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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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1,158 687
Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Parvati Shallow Survivor, Around the World for Free

2
1,074 679
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

3
1,087 662
Sandra Diaz-Twine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sandra Diaz-Twine

4
830 526
Kim Spradlin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Kim Spradlin Survivor

5
810 436
Yul Kwon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Yul Kwon Survivor, America Revealed, LinkAsia

6
661 502
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tom Westman Survivor

7
630 538
Richard Hatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Richard Hatch The Streets of San Francisco, The Apprentice, Survivor

8
597 473
Todd Herzog is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Todd Herzog Survivor

9
621 482
James Thomas, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

10
637 282
Tony Vlachos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added Tony Vlachos

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640 303
Natalie Anderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
analise.dubner added Natalie Anderson The Amazing Race

12
591 499
Tina Wesson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Tina Wesson Survivor

13
595 407
Tyson Apostol is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

14
515 483
Ethan Zohn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Ethan Zohn Survivor, Kill Reality

The Greatest Moments in Survivor History

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577 417
Denise Stapley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Denise Stapley Survivor

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547 320
John Cochran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
auslvoer added John Cochran Survivor

17
495 466
Danni Boatwright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Danni Boatwright Survivor

18
463 447
Aras Baskauskas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Aras Baskauskas Survivor

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446 439
Earl Cole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Earl Cole Survivor

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512 531
Amber Brkich is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Amber Brkich Survivor, Rob & Amber: Against the Odds

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358 513
Chris Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Chris Daugherty Survivor

Behind-The-Scenes Stories From 'Survivor'

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378 519
Brian Heidik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Brian Heidik Survivor

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432 517
Robert Crowley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Robert Crowley Survivor

24
420 489
Jenna Morasca is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Jenna Morasca Fear Factor, Survivor, Celebrity Paranormal Project

25
430 569
Natalie White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Natalie White Survivor

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427 530
Sophie Clarke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Sophie Clarke Survivor

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293 100
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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336 600
Jud Birza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners

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175 107
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

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297 584
Vecepia Towery is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Vecepia Towery Survivor

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128 84
Mike Holloway is listed (or ranked) 31 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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106 75
Adam Klein is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Adam Klein

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14 8
Wendell Holland is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Wendell Holland Survivor Ghost Island

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5 6
Michele Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Greatest Survivor Winners
Dino3196 added Michele Fitzgerald Survivor Kaoh Rong