Jordan Lloyd, a 22-year old waitress from Matthews, N.C. was crowned the winner on CBS' Big Brother 11 aired Tuesday.

Lloyd took the $500,000 prize. She said she will put a down payment on a house for herself, her mother and brother, according to CBS.

During the first ever 2-hour season finale, Lloyd received five votes from the reality show's seven-member jury. She beat Natalie Martinez, 24 a college graduate from Gilbert, Arizona. Martinez got a $50,000 second-place prize.

Click here to watch the full season finale.

Lloyd was best of 12 competitors who remained in the Big Brother house monitored by dozens of cameras and microphones for 73 days.

Julie Chen, the co-anchor of the Early Show who hosts Big Brother, interviewed Lloyd on the Early show today. Watch the interview below:

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