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The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played

This is a ranked list of the people who outwitted, outplayed, and outlasted everyone else in the sneakiest, smartest, or just plain most ruthless way. These are the best Survivor players to ever go on the show and many are fan favorite players. Vote for the best Survivor contestants here and make your own list to rank the players in order and add anyone you see missing. When all is said and done, you should have a list of the most popular Survivor contestants ever! Be sure to vote up who you think are the best Survivor players of all time. 

Who are the best Survivor players? This list of every single Survivor contestant - including the cast of Survivor: Edge of Extinction - should give you an idea of who should be or near the top. Vote on this list of greatest Survivor players how you deem it fit.

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  • 13,074
    7,052

    BirthplaceVero Beach, Florida, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Micronesia, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains

  • 9,264
    3,636

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    Previous season: Survivor: Cagayan, Survivor: Game Changers, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 13,714
    7,539

    BirthplaceHyde Park, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: All-Stars, Survivor: Redemption Island, Survivor: Island of the Idols

  • Age: 40
    10,744
    6,594

    BirthplaceMexico

    Previous season: Survivor: Cook Islands, Survivor: Micronesia, Survivor: South Pacific, Survivor: Game Changers

  • 8,937
    5,385

    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Panama, Survivor: Micronesia, Survivor: Heroes vs Villains, Survivor: Game Changers

  • Age: 46
    7,761
    4,613

    BirthplaceFlushing, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Cook Islands, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 6,480
    3,935

    BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: One World, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 10,013
    6,419

    BirthplaceStamford, Connecticut

    Previous season: Survivor: Pearl Islands, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Island of the Idols

  • Age: age 33
    6,970
    4,231

    Previous season: Survivor: Philippines, Survivor: Caramoan, Survivor: Game Changers — Mamanuca Islands

  • 3,507
    1,563

    Previous season: Survivor: Cagayan, Survivor: Game Changers — Mamanuca Islands, Survivor: Winners at War

  • Age: age 41
    4,365
    2,467

    Previous season: Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Survivor: Cambodia, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 6,913
    4,270

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: South Pacific, Survivor: Caramoan 

  • 5,451
    3,297

    BirthplaceLindon, Utah, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Tocantins, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Blood vs. Water, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 6,117
    3,757

    Previous season: Survivor: Cagayan, Survivor: Cambodia — Second Chance

  • 15

    Kelley Wentworth

    Age: age 31
    6,065
    3,747

    Previous season: Survivor: San Juan del Sur — Blood vs. Water, Survivor: Cambodia — Second Chance, Survivor: Edge of Extinction

  • 5,837
    3,936

    BirthplaceBillings, Montana, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: China, Survivor: Micronesia, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains

  • Age: age 38
    4,545
    2,727

    Previous season: Survivor: San Juan del Sur, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 18

    Joe Anglim

    Age: age 29
    5,710
    3,657

    Previous season: Survivor: Worlds Apart, Survivor: Cambodia — Second Chance, Survivor: Edge of Extinction

  • 9,791
    7,622

    BirthplaceDayton, Texas, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Samoa, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains,Survivor: Redemption Island

  • 6,603
    4,538

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Pearl Islands, Survivor: All-Stars, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Blood vs. Water, The Amazing Race 31

  • 5,462
    3,876

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Tocantins, Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains, Survivor: Game Changers

  • Age: 48
    4,095
    3,037

    BirthplaceLexington, Massachusetts, United States of America

    Previous season: Survivor: Africa, Survivor: All-Stars, The Amazing Race 19, Survivor: Winners at War

  • Age: age 49
    3,177
    2,279

    Previous season: Survivor: Philippines, Survivor: Winners at War

  • 24

    ​Rick Devens

    Age: age 33
    2,142
    1,371

    Previous season: Survivor: Edge of Extinction

  • Age: age 44
    2,503
    1,663

    Previous season: Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X, Survivor: Edge of Extinction