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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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Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Around the World for Free
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Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos
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Rob Mariano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Amazing Race, Survivor, Sci Fi Investigates
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Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia
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Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine
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Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added The Amazing Race
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Sarah Lacina is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Sarah Lacina

Winner - Game Changers Fiji

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Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Kill Reality
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Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Survivor
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Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Jeremy Collins (Survivor... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Jeremy Collins (Survivor Cambodia)
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Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor
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James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
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Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Nick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Nick Wilson

Survivor David vs. Goliath

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Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds
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Wendell Holland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Wendell Holland

Survivor Ghost Island

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Michele Fizgerald is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
victoralmeida04 added Michele Fizgerald Michele Fitzgerald is the Sole Survivor of Survivor: Kaôh Rōng.
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Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor
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Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Survivor