Secret Story – Casa dos Segredos 3 is the third season of the Portuguese version of the reality show Secret Story, based on the original French version and of Big Brother. Audition for this season was opened in June 2012.
The season started on 16 September 2012 and ended 107 days later with the final on 31 December 2012, which acclaimed Rúben as the winner.
Alexandra is a Dj and comes from Porto. She is 26 years old. She is very conceited and is very careful with her body. She practised figure skating and hip-hop and has done some modelling jobs. She wants to go to the house to mature and to understand her flaws. She goes to the gym to gain some weight.
Secret: My ex is in the house (with Fábio).
Ana is 24 years old, comes from Estarreja and is an electromedicine technician. She likes to take care of her image and is addicted to going to the hairdresser. She loves to sing in the karaoke and dance. She is explosive, impulsive and has no tabus. She wants to go to the secret story house to become famous.
Secret: I’m bisexual.
Arnaldo is 25 years old and comes from Lisbon. He loves fashion and is always dressed fashionably. He does boxing and kickboxing. He likes to dance and to go out at night to African discos. He’s a big romantic but there’s one love that comes above all: his two-year-old daughter, Fabiana. He doesn’t have any limits in the Secret Story house and wants to win to give his daughter everything she deserves.
Secret: I was shot.
Bruno is 22 years old and lives in Lagoa de Mira, Coimbra. He’s a marketer and works with his parents but would like to work in fashion. He loves to travel, listen to music and dance in traditional dances. He is a success with the ladies and says he is irresistible because of his killer look.
Secret: We are a couple chosen by A Voz (with Jéssica).
Cátia Marisa is 25 years old and lives in São Mamede de Infesta. She’s fun and loves to sing and dance. She considers herself the biggest fan of Portuguese singer Mickael Carreira. Cátia Marisa doesn’t have a lot of luck with men and wants to go to the Secret Story house to become famous.
Secret: I became a mother when I was 15.
Cláudio is 25 years old and comes from Vila Nova de Gaia. He has a master’s degree in physical education and is a personal trainer. He considered himself an attractive and good looking man. He is very careful with his body and works out every single day. He loves to surf, wakeboard, snowboard and football. He says that life has presented him with challenges and when he decides to enter one he refuses to lose.
Secret: I survived an earthquake.
Daniela and Nicole are twin sisters. They are 20 years old and they live in Rio Tinto. At the beginning of the show was revealed that only one of them would become a housemate and that the decision was to be made by both of them. At the end of the show was revealed that both of them would be at the house but they would play as one.
Secret: We are the accomplices of A Voz.
Fábio lives with his parents in Porto and works at a shoe store. He loves his lips and eyes but thinks he has the perfect nipples. He is seductive but doesn’t fall in love very easily. At the moment he doesn’t have a girlfriend. He loves to go out at night and to spend hours having deep conversations. He loves soccer and gym. He wants to go into the Secret Story house to win.
Secret: My ex is in the house (with Alexandra).
Hélio worked as a chef in his parent’s restaurant but got fired due to the financial crisis. Nowadays he organizes art, design and multimedia events. He doesn’t have a girlfriend but guarantees he always gets the hotties girls even being plus-sized. He wants to enter the Secret Story house to find someone to get married. If he could change his job he would like to work as a philosopher.
Secret: I’m an internet phenomenon.