Reality TV Stars The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners  

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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
1,439 846
Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates

2
1,462 869
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free

3
1,334 817
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
1,014 542
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

5
998 641
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

6
801 612
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

7
776 686
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

8
788 595
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

9
737 581
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

10
814 369
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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11
791 385
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race

12
630 579
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality

13
733 499
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

14
723 409
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor

15
706 606
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

16
695 492
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

17
556 541
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

18
570 558
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

19
524 527
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

20
423 618
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

21
450 625
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

22
616 658
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

23
507 584
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

24
512 632
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor

25
457 166
Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Sarah Lacina

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