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List Rules Only open to those who have won a series of CBS's "Survivor." Vote for the top champions.

List of the top contestants who have won a season of the reality TV series "Survivor." This list includes all Survivor winners - the champions who have proven to be the toughest, wiliest and fiercest competitors. The 26th season of "Survivor" - to be called "Survivor: Caramoan — Fans vs. Favorites" - debuted on US television in February 2013. This list contains the 24 "Survivor" winners, including Sandra Diaz-Twine, the only "Survivor" castaway to win two seasons. (Diaz-Twine took the prize in "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains" which pit two tribes of returning players against one another.)

The American show "Survivor" - which debuted in the summer of 2000 on CBS - is based on the Swedish TV series "Expedition Robinson" which was originally aired in 1997. The reality competition show begins with a group of strangers placed in an isolated location (often tropical). Often, these contestants are split into teams (called "tribes"). They must then figure out how to survive in the harsh environment - finding food and water, building shelter, and so forth - while competing against the other team in challenges to earn rewards. Competitions also determine which contestants will receive "immunity," meaning they cannot be expelled from the game by their fellow contestants for that week. The season's champion is typically determined by a jury made up of contestants who have been voted off, and receives a $1 million prize.

"Survivor" seasons have been set all around the world, including Africa, Borneo, Thailand, The Amazon, Palau, the Cook Islands and China. The 23rd and 24th seasons were both set in Upolu, Samoa.

So who is the greatest Survivor winner of all time? That's up to you to decide.

Also check out our Ultimate List of the Best Overall Survivor Seasons

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1,091 642
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Parvati Shallow Survivor, Around the World for Free

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995 645
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Rob Mariano The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

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1,025 627
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

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792 491
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Kim Spradlin Survivor

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773 413
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Yul Kwon Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

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632 474
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tom Westman Survivor

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569 441
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Todd Herzog Survivor

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605 499
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Richard Hatch The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

9
586 456
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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590 267
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

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608 275
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Natalie Anderson The Amazing Race

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565 476
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tina Wesson Survivor

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568 385
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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486 456
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Zohn Survivor, Kill Reality

One-Time Survivor Castaways We Want Back

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496 304
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added John Cochran Survivor

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546 399
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Denise Stapley Survivor

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480 438
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Danni Boatwright Survivor

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443 423
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Aras Baskauskas Survivor

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430 415
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Earl Cole Survivor

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347 486
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Chris Daugherty Survivor

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362 489
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Brian Heidik Survivor

The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time

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481 508
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Amber Brkich Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

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416 489
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Robert Crowley Survivor

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420 537
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Natalie White Survivor

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414 506
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sophie Clarke Survivor

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400 467
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Jenna Morasca Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

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253 86
Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Sarah Lacina Winner - Game Changers Fiji

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329 568
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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106 58
Mike Holloway is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
maybe91 added Mike Holloway Season 30-Worlds Apart. Won individual immunity 5 times. 

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292 546
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Vecepia Towery Survivor

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77 50
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein

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383 177
Jeremy Collins is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Jeremy Collins

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138 82
Ben Driebergen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ben Driebergen Season 35 - Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers

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146 203
Michele Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Santiago added Michele Fitzgerald