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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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1,401 841
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,368 818
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

3
1,285 795
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
973 523
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
962 627
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
776 591
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
703 565
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

8
752 574
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

9
741 665
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

10
768 358
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

11
754 373
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race

12
689 388
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

13
704 484
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

14
610 565
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

15
688 587
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

16
670 480
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
553 542
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
536 526
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
505 514
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
408 602
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

21
594 638
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

22
432 607
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

23
499 608
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

24
489 565
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

25
497 662
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

26
425 153
Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Sarah Lacina

Winner - Game Changers Fiji

27
478 615
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

28
145 62
Wendell Holland is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Wendell Holland

Survivor Ghost Island

29
256 189
Ben Driebergen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ben Driebergen

Season 35 - Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers

30
380 701
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

31
198 147
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein

32
333 675
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

33
28 2
Nick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Nick Wilson

Survivor David vs. Goliath

34
16 9
Mike Holloway is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Mike Holloway

Survivor Worlds Apart

35
5 10
Michele Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Michele Fitzgerald

Survivor Kaoh Rong