20, Paul saved Josh with the POV and named Cody as the replacement nominee. On Day 23, Cody was evicted from the house by a 7-3-0 vote, but on Day 30, he returned to the house after winning three rounds of the Battle Back Showdown. On Day 38, Paul nominated Cody for eviction alongside Jessica. On Day 44, Jessica used the Halting Hex during the live show, sparing both her and Cody from eviction. On Day 45, Cody won the second Temptation Competition and became safe for the week. On Day 55, Alex put him up as the replacement nominee after Matt won the POV and used it on Jason. On Day 58, Cody was evicted from the house by a 7-0-0 vote and became the first member of the Jury. Cody voted for Josh to win. Cody also won America's Favorite Houseguest and takes home $25,000. On September 27, 2017, it was revealed by CBS that Cody, with Jessica, would be one of the teams racing on the 30th season of The Amazing Race. The two became engaged on February 13, 2018. Cody and Jessica went on to become the winners of Amazing Race 30 and took home the $1,000,000 prize along with the $5,000 prize they won earlier during the race