The current resident of New Orleans beat out 11 other contestants for the grand prize of $500,000.
Terry was announced as the winner during Wednesday's season finale, which was broadcast live on CBS.
"The Talk" panelist Julie Chen is the show's host.
The series challenged 16 people to complete various tasks, while remaining together in the house with little contact with the outside world. In each episode, one or more contestants were booted from the "Big Brother" house. Terry stayed in the home 75 days.
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